Nature Objects

Nature Objects

lielaisliepukalns Posted 03.06.2014
The Great Lime Tree Hill
Address: Dubuļu ciems, Kaunatas pagasts
Short description: Lielais Liepu Hill (The Great Lime Tree Hill-ENG.) The hill (289, 3 m above the sea level) is the highest peak in Latgale and the third highest peak in Latvia. On the peak of the hill there is the highest sightseing tower in Latvia (34 m) built of wood. One can enjoy a wonderful view to Lake Rāzna and its surroundings.
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Lubāns Posted 02.06.2014
Lake Lubāns
Address: Gaigalavas, Nagļu pagasts
T: +371 28301143
Short description: Lake Lubāns, wetland of Lubāns. Lubāns (80,7 km2) is the largest lake in Latvia and the unique wetland in Europe. The lake and the wetland have high biodiversity. Nature Reserve is included in the European Union network of protected areas and NATURA 2000 under the Ramsar Convention criteria as the wetland of international importance. Lubāns wetland, called marshy meadows, includes bogs, wet meadows and wet forests. In autumn and spring the lake attracts thousands of migratory waterfowl which is easily to wach from the bird observation towers or the terrace of water tourism development center.
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Posted 31.05.2014
Ļoļi Stone „Velna pēdas” (The feet of the devil)
Address: Mākoņkalna pagasts
T: +371 64646741
Short description: Ļoļi Velna pēdas stone is located in a small wooded meadow at the border of Rēzekne and Krāslava municipalities. It is 1,9m high rounded cone with the base perimeter 1,8m. This stone is a geological monument and was registered in the 1930s, and belonged to another administrative territory.

GPS: 56.2894310, 27.3935874
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DSC_1687 Posted 30.05.2014
Medinsku Vincīšu Boulder
Address: Rikavas pagasts
T: +371 64607081 (municipality)
Short description: It is one of the largest boulders in Rēzekne region and is located on hillock called by local people Magoņkalns just 40m to the left of the road Jaunviļāni – Medinsku. The boulder is 6,6m long, 5,4m wide, 3,3m high.
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Plakanais akmens Posted 29.05.2014
Wide Stone
Address: Mākoņkalna pagasts
T: +371 64646741
Short description: In Mākoņkalns parish, not far from stone Āžmugura one can see a wide stone- Platais akmens.
GPS: 56.2927650, 27.3933172
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Purmalu_akm_2011A (1203 x 902) Posted 28.05.2014
The Boulder of Purmaļi
Address: Vērēmu pagasts
T: +371 64628833 (municipality)
Short description: The Boulder of Purmaļi is the biggest boulder in Rēzekne district and one of the 20 biggest boulders in Latvia. It is located on the escarpment surrounded by the trees and the bushes. Perimeter 18,5 m, height 3,2 m, lenght 5,6 m, width 4,7, surface volume 30 m3. It has been protected by the state since 977.
GPS: 56.5865041, 27.4045158
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Rāznas ezers Posted 27.05.2014
Lake Rāzna
Address: Kaunatas, Čornajas, Lūznavas, Mākoņkalna pagasts
T: +371 64667000 (municipality)
Short description: Lake Rāzna (57,8 m2) is often called the sea of Latgale. It is the biggest lake in Latvia. Rāzna is situated on the hill Rāznava with beautiful landscapes, high peaks and Latgalian castle hills. Enjoy the recreation places beside the lake, the National park of Rāzna and its surroundings. The place is included in the European Union network of protected areas NATURA 2000. The lake has 10 islands with the territory 24,6 ha. The largest islands are Apaļa sala and Apšu sala. Two gulfs- Zosnasgals and Dūkstigals. The level of the water is 163,8 m above the see level. In 2006 Rāzna National Park was opened.
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Posted 26.05.2014
Subinaites Boulder
Address: Sakstagala pagasts
T: +371 64640550 (municipality)
Short description: Subinaites boulder is located in Sakstagals parish. The stone base is below the river level 2,5m, which is 5,2m long and 4,4m wide, above the water level rises about 1,6m. It has been protected since 1977.
GPS: 56.5617496, 27.0805946
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Stārķu vērošana Untumos Posted 25.05.2014
Stork watching
Address: Spundžāni, Ozolmuižas pagasts
T: +371 26227297
E-mail: ligita.harcevska@gmail.com
Home page:http://www.untumi.lv
Short description: Stork watching by optical devices. One has the opportunity to observe the storks’ life with optical devices. A horse yard "Untumi", 4 km from Rēzekne city.
GPS: 56.5347186, 27.2587872
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DSC06403 Posted 24.05.2014
Teirumnieki Marsh Pathway
Address: Nagļu pagasts
T: +371 29165392, +371 28301143
Home page: http://www.lvm.lv
Short description: Teirumnieki marsh pathway is included in Lubāna wetland. Enjoy habitats and landscapes of the bog by walking along 800 m long footbridge path which leads along Lake Teirumnieki and recreation place.
GPS: 56.7176262, 26.9463940
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