The town is a good place from which to explore the nearby Rāzna National Park, which contains Lake Rāzna, Latvia's second largest.
Being a major rail junction, Rezekne is a place where travellers may get stuck for a few hours/days between trains.
Rēzekne has two train stations. The Moscow - Riga trains stop at Rezekne 2. The Riga - St Petersburg and Vilnius - St Petersburg trains call at Rezekne 1. Both stations are fairly central. Local trains run several times daily to Riga.
- Castle ruins.
- Latgales Māra.
- Sacred Heart of Jesus church.
- Latgales kultūrvēstures muzejs (Latgale Museum of History and Culture), Atbrīvošanas 102 (North of the roundabout). Tues–Fri 10am–5pm, Sat 10am–4pm.
- Kolonna Hotel Rēzekne, Brīvības iela 2 (near Rezekne 1 station). €40 - 60.
- Viesu nams Rūmes, Platači. Dorm €12, rooms from €20.
Visit the small, scenic town of Ludza, 25 km from Rēzekne.