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Alūksne - Stāmariena - Gulbene 68km (Tour de LatEst)

 

More experienced cyclists can try competing the narrow-gauge train called Mazbānītis, which completes the way from Alūksne to Gulbene in a little less than an hour and a half. It is a difficult task though. Yet for not that experienced cyclists, Mazbānītis, which runs along the same way as the bicycle route, offers an opportunity to load the bicycle on the train and do a part of the ride without a strain. The road here is not easy: hilly and mostly gravel road, the most difficult part here is between Ate windmill and Stāmeriena. Tourist services are available in Alūksne and Gulbene, but in the countryside only the basic services are offered.

The cycling route by “Tour de LatEst”.

Included sights

  • The track gauge of this line is 750 mm. The section of 33km in length is the last remaining part of the Stukmaņi - Valka railway line put in...
    Viestura iela 12, Gulbene district, Gulbene, LV-4401
  • Atklātais krājums Gulbenes muzejā
    The Gulbene District History and Art Museum's mission is to identify, collect, research, preserve and promote the cultural and historical...
    Brīvības iela 10, Gulbene district, Gulbene, LV-4401
  • Aluksne Evangelic Lutheran church was built based on the initiative by the owner of Aluksne Manor Otto Hermann von Vietinghoff.
    Pils iela 25a, Alūksne district, Alūksne, LV-4301
  • Alūksnes Jaunā pils
    Aluksne New Castle was commissioned by Alexander von Vietinghoff and built from 1859 – 1863 in the style of English neo-gothic. There was an...
    Pils iela 74, Alūksne district, Alūksne, LV-4301
  • Livonian Order finished the construction of a stone castle on the biggest of the islands in Lake Aluksne - Pilssala (Castle island) in 1342, it was...
    Alūksne district, Alūksne, Pilssala
Last updated: 15.12.2011