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Burtnieks (Lake)-one of the largest Latvian lakes, a popular recreation and fishing place. The lake is over 13 km long and a maximum of 5.5 km wide. Interestingly, many rivers flow into Burtnieks, but only one flows out-the Northern beauty Salaca.

Burtnieki Lutheran Church-built in the end of the13th century, destroyed during the Livonian War and in the 17th century renovated and rebuilt Lutheran Church is to be searched on the eastern bank of Lake Burtnieks.

Vīsrags Trail-2.7 km long nature trail and cultural and historical cognitive trail, beginning at Burtnieki Manor Park Gate, tells the story of Burtnieki manor and the park's history and leads to the bird watching tower in flood- land meadow of Lake Burtnieks.

Peasant Farm Atdzelvieši-here the owners welcomingly and interestingly will tell you about the hemp butter-making process. You will be able to taste hemp butter sandwiches with green tea.

Peasant Farm Jaunjērcēni–see an islet with ducks, pheasants, quails, beavers and rabbits. Commercial angling in carp ponds. The opportunity to taste smoked carps and dried beaver meat.

Briede Pub–in 1840 built Briede pub reflects a typical Vidzeme farmstead. Here, at the museum you may acquaint yourself with the history of Burtnieki and horse-breeding. In the adjacent Burtnieki stud you have the opportunity to ride a horse.

Matīši Lutheran Church-a church overlooking the Matīši center, built in the 80’ies of the 17th century. The church portal is embellished with the Swedish King Karl XII monogram.

White Stork Colony-near Matīši- Mazsalaca highway, next to the bus stop Šķiņķi, in the alley of the mighty larch trees, there is located the largest colony of white storks in Latvia.

Dikļi Palace–in 1896, there was built an impressive neo-baroque-style manor palace with a French roof. In the year 2002-2003, an extensive restoration was  done. There is located a modern hotel with state-of-the-art recreation facilities.

Daviņi Great Stone–the 4m long, 2.8m wide and 1.4 m high stone is remarkable for its top-formed 19 rounded cone  cavities typical for cult stones spread in the Northern Europe. It is believed that in the second half of the 1st millennium B.C., the dead and the fertility cult rituals were held at the stones. In Latvia, there are now known only seven cult stones of this kind.