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The farm "Imantas"
The farm "Imantas"
Vecauce Evangelic Lutheran church
SIA “Dienvidi Plus”
SIA “BestBerry”
The farmstead "Guntiņas"
“Auce County’ Miniature”
“Auce County’ Miniature”
Vecauce castle
Vecauce castle
Vecauce Castle
Vecauce Evangelic Lutheran church
Country house „Putni”
Country house „Putni”
The farm “Krīgeri”
The farm “Krīgeri”
Inga’s cakes
Inga’s cakes
The recreation complex “Vizuļi”
The recreation complex “Vizuļi”
„Lielvaicēni”
The bakery “Bene PB”
Lielauce Lake
Lielauce Lake
Nature Preserve “Ukru gārša”
Nature Preserve “Ukru gārša”

Vecauce castle

Photo: Guntis Vilberts

Address: Akadēmijas street 11, Vecauce
Phone number: +371 29195959, +371 63745558
E-mail:
Home page: www.vecauce.lv
 
The castle has several halls to be rented for seminar and conference events, banquets, weddings and various family parties.  Accommodation available for 18 people,  double rooms with amenities.  The catering is provided by the kitchen of the castle and the food is served from the vegetables, fruits and berries harvested in the own farm. A unique exposition on the Vecauce manor household, the castle, as well as the Count Medem’s  family can be found in the exhibition hall of the castle. Right there one can look at 2 authentic everyday wear of the nobles in the Latvian territory in the  80-ties of the 19th century.
The castle is managed by the Study and Research House “Vecauce” of the Latvia University of Agriculture. Advance reservation required.

Vecauce Evangelic Lutheran church


Address: Akadēmijas street 1, Vecauce
Phone number: +371 28849204
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Vecauce Evangelic Lutheran church is an architectural monument of national significance. The brick church was built in 1866. Its interior is interesting.  The church serves also as a tourist attraction. The visitors are offered to go on an interesting and informative tour along the church. One can look at the exhibition containing  unique documents on Auce and the history of the church,  which is partly displayed in the Art hall over the sacristy.  One can climb the church tower. Advance reservation requested.

The farm "Imantas"


Address: ”Imantas”, Vītiņu parish
Phone number: +37122433154
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There is an opportunity to see the process of sorting, weighing and marking eggs. In person, there is an opportunity to observe chickens, turkeys and guinea fowl. The farm offers to take a look at different breeds of decorative chickens, their eggs, which are in different sizes and different colors.

Country house „Putni”


Address: Vecauce parish
Phone: +371 22027839
E-mail:
 
The country house building is of a heritage value. From 1867 to 1915 it hosted a school, but at the end of World War II  it was used as a fortification. The farm boasts an attractive garden. It is possible to relax, to see the paintings gallery of the host Harijs Reihs and visit the private practice of the astrologer Ilzes Reiha. The tent sites are available. Advance reservation requested.

SIA “Dienvidi Plus”


Address: Aspazijas square 3, Auce
Phone number: +371 63745111,+371 29177535
E-mail:
Home page: www.dplus.lv
 
“Dienvidi Plus” Ltd  is an enterprise which developed an idea of growing sea buckthorn  in 2000 and is one of the first sea buckthorn taste initiators  in Latvia. It offers the sea buckthorn  product  tastings  over 1 hour  up to 10 product varieties with a story about the outstanding properties of the valuable berries and their beneficial effect on human health.    These are high quality products because of only juice, berries and other natural raw materials are used in manufacturing. After tasting it is possible to buy products for the producer prices. Advance reservation requested.

SIA “BestBerry”


Address: Bērzu street 3, Auce
Phone number: +371 29164185
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ome page: www.bestberry.lv

Guelder-roses are grown and processed into multiple good quality products.It is a valuable medicinal plant, where all its parts - leaves, berries, seeds, trunk, bark, root and flowers - can be used.Those who are interested are offered to view the guelder-rose garden wich is the largest field of guelder-roses in Europe and hear about the process of their cultivation, processing, the great qualities of the berries and their use in the bettering of one’s health and beauty. It is also possible to purchase the products. Advance reservation requested.

The farmstead "Guntiņas"


Address: “Guntiņas”, Īle
Phone number: +371 29273252
E-mail:
 
The farmstead  "Guntiņas" located nearby the Spārnu castle mound, has been growing shiitake mushrooms a little bit more than 20 years. Other medicinal mushrooms are also cultivated here  - common stinghorn  and reishi polypore. One can get acquainted with the shiitake mushroom specific growing methods in the  "Guntiņas", to taste them prepared by host-made recipes as well as to learn how to grow them for their own pleasure.  Furthermore, a particular offer is to explore the surrounding environnment in a way most acceptable to you – on foot, by bike or car. It is possible to enjoy the tranquility and the hosts’ hospitality. The farmstead welcomes groups of families and relatives, friends up to 20 people. Tent sites available. Advance reservation requested.

