The created route “Supernatural Landscapes” invites you to look around Skuodas, Kretinga districts

Paskelbta May 6, 2020 m., skiltyje Important, News


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It is not necessary to turn off the mobile phone during the hike. Although recommended. Because the best conversation will still happen – with yourself. Where else will you hear the inner voice more clearly, if not in the nature of Samogitia, which protects from the noise of cities, opens another – the rich world of Baltic mythological fantasy.

“Supernatural landscapes” is a route surrounded by wildlife around Skuodas, Kretinga districts. While traveling, you will see the untouched land of industry – the rocky landscape, discover the connection with nature, get acquainted with the stories and traditions of local communities and the unique Baltic mythology, participate in educational programs, spend the night in cozy homesteads.

* The route can be chosen on foot, by bike or by car.
* It is planned to travel 20-25 km daily, the distance of the full route: 110 km.
* The duration of the full route is 4 days (the duration can be changed according to the number of objects you want to visit).
* The route is suitable for individuals, families and groups.
* Route friendly for animals.
* We offer to travel on your own or with an accompanying guide.

Route Map Google Maps: http://bit.ly/antgamtiniaipeizazai

ROUTE OBJECTS TO VISIT

Farmer’s Museum – antique equipment, devices, tools, furniture, household items are exhibited here in log barns. Motorcycles are shown separately, and a blacksmith’s craft can be tried out at a nearby forge. More information: http://bit.ly/zemdirbiomuziejus

Truikinai source – between two cliffs in a 5 – 6 meter diameter pit there are two springs: one yellowish brown, the other light gray. The “eye” of the gray spring is about one and a half meters wide, the other is almost twice as wide. More information: http://bit.ly/truikinusaltinis

Apuolė mound – a 10 m high mound located at the confluence of the Luoba river and the Brukis stream has been declared an archeological monument, a historical-landscape reserve and entered in the Lithuanian record book. More information: http://bit.ly/epoolespiliakalnis

Mosėdis town is one of the most beautiful, tidy, most visited towns in Samogitia, also called the “Stone Capital”. There is a house on Akmenų Street, where in 1895–1898. Juozas Tumas – Vaižgantas, a writer, priest and active nurturer of Lithuanianness, lived in. Only when you come to Mosėdis and walk around it, you will feel the charm of simple stone, the harmony of stone and plants, you will gain Samogitian strength, patience and determination. More information: http://bit.ly/mosedis

Vaclav Int Republican Stone Museum – here is a collection of rocks brought to Mosėdis and other places in Lithuania during the ice age, collections of Lithuanian fossils, minerals (precious stones, semi-precious stones). The territory of the museum park is a recreational area. In the valley there is a stone field exposition with a collection of rare trees and plants and small rest areas. More information: http://bit.ly/akmenumuziejus

Šilalė boulder is the 5th largest stone in Lithuania. There are even three noteworthy stones in this area: Šilalė cone, bowl stone and altar stone – a legacy of a pagan temple, natural and archeological monuments. More information: http://bit.ly/silaleskulis

Ancient Crafts Center – here you will get acquainted with black pottery – the oldest way of burning clay. Lithuania is one of the few countries that has preserved the tradition of this craft to this day. Pots, pots, vases, jugs, etc. are hand-molded and knitted. are decorated in accordance with the old tradition – in moderation, Lithuanian, Baltic ornaments. More information: http://bit.ly/seniejiamatai

Šaukliai boulder – a juniper grove called the “Šauklių tundra”, a landscape reserve that preserves the unique landscape of the area: 12–13 thousand years ago, boulders brought from Sweden, western Finland and the Baltic Sea bedrock by glaciers. 125 species of plants grow here, including 6 m. tall junipers. You can take a walk on the nature trail. More information: http://bit.ly/saukliuriedulynas

Kulaliai quarry boulder – here is a former stone blast where you will see unexploded boulders. The site contains particularly valuable pan-European plant habitats, which is why boulders are included in the ecological network of Natura 2000 sites as an important area for the protection of habitats. More information: http://bit.ly/kulaliuriedulynas

Orvidai homestead is a place for everyone looking for a corner of peace, an oasis where they can get to know and discover themselves. In the museum of the homestead you will see the works of artists made of stone and wood, a large collection of antiques, including even a tank. Each stone in the museum is something special, evoking reflections on life and eternity. More information: http://bit.ly/orvidusodyba

Imbarė mound – located at the confluence of Salantas and Pilsupis. It is one of the earliest and most beautiful mounds in Western Lithuania. More information: http://bit.ly/imbarespiliakalnis

The Museum of the Birthplace of Bishop Motiejus Valančius is a Samogitian bishop, one of the most famous in the 19th century. Memorial Museum of Lithuanian Intellectuals, Writer, Historian, Politician, Active Socialist, Sobriety and Bookbinder Organizer. More information: http://bit.ly/mvalanciausmuziejus

Kartena mound – the legendary mound offers an impressive view: Kartena town, Minija bend and valleys. More information: http://bit.ly/kartenospiliakalnis

Baltic Mythology Park – here you will get acquainted with the mythology of the Baltic (Aistiai) group of nations, see sculptures of mythological deities, feel the ancient worldview and walk along the pyramid-shaped cognitive trails in the forest area. More information: http://bit.ly/baltuparkascopy-of--oldpottery.jpg

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The route was created on the initiative of the association “Klaipeda Region”, implementing the international project “Baltic Sea Tourism Center”, more information: https://balticsea.travel, tel. +370 687 52051

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