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.

Madona museum of local history and Tourism information centre

The museum has thematic and art exhibitions, an exposition about the archeology of the region, there is also located Madona region tourism information center. Available guide services, maps and brochures about Madona region and surroundings and souvenirs.
Phone:
+371 29130437
(Sanita Soma LV, RUS)
+371 27294005
(Gunta Strode LV, ENG)

Tourism information centre

Madona museum

The biggest lake in Latvia – Lubāns

Lubāns Wetland Information centre – Lubāns, tourism map of Lake Lubāns surrounding, brochures, coffee, souvenirs, guides and excursions Lake Lubāns surrounding, binoculars, bird watching excursions, hiking’s trips and environmental education workshops, SUP boards, SUP orienteering route in the lake.

Phone: +371 29234956

Lubana lake

www.visitmadona.lv

“MADONAS KARAMELES” (MADONA CARAMEL SWEETS)

Opportunity to visit a caramel workshop to get acquainted with the way of creating caramels, You can also try your hand at making them, choose any of the available flavors and create caramels in your favorite colors. Fill the day with a joyful breath of sweet energy!
Phone: +371 26380073;
+371 26539290

“Madonas karameles” (Madona caramel sweets)

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 enjoy a delicious meal on the terrace of their summer restaurant.
Phone: +371 25188018

Madonas alus

www.visitmadona.lv

"55 LADYBUGS" – MEDICAL HERBAL TEAS

Individual merchant "55 mārītes" is a family company that has developed its activities in the production of natural herbal teas and spices grown in Latvia. The company produces more than 70 types of tea. They are 100% natural, hand-picked in the wild, dried in natural conditions and with maximum preservation of plant structure (whole leaves, flowers, berries, etc.). They offer a group tours and a meeting with Dr.sc.ing. Līga Lieplapa, the company’s manager who will introduce you to the ample world of medical herbs.

Phone: +371 26527445

"55 ladybugs"

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. Cesvaine Palace is a national architectural monument and since 1997 it has been included into the list of European Cultural Heritage. The charming Cesvaine offers castle and manor guided tours, tastings of drinks made in Cesvaine, a musical tour of the church.
Cesvaine Tourism Center
phone: +371 26172637

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.
Phone: +371 27841099,
+371 29326912

Kalsnava arboretum

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.

Phone: +371 29296045;
+37126395710

Domu pietura “Mind's station”

www.visitmadona.lv

CULINARY PROGRAM "HISTORIC DISHES OF MADONA REGION"

The hostess Antra Gotlaufa offers a taste of a historic dishes of Madona region (group catering), culinary master classes, food is prepared with home-grown berries (strawberries, raspberries) and other farm products as they are owners of this farm. Antra Gotlaufa has participated in several TV shows such as "Meet your craftsman", "Real Latvian hosts 2017", etc.
Phone:+371 29455829

www.visitmadona.lv

“Local producer in Sarkani”

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.

Phone: +37129269192

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. Nature trail (2 km), downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, ski equipment rental, accommodation, cafe, sauna, guide services.
Danuta Kiopa, phone:
+371 29453973;
Sarmīte Rukmane, phone:
+371 20097882;
Juris Stradiņš phone:
+371 29216473

Gaizinkalns

www.visitmadona.lv

Sports And Recreation Center "Smeceres Sils"

Cross-country skiing, biathlon track, ski equipment rental, rollerblading, adventure park with rope rides, BMX track, bicycle rental, orienteering field ground, beach volleyball and streetball courts, motorcycle track, swimming area, sauna, organization of sports games, camps and events.
Phone: +371 29347575 ;
+371 26396032

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 7 types of soft cheeses), pre-ordering catering - the menu includes tomato soup with goat cheese, ice cream.
Phone: +371 29187164;
+371 29180251

www.visitmadona.lv

MASTER OF WOOD AND PLANT WOOL

The owner Ritvars Točs has discovered ancient Baltic skills – how obtain and manufacture wool from various trees and plants (nettles, thistles, reeds, willows, maples, apples, mountain ash, aspen, oak, etc.), the healing properties of wool and the creation of various products (small canvas, hats, gloves, etc.). Since 2014, the owner in his house has created an exposition for tourists -
"WOOL STUDIO”
Phone: +371 25982083

Stone park "Vaidavas"

Stone park "Vaidavas" has one of the largest stone collections in Latvia (~ 4000 stones), located in an area of about 2 ha. The owner knows that all the stones in "Vaidava" have positive energy. A collection of ancient household items and tools, a collection of cups (~ 2000 cups), “Ghost House”, where you can encounter various natural formations, are also offered for viewing.

