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Zuvintas biosphere reserve
 

Zuvintas biosphere reserve

„Extremely rich flora and fauna of Žuvintas Lake and its surroundings, have no alike example in Lithuania, thus it is worth to be conserved.“

Tadas IVANAUSKAS

Žuvintas Biosphere Reserve was established, the regulations and the Zoning plan of the Biosphere Reserve and its Functional Priority Zones were approved by the the Government of the Republic of Lithuania on 2002. Žuvintas Biosphere Reserve stretches on the territories of Alytus region (6954 ha), Lazdijai region (1180 ha) and Marijampolė region Marijampolė municipality (10361 ha). It is the first Reserve of this type in Lithuania.

Nature

Žuvintas Biosphere Reserve is situated in the South of the middle Lithuania lowlands, on the border of Nemunas middle-reaches and Neris lower-reaches plain, on the borderline of the south-eastern physical-geographic district. It comprises a complex of Žuvintas and Amalvas wetlands, wet Bukta forest and Žaltytis Lake together with its marshy coastal territories, situated to the west of Žuvintas Lake.

Culture

Though territory of Žuvintas biosphere reserve is quite modest for its cultural heritage value, however there are several cultural objects of local and national significance found there:

The most important and significant cultural archaeological record is the mound Varnupiai together with ancient settlement, which findings belong to Yotvings culture, dated of I thousand – XIII-th century.

More objects of cultural heritage, i.e. ancient burial-grounds of medieval villages or historical sites, I-st World War graves of German soldiers and some others are scattered throughout the territory of Biosphere Reserve.

Half-day tour to Trakai

Trakai (4 hours tour) is one of the oldest Grand Duchy of Lithuania residence and capitals. Trakai is the second capital of Lithuania.

Tour to Kernave

Kernave village (4 hours tour) located on the banks of the river Neris (35 km from Vilnius) has been known as the capital of Lithuania before Trakai and Vilnius. 

Country life museum in Rumsiskes

Country life Open Air Museum of Lithuania (6 hours tour) is a unique and one of the largest (195 ha) open-air ethnographic museums in Europe.

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!