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Vilnius to Riga Day Trip: The Hill of Crosses, Rundale Palace and Bauska Castle provided by Discover Lithuania

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Vilnius to Riga Day Trip: The Hill of Crosses, Rundale Palace and Bauska Castle

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  • 1
    Discover Lithuania
    Stop: 3 hours -
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  • 2
    Kryziu Kalnas
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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  • 3
    Rundale Palace Museum (Rundales Pils)
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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  • 4
    Bauska Castle
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 5
    Riga Town Hall Square
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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Riga
Riga, LatviaCentrally located Riga's hotel, apartments, hostel, etc.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Vilnius, Lithuania Discover Lithuania, Pylimo 50, Lietuva, Vilnius 01307, Lithuania
Duration
10h
Return Details
Riga, Latvia
Inclusions
  • Pick up service at Vilnius centrally located hotel
  • Drop off service at Riga centrally located hotel
  • Driver/guide
  • Entrance tickets to Bauska Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Rundale Palace Museum (Rundales Pils)
  • Entry/Admission - Bauska Castle
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance tickets to Rundale Palace and Garden
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • On Monday (not season time) Bauska Castle is closed.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Gloriaecoli wrote a review Feb 2020
326 contributions48 helpful votes
Very prompt pickup and smooth ride from Vilnius to Riga and able to visit the Hill of Crosses without hassle on public transport and walking in cold. Rundale Palace also nice and not many tourists due to low season, but both Cafe and Restaurants not opened and no other time to
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Sightseer256479 wrote a review Dec 2019
3 contributions
Our guide Domas was very pleasant and knowledgeable without being overbearing. We had a very nice day, but a very long day. We did not realize it was such a long ride to Riga and, in fact, had to cancel on Bauska Castle as it was getting so late in the day. As it was, we did not
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from DiscoverLTU, Manager at Vilnius to Riga Day Trip: The Hill of Crosses, Rundale Palace and Bauska Castle
Responded 11 May 2020
Dear Sightseer, thank you for your time and warm words. It was so pleasure to welcoming you. Hope you are safe and healthy and I believe we will meet you in a near future. Take care!
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Collette J wrote a review Dec 2019
Cleveland, Ohio14 contributions3 helpful votes
We were planning to travel from Vilnius to Riga, when we saw this tour, and thought "why not", so glad we did. Pick us was smooth, and our driver was pleasant and professional. The van that picked us up was new and clean, water was offered, and there were plugs for our phones.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from DiscoverLTU, Manager at Vilnius to Riga Day Trip: The Hill of Crosses, Rundale Palace and Bauska Castle
Responded 11 May 2020
Dear Collete, thank you so much for taking a time to leave a review. It is so reat to hear that you've enjoyed the tour from Vilnius to Riga. Hope to see you again in a near future. Stay safe!
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Tony D wrote a review Aug 2019
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Ruta was a great guide during our trip and visit to different places on our way from Vilnius tot Riga! She gave passionately and professionally explanations and was a very friendly young lady! Highly recommended! Thx! Greetings from Belgium!
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from DiscoverLTU, Manager at Vilnius to Riga Day Trip: The Hill of Crosses, Rundale Palace and Bauska Castle
Responded 18 Sep 2019
Thank you Tony for joing our tours and for your time to leave this wonderful review! It was a pleasure meeting you and hope to see you again on another Discover Lithuania tours!
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laker777 wrote a review Jul 2019
Michigan87 contributions107 helpful votes
I did this day tour from Vilnius to Riga in July 2019. The tour included stops at Hill of the Crosses in Lithuania, along with Rundale Palace and Bauska Castle in Latvia. After I originally scheduled this as a group tour, the tour company, Discover Lithuania, contacted me
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from DiscoverLTU, Manager at Vilnius to Riga Day Trip: The Hill of Crosses, Rundale Palace and Bauska Castle
Responded 18 Sep 2019
Dear Gregory, thanks a milion for your kind detailed and informative review! We really appreciate your words and once again we say thank you for your flexibility! Andrius sends you warmest regards and says that It was sooo nice to meet you and show you around. Let me know if you ever come to our area - we hope to see you again one day!
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rkigervaron
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Excellent
The trip with Andreas was very good. He was incredibly friendly and graceful and provided excellent guidance in a
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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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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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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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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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mmystic480
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A wonderful enjoyable day trip
Inga was the perfect guide, the first stop a memorial for the partisans who fought in the war for independence, Ing
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johnaG3540GQ
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Full day out
Anyone visiting Vilnius should undertake a small group tour to Trakai Castle. It commences with a visit to the Jewi
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