Žemaitija ethnographic region.

Section 85. Salantai – Mosėdis.

SEE Worth seeing

Salantai City Park

Former Salantai manor park, one of the largest in Kretinga district. Located on the picturesque banks of the Salantas river, valuable for its biodiversity.

Salantai chestnut

The thickest chestnut in Lithuania, a state-protected botanical natural heritage object located in Salantai City Park.

Mount Alkos

A mountain formed at the confluence of the Erla and Alkupis rivers during the Ice Age. The legendary name suggests that there was a pagan shrine here.

St. Chapel of the Virgin Mary in Šatraminiai

Wooden church-chapel, built in the 18th century.

Šaukliai nature trail (Šauklių riedulynas)

An impressive territory, one of the largest in Lithuania, where boulders are evenly distributed over an area of 79 hectares. Distinguished by a unique, tundra-like landscape. It features a nature trail with an observation tower. A herd of mouflons was brought here for nature conservation purposes.

The ancient cult place of Šaukliai

This ancient cult site includes the stone of the ancient cult site of Šaukliai with a flat bottom. The stone is the altar of a former pagan temple.


One of the oldest towns in Žemaitija, also known as the “Capital of Stones”. Located near the Bartuva river, in Salantai Regional Park. Mosėdis is famous for its stone museum, which was started in 1957 by the doctor Vaclovas Intas.

Bartuva river

The river flows into Liepāja lake, which is connected to the Baltic Sea.

H Vaclovas Intas Museum of Rare Stones

A unique museum with a field exposition of stones, as well as a collection of rare trees and plants. The restored water mill building houses a stone exposition. The museum has more than 150 thousand stone exhibits. Tel.: +370 44051124

Mosėdis educational trail

About 3.5 km long trail around Mosėdis pond. It starts at the Vaclovas Intas Museum of Rare Stones and ends at the Mosėdis mound. Introduces the town's famous sites. There is a resting area nearby.