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Go on a pilgrimage from Riga - visit Siluva and Hill of Crosses!

Go on a pilgrimage from Riga - visit Siluva and Hill of Crosses!
Go on a pilgrimage from Riga - visit Siluva and Hill of Crosses!

Use a chance to visit one more country on your list while visiting Riga!
We can stop on the border between Latvia and Lithuania so you can take a photo with signs (optional).
At the Hill of Crosses, you will have a chance to purchase a cross (at very reasonable prices) from the local people, to leave on the hill or take with you as souvenirs. Please note that you can also bring a cross which you've made yourself if you'd prefer to do so!
At the Hill, we will take you on a guided tour so you get to know some stories and legends that will help you appreciate this place better. After the guided tour, you will have free time to explore the place by yourselves without the guide.
After the Hill of Crosses we'll be driving to town Siluva where you'll have a free time to visit the chapel which was built on top of the stone (it is still there in the centre of the chapel) where Blessed Virgin Mary appeared back in 1608!
After free time in Siluva, we'll be heading back to Riga.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Shrine of Our Lady of Siluva, Raseiniu g. 27, Siluva 60433 Lithuania

We will drive through the town of Siluva which is widely known for the first apparition of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Europe back in 1608 - two hundred fifty years before Lourdes and Fatima.
You'll have a free time to visit Shrine of Our Lady of Siluva church and First Chapel at the Rock which was built on top of the actual stone where Blessed Virgin Mary appeared.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas, Siauliai 81439 Lithuania

Visit the most popular pilgrimage site in Lithuania! Enjoy a guided tour of the place (approx. 40min) and then have free time to explore the place by yourselves, take some stunning photos and plant a cross if you wish!

Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes



Duration:8 to 9 hours
Commences in:Riga, Latvia
Country:Latvia
City:Riga

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