Although the Latgale region is not the richest in castles and manors, we do have our gems, which are definitely worth seeing in person! Each place has its own special story, atmosphere, and opportunities. Prepare a thermos of warm tea and go for a trip to Latgale! Bebrene Manor complex One of the few in…

Each of the four regions of Latvia has a distinctive culinary heritage. While visiting Latgale, be aware that arguments like “I’m on a diet” or “I’m not hungry”, will not be taken seriously, because here every hostess will never let you leave the dining table, until you try out each and every dish and drink,…

Planning to visit Latgale region? Do not miss out on the best sweet buns and other confectionery sweets in the region. Here are some suggestions of small local businesses and ideas on what to see and do around. LUDZA city In the heart of Ludza city just beside the Tourism information center, there is a…

The process of preparing a black sauna is very different from the so-called “white” sauna. In ancient times, the black saunas played an important role – wives came there for childbirth, people also dried hops for beer, and meat. The black sauna was an integral part of a human’s life. The black sauna is certainly…

The sightseeing guides allow tourists to view the best attractions of Daugavpils city (Eastern Latvia). Users can also create their own self-guided walks to explore Daugavpils on foot, at their own pace.  Daugavpils, the second-largest city in Latvia. It is the main town in the region of Latgale. The town has a coat of arms…

Latvians are known for their love for nature and the tendency to spend time outdoors. In the current situation, it has helped us cope with the new normal. With open spaces to escape the crowds and taste for outdoor entertainment we’re naturally talented at distancing and are cautiously accepting visitors too. But we still encourage…