Winter holidays in Rezekne
Winter, despite the cold, is the most beautiful season of the year, which opens up wide opportunities for recreation and adventure, so we offer ideas on how to make your winter more colorful in Rēzekne. Enjoy cozy and warm hospitality right here in the heart of Latgale!
Cultural evenings at the Embassy of Latgale GORS
When it gets dark in the city, like a real cultural furnace, the Latgale Embassy GORS shines in the very center of the city. Go to the cinema, taste an exquisite dinner at the cafe “Zīds”, enjoy the magic of art at the Gora exhibition hall or plan an event. In December, the Latgale Embassy GORS will be full of festive events. The year-end month will be filled with graceful ballet performances, events full of children’s laughter, as well as loud and Christmas-themed concerts.
Discover your cultural enjoyment in GORS: www.latgalesgors.lv
Rēzekne in audio stories
Even though it’s winter outside, that doesn’t mean you can’t go for a walk. To make evening walks around the city much more interesting, in Rēzekne it is possible to listen to narrations about various most notable objects with the help of an audio guide. It is a great opportunity to get to know the importance and history of important objects in the city. 11 narratives have been prepared and recorded about the most significant objects in Rēzekne, which reflect the history of the city and various events related to them. And the best thing is that you can also listen to the stories in Latgalian.
Look for audio guide directions at the objects or on the Rēzekne tourism website: https://visit.rezekne.lv/en/audio-guides/
Free yourself from everyday worries
Recently, the new SPA – RelaxLine opened its doors in Rēzekne. A place where you can enjoy not only the warm water of the pool, but also 3 different types of saunas, indulge in the care of professionals and experience the magic of massages and SPA procedures. RelaxLine will turn gloomy and cold evenings into a relaxing holiday with a variety of body treatments both individually and with friends or family.
More information: https://visit.rezekne.lv/2023/11/16/relaxline-spasauna/
Warm up with local flavors
If you want to warm up and have a hearty meal of excellent burgers and chops, you should go to “IGGI bārs & karbonādes”.
There you will be greeted by a special menu, a unique atmosphere and warmth filled with dedication – Latgalian hospitality!
What better way to get energy on dark winter evenings than by enjoying a cup of hot, strong coffee? Discover all shades and nuances of taste of coffee in the coffee concept store/cafe “KUUP”.
The cafe was created by the only coffee roasters in Latgale, who introduce Latgalians to the coffee drinking culture.
Spend your time being active
If you want to prepare for frozen lakes and ponds, while feeling speed and the joy of movement, then the Rēzekne Olympic Center ice rink is the right place to spend your evening.
You can skate in the ice rink with your own skates or rent them on site. Beginners have the opportunity to rent special ice skating training machines.
Summer flavors in winter
“Rožleju Winery” right near Rēzekne invites you to tickle your taste buds with local seasonal berry and fruit wines and enjoy artistically designed cuisine in the winery, as well as get inspired by listening to the story of its creation and return to summer even for a moment through the summer berry and fruit flavors of the wine.
For those who appreciate adrenaline
During the winter season, Sarkaņkalns is open to both big and small fans of winter sports. There are 2 lifts operating on the mountain and several slopes are available on the flat and steep slopes, including the “sledge slope”, so the place is suitable for skiers, snowboarders and lovers of other winter activities of different ages and skill levels.