PLACES OF INTEREST
Memorable region of Zarasai city welcomes everyone with fabulous nature, cultural events, impressive places to visit. You should not be astonished when you hear sentences like: „the biggest lake in Lithuania – Drūkšiai lake“, „the oldest Oak in baltic area – Stelmužė oak“, „the only one observation bridge in Lithuania above Zarasas lake“, „Šlyninka water wind mill, which is a unique engineering heritage of more than three centuries with authentic equipment“, „Dusetos art gallery – the mansion of artists“, etc. You cannot only hear about this places, you must see it, feel it and get to know it...
Verslava mound
One of the most impressive mounds in the district is about 2 km from Antalieptė, 80 meters north of the confluence of Šventoji river and Sėlupio stream. In the southern and south-eastern foothills of the mound the traces of an ancient village were found.
Independence Square in Dusetos
The Old Town is a valuable part of the cultural heritage - urban reserve, which has been granted a status of a cultural value of municipal significance. The goal of Dusetos urban reserve of the historical part of the city - to preserve the urban (planned, spatial, volumetric) structure of the historic part of the city, traditional types of construction in the whole area and its individual sites, t
Imbradas Church of the Crucified Jesus
The classic folk style of the Imbradas Church of the Crucified Jesus is the only example of a structure featuring harmonious proportions and tectonic composition in the Zarasai district. Pranciškus Molis funded the construction of the church in 1786-1787, while brothers Jonas and Pranciškus Prūsoka financed its restoration and decoration. Later, during the period of Lithuania’s independence,
The birthplace of a composer Juozas Gruodis
In the Rokėnų village (Antazavė elderate) an erected sculptural pole with an arrow is pointing to the birthplace of Juozas Gruodis - a composer, teacher, conductor, public music figure. There on 13th of November 1966 a memorial stone was unveiled (author - L. Žuklys). It has a bas-relief with the image of the composer and inscription "Here, in the former homestead, on 20th of December 1884 th
Pakačinės (Demba) mound
Pakačinių mound, also known as Dembai, stands in Antazavė pinewood. P. Tarasenka explored several canal (30 m2) on the outskirts of platform and discovered to 1.5 m thick cultural layer5 in 1933. A mound of hatched ceramics culture was used since 1st millennium BC till the middle of the 1st millennium AD.
Pakalniškiai mound
Mound is located on a separate hill, on the north-west shore of the Ramio lake. It dates back to the first millennium BC.
Memorial museum of the poet Antanas Vienažindys
Memorial Museum of the Poet Antanas Vienažindys was established in Gipėnai village (Antazavė parish) in 1972. According to the various facts of Vienažindys family, A. Vienažindys supposedly spent his childhood here. Homestead in Gipėnai village remained almost unchanged. Long, ancient living house with a spacious and for this region characteristic porch was covered with straw in the past. It is be
Vida Žilinskienė's "Maritime Museum”
  Vida Žilinskienė's "Maritime Museum" is established in Gražutė Regional Park Visitor Centre, it is a maritime museum which is located farthest from the sea. This Maritime Museum has a unique collection of marine creatures, colourful corals, shells, fossils, and gifts, which are being collected for more than 30 years. There are more than 2000 of exhibits, and their number is
Antalieptė hydroelectric power plant
At 0.5 km from Antalieptė there is the first and the biggest mountain type hydroelectric power plant in the Baltics with 2620-kilowatt output. Using pressure derivation the water falls on the turbine wheel from maximum height possible in Lithuania - 35 meters. Hydroelectric power reserves are big: its water-storage pond area is 1,000 hectares, the pond has a capacity of 23.5 million cubic meters o
Antalieptės water mill
Antalieptė watermill was built in a neo-romantic style from broken and round rocks, red bricks and lime imitating peasant cottage architecture in 1855. Rectangular single-storey building was equipped with three sets of millstones and power plant, which supplied electricity for residents and institutions of the town. 1959-1966 the mill was electrified. The dam was later disassembled and the channel
Antazavės pinewood battlefield and hopper of guerillas
The place of dislocation of Vytautas County, Bear squad, Vytis partisan company, and the place of a battle. Two underground shelters are restored in the battle place.  Road sign on the road Antazavė - Dusetos will lead to this place.
Drūkšiai Lake
Drūkščiai Lake is a natural area of European importance. The lake and its coastline stretches on the very edge of Lithuania, in the north-east part of it, on the junction of Zarasai, Ignalina districts and Visaginas Municipality, and adjoins to the the state border. Lake is a transboundary water basin, which crosses the state border between Lithuania and Belarus. Approximately 700 hectares of its
Luodis Lake
Luodis is one of the largest lakes in Lithuania. Žvėrinčius horn cape is its largest and longest peninsula,  a unique 200 m spit is interposed into aquatory, prolonging at the tip on a sandbank.  
