The route No. 787 “Silenes dabas parks” is a research cycling route that includes flora, fauna, geological and cultural values of Silene Nature Park. This route leads across several guest houses, hotels, estates (Ilga and Sengeida), a research station, several private collections and one of the largest wooden churches in Latvia. One of the main values of the route is Silene Nature Park, which includes several nature reserves, beautiful views of the lake, a variety of forest animals and a high probability to meet\ them during the trip.
The total length of the route is 25 km. It has the asphalt road in the Silene village and the highway P68 with a length of about 3 km, as well as the asphalt road to Silene Resort & SPA, which is 5 km long, but the rest of the route has forest and gravel roads. A distance of 2 km along the highway P68 has medium traffic intensity, and the rest part of it has a fairly low intensity, mostly close to zero. Everyone should pay attention to the fact that the quality of gravel roads depends on weather conditions and road maintenance.
The cycling route is very diverse in terms of landscape, visibility and informational content. Passing this route, you can get acquainted with the values of Silene Nature Park, cultural and historical heritage, the most popular tourist attractions and the daily life of local inhabitants.
It is planned that this route will be marked with road signs, which will be located at crossroads and turns. Throughout the cycling route there will be billboards and maps with routes.
Important information! The route passes through the border zone. Everyone needs a special residence permit card and an identity document being in this zone. Information: +371 67075616 and www.rs.gov.lv.