The annual event in Aglona on August 15th

Aglona Basilica, which is located in Aglona, is the major Roman Catholic shrine of Latvia. Pilgrims flock to Aglona on August 15th each year to celebrate the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary into Heaven.

Aglona is a village in Aglona Municipality, Latvia. It is located ~50 kilometers of the city of Daugavpils, ~55 kilometers of the city Rēzekne, and ~48 kilometers from the WRC 2017 Event center Mamonova.

The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary into Heaven is held just few days before World Rogaining Championships 2017, and is the main annual event in Latgale. Basilica is sacred place visited by thousands of people to be a part of this strong tradition.
Due to the huge interest on the event, starting from the summer of 2017 some accommodations close to Aglona could be unavailable for bookings. If you are planning to visit Latvia before WRC 2017, especially Latgale, we suggest to plan your trip timely to avoid any problems regarding accommodations.

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