What to see?

in Kuldīga and surroundings

BEE FARM “BAĻĻAS”

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The farm offers a wide assortment of beekeeping products and equipment, a chance to look into the bee's life, excellent relaxation in the honey sauna and by the fire.

ALSUNGA DISTRICT MUSEUM

Museum offers its visitors to have a look at suiti living room and kitchen, admire liturgical garments of catholic priests, find out more about the well-known ethnographic ensemble „Suitu sievas” as well as enjoy different exhibitions there.

ALSUNGA LIVONIAN ORDER CASTLE

The building of Alsunga medieval castle complex was started in the 14th century and completed only in the 18th century. The castle is partly preserved its historic appearance.

Ēdole castle

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The only stone castle with towers and inner courtyard built by the Bishopric of Courland (1265) which is still habitable.

ALSUNGA ST. MICHAEL’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH

In 1882 the church was extended to the sides to obtain the shape of a Cross. The church organ was made in 1893 in Jēkabpils by F. Veisenborn.

USMAS LUTHERAN CHURCH

A church from hewn logs was built on the coast of Usmas Lake in 1704. Today you may see this church in Latvian Ethnographic Open-Air Museum.

ĒDOLE LUTHERAN CHURCH

According to legends, the owner of Ēdole manor Johan Dittrich Beer built this stately church in his assassinated father’s memory, as well as to redeem his brother Phillip’s sins.

ĪVANDE WATERMILL

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According to the millstone built in its wall, the watermill on the Vankas river bank was built in 1842.

APPLIED ARTS STUDIO “VĒVERI”

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Applied arts masters will demonstrate the weaving process and will let the visitors participate in the process as well.

MARMOT FARM “JAUNSTUČI”

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More than 26 marmots are kept in the farm. You can bring carrots to offer marmots when you visit.

“Lazdkalni” landscape garden

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The landscaped property of Solveiga Zīle includes an ornamental garden of trees, shrubs, conifers and perennials.

ĪVANDE MANOR WITH A PARK AND SECULAR TREES

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Both the old late 18th 18th manor and the new manor, built in neoclassicism style, are opened to visitors. Both buildings have partially maintained their original interiors.

Padure manor barn

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Built in the 18th century, the barn with a mansard roof is an architectural monument of national importance. It is the only building in Latvia of its kind preserved till nowadays.

PADURE MANOR WITH A PARK

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The manor master’s house was built in 1840. It is considered to be a unique example of the second half of the 19th century architecture 2. in Latvia due to well preserved original details and elements of the interior.

FARM “Mazķīši”

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Visitors may feed the birds and find out about their everyday habits. Visitors are treated to the hostess’s special omelette and a cup of tea.

LIPAIĶI LUTHERAN CHURCH

1567. In 1567 the church mentioned in documents was referred to as a small wooden building. A stone church was built later on.

VALTAIĶI LUTHERAN CHURCH

1792. The church was built in 1792 and is famous for its 15 unique stained glass windows. They were made at the beginning of the 20th century according to Kazdanga baron von Manteuffel’s order following V. Purvītis’ sketches.

Kalnansu bog trail

Kalnansu bog trail

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Visitors are welcome to explore a typical bog with its unique vegetation, see the bog forest and Bottomless lake while walking along the provided wooden plank trail.

Forest trail „Ozolu biotops” and „Līvu iela”

Forest trail „Ozolu biotops” and „Līvu iela”

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Forest trail „Ozolu biotops" (Oak biotope) offers cognitive trails and more than 15 different activities, including forest bowling.

Ķoniņciems

Ķoniņciems is one of the former Curonian Kings free villages in the surroundings of Turlava, which belonged to the family of Peniķi.

National resistance movement museum

National resistance movement museum

The museum's exposition reveals a 50-year resistance movement in Latvia - resistance to the first Soviet occupation, resistance to Nazi occupation, armed resistance to Soviet occupation, non-violent resistance.

ARBORETUM “Sauleskalni”

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Visitors are welcome to see 600 different tree and flower species in the garden and enjoy its picturesque pond and pathways. A historical building provides all the necessary comfort.

PEONY GARDEN “Ziedoņi”

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Landscape garden, one of the biggest collections of peonies in Latvia. Visitors are welcome to enjoy the collection of peonies as well as purchase iris, lily, daylily, strawberry and sea buckthorn plants and beauty products made from peony roots.

Duke jacob’s wine „Riesling”

Duke jacob’s wine „Riesling”

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You are welcome to visit Mārtiņš Vāgners’ vineyard and taste wines ‘’Weisser Riesling’’, ‘’Chardonnay’’ and ‘’Blauer Frühburgunder’’.

Pumpkin fields “Ogulāji”

Pumpkin fields “Ogulāji”

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Explore vineyards and Styria pumpkin fields as well as enjoy the opportunity to taste Styria pumpkin seed oil produced in Renda.

Kuldīga Art Hall

Works by Latvian and foreign artists, exploring personal and social themes through the visual language of art.