Your chosen dish goes through its long way from choosing the supplier (we certainly give the undoubted advantage to local products), appropriate storage, careful processing combined with modern methods of cooking. This is the reason why the majority of our dishes are being cooked using the modern coal grill-oven Josper. This oven is a last decade worldwide restaurant hit.
Welcome to the list of organisations that provide catering facilities in Daugavpils. Please be informed that catering establishments are ranked alphabetically by sections such as Restaurants, Gastro Bars, Cafes and Fast Food Restaurants, Pizzerias. www.visitdaugavpils.lvis not responsible for the quality of service provided.
One of the most popular places for organizing weddings and banquets, and for daily visits. Restaurant “Dinaburg” is located on the Good Stay Dinaburg Hotel *** main floor. Open daily from 7:00 till 23:00. Capacity – up to 50 persons. The restaurant menu is quite diverse – includes appetizers and soups, hot and cold appetizers, … >>
In “Vīrogna” recreation complex You can enjoy a bathhouse or fishing, go for a ride on a boat or a water bike, or just sit by the lake and spend a night in comfortable houses surrounded by the pine forest. There are also wide possibilities to organize sport and recreational activities for companies and organizations of up to 400 people.
“Irish Dublin Pub” is a recreation and entertainment complex which is located in the centre of Daugavpils on 10th Viestura Street.
Traditional Irish Bar offers more than 30 varieties of whiskey, 43 different kinds of beer, as well as a large selection of cocktails.
Traditional Irish and British meals can be found in Restaurant’s menu, as well as some offers for vegetarians.
The main advantage of the restaurant PLAZA is the unique panorama view of Daugavpils city from the perspective of the bird’s flight, because it is placed on the 10th floor. The quiet, leisurely atmosphere, the original interior, attentive service and dainty dishes will favor every client with unforgettable moments.
The restaurant and night club “Taller” is located in Daugavpils city centre. European cuisine lovers are welcome there. A wide range of snacks, delicacies, fish and meat dishes, wine, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks can satisfy the most demanding visitors. The restaurant menu features European and Russian cuisine.
The Retro Cafe offers Soviet-time cuisine and at the same time works as a shop, as every eatery’s interior item is available for purchase. Guests are offered a balanced diet. In addition, cooked dishes are prepared using Soviet time recipes and technologies. Every day, the café serves a full breakfast and a business lunch.
On November 14, 1924, in the garden of the Daugavpils Fortress, a monument of remembrance to 44 soldiers of the 10th Aizpute Infantry Regiment of Zemgale Division, who died in the Latvian War of Independence, was unveiled. During the Soviet period the monument was destroyed. On 2017 the monument has been restored to its original state. With an official opening ceremony the restored monument was unveiled on November 14, 2017.
The lake is the only freshwater body in Latgale, whose beaches every year are awarded the Blue flag – the award by the International Foundation for Environment Education (FEE) – that indicates cleanliness, safety, and developed infrastructure. The lake is a popular leisure and recreation place for the city inhabitants and its guests.
The biggest entertainment complex in Latgale with an area of more than 500m². Various entertainment facilities available for both children and teenagers. The entire playground is divided into zones where children of different ages can play together without interfering with each other. It is also possible to celebrate birthday parties in a separate room. There is a mini café available where you can have a snack or drink.
“Family Hotel” Guest House is located in a 3km driving distance from the city centre. The guest house features free WiFi throughout the property and free parking service. All rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV with cable channels. There is a garden and a terrace available. Each room comes with a desk. Rooms are equipped with a private bathroom fitted with free toiletries.
Daugavpils City Municipality Tourism Development and Information Agency in cooperation with the boat rental “Beibuki” offers group excursions “City on Banks of the Daugava” across the Daugava River led by a certified tourist guide. The excursion may take place either with a motorised raft “Sola”, or a barge “Dina”.
In 1582, King of Poland Stephen Bathory gave the Magdeburg law for Daugavpils (Dinaburg). Thus, it opened wider opportunities for the development of the city. The clock, gear wheel and clock hands, which are depicted on the monument, represent the history of Daugavpils (Dinaburg) before and after granting the Magdeburg law and historical titles of the city. The bas-relief of Stephen Batory, his sign facsimile and short explanation is also illustrated on the monument.
