Animals and birds

Deer gardens, stables of horses, safari parks, wild horses and cows, exotic birds (peacocks, ostriches, etc.) and animals (camels, llamas, alpacas, chinchillas, etc.), domesticated animals and birds (rabbits, goats, sheep, geese, ducks, chickens). Many farms offer rides on horses or ponies, as well as products such as eggs, goat cheese, ornaments made of ostrich feathers, etc.

  • Deer gardens offer a look at animals from viewing towers, and some allow visitors to feed the animals. Owners offer tours and stories about how deer are bread. Some offer tastings and purchase of meat from hunted animals.
  • Horse stables offer horseback rides, as well as rides in carts or sleds. The rides occur in a fenced area or outside of it, with owners determining routes for the rides. Children usually ride horses which are led by an employee of the relevant farm by the reins.
  • Wild horses and cows can be viewed in large fenced areas. Owners offer tours, talk about the wild animals and their lives, and allow people to take photographs. Tours can be merged with outdoor picnics.
  • Exotic birds and animals can be found in fenced areas, cages or closed areas. Some of the birds and animals are just there to be looked at, while others are used to produce meat, eggs or wool.
  • Traditional farm animals and birds such as rabbits, goats, chickens, cows, etc., can be viewed, fed and petted by children, and photographs can be taken with the animals.
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Latvia

The Viesturi mini-zoo of exotic birds

Here you will find African ostriches, a South American rhea, an Australian emu, pearl hens, pheasants and peacocks. You can purchase ostrich and other eggs, as well as souvenirs made of eggs and feathers.

Distance from countries capital city320   Season4-10   Accepts tourist groups Accepts individual travellers Must register in advance
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Latvia

Licisi, Ltd.

This is one of Latvia’s first and largest goat farms in Latvia. The owner will offer you an attractive tour, with information about breeding goats and producing dairy products (milk, cheese kefir) – products which you can taste and purchase.

Mammal watching   For children and teenagers   Distance from countries capital city34   Season1-12   Accepts tourist groups No pets allowed Accepts individual travellers Must register in advance
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Latvia

Griezites Alpakas

The farm offers to see the alpacas up close and even take one for a walk. Find out how the owners shear the alpacas and how they then process the fleece.

Distance from countries capital city114   Season1-12   Must register in advance Accepts individual travellers This destination has specific opening hours which you must determine in advance
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Latvia

The IKS Park

The IKS Park organisation offers rural joy, playing around and relaxing at the edge of a forest.  Visitors can engage in crafts, learn about medicinal plants from Latvia in an interactive way and also learn about the properties of same.  There are two different territories.  One is an open-air exhibition of medicinal plants, with six beds of various plants.  Visitors are invited to stroll through the garden and learn about plants that might be useful and appropriate for them.  There is also room for mini-football, a barefoot trail, an “ant trail” that is a relay race with various steps, a pergola and a class to teach about nature.  Second, there is a small farm with workshops and a mini zoo.  Under a large canopy or in a cosy fireplace hall, visitors can try their hand at traditional and modern Latvian crafts.  There is also a chance to play various games, some of which are quite ancient, indeed.  Master craftsmen at the farm offer practical activities that allow visitors to produce their own souvenirs.  Class topics include weaving of blankets from plants, jewellery making, soap making, grinding of flour, etc.

 

 

Distance from countries capital city30   Season1-12   Accommodation available Must register in advance Accepts tourist groups
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Latvia

The Jaunievinas farm

The farm produces candies, marmalades, syrups and other goodies from quince. During the season, chicken eggs can be purchased. The farm has bred wild horses since 2002, and these can be viewed with the assistance of a guide.

Horseback riding   For parties   Seminars   For children and teenagers   Distance from countries capital city101   Season1-12   Internet access Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups Accommodation available No pets allowed Optional meals Must register in advance
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Latvia

The Lejnieki farm

The farm breeds dairy and meat goats and sheep. You can take a tour, view the animals, taste milk, yogurt, various cheeses, meats sausages, etc.) and purchase the products, as well.

Beautiful sights   Mammal watching   Distance from countries capital city60   Season4-10   Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance
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Latvia

Goat farm "Lielgrodes"

The herd consists of around 200 goats. The owner will tell you a humorous story of life with goats in Latvia and Europe, the story of making goat cheese and the secrets of its taste, will invite you to try cheese which you will be able to buy later. Goat cheese that is made in Lielgrodes is not only healthy, but very tasty.

Distance from countries capital city53   Season1-12   Optional meals Must register in advance Accepts tourist groups
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Latvia

The Kalbakas country home

A large paddock which is freely accessible for children and their parents offers contacts with goats, pigs, fowl and other animals, including rabbits. During the season, the owner offers eggs for sale.

For children and teenagers   Distance from countries capital city130   Season1-12   Accommodation available Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance Accepts individual travellers
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Latvia

The More safari park

This is a breeding farm for wild animals. On 170 hectares, the family breeds European elks, fallow deer and white elks (some 400 head in all), as well as wild boar. A tour will allow you to look at the animals up close. You can taste venison foods such as shish-kabob and goulash, and you can purchase dried venison, salami and canned sautéed meats.

For parties   Beautiful sights   Distance from countries capital city70   Season1-12   Accommodation available Optional meals Must register in advance No pets allowed Accepts tourist groups
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Latvia

Bisjanisi

The owner breeds decorative breeds and fowl, including various types of chickens, ducks, geese, pheasants and helmeted guinea fowls, as well as rabbits, sheep and ponies. Tours are available along with stories about birds. You can look at the garden and purchase eggs and rabbit meat.

For parties   Distance from countries capital city95   Season4-10   Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance
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Latvia

Zvaigznu aitas (SIA StarSpace)

It is possible to see Latvian dark-headed sheep, learn about the specifics of their breeding, lifestyle and sheepmen branch in Latvia. In addition to the sheep, it is possible to see different birds – turkeys, gees, ducks, chicken  and pearl chicken.
If you plan on watching the animals, leave your own dogs at home.

