40 kilometers from Vilnius towards the Eastern Aukštaitija, one crosses a threshold into the land of lakes and tranquility. Mentioned in historical sources for the first time in 1387, Molėtai today is becoming a more and more popular destination for tourists. Clean nature and unique landscape allure tourists to this spot. 300 lakes lie amongst the forests that occupy a quarter of Molėtai territory, including the longest lake in Lithuania Asveja. Part of Molėtai district area falls within the territory of the Asveja and Labanoras regional parks.
One of the most interesting places in the area – Lithuanian Museum of Ethno cosmology, the only one in Europe. A 36 meters tall Mindūnai tower – the second tallest tower built in the territory of protected areas in Lithuania – invites visitors to climb up and enjoy the amazing vistas of Labanoras woods and lakes. The local fish soup is a must-eat delicacy that you can taste in the courtyard of the Fishing Museum. The open door of Alanta Manor always welcomes tourists, and various religious stories hover under the vaults of the Videniškiai Monastery Museum. Molėtai tourism and business centre shares stories with modern, virtual reality approach.
Cafes serve traditional Lithuanian dishes, local beer and kvass. Professionals organize various active lifestyle activities. Accommodation for tourists is provided in hotels, recreational and guesthouses, rural tourism sites, and campgrounds. Life in Molėtai district becomes especially alive during the traditional events.
Molėtai... The land where everything is real... see it for yourself...