Start your visit to Smiltene with an exploratory guided tour of Smiltene and discover the oldest part of the town – Kalnamuiža (Smiltene Manor) complex and the old park (1-2 h) – finishing the tour with the tasting of the delicious treats in Smiltene manor (30 min). Bus tours are also available.
After that we recommend choosing any of these popular tourist attractions in Smiltene region:
Refresh yourself with the taste of sparkling birch juice and learn the secrets of producing birch sap. Have a unique visit to the first sap tree park, where only trees whose sap can be used for human consumption are planted.
Brewery offers to see the cider cellar, find out the process of making cider and taste all the drinks currently available, as well as buy the available products on site.
Learn how to become a noble Latvian hostess and taste real Latvian cuisine. Try your hand at baking real Latvian rye bread.
- Petting zoo “Ezerlejas” (1,5 h)
Go on an exciting adventure and see and feed deer, mouflons, bobak marmots, rabbits, foxes, raccoons and many other local and foreign animals and birds.
- Blacksmith’s workshop (1 – 1,5h)
Observe the process of forging metal and try your hand at blacksmithing. Finished works are available for purchase.
Visit Folk Applied Arts Studio “Smiltene” and learn to spin, weave and make a dowry.
Visit Smiltene regional museum in the Mēru manor and view a modern exposition on the history of medicine in Smiltene region. Here you can also view the great Mēru oak, which is the largest oak in the Baltics in terms of size of the crown.
If you want something different, you can find more tourist sites for groups here.
Contact the Smiltene region tourist information center for a custom suggestions fitting to your needs and interests. Smiltene region TIC contacts are available here.
Welcome to Smiltene region!