Lake Sauka - the largest in Zemgale and the 15th largest lake in Latvia. The most scenic landscapes in the area around Sēlija are with wings, hills, scenic views. Near the lake is the highest elevation of the 162-meter high Ormankkal - Sliema Hill, which offers a beautiful panoramic view of the surroundings. There is a viewing tower at Ormaņkalns. The sources of history indicate that Ormaņkalns had an observation and signaling site in its antiquity. Ormankalns was seen in a vast neighborhood, and alarm smoke or other signals from the hill could have been timely about the approaching invaders. The most picturesque place of Ormankalns is Līgo Mountain, overlooking Lake Sauka. Viesite region is rich in protected natural areas, including Sauka Nature Park and seven nature reserves. The Sauka Nature Park, also designated Natura 2000 (Protected Area of European Interest), is designed to protect the landscape and habitats of the Shelley Lowland Basin. Area 56.35 km2. The area includes the large Klauces Lake, Bukuzis, Aklais Lake, Klauces River and Dūņupe. More information at www.saukasdabasparks.lv
The poem "Lejas Arendzāni" at home, where composer Arvīds Žilinskis (1905-1993) was born, pianist, teacher, music professor. Has compiled around one and a half thousand pieces - ballet music, operas, operettas, instrumental and vocal instrumental pieces, solo, vocal ensembles and choir songs, Latvian folk songs. Possibility to visit a commemorative room. 26283490 (Velta).
Possibility to eat and stay at the "Pub Pie Viktoras" in the village of Lones. Guest rooms with WC and shower. Provides catering and lodging services. www.assi.lv Tel. +371 29453166, [email protected]