Last week we visited one of the Lithuanian treasury city Anyksciai. As now this city becoming a new very attractive resort in Lithuania to spend holidays and relax from the busy life and get closer to the nature.
As this place is a land with its unique nature, beautiful vicinities, attractive museums is enticing tourists from both Lithuania and abroad. Visitors can take a look at the Old town, visit the church of St. apostle the evangelist Matthew which has the highest towers of all churches in Lithuania. There are a few museums functioning in the city, such as: the cottage of a poet and a bishop A. Baranauskas where the marvelous hymn to nature “Anyksciai Forest” was created there.
Another sightseeing place, memorial museums of writers Antanas Vienuolis-Zukauskas and Brone Buivydaite. The city is decorated by majestic monuments for Antanas Baranauskas and Antanas Vienuolis-Zukauskas. And the museum of the Narrow Railroad stirs a lot of attention. As well as the Horse Museum in the village of Niuronys. There is a memorial house museum of the famous Lithuanian Literary classic Jonas Biliunas in this village. Here you may not only examine interesting and valuable exhibit but also go for a horse ride, participate in the various educational program where you can be introduced to Lithuanian traditions of baking bread, making traditional candils and other.
For the convenience of guests there is a business and leisure center “the Four Mountains” (lt. Keturi kalnai”) and public institution “Health Oasis” (lt. “Sveikatos oaze”) which provides various water procedures and takes care of the swimming pool. What is more, “Vilnius SPA Anyksciai” now is ranked to be the best SPA centers in Lithuania with a great restaurant and all other facilities to make you feel like in paradise and relax in the calm surroundings of Anyksciai.
Those wishing may try “the wine road”: visit JSC “Anyksciai Wine” (lt. Anyksciu vynas”), get acquainted with Lithuanian wine making traditions, taste “Anyksciai wine” production.There is plenty to see in Anyksciai vicinities as well. Places like: spectacular monument on a gravesite of the writer Jonas Biliunas, called “Beacon of Happiness” (lt. Laimes ziburys”), mysterious Anyksciai forest, glorified by the poet Antanas Baranauskas, with a boulder “Puntukas”, Queen’s quagmire (lt. Karalienes liunas), brother of Puntukas, Vetygala rock exposure, other natural wonders. It is worth visiting Seimyniskeliai (a.k.a. Voruta) mound where a wooden castle is about to be erected.
Now the most famous attraction “Treetop walking path” (lt.”Medziu laju takas”), where you can walk along the top of the trees, see the amazing panorama view of forest and Holy river which surrounds this unique place. The Path is 300 meters long and gradually rises up to 21 meters above the ground. The watchtower at the end of The Path is 34 meters high. The Complex is in a relatively small Anykščiai forest (only 1421.5 ha). Perhaps the extraordinary beauty of Anykščiai region inspired so many people to create. Anykščiai had more than 50 famous writers and poets! If you will visit this place you will be definitely inspired to!
No doubt this resort, Anyksciai, is inviting and awaiting you to share its extraordinary Lithuanian nature beauty.
Photo Anykščiai May 13, 2016