Hill of Crosses tour


Tour Number

Activity Level



Day Trip / Out of Town


Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 3



Norwegian (fluent), English (fluent)

Hill of Crosses, Siauliai, Old Mill in Seduva

The Hill of Crosses near Siauliai is very unique place in Europe, visited not only by piligrims but also many tourists from entire the world. Where else you can find 500 000 crosses in one place. The hill of Crosses was formed on Jurgaiciai mound, which was considered a holy place. Now its one of the most visited sigts in Lithuania. Nobody knows exactly how many crosses are on the hill today, but it could be up to 500 000. Srosses were rased here since at least the 19th century and probably much older, the crosses were bulldozed by the Soviets, but each night people crept past soldiers and barbed wire to plant more, risking their lives or freedom to express their national and spiritual fervour. It is situated 220km from Vilnius and it takes 2. 5 hour to get there by car. On the way I suggest to have lunch in the restaurant which is in the nice old mill. If you are more than three persons write and I will adjust the price.


Transfer to The Hill Of Crosses
Exploring The Hill Of Crosses
Lunch at the restaurant
Transfer back to Vilnius

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Hotel, Address or Intersection

End Point Options: Hotel, Address or Intersection

Duration: 8 hours

What’s Included

Other: Meeting, guide services, transportation to the hill of crosses by car, parking expenses.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

10 EUR - Lunsh in the restaurant on the way home.

A Recent Review of this tour

Lukas is wonderful, very knowledgeable I learned a lot about Lithuania from him. He was kind and patient. Made a long day short.
Gladys Orlando

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