Kulautuva Cognitive Trail


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In the forests of Kulautuva, the foresters of Kaunas SFE have installed a 4 km long bicycle path and 2.4 km of pedestrians, which starts from the town of Kulautuva (120 m section is lined with boards) and the resort is equipped for people with disabilities.

The Smart Route is an acacia alley, made famous by the Singing Poetry and Live Music Festival of the same name, which has been running since 2001. This street was named A. Smetona Avenue in 1933, on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the President. In order to make the street reminiscent of Laisvės Alley, acacia was planted here, and in 1952. the street was renamed Akacijų Alley. A unique outdoor exhibition “Historical Memory of Kulautuva: Resort by the River” (initiator and curator Dr. Viltė Migonytė-Petrulienė) has been established in Akacijų Alley. Using the QR scanner app of the smartphone, the holidaymakers will go to the portal here, where they will be able to get acquainted with the stories about the resort of Kulautuva by people who have shared different and personal photos. On the website you will also find a route created especially for this exhibition: "Kulautuva: resort by the river", which is intended to mark the memory of the place. The route lasts 6.7 km, it will take a little over 2.5 hours. Continuing the walk on Acacia Alley, you can enjoy not only the amazing interwar architecture, but also relax in the parks, where there are playgrounds for children and outdoor exercise machines.

Next to Acacia Alley, near one of the ponds, you can see the monument to Madonna (Blessed Virgin Mary) (sculptor Stasys Stanišauskas). The monument was built in 1934 to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the President of Lithuania Antanas Smetona. 1956 it was demolished (the statue was moved to the churchyard), in 1990. - restored. Near the park, on the bank of the Nemunas, there is a pier with a recreation and barbecue area. In the large park of Kulautuva, there is a 30-meter trail for barefoot walking, where the soles will rest on needles, pine cones, moss, various pebbles and pine bark.

Walking barefoot on different surfaces, the feet are subjected to a natural massage, during which the person relaxes, fatigue, irritability, insomnia are removed, work capacity, memory, attention, and the body are hardened. According to experts, walking the barefoot path strengthens the leg muscles and ligaments, which improves posture and balance.


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