DFDS operate a ferry service connecting Kiel in Germany with Klaipeda in Lithuania. The ferry leaves Kiel at 8pm and reaches the Klaipeda harbour at 4pm. In Klaipeda a small ferry brings cars and passengers to the Curonian Spit, a long and narrow spit of land with sandy beaches running parallel to the Lithuanian coast. The Curonian spit has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since the year 2000. The Hill of Crosses is located 12km north of Šiauliai in Lithuania. Currently it consists of about 100000 wooden crosses, of which the first were erected in 1831.
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