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Private Day Trip from Vilnius to Riga: Hill of Crosses and Rundale Palace in Latvia

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    Stop At: Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas, Siauliai 81439 Lithuania

    The Hill of Crosses has about 100,000 crosses and is an historical architectural monument, it is a unique composition of folk art. It is said that first crosses were erected here by the next-of-kin of the rebels that fell in the 1831 rebellion. The Hill of crosses attracts people with it's peace, spirituality, authenticity and sacred nature and was visited by Pope John Paul II.

    After exploring this site, you will head to Rundale Palace, which is an approximately 40-minute drive. Rundale Palace is one of the two major baroque palaces built for the Dukes of Courland in what is now Latvia. In 1735 Duke of Courland Ernst Johann von Biron bought land in Rundale with an old medieval castle in the territory of a planned summer residence. The old castle was demolished and construction after the design of Bartolomeo Rastrelli started in 1736.

    Your drive to Riga after your visit to the palace is approximately 1 hour.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Rundale Palace Museum (Rundales Pils), Rundale Palace, Pilsrundale 3921 Latvia

    Rundale Palace is one of the two major baroque palaces built for the Dukes of Courland in what is now Latvia. In 1735 Duke of Courland Ernst Johann von Biron bought land in Rundale with an old medieval castle in the territory of a planned summer residence. The old castle was demolished and construction after the design of Bartolomeo Rastrelli started in 1736.

    Your drive to Riga after your visit to the palace is approximately 1 hour.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Old City Riga (Vecriga), Kungu Iela 3 Riga, Riga 1050 Latvia

    Tour finish here at any accommodation of guest

    Duration: 30 minutes
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    Traveler pickup is offered
    Guest accommodation in Vilnius
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    9h
    Return Details
    Hotel in Riga
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    • Driver/guide
    • Car
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Entry/Admission - Rundale Palace Museum (Rundales Pils)
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    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Dress code is formal
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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