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This year, Mėnuo Juodaragis will take place on the island of Lake Dūburys, located 20km from the town of Zarasai.
Coordinates 55.788253, 25.962324.

Car is the best way to get there, but other options are also available including coach, train or bike.
We advise choosing the most environmentally friendly way of travelling.

Feel free to use the maps, schedules and descriptions provided in this webpage.
We hope that your trip to the new location of the festival will be enriching.

BY A SPECIAL MJR COACH

A special bus will take festival visitors from Vilnius and Kaunas to Mėnuo Juodaragis XXII on August 26th (Friday).

Trip back to Vilnius and Kaunas on August 28th (Sunday).

The price for one person including way back is 35€

Seats must be reserved in advance!

  • You should to book a place in the bus by e-mail auto@mjr.lt
  • Please write: Your name and surname, contact phone number, start city (Kaunas or Vilnius) and required number of seats.
  • Get confirmation.
  • Further instructions will be sent to You by email and mobile +37067828788‬ (Giedrius).
  • The number of places is limited, so don’t delay.

More >> and here >>

BY INTERSITY COACHES

You can travel by intersity coaches to Zarasai (20 km from the Lake Dūburys island) or Antazavė (5 km from the Lake Dūburys island).

 

Estimate the remaining distance of the trip and plan how you will overcome it. Perhaps a special route, taxi, shuttle services.

A 23-seat special bus (Turmantas railway station – Zarasai bus station – Dūburys islandhas been ordered.

The price for this bus is 7 EUR one way, regardless of whether you board in Turmantas or Zarasai.

 

  • August 25 (Thursday) – 17:25 from Turmantas train station to the island. On the way, at 17:45 we would stop at Zarasai bus station.
  • August 26 (Friday) – 17:25 and 19:59 from Turmantas to the island. On the way, at 17:45 and 20:20 we would stop at Zarasai bus station.
  • August 28 (Sunday) – 17:00 from Dūburys Island, so that you can catch the train from Turmantas at 18:02.
 

You may also find the taxi number in Zarasai +37067916162 useful (from Zarasai bus station to Dūburys island – 15 EUR).

 

Schedules and tickets for intercity coaches >>

BY TRAIN

You can travel to the festival by the most environmentally friendly means of transportation – the train. Trains will take you from Vilnius to Turmantas – the terminal station of the North-eastern railway line! There are 35 km from Turmantas to the Lake Dūburys island.
You can bring a bike to cover the remaining distance, hitchhike or use taxi (phone number +370 679 16162, €25 Eur from Turmantas train station to Dubūrys island).

A 23-seat special bus (Turmantas railway station – Zarasai bus station – Dūburys islandhas been ordered.

The price for this bus is 7 EUR one way, regardless of whether you board in Turmantas or Zarasai.

 

  • August 25 (Thursday) – 17:25 from Turmantas to the island. On the way, at 17:45 we would stop at Zarasai bus station.
  • August 26 (Friday) 17:25 and 19:59 from Turmantas to the island. On the way, at 17:45 and 20:20 we would stop at Zarasai bus station.
  • August 28 (Sunday) – 17:00 from Dūburys Island, so that you can catch the train from Turmantas at 18:02.
 

Schedules and tickets for trains >>

BY BIKE

The real challenge is reaching the island of Lake Dūburys by bike! Persistent adventurers can join the MJR bike tour Minam Juodaragin, which offers an environmentally friendly way of travelling to the festival and enjoying the spectacular landscapes of Aukštaitija region.

Even if you have no wish to ride a bike across Lithuania for several days in a row, bring one to the festival if you have the chance! The area around Lake Dūburys is mesmerising and full of curiosities, so a bike might come in handy.

BY MOTORCYCLE OR CAR

If you are travelling from Vilnius, take the Molėtai road (A14) to Utena, then take the road A6 to Zarasai, take a left at Daugailiai (178), and ride to Antazavė across Antalieptė and Dusetos.

If you are travelling from Kaunas, take the road A6 through Jonava, Ukmergė and Utena until you reach Zarasai. Turn left at Daugailiai (178), and ride to Antazavė across Antalieptė and Dusetos.

You will arrive from Antazavė or Zarasai by the road 117. 3km from Antazavė, take a marked gravel road which will take you to the Lake Dūburys island.

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ARRIVAL

LET'S MEET IN GREAT JUODARAGIS, HURRAY!

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