The largest and deepest lake in Samogotia (Žemaitija), characterized by natural, cultural and landscape values. Even the depths of the lake are special: here are detected exceptional geological formations that give valuable information about geological formation of all upland . The lake was first mentioned in Lithuanian metrics the fifteenth century. Its area - 1205 ha, the average depth of -10.5 m, the deepest point - about 50 m.
There are 7 islands: Castle island, Calf island, Bold island, Mosse island, Island of beggars , Chicken island and the smallest - Šončel. All the lake islands and peninsulas Kreiviškiai and Auksalės are a state protected natural monuments and natural heritage.
The newly built bike trail around the lake opens a wonderful view and provide unforgettable travel experiences by bikes
Here, among many ordinary fish, you can catch salmon family fish - lake whitefish and vendace, inherited from post-glacial times.