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MY MADONA

Madona is an unique city with its picturesque relief, Madona is located in a heart of Vidzeme region. It is also one of the most popular winter sport centers in Latvia, the city usually is called the capital of winter in Latvia. It is interesting that Madona is one of the highest places in Latvia – it is located 122 to 193 meters above sea level. The city is characterized by a remarkable peace in contrast to the bustle of other bigger cities, it is rich with green parks, bright greenery and fountains.

Check out some of the opportunities to see and enjoy in Madona and surroundings

TOURISM INFORMATION CENTRE

* Guidebooks containing information about Madona region and Latvia.
* Purchase of souvenirs: postcards, pens with logo of Madona, cups with logo of Madona, magnets with city sights, and others.
* “Madona Friends card”.
* Tourist guide services.
* Madona Tourist Information Center is located in the same building as the Madona Museum of Local History and Art. Therefore, we also offer to see exhibitions.

TOURISM INFORMATION CENTRE

www.visitmadona.lv

LUBANA LAKE

Lubāna wetland information centre. Latvia's largest lake - Lubāns, tourist maps of Lake Lubāna area, guide books, coffee, souvenirs, guides and excursions in Lake Lubāna area, binoculars, bird watching tours, hiking and environmental education classes, SUP boards (10), SUP orienteering route on the lake.

LUBANA LAKE

www.visitmadona.lv

MADONA MUSEUM OF LOCAL HISTORY AND ART, EXHIBITION HALL

The museum regularly hosts various thematic and art exhibitions, events and lectures about the archeology of the region. The museum has educational programs for children, pupils and adults. In the same building is located as well Madona Tourism Information Center, available tourist guide services and practical activities. Visitors can use the museum's scientific library. City and district tours are available for groups.

MADONA MUSEUM OF LOCAL HISTORY AND ART, EXHIBITION HALL

www.visitmadona.lv

DOMU PIETURA “MIND’S STATION”

"Taste of Madona region". Experience an emotional meeting at the family winery and enjoy the pleasure and taste of a variety of house wines.

DOMU PIETURA “MIND’S STATION”

facebook @"Domu pietura"

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CESVAINE PALACE

The palace of Adolf von Wulf is considered to be one of the brightest architectural achievements of the 2nd half of the 19th century. It is the masterpiece of eclecticism that unites architecture, sculpture, metalwork and painting. Cesvaine Palace is a national architectural monument and since 1997 it has been included into the list of European Cultural Heritage. Within the action "Visit Castles and Palaces in Latvia" the palace was awarded the honorary title of a "Dream Palace".

CESVAINE PALACE

LATVIA’S STATE FORESTS’ (LVM) KALSNAVA ARBORETUM

One of the most beautiful gardens in Latvia - the largest collection of trees and plants in Eastern Latvia (about 2,500 different tree species and 45,000 seedlings). Available visitor center, peony garden (about 240 varieties), individual walks, excursions, dendrologist consultations, creative workshops, events, “Green courtyard” school, wedding stop and ceremony place, guide services and excursions, practical activities, observation tower, organization of events.

LATVIA’S STATE FORESTS’ (LVM) KALSNAVA ARBORETUM

www.visitmadona.lv

“MADONAS KARAMELES” (MADONA CARAMEL SWEETS)

It all started in 2013 mastering the practice of hard candies production and the possibilities to embed a variety of drawings in them. Synthetic raw materials are not used in production. The range includes a variety of fruit and berry flavors, as well as garlic and ginger flavoured candies. By incorporating beautiful drawings into the caramels, they are made special, giving each of them its own character.

“MADONAS KARAMELES” (MADONA CARAMEL SWEETS)

www.visitmadona.lv

"LĪVI" – GOAT HERD, CREAMERY AND CHEESE

Z/S "Līvi" is a farm of a loving family, located in the middle of Latvia at the foot of Gaiziņkalns. One of the largest goat herds in Latvia (about 400 goats), excursion to the goat farm and creamery, goat watching, degustation and purchase of cheese (the farm produces 6 types of soft cheeses, pursuant to a prior order, the menu includes tomato soup with goat cheese, ice cream, catering (upon request).

Facebook @zslivi

"LĪVI" – GOAT HERD, CREAMERY AND CHEESE

www.visitmadona.lv

GAIZIŅKALNS

Gaiziņkalns is the highest hill in Latvia. The absolute height of the hill is 311.94 m above sea level, the relative height - 61.6 m, it is 1 km long and 650 m wide.

Gaiziņkalns

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“SMECERE PINE WOOD”

Biathlon track, roller skiing, adventure park with rope rides, BMX track, bicycle rental, orientation field ground, beach volleyball and streetball courts, organization of sports games, motorcycle track, cross-country skiing, swimming area, ski rental (12), sauna, organizing events and camps.

“SMECERE PINE WOOD”

www.visitmadona.lv

Meistars Sarkaņos

Māra Dolbe family home production company, where a wide range of natural food products for health and nutrition are made: hydrolates, vegetable powders, syrups, fermented teas, coffee, candies, wine, juices, jams, etc.

Meistars Sarkaņos

facebook @meistars.sarkanos

“MADONAS ALUS” BREWERY

In “Bodnieki” house built in 1906, beer was brewed already 100 years ago. When you come to visit brewery the owner Rolands Zaharovs will personally welcome you to show how to make the highest quality real Latvian craft beer and share the secrets of the brewing process.You will have chance to taste different beers and purchase draft beer directly from the brewery.