On the farm there is also situated the Star Space observatory where during the ~ two-hour-long visit you will hear simply presented stories about stars, planets and other topics.After the lecture, outside, in fresh air you will be able to put the acquired knowledge to use, by trying to spot some constellations – how to find them, how they look like, etc. After you learn about constellations, you can observe them in the observatory’s powerful telescope which is open to public use.

For children and teenagers   Distance from countries capital city57   Season5-11   Accepts tourist groups Accepts individual travellers Must register in advance
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Latvia

The Untumi horse farm

The farm has a herd of horses and buys horses which confirm to historical demands related to breeds of animals. You can learn to ride a horse in the company of an instructor and in a limited area. During the summer, there are cart rides, while in the winter there are sleigh rides. The horses are also used for weddings and other ceremonies.

Agro Heritage   Horseback riding   Wellbeing Tourism   Nature for Health   Distance from countries capital city235   Season1-12   Accepts individual travellers Dry toilet (if there is only the dry toilet) Disable Access Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance
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Latvia

The Saulites garden of wild animals

On the left bank of the Daugava River, there are paddocks with approximately 50 fallow deer and Scottish wild cows (known as Highlanders). You can watch the animals and learn about how fallow deer and wild boar are bred. Children will be able to feed the animals with food provided by the owners.

For children and teenagers   Mushroom picking   Mammal watching   Active leisure   Fishing   For parties   Horseback riding   Distance from countries capital city60   Season1-12   Must register in advance No pets allowed Accommodation available Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups
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Latvia

The Indani farm

Adults and children will be able to learn about farm animals, view a collection of ancient tools, enjoy a country sauna with birch and juniper switches, drink herbal tea with honey, and taste carrot buns. During the summer, accommodations are offered in the granary or on the second level of the sauna.

Horseback riding   Agriculture   For children and teenagers   Distance from countries capital city95   Season5-10   Must register in advance Dry toilet (if there is only the dry toilet) Internet access Accepts tourist groups Accommodation available No pets allowed Accepts individual travellers
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Latvia

The Juri farm

The owners of the farm inherited it. There is a wood house with decorative trim and window shutters. The owners use milk from their own cows to produce cheeses on the basis of old and modern recipes. You can taste the cheese, milk, clotted milk, buttermilk and other dairy products, watch how they are made, and take part in the process yourself. There are also animals to view.

Agro Heritage   Distance from countries capital city222   Season1-12   Accepts tourist groups Accepts individual travellers Must register in advance
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Latvia

The Klajumi horse farm

The farm features twelve friendly horses from Latvia, Lithuania and Belarus, as well as three eager dogs of various species, along with rabbits, chickens, cows and cats. Here you will feel the true country spirit in four adjoining farms – Klajumi, Ganiņi, Ķemeri and Krasti. The location is near the “Rings of the Daugava” Nature Park, and you can go horseback riding along the border between Latvia and Belarus.

Latvian cuisine: Schnitzel of mushrooms, potato dumplings with dried mushrooms or meat, cream sauce and onions, baked chanterelles with new potatoes, sautéed vegetables and mushrooms, strawberries with ice cream, moonshine liquor.

Special foods: Cranberry fool a la Klajumi

For children and teenagers   Active leisure   Horseback riding   Beautiful sights   Distance from countries capital city275   Season1-12   Accommodation available Accepts individual travellers Must register in advance Pre-order required Accepts individual travellers Optional meals Accepts tourist groups
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Latvia

The Dobuli mini-zoo

This zoo features sheep, goats, large Chinese pigs, rabbits, various exotic animals and birds. Children love contacts with the various animals, particularly the Japanese macaque which is called Nilsons. The farm has been nominated as a family-friendly place.

For children and teenagers   Horseback riding   Distance from countries capital city35   Season1-12   No pets allowed Dry toilet (if there is only the dry toilet) Accepts individual travellers Disable Access Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance
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Latvia

Zirgaudzetava "Kroni"

The horse farm Kroni situated in Skulte district offers horseback riding and trainings (there are also season tickets), riding in a carriage or a sledge. Beginners have a possibility to learn the first steps of horseback riding; experienced riders – a chance to train under the supervision of an experienced coach. Riding sessions take place either outside or on a course.You are also offered to try riding in a six-place carriage – a buggy.

Beautiful sights   Horseback riding   Distance from countries capital city53   Season1-12   Accepts individual travellers Must register in advance Accepts tourist groups
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Latvia

Deksni 1

Saimniecība nodarbojas ar zirgkopību un aitkopību.

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Latvia

The Salmini Mini ZOO

Here you will find some 30 types of birds and animals, including cranes, pheasants, swans, pygmy sheep, pygmy pigs, kangaroos, squirrels, etc. You can take a tour and learn about the animals, or walk through the garden on your own. You can also purchase rare and exotic plants from the farm’s garden.

For children and teenagers   Distance from countries capital city80   Season3-11   Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance No pets allowed Dry toilet (if there is only the dry toilet)
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Latvia

The Amuri farm

This is a farm which produces beef. You can take a tour, during which you can learn about, taste and purchase untraditional herbs and exotic tea plants.

Agriculture   Distance from countries capital city170   Season1-12   Must register in advance Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups
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Latvia

The Jaunjerceni farm

The farm has several carp ponds for fishing and leisure. The fish that are caught can be smoked. Tours are available of the farm, and kids will love the birds (ducks, geese, peacocks), rabbits and pygmy pig.

Distance from countries capital city135   Season1-12   Accepts individual travellers Must register in advance Accepts tourist groups
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Latvia

Mini-ZOO: Zemgale Ponies

Here you can watch ponies, donkeys, dwarf sheep, dwarf goats, dwarf rabbits, dwarf pigs, a llama, chickens and other fowl. Children can take rides with a pony or donkey, and they can feed fish in the local pond. There is a playground, along with a picnic location, “Paradise for dwarves.”

