Places to visit
Salantai Regional Park Visitor Center
A part of Salantai Regional Park is in Kretinga district. The park was set up with a view to preserving Erla-Salantas-Minija, natural ecosystem and cultural heritage assets. The park lies in the north-western part of Lithuania, northern part of the West Samogitian Plateau, covers 7761 ha in Kretinga district. Abundance and diversity of cultural heritage objects, swift-flowing rivers, unique boulder fields, peculiar orderly towns: all ths gives great charm and uniqueness to Salantai Regional Park. The last glacier which slided 26 thousand year ago formed the valleys of the rivers Minija, Salantas and Erla and natural boulder fields. Salantai town and Juodupėnai, Erlėnai, Laiviai, Pesčiai, Kalnalis, Skaudaliai, Nasrėnai, Kūlupėnai, Karten are established in the hills surrounding the river valleys as the places which are most favourable for living.