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[1] To the “Green Lakes” and Europe sculpture park

 Maps .To the Green Lakes of Verkiai . .and the “ Centre of Europe ” sculpture park . .General presentation:. Well known to the residents of Vilnius – but almost unknown to the stranger – is the Nature park of Verkiai. Here you can breathe the impression of Lithuania’s wild nature: Forests and picturesque lakes welcome you. And it’s all within the city borders.That’s a quite common surprise in Vilnius: Once you are in a residential area, then you turn and find yourself in a…

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[2] Vilnius city centre round trip

Name: The small city ring (Old town – Vingis park) Description: it is a good simple possibility to see a bit more of the city than “just the old town”… Follow the Gedimino prospekt from the Cathedral via former “Lenin square” (with the KGB museum) to the parliament (and the monument for the barricades of 1991), cross the bridge to the wooden house quarter of Žvėrynas and look around a bit. Then cross the pedestrian bridge to Vingis park. Follow the road right to the…

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[5] Belmontas

Belmontas Water mill and Puvočiai steep wall 13 km takes 1 ½ hours (without longer stops)   SIGHTS (#5): The “Republik of Užupis” and it’s constitution Belmontas – former watermill and restaurants www.belmontas.lt Pučkoriai Cognitive path (very nice) Pučkoriai Cliff and view point Pučkoriai Manor Pučkoriai Mount and viewpoint Markučiai Manor – Puškin museumfor Russian literature Subačiaus viewpoint Description / Aprašymas: y bicycle to Belmontas and back (Regional Park of Pavilnis, Southern Part) Total distance: 12,6 km Part 1 Cathedral-Belmontas: 6 km Start at the…

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[8] To Paneriai memorial (MTB)

By bicycle to Paneriai memorial Name : By bicycle to Paneriai memorial Description: Paneriai is a sad place where several hundredthousands of people were shot during World War II, mainly Jews. The way leads through a hilly forest territory – and you cross the former Soviet anti-aircraft missile base in the Forest of Burbiškės. Map: http://www.gpsies.com/map.do?fileId=ibjhqpixxeoxxrmf SIGHTS (#5): Burbiškės former missile base Paneriai tunnel (now home for bats Paneriai Memorial  

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