The Kalsnava Arboretum is the largest collection of woody plants in Eastern Latvia. From early spring to late autumn you can see 2500 different species of trees and 45000 species of plants. Surroundings are beautiful and suitable for long walks.
Only in Kalsnava you can see such a rarities as:
- the tulip tree;
- the white fringe tree;
- the Kobushi magnolia.
Since 2006 the bigest collection of peonies in Latviai has being built up.
For walking and relaxing
You may take a relaxing walk along "rhododendron trail" in the pine forest. You can cross the pond over a bridge seeing a diversity of colours of water lilies. Kalsnava Arboretum is a miraculous garden which blossoms all the year round.
Even in October - when the witch-hazel blooms.
About the Arboretum
The collection has a notable scientific, educational, economic and recreational significance. The Kalsnava Arboretum covers a total area of 143.96 ha with 99 ha of trees and shrubs.
It was established in 1975 with the aim of doing research in dendrology and forestry and building a collection of foreign trees and shrubs to be propagated for further planting.