Lubāna – accommodation place “Kalna šķēļi”

Length of the trip – 35 km.

The Aiviekste river, with the length of 114 km, separates two regions – “Vidzeme” and “Latgale”. In the bottom part of the river, are many islands and 15 rapids. On these islands is built a hydroelectric power plant of Aiviekste river, what was the largest hydroelectric power plant in Latvia, until 1938.

Lubāna is a small city on both of the river sides and Aiviekste river flows 2 km through city and comes to the Lubāna bridge and route starts from this point. On both sides of the river, can find big oaks. 6 km after the Lubāna bridge, on the left side is “Kodoli”, what is an accommodation place. After 2 km it is possible to see building from rocks, what is a museum, and also offering place for staying in a tent. 4 km away is a village called ‘’Meirāni”. If it is necessary, it is possible to go for a shopping in this place.

3 km after Meirāni bridge, on the left side is Meirāni canal. After this canal on the left side is a guesthouse and family-operated farm “Zīles”. After 6 km river goes under Švāns bridge. In next 6 km, it is possible to see two unique bridges and the end of this route is accommodation place, called “Kalna šķēļi”, where it is possible to build a tent or enjoy a sauna, by previous appointment.

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