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Way of traveling: Route distance: 64 km Duration of the route: 2.5 h.
asphalt: 50% dirt road: 50%
Route start. Birzai town (old town, churches)
Biržai is a city in northern Lithuania, in Panevezys county, 66 km north of Panevėžys. Placed 201 km north of Vilnius and 90 km south of Riga, near the border with Latvia. In the territory of the city, Aglona and the Holy See flow into Lake Svirva on the northern edge of Birzai. The origin of the name of Birzai is not clear. It can be assumed that it derives from the common word birch "birch", "rough birch", birch "birch", birtchberry "beržynas, balmiškis". Therefore, the original meaning could be related to the notions of forest, shrubs, birch trees or birch trees. It is believed that...
Duration: 30 min.
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Duration: 25 min. Distance: 27 km
Nature monument "Velniapilis Rock"
Velniapilis rock is the outcrop of dolomite and gypsum on the left bank of the river Nemunėlis. In the Biržai district, Nemunėlis Radviliškis subdistrict, the geological value of nature is composed of the Devonian period of marine and lagoon rock formations. The outcrop is about 6 m from the Nemunėlis River and rises to a height of 5 m and is about 8 m wide. A distinctive role here is played by a rising, 0.5 m wide crawl leading to a depth of 4.3 m deep. In this place, interconnected layers of dolomite, gypsum and other geological structures can be seen perfectly. At the top of the slope, a 10-12 m diameter old karst...
Duration: 30 min.
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Duration: < 10 min. Distance: 8 km
The object of natural heritage "Muoriskiu atonement"
The outcrop of Muoriskis is a natural consequence of the long-term deep and side erosion of the Nemunėlis river; its own wall with sharp crests of hard rock, with numerous niches, caverns, deep slits, microbumps and other rock-climbing changes. This is a very memorable section of the sloping slope in the Nemunėlis valley. Atmosphere enters the Nemunėlio-Apaštos State Geological Survey, established in 1960. The environment of Muoriškės sediments is the northern margin of the wavy moraine Mūša-Nemunėlio plain with the Nemunėlio river valley that has entered it (the water level of the river Nemunėlis at the foot of the...
Duration: 30 min.
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Duration: 25 min. Distance: 29 km