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. 9 “Great family cycling route”

Aglona - Cirīši - Aglona
Distance: 20 km


Aglona is situated between two lakes - Cirīšu and Aglonas that gives a great opportunity for 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 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.

Ruskuļu Big Stone – archaeological monument (perimeter is 5,80m, length – 3,80m).

Fintmuiža. There are two grand oaks to be found on the territory of the Fintmuiža manor park. The girth of the bigger oak is 5 m.

Upursala. Nature reserve. The island is the only island in the lake with hilly landscape. From history it is known that people used the island for rituals, celebrations and meetings.

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

Accommodation

Title


Number of places

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

“Dzelmes”

6

1-5

+371 29552994

Sauna

“Upenīte”

10

To be agreed

+371 26312465

Sauna

“Mežinieku mājas”

60

To be agreed

+371 29234425
+371 26324038

Sauna, massage

Camping “Pussala”

40

3 - 5

+371 26447747

Boat rent

“Malvīne”

9

10

+371 26487180
+371 26324038

Boat rent, banquet hall, sauna

Aglona Tourism Center

50

To be agreed

+371 5324573

Boat rent, tent place, beach

Meals

Title

Contact information

Aglona Cathedral monastery

+371 29472155, +371 5381109

Countryside house “Upenīte”

+371 26312465

Guesthouse “Mežinieku mājas”

+371 29234425, +371 26324038

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

Tourist place “Dzelmes”

Horse riding

+371 29552994

Countryside house “Upenīte”

Biological farm. Country animals. Pony-trekking. Sauna. Pleasing relaxation near the fireplace.

+371 26312465 +371 5375229

Guesthouse “Mežinieku mājas”

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

+371 29234425 +371 26324038

 

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