Domininkas Bukontas Monument
After the death of D. Bukontas (1873-1919) an effort has been made by the close people to form the society of his revival. In 1939 on behalf of this society Juozas Žagrakalis published a study "Dr. Domininkas Bukontas" (one copy is stored in Zarasai public library). The funds were raised to build a monument according to the project prepared by sculptor Vincas Grybas. But, Soviet occupati
Smalvos Our Lady of the Rosary Church
The church stands in the centre of the village, in a square formed by intersecting roads. The main façade of the church is facing the square. A wooden bell tower stands in the west side of the churchyard. This church has a rich history. In the beginning of the seventeenth century Jurgis-Samsonas Podbereskis built a wooden church in Smalvos and invited the monks of the order of Canons Regula
Turmantas Sacred Heart of Jesus church
Turmantas Sacred Heart of Jesus church stands in the small town of Turmantas, near Latvian border. The church service is said in Lithuanian and Polish languages. The church was built in 1928 and community was founded in 1945. The church is rectangular in its planning, with tower and low lateral sacristy.  
Zarasai old Jewish Cemetery
Does not work from 30's of 20th century.
Marimont Water Mill
Marimont (Mori Mont in latin means - "Hill of the Dead") is named after a big hill. A number of people have died here in accidents while driving down in winter time. On the right bank of the Marimo river there was a water mill. Now only remains of the water mill stonework are left here. The mill had grinding millstones, sift and groat mill. In the past the mill belonged to Antazavė manor
„WAKE-IN“ cable park
''WAKE-IN'' is a full circle track, 6 towers and a wakeboarding park, that is located on the wonderful lake Zarasas. The length of the track is almost 600 meters, and this is the largest wakeboarding park in the Baltic States. The track is open for both novices and professionals. On the track you can try wakeboarding, water skiing and kneeboard. Also, next to the park
Antalieptė monastery complex
Supposedly, barefoot carmelites in Antalieptė shown up around 1700. Patrons of Order were Strutynskiai family and Rožė family from Pliaterytė, who in 1732-1734 have funded building of new monastery and in 1760 have finished building of church of St. Cross Discovery. New church has two belltowers, single nave, as if comprise would be extended of 3 connected parts. Under whole estimate of ch
Monument in remembrance of Dusetos synagogue
Open in summer of 2016, momument is dedicated in the memory of synagogue, which was standing here since 18th century. Allegedly, synagogue burned down during fire of 1910. Author of the monument - Romualdas Pučekas.   
Zarasai new Jewish cemetery
Cemeteries were opened in 30's of XXth century.
German WWI fortifications
Сombat actions of World War I, that had strated in 1914 in Europe on the territory of current Latvia and Lithuania countries, reached their superior limit in autumn of 1915. The front line in Zarasai district has set up from both sides of current Latvian and Lithuanian borders. On the territory of current Latvia was located the troops of Russian Empire, on the other side, on the territory of cu
Salakas cognitive trail
Salakas cognitive trail is 5 kilometers length circle route, which represents historical Salakas town and its surrounding areas. Trail‘s main arrows will lead via wooden path by Luodis shore, all the way to the watchtower. From the watchtower You will be able to observe panoramic view of lake Luodis, comfortably watch water and forest birds. Halfway cognitive trail – beloved by famil
Tiltiškės watermill
The old Tiltiškės watermill was 150 kilometers away from the current one. Besides pair of simple grains, worked rough full wool felt, sawmill. Mill had its own plant providing electricity for residents of Tiltiškės village and Salakas town. At the present time:  The main and most original part of museum – the authentic grain elevator and original stained-glass windows. Major part of e
Center of traditional crafts in Antazavė manor
Traditional Zarasai region craft center is located in Antazavė manor, in late 17th century built by counts Pliateriai. In palace‘s ground floor there are woodcarving, weaving and pottery workshops – all what might needed for technical basics to produce craftworks. Fashion demonstrations are organised as well. Craftsmen are willingly sharing their experience with every visitor. In craft
JSC „EMERTA“ snail farm
JSC “EMERTA“ grows, recycles and produces products of African (Helix Aspersa Maxima) snails. Company is located in northeastern Lithuania, Zarasai district, nearby Salakas. Helix Aspersa Maxima snails is high quality food product, which includes a lot of proteins. Very valuable delicacy. It is tasty and healthy meat product with no fats and cholesterol. Food products of snail meat are
Vasaknos manor
The Manor of Vasaknos is located on the shore of Lake Vasaknos - it is a special place, where everyone can touch the exclusive history of the manor - here every interior detail is magnificent luxury. The manor is suitable for festive banquets, business meetings or conferences. Eighteenth-century renovated barn is modern and original, with spacious sleeping rooms and food in his restaurant is su
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