Puntukas stone is located about 6 kilometers from Anyksciai. It is better to go there by car. It is second biggest stone now in Lithuania, and it was the biggest till 1957. Puntukas weights around 265 tons. Actually some of weight it lost, as it is as monument now for S. Darius and S. Girenas. They were pilots during interwar times, and flew from USA to Lithuania, but lost their lives in former Germany (now territory of Poland).
We drove to Bijeikiai to see very popular panorama tower. It is 15 meters high and from the top you can see great landscape of Rubikiai and Dusinai lakes. Rubikiai lake is very popular for locals of Anyksciai region, as it is recreational place. Observation tower is quite popular for new married couples for photo sessions.
Bijeikiai is about 15 kilometers from Anyksciai.
It is very important mound in Lithuania, as believed that here was legendary Voruta castle, a place, where in 13th century first and last Lithuanian king Mindaugas had his castle and here unification of Lithuanian land started, helping much to fight against Crusaders.
Nowadays here is a complex of few mounds with a trench. Here famous celebrations of 6th of July take place (Coronation of Mindaugas day).
Seimyniskeliu mound is about 3 kilometers from Anyksciai, taking road to Rokiskis.
Niuronys village - museum of horses
Niuronys is a village famous for its museum of horses and bread – making shows. Museum of horses consists of educational information about species of horses, their look, the equipment used for riding horse in past and nowadays. There are also sculptures, carvings, medals, coins, banknotes, paintings depicting horses.
One old aukstaiciu style wooden house is a home of bread – making tradition shows, of course, old ones, from old times till first half of 20th century.
Niuronys is about 8 kilometers from Anyksciai.
Kavarskas - small town on Sventoji bank
Kavarskas is located in beautiful surroundings near Sventoji river. The main sights here to see is St. John’s church from second half of 19th century and nig weir with water - power plant.
Place is known from 18th century. Actually it was known from a bad side – here lived one of first fake money maker G. Astikas.
Kavarskas is about 17 kilometers from Anyksciai.
Have a rest near "Sventoji" river
We have amazing river in Anyksciai, and i recommend you to go to swim there.
The name "Sventoji" means The Saint !