The River Minija is one of the biggest rivers in the western part of Samogitia. It is also one of the most rapid, rifted and interesting water arteries for tourists. The river originates in the very highland of Samogitia and ends in the flat lowland of the seacoast. Tourists choosing water travel get a unique chance to get acquainted not only with distinctive Samogitia landscape, but also with its unique cultural heritage. It is recommended to choose the River Minija for travelling during the months of May and June.