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Meteliai regional park
 

Meteliai regional park

The largest lakes of southern Lithuania - Meteliai, Dusia and Obelija. Homesteads hidden in orchards, complexes of hill-forts. Excursions, ecological tourism, windsurfs, birdwatching, fishing, commercial hunting.

The hill goat enclosure and Seirijai stud farm.

All peculiarities of fauna and flora of the Meteliai Regional Park have been determined by a geographical position, distinctive climate and unique relief. The Dusia, Metelys and Obelija are magnificent lakes, sunken by one valley in the highland of Sūduva.

Meteliu regparkasThe greatest natural values of the park are the Dusia, Metelys and Obelija lakes being amongst the cleanest and the most suitable for a rest in the entire country. All of them have wide sand-banks which give a long-lasting shelter for the biggest order of migrating water birds in Dzūkija region. The territory of the park is registered into list of territories internationally important for birds. The land has unique landscapes in the western part of the park with Teizai, Verstaminai, and Kalniškė ridges and hills formed by the latest glacier. Besides, there are hollows with wonderful vegetation as well as rich world of insects.

Leafy forests protected in the sanctuaries seem to be rather interesting, too. They grow together with sparse communities of hornbeams in the Girukė forest. In the Trakas forest, the only place in Lithuania, there remained a grove of sessile oak-tree.

European pond turtles are amongst the rarest animals of the country, which live in small water ponds near the Trakas forest, in the Juodabalė herpetological reserve. 192 species of birds, of which 130 species breed, are found in the Meteliai Regional Park. The great lakes of the park are the territory of European importance for migrating birds. Every year, during a seasonal migration, more than 10 thousand birds band here together. Every year flocks of great crested grebes (up to 2,000) as well as of coots (up to 15,000) are watched in the lakes. They are amongst the largest flocks of these birds in the Central Europe. Large flocks are formed by up to 4,000 tufted ducks, 1,000 golden-eyes, 600 red-crested pochards, 500 mallards, and up to 1,000 cormorants.

Contacts

Seirijų g. 2, Meteliai, 67482 Lazdijų raj.
Tel./fax: +370 318 4 36 49
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Fly & Lease of campers in the Baltic.

Camper on the road

Take a tour and discover Baltics by yourself!

You will be able to travel comfortably throughout Baltic Sates in our campers, as passengers really may feel themselves like home and take any necessary stuff with them, even their most loved cup for coffee.
A virtue of motor homes is the possibility to be in the cabin in all companionship while going from place to place.
Moreover, you will be free as you will be independent from hotels and every evening you will be able to spend in any place you wish!

Prepaid individual transfer :

no trouble with money exchange upon arrival,
no need to take care oftaxi search,
no language problems !

The driver will wait for you at arrival hall with your name on the card, will help you with luggage and will safely transfer you to agreed place.
Please fill in the Transfer Reservation and we will contact you within 24 business hours with confirmation

KIA CARNIVAL  25 EUR (max 5 persons)                                                
MERCEDES-BENZ VIANO  35 EUR (max 7 persons)

per car only!