The best meal is made in good company and prepared in the fresh air on a live fire. The smell of smoke and the sight of nature will be an added taste to delicious dishes.
Well-maintained picnic places with a place for a campfire and benches in Alūksne city and region:
Alūksne Pilssala, next to the children’s playground, volleyball court, and swimming place.
The recreation place “Līkais bērzs” is created on the very shore of the Alūksne Lake, near the Alūksne sightseeing Tower, the Temple of Fame, and the Sun Bridge in Temple hill.
Picnic and tourist recreation place “Pauguri” in Veclaiceneis created in a picturesque and scenic place – with a viewing platform, a campfire place, and a place for tents.
In the center of the protected landscape area “Veclaicene” – in Korneti, on the shore of Lake Ieva. Next to the picnic place, there are a children’s playground and the starting point of nature trails, and a sightseeing tower.
The recreation area Paparde station. Paparde station is one of the ten narrow gauges railway Gulbene – Alūksnes stops. There you have a chance to see the only narrow gauge train which still provides regular passenger traffic, please, follow the timetables. Next to the station, there is a water tower, which is part of Latvia’s industrial heritage.