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. 8 “Lake cycling route”

Aglona - Salenieki - Cirīša HES - Kundziniški - Valaiņi - Biešoni - Velnezers - Terehova - Kapiņi - Madelānu pilskalns - Karaļa kalns - Aglona
Distance: 23 km


Aglona is situated between two lakes - Cirīšu and Aglonas that gives a great opportunity of active rest in this area – to swim, to fish, to go by boat etc. The only Bread museum in Latvia is situated there.

Basilica of Aglona and its territory are 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.

Aglona catholic gymnasium. It is built in 1928 to educate the youth of the parish.

Cirīša HES. The reservoir of Cirīšu small hydro power station consists of 6 lakes.

Velnezers (Čertoks). It is a state protected nature territory. The mysterious lake is situated in a weird place. It attracts visitors` attention with peculiar and untypical green-blue colour of water. It is considered to be a mysterious place.

Madelānu castle mound. One of the most beautiful mounds in Latvia. Its relative height is 20 m. Mound was inhabited in the 12th-13th century. They say that near the castle mound the King of Lithuania – Mindaugas has died.

Karaļa (Royal) mound. A recently - found place not far from Aglona. There are a statue of Jesus and a statue of an angel on the hill.

Accommodation

Title

Number of beds

Price LVL

Contact information

Additional services

Aglona basilica hotel

70

4-15

+371 29472155
+371 5381109


“Dzelmes”

6

1-5

+371 29552994

Sauna

Guest house „Aglonas Cakuli”

30

8-15

+371 29194362

Boat, bicycle rent

“Upenīte”

10

To be agreed

+371 26312465
+371 5323229

Sauna

“Mežinieku mājas”

60

To be agreed

+371 29234425
+371 26324038

Sauna, massage

“Zam Līpa”

Tent places
10

0,50

+371 5300340
+371 26070724


“Feodāļi”

8

5

+371 26463455

Sauna, boat rent

“Ābelītes”

16

To be agreed

+371 29567209
+371 29651699

Sauna, boat rent, horse riding

“Biešoni”

Tent places 30
Camping 4

Tent places 1,5
Camping 6

+371 29188350 +371 5300331

Sauna

“Skandas”

Tent places

1

+371 29460511


“Malvīne”

9

10

+371 26487180
+371 26324038

Boat rent, banquet hall

Meals

Title

Contact information

Aglona Cathedral monastery

+371 29472155, +371 5381109

“Upenīte”

+371 26312465

“Mežinieku mājas”

+371 29234425, +371 26324038

Cafe ”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

Tourist place “Dzelmes”

Horse riding

+371 29552994

Countryside house “Upenīte”

Biological farm. Country animals. Ride on a pony. Sauna. Pleasant relaxation near the fireplace.

+371 26312465

Guesthouse “Mežinieku mājas”

Excursion in the biological farm. Walking through the nature dream path.

+371 29234425 +371 26324038

“Biešoni”

Excursion to Velnezers

+371 29188350 +371 5300331

“Feodāļi”

ExcursionMadelānu castle mound, Karaļa mount

+371 26463455

 

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