Enjoy a full-day tour to The Hill of Crosses from Vilnius, a unique pilgrimage site with more than 200,000 crosses. Along the way, discover the town of Anyksciai which features the Ethnographic Museum, a treetop walking path and other attractions.
The first part of your day trip will take you to visit a place of silence and peace, for serenity and love, for respect and pity - the Hill of Crosses. A pilgrimage site about 12km north of Šiauliai in Northern Lithuania, It is believed to have been placed on the former Jurgaičiai – Domantai hill fortress, and is covered with more than 250,000 crosses, crucifixes, effigies, statues of saints and patriots. After that you go to Anyksciai area - visiting a unique technical, architectural and cultural monument a Narrow Gauge Railway station. The Narrow Gauge Railway began construction in Lithuania in the latter part of the 19th century is an important part of engineering history.
Afterwards you will visit an ethnographic horse museum with traditional farmstead and crafts - here you will learn more about the local cultures and Lithuanian farming traditions. You will also visit the "devil" stone, exclusive the Treetops Walking Path.
Tour occurs at 08.00 am or on private request.
Minimum price of the tour is 200 euros.
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