Zemgale Full Day Tour

About the Tour

Yellow Armenian-style church and grey stone sculptures of the apostles at Brukna Manor, Zemgale, Latvia
Pilgrims at Brukna Manor

Join me on a daytrip from Riga to explore Zemgale, a region with unique spiritual sites, fascinating history and colourful local characters!

Yellow, neo-Classical Brukna Manor House with green lawn and blue sky
Brukna Manor House

Our first stop is Brukna Manor. Here, Catholic clergyman Andrejs Mediņš, has created a haven with an unusual church, a restored manor house, beautiful gardens and striking sculptures.

Historic windmill at "Ausekļu Dzirnavas" farm
Windmill at "Ausekļu Dzirnavas"

Next, we visit "Ausekļu Dzirnavas, " a museum farm with lovingly restored historic buildings and rich collections of antique vehicles, machinery and more.

Girl sitting beside Bārbele Sulphur Spring
Bārbele Sulphur Spring

Next door, Bārbele Sulphur Spring is said to have great healing powers. Take a sip and enjoy the gorgeous setting!

White and gold icon in Skaistkalne Catholic Church
Icon in Skaistkalne Catholic Church

We then go to Skaistkalne Catholic Church, whose has a famous icon draws pilgrims from far and wide.

The next stop is "Jūras, " a remarkable wooden village of chapels, sculptures and fantastic creatures handmade by local craftsman Juris Audžionis.

Finally, animal lover Māra Dakare will serve us a hearty country lunch then introduce us to her friendly horses.

Transport and Costs

  • 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 320 euros for one person, 350 euros for two people, 380 euros for three people, 410 euros for four people, 440 euros for five people and 470 euros for six people.
  • This covers transportation, guide service, lunch and entry to all venues.

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