Fishing   For parties   Distance from countries capital city45   Season5-11   Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups This destination has specific opening hours which you must determine in advance No pets allowed Dry toilet (if there is only the dry toilet)
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Latvia

Biohumusa razotne "Sita Garden"

The farm produces bio-humus, which is a microbilogical fertilizer which is used to fertilize different fruits, plants, vegetables, etc. The farm breeds snails in order to get bio-humus. It is also possible to buy vegetable and strawbery plants.

Distance from countries capital city210   Season1-12  
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Latvia

The Mazvasaraudzi farm

The farm produces vegetables, medicinal plants and honey. You can look at Charolais cattle and buy products. The lady of the house will talk about her experience in relation to her farm and biological farms that are in the neighbourhood.

Distance from countries capital city178   Season1-12   Accommodation available Must register in advance Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups
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Latvia

The Betas farm

One of the largest meat and dairy farms in Kurzeme, with a herd of around 500 heads of cattle. The farm also breeds most of the types of fowl that are known in Latvia. An informative tour is available, and you can purchase meat, milk and eggs.

Agro Heritage   For children and teenagers   Distance from countries capital city155   Season1-12   Optional meals Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups Accommodation available Must register in advance
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Latvia

Kudraji

The farm grows peas, grits and beans, and it breeds cattle. Visitors can take a tour to learn about biodynamic agricultural techniques.

Agro Heritage   Distance from countries capital city175   Season1-12   Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance
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Latvia

The Rabbit Kingdom

This is a miniature zoo next to a tributary of the Ogre River, and most of it is taken up by a paddock of rabbits. Children just love the animals, as well as the hutches that were designed on the basis of the architecture of estates and castles. There are also goats, pigs, geese, peacocks, mandarin ducks and pearl hens. Children can help in feeding the animals.

Distance from countries capital city64   Season1-12   Accepts tourist groups Accepts individual travellers Must register in advance
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Latvia

The Priedes pedigree rabbit farm

The farm breeds some 400 rabbits and also grows strawberries. Breeding rabbits, rabbit meat, strawberry plants (3-4 different kinds) and berries can be purchases. Lettuce is available in the spring and vegetables are on offer in the fall. You can take a tour of the farm and learn about rabbit breeding.

Distance from countries capital city150   Season1-12   Must register in advance Accepts tourist groups
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Latvia

Rigas Zoologiska darza filiale “Ciruli”

Te plašos aplokos mīt 38 sugu savvaļas dzīvnieki (kiangi, lāči, lūši, vilki, meža cūkas, aļņi, vāveres, plēsīgie putni) un visdažādāko šķirņu mājdzīvnieki – Latvijas zilās, Hailandes un Galovejas govis, Romanovas aitas, Vjetnamas cūkas, pīles, zosis, tītari u.c. Acīgākie dīķos pamanīs retās Eiropas kokvardes. Kalvenes pagasta „Cīruļi” – tā ir lieliska, nesteidzīga atpūta lauku vidē, iepazīstot dzīvo dabu!

Darba laiks no novembra līdz martam: katru dienu no 10:00 – 16:00
Darba laiks no aprīļa līdz oktobrim: katru dienu no 10:00 – 18:00

Distance from countries capital city168   Season1-12  
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Latvia

Lojas

The Lojas farm in the Mazsalaca Administrative District is a mixed-use farm, including grain farming (wheat, barley, rye, rapeseed) and manufacturing of straw granules as litter for animals.  The farm breeds beef cattle.

Distance from countries capital city163   Season1-12   Must register in advance Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups Optional meals
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Latvia

Rudeni

The Rudeņi farm is in the southern part of the Zemgale lowlands, to the East of Bērvircava.  Established in 1999, the farm specialises in dairy farming with more than 300 cows and an equal number of calves.  It is also a grain farm, with more than 400 ha of land for winter and summer crops, rapeseed and corn.  Farming waste is used for a modern biogas plant that provides energy for the farm.  The owners actively make use of EU projects, one of which allowed it to build a cattle shed for more than 400 animals and a cow milking carousel. 

For children and teenagers   Distance from countries capital city79   Season1-12   Must register in advance Accepts tourist groups Accepts individual travellers Optional meals
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Latvia

Baki

The Baķi farm is in the Rugāji Administrative District and in a lovely location.  It was established in 20133 and has more than 100 blackhead sheep that graze in the meadows on the shores of the Balupe River.  The animals are used to produce mutton and wool.  The farm also breeds some rabbits.  Tours are available, and there is a sauna.  Visitors who contact the farm in advance can have a meal of mutton pilaf.

For children and teenagers   Distance from countries capital city240   Season1-12   Must register in advance Accepts tourist groups Accepts individual travellers Optional meals
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Latvia

Strauti

The Strauti farm is on the eastern edge of hillocks in Embūte.  The southern edge of the farm neighbours large forests with many wild animals.  Alongside is a former fowl farm.  The farm breeds rabbits, sheep, fowl, two horses and a pony.  It has a herd of cows, including Latvian Blue cows.  The farm offers tours for schoolchildren and others.  Contact the farm in advance to purchase rabbit meat, wool and vegetables.  The farm is biological.

Distance from countries capital city181   Season1-12   Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance Accepts individual travellers Optional meals
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Latvia

The Raksi ZOO

The Rakši leisure venue offers a look at one and two-hump camels, llamas, alpacas and guanacos. Pancakes made of healthy camel milk can be tasted, you can ride llamas or camels, and there are other forms of active recreation, as well.

For children and teenagers   Distance from countries capital city85   Season1-12   Must register in advance Optional meals Accepts individual travellers Accommodation available Accepts tourist groups
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Lithuania

Dalios Ėmuzytės ekologiska kazu saimnieciba

Kazas piena produkti, ēdieni no kazas izcelsmes produktiem, izglītošanās programmas.

Agriculture   Distance from countries capital city32   Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance Accepts individual travellers
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Latvia

The Vildeni farm

The farm has more than 20 types of chickens along with African ostriches, peacocks, pheasants, quails, turkeys, guinea fowls, peacock pigeons, other exotic birds, pygmy pigs, ponies, rabbits, marmots, fallow deer and various pets. Tours are offered, and eggs from the birds can be purchased during the appropriate season.

