Smiltene is a town in Valka District, Latvia with approximately 6,000 inhabitants.

8 things to do

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Park Hotel Brūzis

A good place to have a meal and to sleep is Park Hotel "Brūzis" ("Brewery" in English, because there used to be one). Excellent food and best beer in town.

EAT   —  +371 64773708 —  Brūža iela, 2

"Donas" farm and bakery

Tours are available by prior reservation. Visitors can learn about the bread-making process and even bake their own bread to take home with them.


Smiltene manor house. The estate also features the ruins of a Livonian Order castle and a cheesery built in 1763.

SEE   —  Map

Lazdukalns (Hazel Hill) Sight Tower

This 19 m high platform offers a beautiful panorama over the town and surrounding countryside

SEE   —  Parka iela 8

Green Camping

Ruins of Smiltene castle

SEE   —  Map


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