Guest house “Ozoliņi”, located 7 km drive from Daugavpils city center. Banquet hall suitable for up to 25 people, sauna. Equipped kitchen (dishes, electric kettle, microwave oven, fridge and stove)4 rooms for overnight stay (up to 15 people). Well-equipped guest house territory, a small pond, grill, arbor up to 40 people.
“Burtnieki” active recreation track for riding on quad bikes and buggies is located only 7km away from Daugavpils. The track “Burtnieki” is a great place for outdoor activities with the family, friends or even colleagues. The track is suitable not only for adults, even the youngest (children over six years) can test their skills.
An exciting place for both children and adults. There is a workshop with the gnomes, a room filled with horror, a fireplace room and a library of Santa Claus that can be visited at the residence. Guests of the Residence of Santa Claus can go on a guided tour, attend Christmas performances and make photos with the real Santa and gnomes.
Family Digital Activity Hub is a great place for recreation and entertainment with family and friends. Digital Activity Hub is the place to explore the technology of the 21st century. A wide range of entertainment is available: board games, developing and educational books and hub’s technological equipment –interactive bicycle ride, virtual reality glasses, kinetic quiz collection, Xbox One games collection.
“GARTDA” seedling nursery offers a fascinating journey around the world of flowering peonies, poppies, astilbies, flows, lilies, irises, lavender and other plants. Visitors to the nursery of seedlings can go for a walk in the flowering garden, enjoy the scent of flowers, learn a lot of new, interesting and useful things about growing flowers and producing seedlings.
Central Beach offers a wide choice of leisure activities for everyone – a pedestrian route for walks, which is illuminated at night, a bicycle path for cyclists, an open area for sports activities with the outdoor exercise equipment, a free beach volleyball court and other. A unique lake pontoon construction is available for visitors of the beach. The construction consists of the lake promenade, the 25-meter outdoor swimming pool with 4 lanes, jumping tower and children’s swimming pool. There is also a seating area with umbrellas and lounge chairs that can be used for free. For additional convenience, beach locker rooms, benches, parking spaces and other amenities are available.
“BUBA CLUB” is a beach cafe that is located at the Stropu Lake Central Beach near the lake pontoon construction. “BUBA CLUB” Beach Cafe offers to taste hearty and delicious dishes, such as fries, burgers, pancakes, soups, vegetables, waffles, desserts, ice cream, and have a glass of juice or carbonated drinks.
There is a new permanent exposition devoted to the history of medicine in Daugavpils Fortress next to the “White Horse” Art Gallery. Two halls with the total surface of 250 m2 present a great number of objects, photos and documents that tell us how people were treated in centuries past. One of the halls is fully devoted to contraception.
The cafe offers its guests to enjoy a variety of cuisine. In “Baltais krogs” a variety of soups, hot dishes and snacks is available. The hosts advise everyone to try the special hot dish – “Hercogs”, that was usually eaten by the owner of the Jezufovas estate. This special dish includes: pork, smoked meat, cheese … >>
In Daugavpils, near Lielais Stropu Ezers lake, there is a tourism attraction – adventure park “Daugavpils Tarzāns”. Obstacle park is suitable for children as well as for adults for active leisure. It will be interesting for both children and adults, since the tracks are tailored to different interests. The park consists of 9 obstacle tracks with different degrees of difficulty.
You are welcome to use 25 m swimming pool with 6 lanes, depth 1.35 m – 1.85 m and 12 m x 6 m small swimming pool, depth 0,95 m. For relaxation the excellent solution is the spa zone which additionally offers the sauna, steam bath and massage baths to combine with a refreshing swim. You can learn to swim or develop your swimming skills attending the swimming pool complex offered swimming lessons. The program is suitable for all age groups: from children to adults.We offer swimming pool rent possibilities for enterprises and individual events.
The skiing and snowboarding paradise of Daugavpils District offers to have fun on three tracks: slalom, family and snowtubing, every winter. Slalom piste is made of two 400m long descents, some ski jumps are here, too; so this one it thought for experienced skiers and snowboarders. The beginners’ choice is a family piste – they … >>
Sporta Biedrība “ULTRA” piedāvā visiem Daugavpils iedzīvotājiem un apmeklētājiem:
– Pasažieru vizināšanu ar speciālo tandēma paraplānu vai motodeltaplānu
– Apmācību lidojumiem ar paraplānu/deltaplānu un pilotu sertifikāciju
– Lidojumu ar vinču organizāciju lidlaukā Grīva, Daugavpils
– Lidojuma ekipējuma un aksesuāru pārdošanu un nomu
– Tūrisma braucienu organizāciju uz lidvietām
– Tehnikas remonta un apkalpošanas pakalpojumus
– Objektu aerofotografēšanu
– Lidojumus ar reklāmu un aerošovus
Paintball is a modern, quickly evolving adrenalin sport, which requires more than just speed, agility, strength and a good physical condition. During paintball you will need a great deal of tactical thinking while staying coolheaded. You will experience joy and euphoria from victory as well as disappointment, when you find out how easy it can be to lose.
