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Full-Day The Hill of Crosses Tour from Vilnius provided by Discover Lithuania

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Full-Day The Hill of Crosses Tour from Vilnius

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Overview
Known to Lithuanians as a symbol of Soviet resistance—and a longstanding pilgrimage site—travelers can visit the impressive Hill of Crosses on this full-day tour, with travel from Vilnius. Join your guide for the excursion to the Jurgaiciai area, where you can tour this spiritual attraction. Along the way, you can learn about the faith of the Lithuanian people, uncover Lithuanian history, and enjoy a stop for lunch—at your own expense.
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  • 1
    Discover Lithuania
    Stop: 2 hours -
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  • 2
    Mūšios miško parkas Didžiosios kovos apygardos partizanams atminti
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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  • 3
    Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas
    Stop: 3 hours -
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    Town Hall (Rotuse)
    Stop: 3 hours -
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Town hall of Vilnius
Town hall of Vilnius, Rotušės a., Vilnius 01128, Lithuania
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Highlights
  • Visit the Hill of Crosses—and Great Battle District—on a tour from Vilnius
  • See thousands of crosses and learn about battles for Lithuanian independence
  • Uncover the history of Lithuania, and learn about the country's Catholicism
  • Hassle-free pickup from your Central Vilnius hotel or apartment is included
Important Information
Departure Point
Vilnius Old Town, Vilnius, Lithuania Discover Lithuania, Pylimo 50, Lietuva, Vilnius 01307, Lithuania
Duration
9h
Return Details
Town hall of Vilnius, Rotušės a., Vilnius 01128, Lithuania
Inclusions
  • Local and knowledgeable guide
  • Centrally located Vilnius Hotel / apartments pickup
  • Transportation to/from attraction
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • On the group tour the minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • The group tour ends at The Town Hall Square
  • Private tours are available every day
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Steve D wrote a review Apr 2019
Divonne-les-Bains, France526 contributions124 helpful votes
Although it’s a 3 hour drive to see the Crosses it really has to be done. It would seem the history on why and who started placing crosses here is based on which ever story you wish to believe. Nevertheless it is a remarkable site with over 100,000 crosses now(I would love to
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Response from DiscoverLTU, Manager at Full-Day The Hill of Crosses Tour from Vilnius
Responded 27 May 2019
Dear Steve, Many thanks for such a nice review. We appreciate it and it will go a long way in helping others to decide on what worthwhile activities to book when in Vilnius. Be sure to get in touch again and maybe visit other places in Lithuania again!
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thestudenttraveler wrote a review Apr 2019
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This was my first time in Lithuania and it was really nice because the I don't drive in EU countries and the only way to get to the Hill of Crosses is via car and I really appreciated that the tour takes care of you from start to finish. They pick you up and take you everywhere,
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Date of experience: April 2019
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Response from DiscoverLTU, Manager at Full-Day The Hill of Crosses Tour from Vilnius
Responded 27 May 2019
Hi thestundentraveler, Thank's a milion for your kind and detailed review! You're absolutelly right, - tour to the Hill of Crosses is hassle free way to visit one of the most exlusive place in Lithuania. I really hope to meet you next time in Vilnius!
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@pinsaroundtheworld wrote a review Dec 2018
Preston, United Kingdom107 contributions4 helpful votes
Very interesting place to visit, well worth the guided tour lots of interesting history & information to learn. Guide give you plenty of time to have your own time too. A long journey from Vilnius but worth it
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Response from DiscoverLTU, Manager at Full-Day The Hill of Crosses Tour from Vilnius
Responded 20 Jan 2019
Dear Chris, thank you for leaving a review and recommendation here on TripAdvisor after your tour. We feel very proud that you find the tour well organized, knowledgeable and interesting! May you enjoy your memories over and over. Warmest regards!
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Joni H wrote a review Dec 2018
Singapore, Singapore1,768 contribution75 helpful votes
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Not very sure of the historical background but it seems every catholic visitor will bring or buy a cross from the nearby vendors and place it on this site. Not possible to count how many but it is kind of amazing to see so many different kinds of crosses, rosaries..a very
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Response from DiscoverLTU, Manager at Full-Day The Hill of Crosses Tour from Vilnius
Responded 20 Jan 2019
Dear Jonih, thank you for your thoughts.I believe you would love to join one of our tours to The Hill of Crosses and learn more about this controversial and exclusive place. You probably would be surprised of the Hill of Crosses' history, it's meaning for Lithuanians, so do not hesitate to contact us once you plan the trip to Lithuania again :)
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BBn wrote a review Nov 2018
83 contributions4 helpful votes
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Its an early day with a lot of driving to get there, but we had an funny and great guide with a lot of information and the hill is beautiful.
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Response from DiscoverLTU, Manager at Full-Day The Hill of Crosses Tour from Vilnius
Responded 20 Jan 2019
Dear ka0tarb, you are absolutely right, - it's a long day, but a place is worth visiting, especially if you are going with knowledgeable guide! :) Thank you for taking time to review your experience with us and hope to see you again in a near future!
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JHewitt103
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Excellent
My family and I recently did this tour on our trip to Vilnius. Our guide Andreas picked us up punctually from our h
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ShaysOyster
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Definitely worth a visit
When in Vilnius the KGB museum is a must in order to absorb some of the cities historical culture. Fairly small in
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Jenniferjanepearce
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Very informative
Much more here than I excepted. So much to read and a lot of new info. The KGB prison was aweful but very interesti
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Gloriaecoli
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Efficient way to travel between cities and visit Hill of Crosses
Very prompt pickup and smooth ride from Vilnius to Riga and able to visit the Hill of Crosses without hassle on pub
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DanielaA2262
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Great spot to understand the history behind Jews death
I would definitely recommend to visit this area, the monument to Jews is impressed and the place looks incredible o
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Jacqui W
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Interesting
Difficult to find but enjoyable visit, unusual exhibits, enjoyed reading the details and myths. Worth a visit.
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JuneJacinto
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Beautiful
A day trip and touring the area gives you the idea how the Holocaust system dramatically transpired the people who
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qifen w
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Fantastic trip!
Andreas is the best! He is very knowledgeable and shows us the history of Lithuania and region in an interesting ma
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SDDVP
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Half a day tour
Very interesting and compliments to Domas, guide of Discover Lithuania. Impressive tour, with good explanations abo
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travelchica2015
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Beautiful
A must do in Trakai. You can buy the entrance tickets at the door but we saved about 10-15 mins buying them online
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Sightseer256479
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Baltic Adventure
Our guide Domas was very pleasant and knowledgeable without being overbearing. We had a very nice day, but a very l
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LindaH7071
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Thought provoking
Arrived at opening time and had to queue for a while as there appeared to be a couple of school parties. It is very
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collettej276
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well worth the money
We were planning to travel from Vilnius to Riga, when we saw this tour, and thought "why not", so glad we did. Pic
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IngmarOLO
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Trakai, well worth visiting
Well kept and maintained "medival castle". Located on an island 30 km west of Vilnius city. Trakai village is serve
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COLLETTE J
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bad tour guide
I would have given this tour 4 stars, but for the fact, we had a horrible tour guide. He was on his phone constantl
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  • Duration: 9h
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