Distance from countries capital city130   Season1-12   Must register in advance Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups
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Latvia

Kalnbundas

Kalnbundas offer possibilities for active rest – horse-back riding and horse riding.  

Distance from countries capital city165   Season1-12  
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Latvia

Exotic animal park in Dundaga

Eksotiskajā dzīvnieku parkā var apskatīt dažādus dzīvnieciņus, t.sk. lamas, alpakas, mini ponijus, pundurcūciņas, briedi, pundurkaziņas, aitu cūkas, dažādus trušus, Āfrikas melnos strausu, un kur nu bez divkupru kamieļa un Latvijas zilās govs, un dažnedažādiem putniem! Tas būs skaisti pavadīts brīvais laiks dzīvnieku sabiedrībā, vērojot viņu dzīves ritmu , barojot ar saimniecības sarūpētu barību. 

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Latvia

Zirgu seta "Volani"

The farm offers to look at horses, ponies, rabbits, Brama hens and chickens. Children are offered to ride a small pony named Xavier either on horse back or in a small carriage.

Distance from countries capital city240   Season1-12  
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Latvia

Mikaitas

SIA Mikaitas is a family company that was established in 2005 and breeds purebred sheep.  It provides seed for other herds to breed fast-growing lambs with excellent taste.  The farm breeds the Oxforddown breed of sheep and sells lambs of various ages, breeding sheep and rams, yarn, wool products, processed sheepskin, sheep, mutton and various meat products.

Distance from countries capital city86   Season1-12  
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Latvia

The Kaijas subsistence farm

Go horseback or wagon riding all year long, find contacts with goats, sheep, chickens, turkeys, geese, and ducks, and taste smoked goat cheese. The owner also produces Christmas and other decorations.

Skiing   For parties   Horseback riding   Distance from countries capital city125   Season1-12   Must register in advance Dry toilet (if there is only the dry toilet) Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups
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Latvia

The Ziles farm

The farm has vast meadows along the banks of the Aiviekste River, with some 400 head of blackhead sheep – the largest herd of its type in Latvia. You can tour the far and purchase pedigree sheep, meat, wool, pelts and vegetables.

Distance from countries capital city210   Season5-10   Accepts individual travellers Must register in advance Accepts tourist groups
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Latvia

Zirgu ferma ''Darzini''

You are offered horse-riding along the picturesque forests and individual horse-riding lessons.

Distance from countries capital city18   Season1-12  
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Latvia

The non-traditional animal farm Ezerlejas

The farm has large paddocks that are populated by fallow deer, mouflons, various types of goats, different kinds of pigs (including sheep pigs), peacocks, pheasants, various types of chickens and ducks, ostriches, etc. The owners offer tours, and during the season (V-X) you can purchase eggs and venison, form contacts with the animals, and purchase Latvian-made cosmetics at a little store which the owners have established.

Fishing   Active leisure   For children and teenagers   Distance from countries capital city115   Season5-11   Must register in advance Optional meals Accepts tourist groups Accommodation available Accepts individual travellers
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Estonia

Iisaka Sheep and Handicraft Farm heritage trail

The farm shows traditional rural life activities, raising sheep and Estonian Blackhead sheep. A heritage trail on the farm takes in a sacred grove, ancient burial sites and fields, and we tell stories of ancient Estonians and history of the farm. Handicrafts are displayed and wool workshops are offered.

Distance from countries capital city58   Season1-12  
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Latvia

Valti

The farm breeds purebred and crossbred cattle for seed, fattening and meat production.  It sells piglets and pork, grows grains and potatoes, and engages in beekeeping.  Six ponds are used to breed carp, tench and orfe.  During the winter, fishing is possible in special basins that are based on the flooding of a curve in the Bērzene River.  Valti offers a look at biological farming, beef cattle breeding, genetic work related to purebred animals, and fishing outdoors.  The farm has a special seminar room and kitchen for seminars and training.  The farm maintains the Oskars Kalpaks trail, which crosses a territory that is geological and landscape interest.

For children and teenagers   Distance from countries capital city154   Season5-9   Optional meals Accepts tourist groups
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Latvia

Geidas

The farm specialises in dairy farming. Students and others can go on an educational tour, “The Route of Milk,” during which they will be able to churn butter and learn about how dairy products are produced.

For children and teenagers   Agro Heritage   Distance from countries capital city65   Season5-9   Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance
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Latvia

Slieku audzetava ''Agle''

The breeding of Californian red snails and production of bio-humus. You are offered a short excursion around the production, information about breeding snails and the production of bio-humus.

Distance from countries capital city148   Season1-12  
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Latvia

The Silkalni farm

The farm grows some 25 types of plants and prepares products from approximately 50 types of plants. Visitors will learn about the use of medicinal plants not just in teas, but also in oils, extracts, tinctures, syrups, etc. These can be used for everyday nutrition. Products can be tasted and bought, and you can help out with the farm’s operations. There is also livestock to view.

Nature for Health   Distance from countries capital city99   Season1-12   Accepts tourist groups Accepts individual travellers Must register in advance
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Latvia

Zvaigznites

The Zvaigznītes farm is near Rīga in Ogresgals in the Ogre Administrative District.  Two generations of farmers breed livestock, with some 350 dairy cows, 120 head of beef cattle, and 230 calves.

Distance from countries capital city49   Season1-12   Optional meals Must register in advance Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups
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Latvia

A marmot breeding farm

A friendly place for families, children and all interested parties. You can go on a tour or individually look at and learn about marmosets.

Distance from countries capital city180   Season5-10   Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance
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Lithuania

Gliemezu saimnieciba "ASPERSA"

Saimniecībā tiek audzēti Helix Aspersa Maxima sugas gliemeži. Ekoloģiska produkcija. Tie tiek baroti tikai ar vietējiem dārzeņiem un gliemežiem domāto īpašo barību.