The farm “Krīgeri”


Address: “Bemberi 1”, Īles parish
Phone number: +371 26201427
E-mail:

The farmhouse ''Bemberi” of Īle municipality is hosted by the Grīslīši family who keep the Latvian traditions. The big and small visitors are offered a tour around the farm „Krīgeri”, an opportunity to see sheep flock as well as to get to know Marika’s baking and weaving handicrafts. The groups can enjoy savouring a real countryside taste – freshly baked bread naturally leavened as in the good old days, tasty snacks and a soup prepared on fire.  Also offers space for events up to 30 people as well as a kitchen for preparing food. There are 3 well-appointed rooms available: double room(2 rooms) and triple room. Free WiFi is available throughout the property. Hiking can be enjoyed nearby.
The youngest and even adult visitors are invited to participate in baking and decorating gingerbread in Christmas time. Tent sites and comfortable apartments of the guest house are available for tourists.
Advance reservation requested.

Inga’s cakes


Address: “Skrastiņi”, Vītiņi
Phone number: +371 29416250
E-mail:
 
Inga Eglīte makes cakes using 26 various recipes. The cakes are made  from natural products  and decorated according to the customers’ wishes.  It is possible to order cakes with martellato sugar dress or marzipan glaze, or decors as well as to take part in the cake tastings. Catering can be provided. Advance reservation requested.

The recreation complex “Vizuļi”


Address: “Vizuļi”, Vītiņi
Phone number: +371 29222659
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The recreation complex provides peace, silence and privacy for everyone  and provides opportunity to regain strength in a bathhouse or an outdoor tub.  The active recreation lovers have a sand volleyball court in their possession, but a cozy  family room with a balcony is available for families with children.  The smallest  are offered  board games and a playground.  The guests are welcome to use the wide halls for parties and banquets (up to 100 persons) as well as a camping house with all amenities.  The beds are available up to 50 people. A tent site, a bathhouse (up to 30 people) is available, a hall for weddings , parties, an outdoor tub (up to 6 persons), an outdoor volleyball court,  childrens’ playground, a facilitated camping house,  a pergola. Please contact the host on the prices and possibilities for relaxation at the recreation complex.

The farm “Lielvaicēni”


Address: “Lielvaicēni”, Vītiņu parish
Phone number: +371 27220931
E-mail:
Home page: www.lielvaiceni.lv

The farm “Lielvaicēni” is a diversified farm. Main business activity  is production and marketing of  beekeeping products: honey, pollen, sauna honey and bee bread. Beekeeper Arturs Grudovskis offers a tour around his farm.Advance reservation requested.

A visit to the bakery and workshop “Bene PB”

Address: Jelgavas street 29, Bēne
Phone number: +371 26667080, 63758263
E-mail:

Getting to know the bread baking process and biscuit tasting. Opportunity to see confectionery cooking process. Cookie baking and decorating. Advance reservation requested.

Lielauce Lake


Address: Lielauce
Phone number: Boat station phone: +371 26556771
Home page: www.mammadaba.lv

Lielauce Lake is rich in  many species of fishes. It is also surrounded by marsh which is nature preserve. There is a plank-way leading from the Lielauce castle to the lake’s shore. The lake is popular among fishermen and birds-watchers. Nature friends have appreciated the floating cabins of the lake that gives an excitement about picturesque view. There are also boats, tables, shelter and a campfire site with a boiler for fish soup at the JSC “Latvijas valsts meži” boat station. Booking is requested in advance.

“Auce County’ Miniature”


Address: "Krastiņi”, Lielauce
Phone number: +371 26206582, +371 29160918
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Auce County’s Miniature is created with the most significant and recognizable objects in Miniature, populated by home pets. This is an opportunity for the inhabitants and guests of Auce County to connect themselves with nature and at the same time get to know Auce County better. For small visitors, it is an educational connection with animals, the opportunity to feed them with the tuckers provided by the owners.

Nature Preserve “Ukru gārša”


Address: Ukri, Bukaišu parish
     
Nature Preserve „Ukru gārša” is remarkable with its variety of biotrope, old oak trees and richness in rare species of birds. Here is created a nature and wood knowledge path where you can get acquainted with trees, different kind of plants and nature with the help of  the guide.Excursions are guided. Advance reservation requested.
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