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Sveksna Manor
 

Sveksna Manor

288px GenovaitesvilaSveksna Manor complex is located near a small river Sveksnale in Silute district, Sveksna sub district. Manor house is in a center of Sveksna town, near neo-gothic church of St.Jacob. This church and Manor house are combined by a unique two arches viaduct.

Sveksna Manor house is mentioned from the fiftheenth century, town - since 1509. In 1880 Adomas Pliateris built here Sveksna Manor villa (which remains until our days), in honor of his wife and named it "Genovaite".

During World War I, after the departure of Pliateriai, Sveksna Manor was overpowered by German officers, who damaged bildings, destroyed and broke the famous Manor "zoo".

In 1918, Lithuanian Independence era, Jurgis Pliateris came back from Russia to Sveksna and lived here until the beginning of Sovietizatio. Jurgis Pliateris had a tragic fate- he was exiled. He died in exile, buried in an unkown grve. Manor house was destroyed a lot in 1940. Bolshevik activists creating a fire in a park, burned all Sveksna Manor archive, lbrary books. Destroyed many valuable works of art.

According with the law, villa "Genovaite" was returned to Aleksandras Pliateris wie - Countess Felicija Laimė Broel - Pliaterienė in 2001. She fixed all Mnaor buildings and park - restored the palace and estalished a mseum.

Villa "Genovaite" is decorated with plaster moldings and paintings. Elegant banquet hall with four columns, rich marbling, stucco, painting. Beams between the 7 Sveksnos dvaras WEB
columns and the roof is deocrated with friezes of 30 sculptures of women heads. Figure of ancient goddess Flora is painted in the center of the ceilling. At the side - cupids strewing flowers, bearing garlands and playing with pigeons. Sveksna Manor park with 9.5 hectares green area, is one of the most beautiful parks in Lithuania. There are many native and exotic tre species in this park, here you can find sundial, decarative vases, sculpture of the goddess Diana. The vibrancy of the park is provided by a few ponds, small river.

Up to date you can find here small park architecture: the central gate of the fence, garden fence gate with stone remains, ancient Roman hunting goddess Diana statue in the larger pond on the island. The newky restored sundial, a vase on a pedestal, round observation deck with railing, stairs with vases, St Mary sculpture, "Angel of Freedom", footbriges.

Today in villa "Genovaite" you can take a ride in a brougham, organize a photo shoot, a buffet or weddings.Also, there are catering and accommodation as serivces as well. There are offered tables and the other equipment for a photo shoot.

                       

Half-day tour to Trakai

Trakai (4 hours tour) is one of the oldest Grand Duchy of Lithuania residence and capitals. Trakai is the second capital of Lithuania.

Tour to Kernave

Kernave village (4 hours tour) located on the banks of the river Neris (35 km from Vilnius) has been known as the capital of Lithuania before Trakai and Vilnius. 

Country life museum in Rumsiskes

Country life Open Air Museum of Lithuania (6 hours tour) is a unique and one of the largest (195 ha) open-air ethnographic museums in Europe.

Fly & Lease of campers in the Baltic.

Camper on the road

Take a tour and discover Baltics by yourself!

You will be able to travel comfortably throughout Baltic Sates in our campers, as passengers really may feel themselves like home and take any necessary stuff with them, even their most loved cup for coffee.
A virtue of motor homes is the possibility to be in the cabin in all companionship while going from place to place.
Moreover, you will be free as you will be independent from hotels and every evening you will be able to spend in any place you wish!

Prepaid individual transfer :

no trouble with money exchange upon arrival,
no need to take care oftaxi search,
no language problems !

The driver will wait for you at arrival hall with your name on the card, will help you with luggage and will safely transfer you to agreed place.
Please fill in the Transfer Reservation and we will contact you within 24 business hours with confirmation

KIA CARNIVAL  25 EUR (max 5 persons)                                                
MERCEDES-BENZ VIANO  35 EUR (max 7 persons)

per car only!