From Vilnius: Rundale Palace & Bauska Castle Tour to Riga

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Start from Vilnius and end in Riga visiting sights like Rundale Palace, Bauska Castle, and The Hill of Crosses along the way on a group or private tour.


  • Visit one of the most popular place in Lithuania: The Hill of Crosses
  • Admire the Rundale Palace knowns as 'The Versailles of Latvia'
  • Explore examples of XV - XVII century military architecture at the Bauska Castle
  • Learn more about Lithuanian and Latvian culture and history


This full-day day tour is the best choice for those who want to save time, money, and see the most important sights along the trip from Vilnius to Riga. The trip visits 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 picturesque scenery.  Start from Vilnius at 8:00 AM in the morning with more than two hours of drive to the Siauliai area. There, take an excursion to a unique ensemble of folk art known as the ‘The Hill of Crosses’ with more than 200,000 standing crosses of various sizes and materials. Learn more about the legendary stories of why the Hill appeared.  On the way to Rundale palace, stop at a regional restaurant for lunch. At about 01:00 PM arrive 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 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. Finally, at about 04:00 PM, depart to Riga with an approximate arrival time between 05:00 PM and 06:00 PM.


Transportation service Water Space to store luggage Entrance ticket to Bauska Castle Pickup and drop off from centrally located hotels (if private tour option selected) English-speaking guide (if private tour option selected)

Important Information

  • Bauska Castle is closed in the off-season

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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