A Fir tree of Witches
Nearby Vilkyškiai in the forest grows the famous tree in Pagėgiai municipality well-known as Fir tree of Witches. It is the most impressive tree not only ion Lithuania but also in Europe. It is a monument of nature. It is a multi – trunk tree which has even 17 trunks – branches. The branches twist with each other and look like hair of witches. The height of the tree is 32,5 meters and span of the main trunk is about 5,1 meters. It is said to be over 150 years old. Even storms and worms are not able to destroy this unique tree. There are some legends about this tree.