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Pokaini stone agglomerates, Dobele castle, Nakotnes park


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We will drive to the Pokaini forest for a walk and learn about the seasons, health and zodiac signs. There is also the possibility to visit Dobele castle ruin outside and inside and an old workshop.


Riga



Pick up in Riga by car.
We will drive to the Pokaini forest, a picturesque location and a legendary ancient holy site.
Into these woods people have been drawn for ages, lured by the mysterious rocks and their alleged powers.
People have attributed special powers to the stones.
Let's take a hike into this magical place! Learn about the different rocks in this remote area.
You will be impressed by a high concentration of stones of all shapes and sizes.
It's the Latvian stonehenge but even the most sceptical mind will be amazed by the interesting walk and the calmness of the surrounding area.

On the way back there is the possibility to learn more about Dobele castle ruin (inside) and explore the outside area with nice views over the Berze river.

The last stop is Nakotne park where you can take a look at an ald workshop with different items, motorcycles, antiquites, old bikes, ... In this place you can actually touch and try the different items.
Please note that I need to make a prior reservation to take the excursion in the last stop. (only saturday and sunday)
You can also taste local tea or buy organic cornflakes.
If you are lucky you can even see a helicopter landing!



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Duration 6 hours

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English, Dutch, French, German

Small group

Limited to 4 participants

from € 98 per person
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About this experience

Itinerary
  • Starting location:
  • Akmeņu iela 13
  • Car
  • (81 minutes)
  • Hidden gem
  • Walk (1 hour)
  • Car
  • (19 minutes)
  • Visitor center
  • Visit (1 hour)
  • Car
  • (15 minutes)
  • Visitor center
  • Visit (1 hour)
  • Optional
  • Car
  • (56 minutes)
  • Arrive back at:
  • Akmeņu iela 13
  • Main stop
  • For reference only. Itineraries are subject to change.
  • Highlights
  • Magical stone forest for hiking.
  • Castle ruin with river view.
  • Try-out worshop of antiquities and organic foods and drinks.
  • Includes
  • Entrance tickets to the castle from tuesday to saturday.
  • Entrance tickets to the park in weekends.

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