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LT1 Dzūkija

Pictures of this region [LT1] Dzukija: The South East / der Südosten {{picLT1}} First – leave Vilnius to the Famous water castle of Trakai. Then, turn South. You will cross the hilly land of the Regional park Auštadvaris (and you will see, why they sometimes name it “Switzerland”), then enter the deep forest of the Dzukija, cut by big and small rivers. The wooden villages in the forests have often so few land, that sometimes it is even difficult to find a cow. It’s said that the…

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Warszawa-Vilnius

Route for GPS: https://cycling.waymarkedtrails.org/#route?id=2766981&map=5!53.4415!23.8162     In the East – close to the border to Belarus – you find nature: Forests and rivers, and therefor also some National parks (Wigry in Poland, Dzukija in Lithuania. Still, this region is much less tourist than others (Mazuria in Poland or the Lithuanian coast). And the infrastructure is less developed and more like an adventure We did it in 2003: 159 cyclist “tried” this route between the two capitals of Poland and Lithuania. This route in future shall…

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