Places to visit
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Memorial Museum of Adomas Hrebnickis
In the northern part of Ignalina district, near Beržininkai Lake, there is a small village with an intriguing name Rojus (Paradise). As it could be expected, not only the name, but also the history of this village is very interesting. It was established in 1890 by a famous professor of that time, explorer of fruit trees and developer of new varieties Adomas Hrebnickis. Up until then, the region belonged to the scientist’s father-in-law and was called Velnynė (place full of...
Ignalina Area Museum
When traveling in the surroundings of Ignalina, do not forget to visit the city itself. In case you are going to want to know the customs, culture and history of this region full of lakes and forests, visit Ignalina Area Museum, which is situated here. It contains several exhibitions, showing the ancient customs, crafts and lifestyle of the residents from Ignalina. The ethnographic exhibition contains various items, tools and devices used in the 19th and 20th century: antique irons,...
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Botanical Trail (Nature trail)
Palūšė is a pearl of the Highlands and a capital of the National Park, which is a perfect place to enjoy water amusement, get some rest and get acquainted with the history of this region. This is also a place which will not disappoint those, who love walking on the nature trails. There is a botanical (nature) trail established between the villages of Palūšė and Meironys near the Lūšiai Lake, which is 3.5 kilometres long and can be tackled going by foot or riding a...
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Burial mound exhibition and a Sone Age hut in Palūšė
Among other interesting things for travellers and vacationers, Palūšė, which is called a capital of Aukštaitija National Park, offers to see ancient burial mound exhibition and a Stone Age hut. Exhibition established near the famous wooden St. Joseph’s Church contains an exact copy of one burial mound found in Palūšė. Even though it is not real but after seeing the laying natural-sized human skeleton which cannot be distinguished from a real one right...
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Wooden Palūšė Church with a bell tower
Wooden Palūšė St. Joseph’s Church greets its visitors in Palūšė village. Everything here is taking place in the natural surroundings – close to many lakes and rivers that are intertwined with each other. Palūšė Church stands out in such a landscape, as it was built without any iron nails, using only an axe. The distinctive architectural forms that were created with an octagonal bell tower (the only one like this in Lithuania) will impress even those...
Many legends are told about Ladakalnis, previously called Ledakalnis, which can be found right by the impressive Ginučiai Mound. This is one of the most spectacular objects to visit not only in Ignalina district, but ir Labanoras Regional Park and the whole Aukštaitija National Park. The hill, which is 176 m high, is a geomorphological monument of nature, which will present you with a truly unforgettable view. From the top of Ladakalnis, six lakes can be seen, situated between...
Ginučiai Mound can be found in Aukštaitija National Park, near the western border of Ignalina district, between the lakes Linkmenas and Ūkojas. Even though now it is covered in forest, you can see right away that this is one of the greatest and most impressive mounds in Lithuania. In fact, this is not one, but a complex of two mounds, which are divided by a small valley. The high and steep slopes as well as a sufficiently wide site testify that there was once an important castle,...
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Ginučiai Watermill is one of the most memorable symbols of Aukštaitija National Park. Wooden building of the mill reminding of the old days as well as the bridge and the dam often become a pivot from which the travellers start their acquaintance with this region of Lithuania, engraved with lakes and full of picturesque landscapes. Ginučiai Watermill was built in the second half of the 19th century on the Srovė River and was working until 1968. This one-storey mill with a shelter...
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Šiliniškiai Observation Tower – Observation Deck
Aukštaitija National Park has a place which is often visited not only by those who are eager to look at the spectacular views of the park but also by the residents of the local surroundings, who want to brighten their everyday life. Šiliniškiai Observation Tower with its exceptional form is the first observation deck in Lithuania, which is established on the antenna tower of mobile telecommunications. After adopting a common agreement with Aukštaitija...
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Those who are driving towards Ignalina or visiting Aukštaitija National Park simply must stop by the Museum of Ancient Beekeeping, situated in Stipeikiai village, where both the small children and adults will have a great experience. A museum, established on the shore of Tauragna River is the only one of such kind in Lithuania, which cherishes the traditions of beekeeping. Bronius Kazlas, who had started this museum in 1984, probably did not expect that even after three decades...
10 objects on the route
75 % asphalt
15 % dirt road
10 % forest path
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