Facebook @madonasalus

www.visitmadona.lv

TOURISM INFORMATION CENTRE.

* Guidebooks containing information about Madona region and Latvia.
* Purchase of souvenirs: postcards, pens with logo of Madona, cups with logo of Madona, magnets with city sights, and others.
* “Madona Friends card”.
* Tourist guide services.
* Madona Tourist Information Center is located in the same building as the Madona Museum of Local History and Art. Therefore, we also offer to see exhibitions.

TOURISM INFORMATION CENTRE

www.visitmadona.lv

CESVAINE PALACE

The palace of Adolf von Wulf is considered to be one of the brightest architectural achievements of the 2nd half of the 19th century. It is the masterpiece of eclecticism that unites architecture, sculpture, metalwork and painting. Cesvaine Palace is a national architectural monument and since 1997 it has been included into the list of European Cultural Heritage. Within the action "Visit Castles and Palaces in Latvia" the palace was awarded the honorary title of a "Dream Palace".

CESVAINE PALACE

GAIZIŅKALNS

Gaiziņkalns is the highest hill in Latvia. The absolute height of the hill is 311.94 m above sea level, the relative height - 61.6 m, it is 1 km long and 650 m wide.

Gaiziņkalns

www.visitmadona.lv

MADONA MUSEUM OF LOCAL HISTORY AND ART, EXHIBITION HALL

The museum regularly hosts various thematic and art exhibitions, events and lectures about the archeology of the region. The museum has educational programs for children, pupils and adults. In the same building is located as well Madona Tourism Information Center, available tourist guide services and practical activities. Visitors can use the museum's scientific library. City and district tours are available for groups.

MADONA MUSEUM OF LOCAL HISTORY AND ART, EXHIBITION HALL

www.visitmadona.lv

“SMECERE PINE WOOD”

Biathlon track, roller skiing, adventure park with rope rides, BMX track, bicycle rental, orientation field ground, beach volleyball and streetball courts, organization of sports games, motorcycle track, cross-country skiing, swimming area, ski rental (12), sauna, organizing events and camps.

“SMECERE PINE WOOD”

www.visitmadona.lv

LATVIA’S STATE FORESTS’ (LVM) KALSNAVA ARBORETUM

One of the most beautiful gardens in Latvia - the largest collection of trees and plants in Eastern Latvia (about 2,500 different tree species and 45,000 seedlings). Available visitor center, peony garden (about 240 varieties), individual walks, excursions, dendrologist consultations, creative workshops, events, “Green courtyard” school, wedding stop and ceremony place, guide services and excursions, practical activities, observation tower, organization of events.

LATVIA’S STATE FORESTS’ (LVM) KALSNAVA ARBORETUM

www.visitmadona.lv

LUBANA LAKE

Lubāna wetland information centre. Latvia's largest lake - Lubāns, tourist maps of Lake Lubāna area, guide books, coffee, souvenirs, guides and excursions in Lake Lubāna area, binoculars, bird watching tours, hiking and environmental education classes, SUP boards (10), SUP orienteering route on the lake.

LUBANA LAKE

www.visitmadona.lv

"LĪVI" – GOAT HERD, CREAMERY AND CHEESE

Z/S "Līvi" is a farm of a loving family, located in the middle of Latvia at the foot of Gaiziņkalns. One of the largest goat herds in Latvia (about 400 goats), excursion to the goat farm and creamery, goat watching, degustation and purchase of cheese (the farm produces 6 types of soft cheeses, pursuant to a prior order, the menu includes tomato soup with goat cheese, ice cream, catering (upon request).

Facebook @zslivi

"LĪVI" – GOAT HERD, CREAMERY AND CHEESE

www.visitmadona.lv

Meistars Sarkaņos

Māra Dolbe family home production company, where a wide range of natural food products for health and nutrition are made: hydrolates, vegetable powders, syrups, fermented teas, coffee, candies, wine, juices, jams, etc.

Meistars Sarkaņos

Facebook @meistars.sarkanos

“MADONAS KARAMELES” (MADONA CARAMEL SWEETS)

It all started in 2013 mastering the practice of hard candies production and the possibilities to embed a variety of drawings in them. Synthetic raw materials are not used in production. The range includes a variety of fruit and berry flavors, as well as garlic and ginger flavoured candies. By incorporating beautiful drawings into the caramels, they are made special, giving each of them its own character.

“MADONAS KARAMELES” (MADONA CARAMEL SWEETS)

www.visitmadona.lv

DOMU PIETURA “MIND’S STATION”

"Taste of Madona region". Experience an emotional meeting at the family winery and enjoy the pleasure and taste of a variety of house wines.

DOMU PIETURA “MIND’S STATION”

Facebook @domupietura

www.visitmadona.lv

“MADONAS ALUS” BREWERY

In “Bodnieki” house built in 1906, beer was brewed already 100 years ago. When you come to visit brewery the owner Rolands Zaharovs will personally welcome you to show how to make the highest quality real Latvian craft beer and share the secrets of the brewing process.You will have chance to taste different beers and purchase draft beer directly from the brewery.

Facebook @madonasalus

www.visitmadona.lv