Distance from countries capital city75   Must register in advance Accepts tourist groups Accepts individual travellers
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Latvia

Zemnieku saimnieciba "Vitolini"

The farmstead "Vitolini" specializes in horse breeding, as well as horse-riding lessons. It is possible to go horse-riding in the forest or to take a ride in a horse team.

Distance from countries capital city73   Season1-12  
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Latvia

Kalvenes trusis

Trušu audzēšanas saimniecība “Kalvenes trusis” piedāvā šķirnes trušu audzēšanu un tirdzniecību, izstāžu rīkošanu pasākumos, kā arī interesentiem tiek piedāvāts trušu apskates objekts “Rabbit Hotel” ģeogrāfiski izglītojošā un mazliet humoristiskā stilā, kurā aplūkojami 15 – 20 dažādu šķirņu truši no visas pasaules.  Ieejas maksa EUR 1.50

Distance from countries capital city168   Season1-12   Must register in advance
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Latvia

Piemajas zoo "Briezi"

Piemājas zoodārzs "Brieži" atrodas netālu no Rīgas. Šeit sastopami daudzi un dažādi dekoratīvie putni, tītari, pīles, fazāni, pāvi un žagata, starp tiem dzīvo jūrascūciņas un truši. No četrkājainajiem draugiem te var sastapt Holandes pundurkaziņas, Haidšnukes aitas, Šetlandes ponijus, ēzeļu ģimeni, vāverēnus un jenotpuiku Bārniju. Zoodārzu palīdz sargāt zosu bariņš un Peruāņu pundursivēns - Pigis. No 2015. gada Briežos dzīvo arī dambrieži un briedis Munžaks. Pēc pastaigas zoodārzā, iepriekš piesakot, iespējams izmantot piknika vietas un bērnu rotaļu laukumus.

Distance from countries capital city16   Season1-12   Dry toilet (if there is only the dry toilet) No pets allowed
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Latvia

A deer farm

Guides will offer you a tour during which you can watch red deer, fallow deer and wild sheep. You will learn about the specifics of breeding them. The farm engages in selection, as well.

Distance from countries capital city50   Season1-12   Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance Accepts individual travellers
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Latvia

Saimnieciba "Bandavas"

Saimniecība piedāvā zirgu izjādes (ratos un mugurā), iespēja apskatīt dzīvniekus lauku sētā (zosis, vistas, truši, teliņi, kazas, aitas, suņi un kaķi). Pļavas ar ārstniecības augiem, mežs, dīķis, stārķu koks. Sarunas par dzīvi ar saimniekiem. Rīta rasas skaistuma procedūras, "varžu koris", tējas baudīšana seno ābeļu paēnā, ārstniecības augu vākšana kopā ar saimnieci. Telšu un piknika vietas (līdz 20 cilvēkiem).

Distance from countries capital city61   Season1-12  
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Latvia

A herd of alpacas

This is the largest herd of alpacas (an animal from the mountainous regions of South America) in the Baltic States. You can observe the animals, listen to stories about them, and buy alpaca wool. There are plans to transfer the herd to the Vīceži Estate in the Lībagi Parish in 2014.

 

Distance from countries capital city120   Season7-10   Accepts individual travellers Must register in advance Accepts tourist groups
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Latvia

The Mezini farm for breeding pedigreed rabbits

The farm offers a look at angora rabbits, which are very uncommon in Latvia. The owner offers tours, stories, rabbit wool, wool products such as mittens and socks, breeding rabbits and consultations. Children will love the animals and can feed them in the presence of the owner.

Distance from countries capital city120   Season5-10   Must register in advance Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups
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Latvia

Mini zoo "Ranco"

Mini zoo - a great place to relax, where you can get acquainted with exotic animals and pets. Animals can be feed and touch.
Here can meet dwarf-animals, like draft- goat, draft-sheep and draft-rabbit, as well as a donkey, raccoon, ponies, pigeons, Mandarin ducks and other birds.

For children and teenagers   Mammal watching   Beautiful sights   Distance from countries capital city115   Season1-12   This destination has specific opening hours which you must determine in advance Accepts individual travellers Dry toilet (if there is only the dry toilet) Must register in advance Accepts tourist groups No pets allowed
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Latvia

The Apareni biological farm

The farm is among the lovely hillocks of the Vidzeme highlands, and you can visit a decorative garden with more than 30 birds, including pigeons, pheasants, chickens, water birds, etc. There are picnic facilities and a playground for the kids.

Distance from countries capital city130   Season4-10   Dry toilet (if there is only the dry toilet) Must register in advance No pets allowed Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups
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Latvia

The Klimpas farm

The farm breeds more than 150 sheep. There is a location to feed lambs, and the owners organise animal auctions and “Sheep Days” events. You can take a tour of the farm and purchase pedigreed sheep and sheep-related products.

Distance from countries capital city150   Season1-12   Dry toilet (if there is only the dry toilet) Must register in advance Accepts tourist groups
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Latvia

The Berzi farm

The farm breeds goats and uses goat milk to produce cheese and other products. A presentation hall offers visitors a chance to taste ice cream made of goat milk, as well as purchase goat-related souvenirs and other products. There are tours of the farm, too.

Distance from countries capital city105   Season8-10   Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance Accepts individual travellers
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Latvia

Farmstead "Abelites"

Bioloģiskā lopkopība. Saimniecībā audzē dažādus dzīvniekus – Galoveju šķirnes liellopus, Merino aitas,  kazas, muflonus, dažādus mājputnus un sliekas, kur katram dzīvniekam ir sava svarīga loma. Piedāvā dzīvnieku apskati un ieskatu bioloģiskajā saimniekošanā, atpūtu pie dabas.

Distance from countries capital city100   Season5-9   Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance
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Latvia

Biologiska saimnieciba "Dzirnas"

Bioloģiskā saimniecība, kurā tiek audzētas dējējvistas. Apmeklētājiem tiek piedāvātas ekskursijas ar olu meklēšanu un vākšanu. 

