Lake Aluksne is the eleventh biggest lake in Latvia. The lake is situated 183.7 m above the sea level. There are four islands - Cepurîte (Little Hat Island), Garâ (Long Island), Tîklu (Net Island), and Pilssala (Castle Island), and the Cemetery Peninsula. They all are significant in the history and culture of the town. The lake is a favourite place...more
was opened on November 18, 1990. The museum has close to 300 Bibles, Holy Writs, song and sermon books and other publications of religious character in Latvian and other languages, including the E. J. Glik’s 1694 facsimile edition of the Bible. The main exposition of the museum is devoted to Ernst Johan Glik (1654-1705), who from 1682 to 1702 was...more
offers the permanent exhibition devoted to the composer Jazeps Vitols, founder and professor of the Latvian Conservatory. Every third Saturday of July choirs from all over Latvia come to "Anninas" to celebrate the anniversary of the composer's birthday. The museum also offers a guided tour of Gaujiena Manor including some interesting geological...more
L. Ezera str., Aluksne
Pils 72, Aluksne , phone.43 22591
Viresi mun., Aluksnes distr., , phone. 43 61425
Bar “B & Co”,
Pils 21, Aluksne , phone. 43 21467
Summer cafe “Jautrais kesteris”, “Kesteri”,
Kesteri”, Alsviku mun., Aluksne distr., , phone.43 24299, 9 159478
Bar “Andris”, Liepna,
Liepna, Aluksne distr., , phone.43 64624
Recreation centre “Ezermala”,
O. Vaciesa 2a, Aluksne , phone.43 22452
Restaurant/bar “Araji”, Hotel “Araji”,
Hotel “Araji”, Jaunanna, Aluksne distr., , phone. 43 23049
Pils 29, Aluksne , phone. 43 22784
Latgales 3b, Aluksne
Bar “Andris”, Pededze,
Pededze, Aluksne distr., , phone. 43 46526
Cafe “Sapnis”, “Brîvnieki”,
Gaujiena mun., Aluksne distr.
Jankalna 48, Aluksne , phone. 43 24407
Viresi, Aluksne distr., , phone.9 430576
Pils iela 68, Aluksne , phone. 43 22587
Cafe “Muzikalais klubs”,
Gaujkrasti, Gaujiena, Aluksnes distr., , phone. 43 57192
Laurencenes 20, Aluksne , phone. 43 22570
If You want to go to enjoy nightlife in Aluksne, than You can go to the nightclub "Ideja". Nightclub have 2 floors - on the first floor there is a dance hall, on the second floor there is a bar and tables where You can sit and chat with friends and from the second floor You can also watch the dance floor...
Better to go to this club is when they have some live music events - when there perform bands from Latvia...
Entrance to the club is about 2 LVL or 3 LVL (depends on what kind of performers will be in the club) - it is about 3 EUR or 4 EUR ( but in entrance You need to pay in LVL - latvian lats).
Coctails at the bar costs average 2 LVL or 3 LVL - depends what You order...
Dress Code: There are no special dress code going to this club.
In this project Latvia is represented by the Industrial Heritage Trust of Latvia which, in cooperation with the private railway company "Gulbene – Aluksne banitis", is restoring the steam engine Kc-4-332 built in Czechoslovakia and a "Pafawag" passenger coach, as well as reconstructing a passing loop in Kalniene station. It is also preparing...more
This is a very nice shop in Aluksne where You can find different kind of crafts, also bijouterie, pottery, candles, nice and interesting gifts etc.
What to buy: Different kind of goods which is hand made from natural linen (flax) like bags, tablecloth, scarfs, apron etc.
What to pay: It depends what You are going to buy.
Leaving Aluksne and driving north-east will take you to the nature park of Gaujiena, and its palace and estate dating from the 19th century. The park also contains a museum dedicated to the memory of composer J. Vitols, as well as a memorial to the poet O. Vacietis and the ruins of the Gaujiena castle.
Take a ride in a horse-drawn carraige (for information. Tel. 43-57340/57182) to Zvartava Castle, with its adjoining park and abbey set on the shores of the splendid Lake Zvartava. Zvartava Manor Complex developed in time about the end of the 18th till the beginning of the 19th century. Manor's history is closely connected with the von Cekells' and Verzens'. Manor-house was built in Tudor Neo-gothic style about 1881. There is partly preserved original interior decorative finish. From the original 18th century manor complex there preserved classicism style household buildings that were rebuilt and modernised in Neo-gothical shapes. Eldest househol part of the complex includes stables and gardener's house. In its origins there was reguraly planned garden at the manor-house, but later at the end of the 19th century 9.7 ha wide landscape park took place.
Now the manor is administrated by the Society of Latvian Artists. Different displays, shows, symposias take place in the manor-house and park
view nearly 33 km long railway span Gulbene - Aluksne, who is the last general usage narrow gauge railway in Latvia. This railway's span is the maintained part of the narrow gauge railway line Stukmani-Valka built in 1903. Almost hundred years long history has one of the reasons why Gulbene - Aluksne railway line was recognized as cultural monument...more
Museum of Local Studies at the Ate Mill, tel. 43-45452, 43-45444. Museum was established in 1985. It acknowledges and preserves the folk's heritage and wisdom for future generations. Regular activities are held for young people to acquire ancient craftmen and farmers skills, paying tribute to their forefathers and the villagers of older...more
Temple hill is situated on the south part of Aluksne cemetery island in the north of Aluksne, 217.2 m above the sea level. The castle mound is built on approximately 30m high elevation of the coast of the Aluksne lake, separated from the surroundings by ravines. In 1807 a granite rotunda or "temple of glory" was built in the rampart, from which the...more