Šilutė and forgotten Švėkšna of counts


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The route is designed for different age groups and individual tourists. You can travel by both, by a car or by a bicycle

The length of route is approximately 40 km: 3 km in Šilutė, 15 km Šilutė – Saugos, 18 km – Saugos – Švėkšna, 4 km in Švėkšna.

The old market square of Šilutė (1511) – yellow metal bridge over the river of Šyša (1914) – Šilutės (Hugo Scheu) Estate (1818) – City Park – the former narrow gauge railway station (Lietuvininkų st. 13) – Soldiers Cemetery – Hermann Sudermann (1857 -1928) monument – the Evangelical Lutheran Church (1924-1926 Lietuvininkų st. 21) – Firehouse (Lietuvininkų st. 22, 1911) – Šilutės mail (Lietuvininkų st.. 23, 1909, ) – next to the house – architectural monuments of national importance – Hawthorn Street – Herder Gymnasium (1930) – Former Manor Cemetery – Hugo Scheu memorial stone – the first Lithuanian Gymnasium in Šilutė (1938) – Museum of Šilutė (1949) – Šilutė Primary School (1900, Lietuvininkų st. 38) – Lietuvininkų st 43 prewar bookstore and stationery shop of Šilutė – hotel “Deims” (Lietuvininkų st. 70, 1870) – a former court and prison of 200 seats imprisonment (1845) – the former “Hotel Gaidies” (beginning of the 20th century) – Theater (ancient culture house) Building (Lietuvininkų st. 59-61, beginning of the 20th century). – Tilžės Street – Žibų Village – Square with a fountain in the middle – Drugstore (1925, Vydūno st. 1) – Baptist house of pray (Stoties st.9, 1937) – St. Cross Catholic Church (Katalikų Bažnyčios st. 1, 1854,) – children’s shelter (established in 1888) – The old Evangelic Cemetery – a former gas factory buildings (Tilžės st. 24, 1907) – the railway station building ( the end of the 19th century).
Station Street – Saugos (15 km): Evangelical Lutheran Church (1905), Saugos lumber-mill (1908) – Švėkšna (18 km) – Lime Square – Monument for book carriers – the highest area (75 m) two towered Church (1905 m.) – churchyard – park – viaduct – Museum of Švėkšna – Manor of Švėkšna: villa Genwefa, sundial, the statue of Diana – statue of St. Florijonas – Švėkšna Cemetery – Park and manor of Vilkėnas – sculpture of Rebecca – water mill of Vilkėnas.