One of the best choice for those who want to save time, money and have full of impressions sightseeing tour - cxcursion from Vilnius to Riga. Highlights of the tour are The Hill of Crosses, Rundale Palace and Bauska Castle.
This sightseeing day tour lets you discover most significant places on the way from Vilnius to Riga. The trip include visiting of a unique ensemble of Lithuanian folk art - The Hill of Crosses; one of the most outstanding monuments of Baroque and Rococo architecture in Latvia - The Rundale palace and Bauska Castle, which is surrounded by a picturesque scenery. This tour starts at Vilnius and finish at Riga. The perfect decision who has not a lot of time and want to have sightseeing tour.
The tour starts at 8:00 in the morning with more than two hours drive to Siauliai area. There take an excursion to a unique ensemble of folk art with more than 200 000 various size and materials crosses standing on Jurgaiciai - Domantai mound. During your visit to The Hill of Crosses you will learn more about the legendary stories why the Hill appeared. After that move to Rundale palace. On the way brief stop at local restaurant, lunch time.
At about 13:00 visit Rundale palace, one of the most outstanding monuments of Baroque and Rococo architecture in Latvia, which sometimes is called as 'The Versailles of Latvia'. Last but not least go sightseeing at Bauska Castle, which is surrounded by a picturesque scenery and represents an example of military architecture (XV - XVII century). The castle consists of two parts: the fortress built especially for the use of firearms and residential castle fortified with bastions, protective walls and earthen ramparts. And finally, at about 16:00, transfer to Riga. Approximate arrival time is between 17:00 and 18:00.
Tour occurs at 08.00 am or on private request.
Minimum price of the tour is 240 euros.
*On Monday (not season time) Bauska Castle is closed
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