Esplanade Rest Park is the first bike park in the Baltics covering an area of 4 hectares in the urban environment. This park includes a variety of areas – a skatepark, an asphalted cycling track, an adventure trail and a children’s area. The park is multifunctional and is adapted for 8 different vehicles – mtb, bmx, street, balance bike, skateboard, longboard, roller skates and scooter.
Nature Park “Daugavas Loki” was created to preserve the unique natural complexes, natural, cultural and historical values and little transformed landscapes of the ancient valley of the Daugava on the site of Naujene to Kraslava. The bends of the ancient valley of the Daugava are considered to be the oldest geological formations in Latvia. The Nature Park “Daugavas Loki” was recognized as the NATURA 2000 territory in 2004, but in 2011 this park was included in the Latvian National UNESCO World Heritage List.
Nature park ir situated near to the border of Belarus and includes 24 lakes, some of which are located in both countries. European pond turtle, fire-bellied toad, great crested newt and forest dormouse can be found in the marshes and lakes of the park. Black storks, black kites and lesser spotted eagles nest in park’s forests.
For accommodation Silene Resort & Spa offers comfortable villas with all modern conveniences, free Wi-Fi and individual parking, cozy rooms in our hotel, as well as equipped locations for camping. For more active leisure Silene Resort & Spa offers: a rope course “Lynx trail” with various obstacles, the 400-meter flight over the lake, paintball, “Bear Hunting” game and equipment rent(various elektroskooters and bicycles, boats, catamarans, water motorcycles and many others things).
Sport club “Beibuks” offers rest and accommodation services up to 40 persons on the Daugava river bank, on the “Daugavas Loki” Nature Park’s territory in 14 km from Daugavpils on Krāslava direction. There are boats, silence and peace on the Daugava river bank. Boat and wooden raft rental are available.
Crafts (the three-dimensional ceramic panels, woodwork (the ceramist Valdis Grebežs), wickerwork (Pūpoli studio), demonstrations of craft skills. A familiarization with traditional Latvian national musical instrument – kokle. Craftsmen Village is available to visitors by appointment only. There are guided tour available around the Viski village and lunch or picnic at the lake with an overnight … >>
Well-equipped rest park is located in picturesque place on the bank of the Daugava River on the territory of Daugavas Loki Nature Park. It is possible to organize a wide range of activities in the park. There are children’s playgrounds, outdoor grills, tables, terraces, benches etc. Several tourist groups can visit the park at the same time.
Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre is a multifunctional complex of contemporary art, culture and education situated in the Arsenal building at Daugavpils Fortress. It is the only place in Eastern Europe where the original masterpieces of the famous painter and the founder of the abstract expressionism Mark Rothko can be seen.
The childhood of Latvian poet, translator, master of drama, public and political figure Jānis Rainis (1865 – 1929) was spent here, in Berkenele Manor. There is opportunity to see expositions “Rainis and Berkenele”, “Nursery”. Museum offers a wide range of workshops and the opportunity to host seminars.
Museum’s permanent exhibition is dedicated to the life and work of first national awakening members in Latvia – Skrinda brothers. There is an opportunity to participate in various thematic programs and local crafts workshops. Here offers the opportunity to taste latgalian traditional food “coma” local bread, honey and herbal tea.
Chervonka (Vecsaliena) castle was built in 1870 in the Neogothic style and is located in a bend of the park, which was created in the 19th century. This picturesque building with a dynamic and complex composition of the volume is a real fairy-tale castle. The building is covered with a steep span roof. The risalits, … >>
Designed by architect Wilhelm Neimann, the building was constructed in the second half of 19 c. as hunting palace of manor Ilgas. The architectonic solution of castle resembles Italian Palazzo style, therefore the castle and surroundings were called “Palazzo Ilga”. Daugavpils University Study Centre “Ilgas” is situated in the castle now.
Hotel “Homelike” located in the heart of the center of Daugavpils. Guest of our hotel can enjoy local restaurants, bars, shops and other local amenities, which is just on the doorstep of the hotel.
