Information

 Baltic Walking Association event: Walkers Festival of Lithuania

Place: Lithuania, Jurbarkas

Date:  First weekend of August

Registration

  • by internet: www.pza.lt
  • at the starting desk

Fees

  • directly at the registration desk: 15 euros/per participant (incl. medal and diploma)
  • No credit- or debit card nor checks are accepted. The registration fee is required to be paid cash in euros, upon arrival.

Routes

Distances, start/finish times and place:

Distance Start time Start place Finish time Finish place
± 30 km 07:00 – 09.00 hrs. Jurbarkas Region Museum 17:00 hrs. Jurbarkas Region Museum
± 20 km 08:00 – 10.00 hrs. Jurbarkas Region Museum 17:00 hrs. Jurbarkas Region Museum
± 10 km 09:00 – 11.00 hrs. Jurbarkas Region Museum 17:00 hrs. Jurbarkas Region Museum

* Start and finish place: Jurbarkas Region Museum (address: Vyduno str. 21, Jurbarkas)

Track and weather conditions

Description of  tracks

Walkers Festival of Lithuania is the most important walking event in Lithuania. It welcomes you to a unique sporting event in the wonderful Jurbarkas countryside where you can’t help admiring the picturesque places by the Panemune regional park, the old historical settlements and towns. An area exceedingly rich in Lithuanian history. There are 229 objects of cultural heritage, out of which: 31 archeological, 11 historical, 11 – historic and memorial places, 71 burial place, 7 places of events, 9 archeological objects, 5 manor farmsteads, 3 urban towns, 89 movable assets and decorations of buildings, 3 creations of monumental art.

 

Care:

Water at all refreshing points. Snacks for special prices are offered.

Entertainment

Lot’s of fun during the march and on Friday and Saturday evening guaranteed.

Weather

Summertime.

Souvenir – award

Everybody who walks on every day at least 20 km  (total 40km – 2 days) receives a medal and diploma.

Transport:

  1. by plane to Vilnius International Airport;
  2. by car.

Accommodation

1) Common group and individual accommodation is arranged by organizers at temporary, „built-for-occacion“ tent-camp. WC, showers available. Own tent, inflated mattress and/or sleeping bag needed !!! If needed please contact: accommodation@pza.lt

2) Common group and individual accommodation is arranged at Sports Hall. WC, showers available. Own inflated mattress and/or sleeping bag needed !!! If needed please contact: accommodation@pza.lt Hotels and private : Jurbarkas Tourist Information Centre, www.jurbarkotic.lt Tourist information about the surroundings Jurbarkas Tourist Information Centre Vyduno 19 Jurbarkas, LT-74118 Tel. +370 447 51485 E-mail: turizmas@jurbarkas.lt www.jurbarkotic.lt

General information

  1. the language: Lithuanian (most of the people speak English)
  2. the money (currency): euros.

Contact

Baltic Walking Association

Ugniagesiu str. 1 Jurbarkas, LT-74182, Lithuania

Mobile: +370 685 28357

E-mail: info@pza.lt

www.pza.lt