Phone: +371 2656 5071

Madona museum of local history and Tourism information centre

The museum has thematic and art exhibitions, an exposition about the archeology of the region, there is also located Madona region tourism information center. Available guide services, maps and brochures about Madona region and surroundings and souvenirs.
Phone:
+371 29130437 (Sanita Soma LV, RUS)
+371 27294005 (Gunta Strode LV, ENG)

Tourism information centre

Madona museum

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. Cesvaine Palace is a national architectural monument and since 1997 it has been included into the list of European Cultural Heritage. The charming Cesvaine offers castle and manor guided tours, tastings of drinks made in Cesvaine, a musical tour of the church.

Cesvaine Tourism Center
phone: +371 26172637

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. Nature trail (2 km), downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, ski equipment rental, accommodation, cafe, sauna, guide services.
Danuta Kiopa, phone:
+371 29453973;
Sarmīte Rukmane, phone:
+371 20097882;
Juris Stradiņš phone:
+371 29216473

Gaizinkalns

www.visitmadona.lv

The biggest lake in Latvia – Lubāns

Lubāns Wetland Information centre – Lubāns, tourism map of Lake Lubāns surrounding, brochures, coffee, souvenirs, guides and excursions Lake Lubāns surrounding, binoculars, bird watching excursions, hiking’s trips and environmental education workshops, SUP boards, SUP orienteering route in the lake.

Phone: +371 29234956

Lubana lake

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.

Phone: +371 27841099, +371 29326912

Kalsnava arboretum

www.visitmadona.lv

Sports And Recreation Center "Smeceres Sils"

Cross-country skiing, biathlon track, ski equipment rental, rollerblading, adventure park with rope rides, BMX track, bicycle rental, orienteering field ground, beach volleyball and streetball courts, motorcycle track, swimming area, sauna, organization of sports games, camps and events.

Phone: +371 29347575 ; +371 26396032

www.visitmadona.lv

“MADONAS KARAMELES” (MADONA CARAMEL SWEETS)

Opportunity to visit a caramel workshop to get acquainted with the way of creating caramels, You can also try your hand at making them, choose any of the available flavors and create caramels in your favorite colors. Fill the day with a joyful breath of sweet energy!

Phone: +371 26380073; +371 26539290

“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.

Phone: +371 29296045; +37126395710

Domu pietura “Mind's station”

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 7 types of soft cheeses), pre-ordering catering - the menu includes tomato soup with goat cheese, ice cream.

Phone: +371 29187164; +371 29180251

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 enjoy a delicious meal on the terrace of their summer restaurant.

Phone: +371 25188018

Madonas alus

www.visitmadona.lv

CULINARY PROGRAM "HISTORIC DISHES OF MADONA REGION"

The hostess Antra Gotlaufa offers a taste of a historic dishes of Madona region (group catering), culinary master classes, food is prepared with home-grown berries (strawberries, raspberries) and other farm products as they are owners of this farm. Antra Gotlaufa has participated in several TV shows such as "Meet your craftsman", "Real Latvian hosts 2017", etc.

Phone:+371 29455829

www.visitmadona.lv

MASTER OF WOOD AND PLANT WOOL

The owner Ritvars Točs has discovered ancient Baltic skills – how obtain and manufacture wool from various trees and plants (nettles, thistles, reeds, willows, maples, apples, mountain ash, aspen, oak, etc.), the healing properties of wool and the creation of various products (small canvas, hats, gloves, etc.). Since 2014, the owner in his house has created an exposition for tourists -

"WOOL STUDIO” Phone: +371 25982083

"55 LADYBUGS" – MEDICAL HERBAL TEAS

Individual merchant "55 mārītes" is a family company that has developed its activities in the production of natural herbal teas and spices grown in Latvia. The company produces more than 70 types of tea. They are 100% natural, hand-picked in the wild, dried in natural conditions and with maximum preservation of plant structure (whole leaves, flowers, berries, etc.). They offer a group tours and a meeting with Dr.sc.ing. Līga Lieplapa, the company’s manager who will introduce you to the ample world of medical herbs.

Phone: +371 26527445

"55 ladybugs"

www.visitmadona.lv

“Local producer in Sarkani”

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.

Phone: +37129269192

Stone park "Vaidavas"

Stone park "Vaidavas" has one of the largest stone collections in Latvia (~ 4000 stones), located in an area of about 2 ha. The owner knows that all the stones in "Vaidava" have positive energy. A collection of ancient household items and tools, a collection of cups (~ 2000 cups), “Ghost House”, where you can encounter various natural formations, are also offered for viewing.

Phone: +371 2656 5071