Distance from countries capital city176   Season5-10  
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Latvia

The Kalnmalas farm

The farm breeds several species of chinchillas and offers a look at them. There are also decorative pheasants, peacocks, doves and different kinds of chickens, along with marmots, dwarf goats, chipmunks, rabbits, a pony, etc. You can purchase chinchillas, decorative birds and other animals, along with quail eggs, chinchilla pelts and souvenirs. There are also ponds for fishing.

Fishing   Active leisure   Distance from countries capital city130   Season1-12   No pets allowed Must register in advance Accommodation available Accepts tourist groups Optional meals
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Latvia

Livi goat milk products

This is one of the largest goat farms in Latvia, with approximately 160 pedigree goats (Alp, Anglo, German White Noble and other breeds), as well as pigs for breeding purposes. You can take a tour and help in herding the goats. Kid goats can be seen in the spring. You can taste various kinds of cheese and watch how the goats are milked (around 5:00 PM every day). You can also taste and purchase canned meat. No preservatives are ever added to the farm’s products.

Mammal watching   Distance from countries capital city135   Season4-10   Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance Optional meals
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Latvia

Silvas, aitu audzetaji

Aitu audzēšanas saimniecībā ir ap 300 aitām. Saimniecības un aitu apskate, konsultācijas aitu audzēšanā un ganāmpulka izkopšanā, praktiski padomi. Šķirnes aitu, gaļas jēru un vilnas iegāde.
 

Distance from countries capital city115  
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Latvia

Chinchillas in Rujiena

The owners breed chinchillas, which originated in the Andes in South America. They offer a tour and a story about the lives and growth of chinchillas. Animals and their pelts can be purchased. The lady of the house is also a painter.

Distance from countries capital city150   Season1-12   Accepts tourist groups Accepts individual travellers Must register in advance
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Latvia

Trusu parks "Sed uz slieksna pasacina"

The rabbit park „There is a fairy-tale sitting on your doorstep” is suitable for families with children and tourists, a place, where you can have a wonderful time using different possibilities of rest and entertainment. In the park it is possible to not only look at rabbits, but also hold them in your hands and pet them, as well as learn all about rabbits’ habits and lifestyle. The park offers a fireplace and a grill. It is possible to buy different souvenirs.

Distance from countries capital city70   Season1-12  
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Latvia

The Jaunkletnieki ostrich and fallow deer farm

The owner will give you a tour during which you will see African ostriches, fallow dear, the Soay breed of sheep, exotic birds and fowl. You can establish contacts with the animals and purchase souvenirs.

Distance from countries capital city70   Season1-12   Must register in advance Accepts tourist groups Accepts individual travellers
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Lithuania

Buivydų ekoukis/ Buividu ekosaimnieciba

Bioloģiskā lauksiamniecība, kurā tiek audzēta gaļas liellopu šķirne "Aubrac", kas nāk no Francijas Aubrac reģiona. Tiek pieņemti apmeklētāji grupās, lai iepažistinātu ar saimnieciskās darbības vēsturi. Bioloģiski audzētas auzas, spelta un mellenes. Iegādei svaigi augļi un liellopu gaļa.
 

Agriculture   Distance from countries capital city300  
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Latvia

The Mucenieki sheep and goat farm

The farm is in a lovely location on the shore of a local lake. It breeds sheep, goats, rabbits and fowl. You can you on a tour, and the kids can help to feed rabbits or take a look at spring lambs. If you are interested in learning how to shear sheep, you can do so here.

Distance from countries capital city81   Season5-10   Accepts tourist groups Accepts individual travellers Must register in advance
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Latvia

Zakisi, rabbit breeder

One of the largest rabbit breeding operations in Latvia, this farm features some 25 different kinds of rabbits, both ordinary and popular. There is an open-air paddock for the animals. Rabbits, their meat, fur, skin and manure can be purchased. There are tent sites on location, along with a “rabbit sauna” and fishing ponds. During “Rabbit Days” in late May, the owner organises a rabbit market and product tastings.
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Latvia

The Sveki rabbit garden

This is the most modern rabbit farm in the Baltic States. The animals live in cages in a shed, but there are also cages outside where they can be viewed. Children will love contacts with 24 types of rabbits, as well as an opportunity to study the surrounding area from a viewing tower. If you apply in advance, you can purchase fresh rabbit meat, sausages, dried meats and pâté. A new thing at the farm is the Mangalicas breed of wild pigs from Hungary.

For children and teenagers   Distance from countries capital city158   Season5-10   Accepts tourist groups Accepts individual travellers Must register in advance
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Latvia

The Kalna Ludani family farm

This farm is in a lovely location that offers a view of Lake Sauka. He breeds cattle which spend all year long on the sides of nearby hillocks. The owner will offer you a tour, show you the animals, and offer sweet cherries and apples from his garden.

For children and teenagers   Distance from countries capital city140   Season6-10   Must register in advance Dry toilet (if there is only the dry toilet) Accepts individual travellers No pets allowed Accepts tourist groups
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Latvia

The Jaunozoli deer garden

Some 250 deer graze on 100 ha of land in the Umurga Parish.  The farm also offers a look at peacocks, rabbits, sheep, goats and a pony.  Biological products are on sale, and visitors are welcome all year round.

 

Distance from countries capital city95   Season1-12   Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance
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Latvia

"Визбули"

The farm breeds cattle and grows vegetables. You can receive consultations and purchase seeds and vegetables.

Distance from countries capital city90   Season1-12   Must register in advance Accepts tourist groups
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Latvia

The Maurini farm

The farm breeds rabbits, goats, pigs, cows, horses, and foreign animals such as Cameroon sheep and marmots. You can take a tour to look at wild horses and other animals. You and purchase biological products and take a sauna in a structure built on the basis of the traditions of Lettigalian black saunas.

