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The honey making museum in Stripeikai, Aukstaitija National Park

Aukštaitija (meaning Highlands) is a large area in the north-east of Lithuania.


Map of Aukštaitija
  • 1 Jonava
  • 2 Kėdainiai
  • 3 Panevėžys
  • 4 Ukmergė
  • 5 Utena
  • 6 Visaginas Visaginas on Wikipedia — a city that was built for the now-decommissioned Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant, and the only Lithuanian city with an ethnic Russian majority

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  • 1 Aukštaitija National Park — a land of lakes, hills and forests, popular for water tourism and rural tourism in the summer


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  • 1 "Karischki"/Gireišiai (near Panemunelis). One of the points of the Struve Geodetic Arc world heritage site. Right next to the road between Rokiskis and Kupiskis, the place is more visible than other rural points as there's a fence around the marker, and elevated viewpoint to have a look around the fields, a little playground and a big parking area.



  • 1 Beer Restaurant Alaus Kelias, Alyvų gatve 8, 41180 Biržai (adjacent to the Rinkuškiai Brewery), +370 659 52 526. May-Aug: Su-Th 12:00-22:00, F Sa 12:00-23:00; Sep-Apr: Su-Th 12:00-21:00, F Sa 12:00-22:00.


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