The hotel just undergone huge renovation. Each room is individually inspired by Homelike and furnished to the highest level of comfort and style and has your enjoyment and relaxation as a primary focus. Each bedroom has satellite TV, telephone, hairdryer, private bathroom/shower, toiletries, tea/coffee making facilities, security box and air conditioning.
Good Stay Dinaburg SPA Hotel *** belongs to Good Stay hotel chain, which for several years successfully works in hotels and restaurants sector.
Good Stay Dinaburg SPA Hotel *** can be called as one of the most popular places for tourists and local citizens due to its multifunctionality, service level and relation between the price and quality.
The modern hotel is located in the multifunctional recreation centre “Sanmari” which houses also a banquet hall with up to 120 people capacity, children’s cafe “Bērnu pasaka”, children’s playground, interactive floor. Hotel guests will enjoy SPA center with an indoor pool, Turkish bath, sauna and gym. Recreation center features also a well-equipped conference room. Free private parking is accessible on site.
“Saules rati” Hotel is located in the historical centre of the city. It is situated near Unity Square which is the heart of the city where all the greatest events take place. There is Shmakovka Museum, Dubrovin Park, Rigas street and the largest shopping centres are within a walking distance. The Bus Station and Central Park are approximately 800 meters away.
“DVINSKA” guest house offers self-accommodation in a historical building in the centre of Daugavpils, only a minute walk from the Daugavpils Train Station. Free Wi-Fi is available. All the rooms in “DVINSKA” guest house are spacious and decorated in light colours. They have a TV or a large flat-screen TV with satellite channels, as well as a bathroom with a shower and a hairdryer. Free, private parking is available.
We are placed in a very nice area, we are close to the city center, and in the same time nobody will bother you to relax. There is a rather big garden, which you can see sitting on the terrace. If you want to take pleasure in nights in the garden, then there is a build in grill outside. You can use it having a rest with your friends or in the family circle.
“Stropu vilnis” Guest House is located 7 km from the city center, on the shore of the Stropu lake which has been awarded the Blue Flag. “Stropu Vilnis” Guest House offers a relaxing retreat for a small friends’ company or a family with children. The guest house is located in a quiet location between the forest and the beach. It has well-equipped kitchen, living room and shower.
“Paradīze” Guest House is located near the city centre and 25-minute tram ride from Unity Square. The Guest House is equipped with sauna, steam bath, swimming pool (6×12 m), children’s pool, and a double jacuzzi. The Guest House is well suited for business meetings, seminars and conferences. The hotel has a conference room and several banquet halls, one with a billiards table and the other with a terrace.
“Erfolg” Hotel is situated 900 m away from the Daugavpils city centre and in 5-minutes’ drive from Daugavpils Bus Station and Railway Station. The hostel offers affordable accommodation with cable TV and free Wi-Fi. It is a short walk away from local shops and cafés. Free parking is available nearby. There is a bicycle rental on site. Mini-kitchen with all necessary kitchen implements, washing machine, separate bathrooms are also available.
“Dzintarins” Sports Complex offers a wide range of services. It is situated near the Big Stropi Lake, so everyone can reach the beach in a few minutes. It is possible to play football, volleyball, basketball, to use the gym, table tennis, Novus and a special canopy where activities can take place also in the rain. Hockey gates, floorball gates, a basketball hoop, a bath.
The historical centre of Daugavpils city is an architectural heritage of national importance (the construction work was carried out in the 19th century according to the project endorsed in St Petersburg in 1826). The historical centre is the greatest attraction of the city and one of the most successful examples of balancing the aspects of ancient and modern times.
Jewish of Daugavpils and Latgale Museum is located on the 2nd floor of the Daugavpils synagogue. The museum exposition tells about Jewish life and living traditions in Latgale and Daugavpils since 1935. The exposition represents the change in the number of Jews, sibling’s stories in photos, household and religious items as well as a variety of publications: magazines, calendars and books about Jews life in Daugavpils and Latgale.
The open-air art work “GHOST OF THE FORTRESS” was created in 2017 during the Second International Sculpture Symposium. The main inspiration for the work came from the Daugavpils fortress. For Daugavpils fortress it is ghost of a war horse, because as a war horse, fortifying structures like the one in Daugavpils was once a crucial military instrument that became obsolete as the progress rolled on.
