What is Samogitia?Vyko: 2017 November 25 - 25 d.
Lithuania is a place that has a lot of surprises and one of them may raise a question “What is Samogitia?” If we looked in Wikipedia, Samogitia or how Lithuanians call it – Žemaitija is one of the five ethnographic regions of Lithuania. It’s located in northwestern Lithuania. Žemaitija has a long and distinct cultural history, reflected in the existence of the Samogitian dialect.
But everything is just words… So for this reason we are inviting you to discover hidden secrets in Samogitia!
During this trip you will visit an object connected to the dark and secret Nuclear history of Lithuania – Underground Plokštinė nuclear missile base. In there you will able to see how close this base was to the launch of Soviet nuclear weapon and how everything finished rather luckily. Moreover, visiting this well renovated base and with the help of the guide, you will learn how the life in these TOP SECRET objects were.
But that’s not all! After seeing the dark side of our history, next we will go to experience something much more brighter and nicer – traditional Lithuanian sauna!
During sauna time, you will learn the true traditions and ways how Lithuanians enjoy sauna. From the professional sauna experts you will find out what is the first steam ritual and how you should properly use and enjoy salt & herb body scrubs. Finally you will learn the secrets of sauna whisks, while enjoying Aromatherapy by trying out different sauna whisk fragrances. After all these activities everyone will be able to taste some tea and have a forest sightseeing tour, while visiting the stone labyrinth of the four elements of nature and the magical oak.
>> In the Underground Plokštinė nuclear missile base we will have 2 hours guided tour;
>> Traditional Lithuanian sauna program will last around 3 hours;
>> Sauna program will include all the whisk, fragrances and everything else that would be needed. You will need just to pick a towel, flippers and good mood 😉
>> At the end of the Sauna program, a guided tour will be held in the forest that is close by to discover the stone labyrinth of the four elements of nature and the magical oak;
>> This trip will last for a whole day, as we will travel in total 500 km, who will start from Kaunas and even more for people from Vilnius.
If you have any questions just write to us and we will answer as soon as possible.
Trip is organised under certificate No. 14559 issued by Lithuanian state department of tourism to conduct travel services inside Lithuania.
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