Latgale Region Development Agency
Rigas St. 2, Daugavpils
Tel./Fax. 5428111
turisms@latgale.lv

INTERREG IIIA project “Exciting Cycling in the BCL” is co-financed by European Union

Cycling route No.10 “Extreme cycling route”

Aglona - Jaunaglona - Bērzgale - Starodvorje - Geranimova - Blaževiči - Priežmale - Lejas Butkāni - Jaunokra - Voveri - Raģeļi - Grāveri - Kovaļova - Peipiņi - Šķeltova - Brīveru pilskalns - Aglona
Distance: 120 km


Aglona is situated between two lakes - Cirīšu and Aglonas that gives a great opportunity of active rest in this area.

Basilica of Aglona and its territory is a national monument of culture and a sacral place of international importance. The landscape of the basilica is noticeable for its 60 m high steeples built in 1768-1800. There is an altar’s picture “Aglona Miraculous Virgin” and it is famous for its remedial abilities. The Pope has visited Basilica in 1993. Every year in the middle of August thousands of pilgrims come to visit the Basilica.

Aglona sacred spring. One of the oldest and the most famous springs in Latgale. It is famous for its healing qualities.

Cirīša Nature Park and Cirīša nature path. Protected area of 1260 ha. It is protected since 1931. The main value of the park is Cirīšu lake with its 8 islands. There are many protected plant and animal species found in the territory of the park.

Jaunaglona. There is Kameņeca Manor Park – dendrological plantation and water mill – one of the oldest in Latvia. Kameņeca stone – archeological monument (length 3,25 m, width 2,75 m, height 1,50 m). Jaunaglona museum of local history.

Bērzgale Catholic church. Excellent monument of baroque architecture of the 18th century (1744-1750). National monument of culture.

Starodvorje Old-believers’ church. It is situated in a historical Old – believers’ village.

Geraņimova manor house Park. Till the World War I Ģeraņimova manor house was a great building built in Empire style, but it has been rebuilt during the time of Soviet Union. In the territory of the Park one can see an alley and a grand lime-tree.

Blaževiču castle mound. It is situated at the Rušona lake. It was fortified in ancient wars among tribes.

Priežmale. A populated area on Geraņimovas-Ilzes lake. There is an Eisbahova manor park in Priežmale. The building of the manor serves as a school now.

Raģeļu Catholic church. The first building of the church has burnt, and it was renewed after World War 2. In 2006 its wooden interior is renewed.

Grāveri. A populated area at Jaziņas lake, on the road Krāslava – Aglona.

Grāveri Orthodox church. Grounded in 1836. In Soviet times it has been used even as a sports hall. It was renewed in 1990s.

Kovaļova Old – believers’ church. Grounded in 1861, has not changed much with time.

Peipiņi catholic church. It is built in 1930s by members of the parish.

St. Nicholas Orthodox church in Šķeltova. Built in 1836, and it is remarkable for its style and originality. A national monument of culture.

Brīveri castle mound. Archeological monument dated from 11 century A.D.

Accommodation

Title

Number of beds

Price
LVL

Contact information

Additional services

Aglona basilica hotel

70

4-15

+371 29472155
+371 5381109


Guest house „Aglonas Cakuli”

30

8-15

+371 29194362

Boat, bicycle rent

Camping “Pussala”

40

5-8

+371 26447747

Boat rent

“Pagalmiņi”

15

7

+371 29245673

Sauna

“Trepes”

15

5-8

+371 29910288 +371 29910260

Resting ground

“Zemeņu krastiņi”

25

5-10

+371 29185234

Sauna, massage

“Ezersētas”

12

To be agreed

+371 29166259

Rent of boats

Šķeltova Tourism center

6

5

+371 5641344


“Borovije”

Telts vietas

0,5

+371 29118597


“Juglaiņi”

10

To be agreed

+371 29130048


“Aglonas Alpi”

50

To be agreed

+371 29194362

Hurdles, sauna, sports ground

Aglona Tourism center

50

To be agreed

+371 5324573

Boat rent, tent area, beach

Meals

Title

Contact information

Aglona basilica’s canteen

+371 29472155, +371 5381109

Guesthouse “Mežinieku mājas”

+371 29234425, +371 26324038

Bar, café “Turība”

+371 5324313, +371 26483558

Other services

Title


Services

Contact information

Aglona basilica

Excursion

+371 29472155 +371 5381109

Bread museum

Excursion

+371 29287044 +371 5321905

Tourism place “Trepes”

Pleasant relaxation near the pound. Cableway.

+371 29910288 +371 29910260

Poultry farm “Zoti”

Excursion.

+371 5377747

 

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