Product Code : LUHC
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Start your private tour to the Hill of Crosses with a hotel pickup. Drive for an hour to reach the Ukmergė District. There will be a scheduled stop here at a park built to commemorate the war soldiers of the Soviet regime. You will see crosses devoted to the partisans, to important events in Lithuanian history and to famous figures like Pope John Paul II and US President Ronald Reagan.
You will have the chance to learn about the symbolism of the cross and its importance to Lithuanian culture. One of the most interesting places to visit in Lithuania is The Hill of Crosses, located 12 km north of the town Šiauliai. Your Hill of Crosses tour will take you to one of the most famous pilgrimage places in the country and a symbol of freedom and national pride. The site features a hilltop covered with thousands of Christian crosses. The number of crosses on this sacred hill is estimated to exceed 100,000, and they vary in size from very small to serval meters in height. It is customary to bring a cross along and plant it there as a mark of faith. Your professional guide will provide commentary about the hill and its history.
The Vilnius private tour will include free time to try some traditional specialties at a local restaurant before you return back to Vilnius.
- Learn about the symbolism of the cross in Lithuanian culture and history
- Visit the Hill of Crosses from Vilnius
- Private Tour from Vilnius to the Hill of Crosses
- See the park dedicated to the partisans of the Great Battle District
- Taste traditional Lithuanian specialities at a local restaurant
- Transportation service
- Professional tour guide
- Hotel Transfers
- Gratuities (Optional)
- Food and Drinks
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- Please wear comfortable shoes, and sun-protecting gears
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