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'''Aukštaitija''' is a region of [[Lithuania]].
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[[Image:Sheimynishkeliai Hill-fort.jpeg|300px|right|thumb|Prominent ''Šeimyniškėliai'' hill-fort NE of ''Anykščiai'' town.]]
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[http://www3.lrs.lt/pls/inter/w5_show?p_r=7039&p_k=1&p_d=95434 '''Aukštaitija'''] is a region of [[Lithuania]].
  
 
==Cities==
 
==Cities==
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* [[Panevėžys]] - largest city of the region, its centre and unofficial capital
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*[http://www.anyksciai.lt/ Anykščiai]
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*[http://www.birzai.lt/ Biržai]
 
* [[Jonava]]
 
* [[Jonava]]
 
* [[Kernavė]] - former (first known) Lithuanian capital on the bank of Neris river; now a well-preserved archaeological site, a [[UNESCO World Heritage List|UNESCO World heritage site]]
 
* [[Kernavė]] - former (first known) Lithuanian capital on the bank of Neris river; now a well-preserved archaeological site, a [[UNESCO World Heritage List|UNESCO World heritage site]]
 
* [[Kėdainiai]]
 
* [[Kėdainiai]]
* [[Panevėžys]] - largest city of the region, its centre and unofficial capital
 
  
 
==Other destinations==
 
==Other destinations==
* [[Aukštaitija National Park]] {{-}} a land of lakes, hills and forests, popular for water tourism and rural tourism in the summer
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* [[Aukštaitija National Park]] {{-}} the first National Park, popular for water tourism and rural tourism
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*[http://www.zarasai.lt/ Zarasai] {{-}} a central town of country's lake-land and resort area
  
 
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*[http://www.tundrafestival.lt/ '''Tundra'''] <do name="" alt="" address="Aviliai II village, Zarasai district" directions="NE part of the region, beach on the western side of Avilys lake" lat="55.7618648" long="26.0268970" phone="" tollfree="" email="[email protected]" fax="" url="" hours="Weekend on the beginning of July" price="Ticket ~€30 for 2 days/1 person">The greatest annual alternative electronic music open air festival in the Baltics. Has four scenes named after particular music style: Techno, Bass, Psy Trance, Chill Out. The festival program usually is divided into daytime and evening part. During daytime: various entertainments, lectures and workshops, some sport activities (football and volleyball courts); participation in the workshops involves such things like making the dream catchers, mandala weaving, body painting in Aztec patterns, Gong sound therapy, yoga, massage sessions. Various practical and exotic goods brought from India and Nepal can be purchased from artisans and vendors. Evening program is dedicated to music. The food usually satisfies everyone's taste, doesn't matter whether you like raw, vegetarian, or traditional food.</do>
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*[http://www.devilstone.net/ '''Velnio akmuo'''] <do name="" alt="(Devil Stone)" address="Dainuva Valley, Anykščiai" directions="by Šventoji river 1km SW from Anykščiai centre, Central Aukštaitija, 114km away from Vilnius, 297km away from Klaipėda and 195km away from Riga (Latvia's capital)" lat="55.511758" long="25.084014" phone="+370 671 13542" tollfree="" email="[email protected]" fax="" url="" hours="Weekend on the middle of July" price="Single day ticket €23, four day ticket €38. All vehicles are charged additionally: festival has a separate secured area for parking motorcycles which is available for camping as well; vehicle parking incurs a one-off charge: motorcycle €6, car €7, camper van €15, bus €20; camping space is free of charge">Annual open air festival of contemporary rock and metal music. Live music, original production, positive emotions - the festival exposes the real rock’n’roll spirit satisfying both the contemporary rock music and pure metal fans. Prohibited: drinks in glass containers, any alcohol, professional video recording equipment, any type of arms or potentially harmful items, narcotic substances, any offensive merchandise and literature. Umbrellas are not advised. Face control. Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.</do>
  
 
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Revision as of 21:53, 21 July 2014

Prominent Šeimyniškėliai hill-fort NE of Anykščiai town.

Aukštaitija is a region of Lithuania.

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  • Aukštaitija National Park — the first National Park, popular for water tourism and rural tourism
  • Zarasai — a central town of country's lake-land and resort area

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  • Tundra Aviliai II village, Zarasai district (NE part of the region, beach on the western side of Avilys lake), (). Weekend on the beginning of July. The greatest annual alternative electronic music open air festival in the Baltics. Has four scenes named after particular music style: Techno, Bass, Psy Trance, Chill Out. The festival program usually is divided into daytime and evening part. During daytime: various entertainments, lectures and workshops, some sport activities (football and volleyball courts); participation in the workshops involves such things like making the dream catchers, mandala weaving, body painting in Aztec patterns, Gong sound therapy, yoga, massage sessions. Various practical and exotic goods brought from India and Nepal can be purchased from artisans and vendors. Evening program is dedicated to music. The food usually satisfies everyone's taste, doesn't matter whether you like raw, vegetarian, or traditional food. Ticket ~€30 for 2 days/1 person. (55.7618648,26.0268970)
  • Velnio akmuo (Devil Stone), Dainuva Valley, Anykščiai (by Šventoji river 1km SW from Anykščiai centre, Central Aukštaitija, 114km away from Vilnius, 297km away from Klaipėda and 195km away from Riga (Latvia's capital)), +370 671 13542 (). Weekend on the middle of July. Annual open air festival of contemporary rock and metal music. Live music, original production, positive emotions - the festival exposes the real rock’n’roll spirit satisfying both the contemporary rock music and pure metal fans. Prohibited: drinks in glass containers, any alcohol, professional video recording equipment, any type of arms or potentially harmful items, narcotic substances, any offensive merchandise and literature. Umbrellas are not advised. Face control. Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Single day ticket €23, four day ticket €38. All vehicles are charged additionally: festival has a separate secured area for parking motorcycles which is available for camping as well; vehicle parking incurs a one-off charge: motorcycle €6, car €7, camper van €15, bus €20; camping space is free of charge. (55.511758,25.084014)

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