Distance from countries capital city195   Season1-12   Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance Accepts individual travellers Accommodation available
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Latvia

Strausu ferma "Mazzarini"

It is possible to look at African ostriches of different ages; to listen to stories about or of ostriches. It is possible to buy crafts made of ostrich feathers, skin and grease, fresh ostrich eggs.

Distance from countries capital city63   Season1-12  
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Latvia

Biologiska saimnieciba Mierini

„Mieriņi” ir īsta liela lauku saimniecība pļavu meža vidū, kas atrodas pie Latvijas robežas. Tīrajos Latgales laukos tiek audzēti bioloģiski dārzeņi un lopi. Saimnieki dzīvo saskaņā ar dabu un aicina ikvienu savu viesi izjust un izbaudīt apkārtnes skaistumu ar visām maņām: gan garšojot, gan elpojot, gan taustot un klausoties. Visas maņas apvienojot, izdodas dzīvot pa īstam.

Miera pilna Latgales ainava ieskauj bioloģisko saimniecību „Mieriņi”. Šī vieta dāvās atpūtu ar jauno lapu žilbinošo zaļumu un skurbinošajām putnu dziesmām pavasarī, ar plašo debess jumu, kas atspoguļojas ūdeņos, un košajām dabas krāsām vasarā, ar dzelteno lapu paklāju rudenī un ziemā – ar silto sniega segu uz karstās pirtiņas jumta.

Papildu bioloģiskās gaļas produktiem saimniecība piedāvā arī latviešu gadskārtu svinības, nodarbības dabā, pirts pakalpojumus un telšu vietas.

Distance from countries capital city248   Season1-12  
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Latvia

Jokas

The Jokas farm is 4 km to the East of Turlava.  Owner Jānis Uzulēns has purposefully developed and expanded the farm ever since it was established in 2011.  He is particularly proud of his herd of beef cows, some 70 in all, as well as of five horses.  The farm produces sausages and other meat products and also offers services such as managing forests and fisheries.

Distance from countries capital city170   Season1-12   Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance Optional meals Accepts individual travellers
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Latvia

Ginas

The farm produces milk, meat and vegetables. You can take a tour and purchase the products.

Distance from countries capital city170   Season1-12   Must register in advance Accepts tourist groups
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Latvia

The Osu majas escargot farm

Here you will find an attractive and interesting story about Burgundy snails and how they are bred. You can tour the farm, receive valuable advice, taste Burgundy snails prepared on the basis of various recipes, and purchase semi-finished products.

Seminars   Distance from countries capital city200   Season5-10   Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance Accepts individual travellers
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Latvia

The Poliesi farm

The farm specialises in cattle, goat and vegetable farming. You can learn about biological farming methods and purchase products. The farm is in a very lovely location.

Distance from countries capital city200   Season1-12   Accepts individual travellers Must register in advance Accepts tourist groups
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Latvia

Izjades ar zirgiem Kalvene

Saimniecība ir neliela un atrodas laukos, klusā vietā. Līdz ar to pilnīgi dabiski tiek nodrošināta mierīga un relaksējoša saskarsme un darbs ar zirgiem. Piedāvā izjādes ar diviem zirgiem, organizējam sacensības pajūgu braukšanā. Vasaras periodā nodrošina zirgiem pansiju. Atrodas tikai 4,5 km no valsts nozīmes A9 ceļa Rīga- Liepāja un 16 km attālumā no Rīgas Zoodārza filiāles „Cīruļi”. Vasarā ir ugunskura vieta, nakšņošanas iespējas teltīs.

Distance from countries capital city168   Season1-12  
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Latvia

The Sautlaci farm

The owner of the farm offers attractive tours during which you will learn about chinchillas, animal enclosures, as well as quails which you can view and purchase.

For children and teenagers   Distance from countries capital city100   Season1-12   Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance Accepts individual travellers
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Latvia

The Mezsetas deer farm

The wetland meadows that are around the Pededze River are the site of this 200 ha farm with some 350 red deer, other deer and wild boar. There are towers from which you can watch the graceful animals, and there are ponds for commercial fishing. Please contact the owner well in advance for a tour.

Fishing   For parties   Distance from countries capital city220   Season1-12   Accommodation available Must register in advance Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups
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Latvia

The Pilsmuizkungi rabbit village

There are attractive and miniature structures and pastures here for 65 different types of rabbits. Children can look at the bunnies and form contacts with other animals such as goats and sheep.

Distance from countries capital city50   Season5-9   Must register in advance Accepts tourist groups
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Latvia

The Elcuki rabbit farm

This is a farm of pedigree rabbits (11 breeds, ~200 rabbits). You can go on a tour of the farm and receive consultations on the breeding and selection of rabbits. You can also buy pedigreed rabbits for yourself.

Distance from countries capital city220   Season1-12   Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance Accepts individual travellers
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Latvia

The Purmalas farm

The farm breeds goats and grows vegetables. You can take a tour, help to milk the goats, and taste and country goodies such as cheese, bread and pierogi. You can also help to make cheese.

For children and teenagers   Distance from countries capital city180   Season1-12   Must register in advance Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups
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Latvia

Pie Tevoca Garika

Mājas saimniecība „Pie Tēvoča Garika" piedāvā iepazīties ar nelielu dzīvnieku kolekciju. Dažus dzīvniekus var pabarot un paglaudīt. Te iespējams apskatīt gan mājas dzīvniekus, gan savvaļas dzīvniekus. Par katru dzīvnieku sniedzam informāciju.

Season1-12  
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Latvia

Biedriba "Latvijas Slieku audzetaju asociacija"

Biedrība "Latvijas Slieku audzētāju asociācija" tika nodibināta 2010. gada 1.septembrī ar mērķi attīstīt sliekkopību un vermikomposta ražošanu Latvijā. Pamatnodarbošanās - vermikomposta ražošana.

Distance from countries capital city63  
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Latvia

Balozi

The farm specializes in breeding chicken, as well as offers a movable sauna Pirts Omnibus.

