Hill of Crosses Tour, Lithuania

About Hill of Crosses, Lithuania:- The Hill of Crosses Lithuania is one of the pilgrimage site 12 Km North of city of Siauliai in northern Lithuania.The precise origin of the practice of leaving crosses on the hill is really uncertain and not known but it is believed that first cross got placed on former Jurgaicial or during 1831 uprising.The exact number of Crosses is unknown but about 55,000 in 1990 and further it increased to 100,000 in 2006.The place has come to signify the peaceful endurance of Lithuanian Catholicism and further the symbolic crosses in place of former hill fort and it has it’s original identity, religion and heritage along with a place of peaceful resistance.

How can reach:- "Hill of Crosses" is located near of the Siauliai city in central Lithuania country. It is just 219.0 KM distance from Vilnius capital city. Siauliai city also has an international airport where tourists can get flights to Lithuania domestics and some European countries.

Nearest Major Airport:- "Siauliai International Airport" is the nearest airport which is located in Siauliai city. It is just 17.6 KM distance from Hill of Crosses. Tourists can get here only some European countries flights and Lithuania domestic.

"Vilnius International Airport" is the biggest airport of the Lithuania country here tourists can get flights mostly foreign countries. It is just 226.5 KM distance from Hill of Crosses.

Bus Services:- Buses are available from "Siauliai International Airport" (17.6 KM) to Hill of Crosses.

Taxi Services:- Taxis are available from "Siauliai International Airport" (17.6 KM) to Hill of Crosses.

Tourists attractions:- Kitesurfing, Chocolate Museum, Bicycle Museum, National Dolls Museum, Railway Museum, SPA and wellness centres, Gama Galant, Soul Space, Hunting, fishing etc.

Location:- Siauliai, Lithuania (Central).

Siauliai Weather Temperature:-

Months Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average Low (℃) -7.8 -7.8 -1.5 -1.5 9.5 9.5 9.5 9.5 9.5 4.1 -2.7 -2.7
Average High (℃) -0.6 -0.6 7.6 7.6 19.7 19.7 19.7 19.7 19.7 10.6 2.2 2.2

Nearest Accommodations:- SunCity Rooms siauliai, Siauliu krasto medziotoju uzeiga, Sveciu namai/hotel, Pigi nakvyne, Turne Hotel, Saulys Hotel, Hotel Siauliai, Salduves viesbutis, Saulininkas Hotel, Butu, kambariu, Girele Hotel, Hotel - Bar "Countess", Litrada Apartments, TOMAS Hotel.

Distances from Hill of Crosses Lithuania.:-

Siauliai City : 11.7 KM

Vilnius City : 219.0 KM

Kaunas City : 153.7 KM

Klaipeda City : 186.5 KM

Panevezys City : 86.4 KM

Alytus City : 215.2 KM

Mazeikiai City : 89.6 KM