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LT2. Part 2 Trakai-Semeliškės

This is the connection from Trakai to Semeliškės (20 km) on a usually quite secondary asphalt road. Afterward you can decide to take either the nicer, but longer Southern route (3b) or the faster Northern route (3a).   Trakai (See Totoriškiai / Totoriškių ežeras)– 5 – Jovariškės – 7 – Padvarionys – 4 – Daugirdiškės – 8 – Semeliškės Semeliškės The old …

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LT2, Part 3a. Semeliškės-Kaišiadorys-Rumšiškės-Kaunas

LT2, Part 3a. Semeliškės-Kaišiadorys-Rumšiškės-Kaunas The Northern route is shorter and therefor the more popular (because faster). It has the advantage that you can get on a train in Žąsliai, Kaišiadorys or Pravieniškės and get to Kaunas more quickly Map: download this route as .gpx file (maybe you have to click the right mouse bottom choosing …

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LT2, Part 5a Kaunas-Pavilkys / Vilkija (South bank of Nieman river)

Maps from the  “Nieman cycle trail” (2004)   Map (2020) Route: Kaunas center –6,5– Marvelė –9,5– Kačerginė –4– Zapyškis – 13,5 – Mikytai –1,5– ferry through Nemunas – Vilkija Kačerginė It started to become famous as a resting place in the beginning of the 20 cent. In the summer of 1906, Jonas Biliūnas (1879-1907) was …

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LT2. Part 3b Semeliskes-Punia-Birstonas-Kaunas

LT2. Part 3b Semeliskes-Punia-Birstonas-Kaunas ROUTE Route: Semeliškės –13km – Čižiūnai – 4– Aukštadvaris –4– Totoriškės –4– Vaickūniškės –20– Butrimonys –10,5– Punia –5– Šilėnai –3,5– Nemajūnai –9– Birštonas –6,5– Prienai –4,5– Bagrėnas –4– Ašminta –8– Pakuonis –8– Piliuona –23– Vaišvydava –7,5– Pažaislis – Kaunas(Pažaislis)- –11– Kaunas center Birštonas- cross the river – 10 – Prienai- 16 …

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LT2, Part 6a (main route) Vilkija-Jurbarkas

Maps from the “Nieman cycle guide” book (2004)   Zapyškis – Šilinė Route Vilkija –12,5– Seredžius –10– Veliuona –11– Raudonė –11,5- Šilinė  –4–Skirsnemunė –9– Jurbarkas Vilkija In the historical sources, Vilkija is mentioned from 1430 09 22. In 1450, the documents of Gdansk’s traders mention Vilkija’s customhouse, the first in Lithuania, by the way. The …

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LT2, Part 7. Jurbarkas-Šilūtė

Maps from the “Nieman Cycle Guide” (2004)   Route: Jurbarkas –13– Smalininkai –13– Viešvilė –20– Vilkyškiai –6,5– Lumpėnai –4– Bitėnai –1,5– Rambynas hill. –6,5– Mikytai –4– Pagėgiai –9– Rukai –6,5– Usėnai – 12 – Leitgiriai –4– Kantariškės –15– Pagryniai –3– Šilutė New Map: Jurbarkas Jurbarkas is situated on the right Nemunas’ shore, the junction of …

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LT5 / LT2 “Nieman delta”

Here are some texts that concern the route between Šilūte and Klaipėda and/or Nida (the Curonian Spit) Ventė horn – Klaipėda The length – 45,5 km (gravel – 19,5 km, asphalt – 26 km): Ventė horn –10– Kintai –7– Svencelė –4– Dreverna –3– Vilhelm channel –10– Kairiai ground –11,5– Klaipėda center. Plaškiai The village is …

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[LT2] Nieman cycle trail: Vilnius-Kaunas-Jurbarkas-Šilūtė

Pictures of this region [LT2] Vilnius-Kaunas-Klaipeda: The Nieman Cycle Trail / der “Memelradweg” {{picLT2}} First of all I have to say, that this route is one of my favourites. Why? Because it connects the “Eastern Culture”, the Lithuanian Capital, which is close to the border to Belarus with the Baltic Sea coast. Therefor it offers you …

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[LT2] The booklet Vilnius – Kaunas

Get here to the booklet (from 2006) describing the routes. Available for download in our web shop 1b) BaltiCCycle Vilnius-Kaunas Bis jetzt beschreibt ein kleines Heftchen von 40 Seiten 4 Routen zwischen den 4 Hauptstädten Litauens (Vilnius, Trakai, Kaunas, Kernave). Entwicklungen von Radwegen haben erst begonnen. GPS-Track Trakai-Elektrenai: http://gpsies.com/map.do?fileId=jvxlmvqkazgirkoo 1- Vilnius- Lentvaris- Trakai- Semeliskes 2 – …

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