A Taste of Kurzeme Full Day Tour

Pine forest in Kurzeme on a sunny morning

About the tour

Jars of honey from Smarde in Kurzeme in Latvia
Honey from Smarde in Kurzeme

Kurzeme, Latvia's western region is a stunning blend of deep pine forests, long beaches and rolling hills, dotted with graceful manor houses and fine old farmhouses.


We explore the natural beauty and rich culture of Kurzeme in this amazing full day tour!


I will pick you up from your hotel in Riga or Jurmala. Our first stop will be in Smārde village, where we will meet organic beekeeper Edgars Šneiders. We will learn about his honey made by bees from pristine Kemeri National Park and sample some of the sweet delights.

Historic house at Ruzciems Manor in Kurzeme, Latvia, on a sunny day with green trees
Ruzciems Manor in Kurzeme

The next stop is Ruzciems Manor House. Here we will see the beautifully restored interior of the 600 year old house, including paintings by the owner, Laila Kelle.

Clear glass plate with a sausage, boiled potatoes, tomatoes, lettuce and cucumbers on a blue tablecloth
Lunch at Ružciems

Laila will serve us lunch made from seasonal local ingredients, then there will be a chance to stroll in her beautiful garden and along the nature trail through forests and bogs.

Gate of Sabile Wine Hill in Kurzeme, Latvia, on an overcast day
Sabile Wine Hill in Kurzeme

We proceed to the pretty town of Sabile in the picturesque Abava River Valley. We will see Sabile Wine Hill, the world's most northerly outdoor vineyard, then go to "Drubazas" farm to taste some local wine.

Outdoor sculpture at Pedvāle Sculpture Park with a row of interlocking red steel rods on a green hill
Sculpture at Pedvāle

I can also tailor the tour for your interests and needs. We can also visit Lestene Church and its magnificent wood carvings, spectacular Pedvāle Sculpture Park and other amazing places.

Transport and Costs

Wooden sculptures on pulpit and altar of Lestene Lutheran Church
Lestene church
  • I will pick you up from your hotel in Riga or Jurmala and bring you back.
  • The tour takes about 7 hours.
  • The price of the tour is 270 euros for one person, 300 euros for two people, 330 euros for three people, 360 euros for four people, 400 euros for five people and 430 euros for six people.
  • This covers transportation, guide service, lunch and entry to all venues.
  • Please bring some cash to buy honey and wine as souvenirs.

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