Dzūkija ethnographic region.

Section 56. Merkinė – Nemunaitis.

Practical information

Duration: 8 – 10 h

Starting point: Merkinė center by Merkinė Regional Museum

End point: Nemunaitis, Vytauto street

The course of the route: Merkinė – Maksimonys – Netiesos – Druskininkai – Vertelkos – Jociūnai – Vangelonys – Nemunaitis

Road surface: In Merkinė and Nemunaitis – asphalt and pavement, elsewhere – small forest and country roads.

Difficulty: Hard

Danger points: Be careful when walking along the side of the road!

Good to know! There are no shops or catering services from Merkinė to Nemunaitis. This section cannot be divided into two days as no accommodation is available.

Alternatives: If the section cannot be completed in one day, try negotiating transport service with the hosts of accommodations.