Let us introduce you to Latgale’s treasures!
Explore, experience, and taste Latgale through a variety of activities, masterclasses, and educational tours to understand how rich this region’s culture is.
Our journey will start with a two-hour nature reserve tour. This nature reserve is unique with its natural wealth, cultural, and historical heritage. The guide will take us to the eastern islands of the swamp, where one of the largest national guerrilla settlements in the Baltics was established during World War II.
After the walk, we will visit local cultural monument – restored mills where a two-hour food masterclass will be held. Using products from local producers you will experience the taste of Latgale. After lunch heading to the guesthouse where you will have some free time.
In the evening we will visit Latgale traditional drink- “Šmakovka” museum where the owner will educate you about the beverage making process. After degustation and excursion heading back to the guesthouse.
On the morning of the second day, we will visit a local bakery where the housekeeper will learn how to make bread, cheese, and other goods. After 6 hour masterclass, we will visit “bee house” where candle masterclass will be held- learn how to make candles from bee VAX and learn other interesting things about bee life.
Before we go back to Riga Latgale coffee story will be told, demonstration of the coffee roasting process and coffee tasting – possibility of tasting freshly roasted coffee drinks from different countries.