The open-air art work “ROTHKO” was created in 2015 during the First International Sculpture Symposium „R”. The art work ROTHKO is an identity mark of the artist in environment demonstrating belonging of the artist to Daugavpils city. In inscription there is a name of world known Latvian and American artist who was born in Daugavpils – Mark Rothko.
The Memorial to commemorate the victims of genocide against Jews and prisoners of the Daugavpils ghetto was opened on 10 November 1991, commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the beginning of the Holocaust (author of the memorial – sculptor Oleg Marinoha). The memorial consists of a granite stele with the Star of David cut into it and an inscription on Yiddish “To the Memory of the Children of Israel”, with 16 stone steles placed on both sides of it, symbolically reminding of the memory of the Holocaust victims from various European states.
Silverscreen Cinema is a multi-auditorium cinema with 4 auditoriums. The cinema has 814 seats in total. The biggest auditorium has 323 seats, while the smallest – 109. All auditoriums are equipped with comfortable padded quality retractable chairs. The cinema uses digital Sony 4K projector and RealD 3D system which creates crystal clear picture visualisation and allows the audience to have an excellent cinema experience.
Art studio “Putra” is an artist’s Oksana Vronska graphic workshop established in cooperation with forging studio “Edgara Vronska kalēju studija”. Visitors are invited to attend various graphic technique lessons and demonstrations. Graphic lessons develop dimensional imagination, creative thinking and fantasy, and helps to bring into life interesting ideas.
Each traveler who wants to get acquainted with Daugavpils should definitely visit the Church Hill that has gathered the churches of four different confessions. Martin Luther Cathedral designed by V. Neimanis was built in 1893. Roman Catholic Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary was built in 1905, and later in 1909 it acquired an organ created by A. Homan from Poland. SS Boris and Gleb Russian Orthodox Cathedral was built in 1905 as a garrison church. Church of the Community of Old Believers was built in 1908–1928.
St.Boris and Gleb Orthodox Cathedral was built in 1904-1905 and was consecrated on 12 June 1905. t.Boris and Gleb Cathedral in the sense of the use of numerous decorative elements is recognized as the most gorgeous orthodox cathedral of this region. Its building is justly considered as one of the most spacious, richly decorated and arranged orthodox cathedrals not only in Latgale, but also in whole Latvia.
The church in the urban landscape is distinguished by its pointed tower made in the Gothic style and by light finishing of the facade. In addition, this project combines classical and modern, as the temple of God is located near the cultural and historic wooden building which is typical for Daugavpils.
St. Alexander Nevsky Russian Orthodox Chapel was consecrated in 2004. Located in A. Pumpurs public garden (20 Saules Street) on the former site of St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral (1864–1961). The chapel is a memorial structure that has a symbolic meaning, serving as a reminder of the demolished cathedral.
The church was consecrated in 1897. The church is a one-story wooden log building that is not covered with boards. The pointed towers with four-sided roof are located above the side entrances on the roofs. The part of the altar roof is decorated with a tower, which hexagonal volume supports the cupola with a cross in the form of an onion.
Daugavpils Fortress is a place where the second largest in the Baltic States hibernating bat colony inhabits. The fortress walls with a high humidity, as well as a special microclimate in the fortifications create favorable conditions for dwelling. Exposition of the Daugavpils Bat Centre is located in the lateral room of the Niсholas Gate in Daugavpils Fortress.
The exhibition takes place in the lobby on the 2nd floor of Daugavpils University (DU) building, Vienibas iela 13. The album itself is a property of Vatican Library, it was presented to the Pope Leo XIII in 1888 by the inhabitants of the Baltic region as a gift on the 50th anniversary of the Pope’s ordination.
“Bunker” gallery is located in the basement of an apartment building in the authentic Soviet-era bunker with the heavy original metal door. There are more than 300 exhibits that belongs to different periods of history: the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century, World War I and World War II, Latvia’s first independence period and Soviet time.
The museum exhibition is placed in Daugavpils, in Unity House, in the rooms of fitness center. The aim of the museum is to introduce the athletics history to the audience, famous Latvian athletes and their achievements, athletics and bodybuilding competition prizes and to collect materials about the past and present achievements of athletes and systematize the exhibits.
The enthusiasts of Daugavpils Chess and Checkers Museum have studied and compiled information about the history of chess in Daugavpils and Latgale Region from the 19th century up to the present day. All these information is available in Daugavpils Chess and Checkers Museum that is the first museum of its kind in Latvia.