Tag Archives: in Vilnius city

To the Green Lakes and Europe 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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The small cityring

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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Belmontas

Belmontas Water mill and Puvočiai steep wall 13 km takes 1 ½ hours (without longer stops) 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 Cathedral (or at the Velo-city.lt office 😉 Cross Sereikiskiu Park towards the direction of Uzupis and follow the river Vilnele upstream to the Second bridge. There go on the street (not crossing the river) and turn left into Aukstaiciu street, 1st left,…

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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    

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