Talsi Hillock Nature Park

Talsi Hillock Nature Park– it is a splendid landscape pattern of the Northen Upland of Kurzeme, where bright mirrors of lakes intermingle with barrows, surrounded by fir and oak trees and carbs. Each hill or lake is connected with an interesting legend or story. At the foot of the hill Milzkals and the Livs`s castle mapuld the romantic Lake Sapņu ezers is hidden, where Talsi painters liked to pant to the quick in the beginning of the 20th century. On the shores of Lake Sirdsezers has survived the relick of vineyard, where grapes were cultivated in the years of Kurzeme Dukedom. The Bezdubeņi Lake recalls the trials of witches and sorcerers 300 years ago. At the shore of the Lake at the vicarage of Talsi (Mācītājmuiža) lies burried the priest and violinist Karlis Amenda (1771-1836), a close friend of Ludvig van Beethoven. 

Talsi Hillock Nature Park expects visitors in all seasons of the year. They will be delightet to see the picturesque landscapes of lakes and hillocks at the vicarage, the lake Sapņu ezers and the trails of Sounds at the burial site of Amenda, where visitors can savor the real beauty of landscapes of Latvia, being surprised of the peculiar outdoor installations. Talsi Hillock Nature Park is attractive for bicycle tourists and hikers, carying backpacks on their shoulders. Crooked, up and down rural tracks will take visitors to landscapes with scenic and historical value, or to bathing grounds of the lakes Čumalu ezers, Sirdsezers, Ābeļu ezers and the farm Dzillejas at the foot of the hill Milzkalns.

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Talsu novada Laidzes, Laucienes un Lībagu pagasti
57°12'49.838"N 22°38'36.632"E / 57.213844 22.643509
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