Distance from countries capital city192   Season1-12   Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance
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Latvia

The Mezdruvas farm

Here you can tour a farm which features goats, horses, rabbits, fowl and livestock. Equine therapy is available, as are horseback, pony and carriage rides. You can purchase goat milk, cheese, cottage cheese, kefir and yogurt.

Distance from countries capital city22   Season1-12  
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Latvia

Ances

Latvian blackhead sheep are in a clean environment at the Ances farm, which is in the Northern Vidzeme Biosphere Reserve near the border with Estonia.  It is in the Naukšēni Parish, where chemical plant protection substances and mineral fertilisers have never been used intensively.  The sheep roam freely during the winter and summer, with fencing to protect them against wolves and wild boar.  The farm only uses female sheep born as twins or triplets, including animals for genetic resources.  All of the sheep come from German blackhead sheep and are only mated with high-quality LT rams in January, February, August and September.

Distance from countries capital city174   Season1-12  
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Estonia

Kännu Alpaca Farm

In Kännu Alpaca Farm you can see Peruvian alpacas, mammals with beautiful, soft coat which they are known for. While in this farm you can feed alpacas with food provided by the owners and pet them. You can also see goats, sheeps, rabbits and chickens. In the farm shop you can buy souvenirs and also products that are made of alpaca wool. Kännu Alpaca Farm is also suitable for family visits.

Mammal watching   For children and teenagers   Distance from countries capital city133   Disable Access
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Latvia

The Gretes farm

The farm breeds breeding cows (Galloway, Hereford, Limousine, Charolais and Latvian brown species). You can take an informational tour and watch the feeding of calves.

Distance from countries capital city130   Season5-10   Must register in advance Accepts tourist groups Accepts individual travellers
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Latvia

The Baroni farm

The pride of the farm is a herd of approximately 100 goats, and the owner produces milk, cheese, cottage cheese and yogurt from goat milk. You can go on a tour, visit the animals, and taste and purchase biologically produced and healthy products. You can go fishing in the nearby pond and then grill your catch.

Distance from countries capital city204   Season4-10   Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance Accepts individual travellers
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Latvia

Mezaciruli

Established in 1992, the Mežacīruļi farm is in the Zaļenieki Parish of the Jelgava Administrative District, alongside the basin of the Lielupe River.  The farm initially had 7.2 ha of land, 3 cows, 20 head of sheep and 6 sows.  Today it has 700 ha of land, 300 dairy cows, and a series of hothouses to grow lettuce and herbs.

For children and teenagers   Distance from countries capital city74   Season1-12   Accepts individual travellers Optional meals Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance
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Latvia

The Dimantu kalns wild animal park

Some 200 fallow deer live in large paddocks at the park, and the largest deer sorting facility in the Baltic States is right next door. You can look at the animals from up close. The owner organises educational camps for children and offers consultations on the breeding of animals.

For children and teenagers   Distance from countries capital city50   Season1-12   Accepts tourist groups Accepts individual travellers Must register in advance Accommodation available
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Latvia

Lauku seta "Ievinas"

The farmyard offers to see the domestic animals, birds and exotic maras  as well as horse-back riding on a pony. You can get a consultation about gardening and breeding small animals. It is possible to buy quail eggs, smoked meats, chicken and birdlings.

Distance from countries capital city157   Season1-12  
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Latvia

Lacisi

The Lācīši farm can be found in the Galgauska Parish to the Southwest of Gulbene.  One of the largest farms in Northeastern Vidzeme, it specialises in grain farming (577 ha), rapeseed farming (295 ha), and various grasses.  It is also a dairy farm with some 100 cows to produce meat and breed calves.  There is an interesting room for meetings and presentations, with large glass windows opening up to the cattle barn.  The farm actively makes use of EU funding.  Contact the farm in advance for tours and exchanges of experiences.

For children and teenagers   Distance from countries capital city194   Season1-12   Must register in advance Accepts tourist groups Accepts individual travellers Optional meals
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Latvia

The Lielgravas farm

This farm breeds sheep, rabbits, horses, African ostriches and other fowl, as well as shitake mushrooms. You can order and buy mushrooms, souvenirs made of ostrich feathers, and other farm products.

Distance from countries capital city100   Season5-9   Must register in advance Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups
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Latvia

Revici

It is possible to look at different animals at the farm – horses, goats, rabbits, dogs, cats and marmots. It is possible to participate in farming tasks and try out farm instruments, to learn the steps of ancient dances, to walk along the animal paths and to taste pancakes baked on the open fire with goat cheese. You can also buy sauna accessories or herbal teas.

Distance from countries capital city58   Season1-12  
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Latvia

Strausu ferma "Nornieki"

Saimniecības pamatnodarbošanās ir Āfrikas strausu audzēšana un pārstrāde ar zīmolu "baudi:", kā arī Kazu (Āfrikas būru šķirne) audzēšana. Veselīgu produktu veidošana ar zīmolu "baudi:" (gaļas produkti, garšvielas, ābolu čipsi). Piedāvā individuālās un grupu ekskursijas, degustācijas un radošās darbnīcas.

For children and teenagers   Distance from countries capital city167   Season1-12   Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups
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Latvia

The Kempeni country home

The farm, which has been developed around the servants’ home of the former Ķempēni Estate, breeds more than 200 Latvian dark-headed sheep. Visitors can purchase meat, wool and skins, also taking part in informational tours with tastings of various foods, as well as catching and tasting trout (this is available only to those who spend the night at the venue).

Distance from countries capital city140   Season1-12   Optional meals Accepts tourist groups Accommodation available Must register in advance Accepts individual travellers
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Latvia

The Silkalni mini-zoo

You can take an individual trip through the mini-zoo or have a guide to accompany you. You will see 16 types of doves, a Vietnamese pigmy pigs, river rats, rabbits, chinchillas, goats, parrots, turtle doves, ducks, geese, chickens, pheasants, and other birds. Children will love feeding the animals and establishing contacts with them.

Distance from countries capital city200   Season1-12   Accepts tourist groups Accepts individual travellers Must register in advance