Bees

Tours of beekeeping operations to learn about fees, with tastings of honey and production of wax candles. Beekeepers also offer honey for sale.

  • The tour may involve beehives, with participants wearing the appropriate protective gear. Visitors will learn about the structure of hives, about the lives and hierarchy of the bees, about ancient and modern ways of extracting honey, as well as various beekeeping products. They will also learn about how to identify real and high-quality honey.
  • There are tastings of various types of honey, with visitors purchasing the honey which they like the most. The honey is gathered at various times of year and from various plants. Some farms sell not just honey, but also other beekeeping products.
  • Visitors are encouraged to take part in various processes, among which the most popular is the production of wax candles. Visitors can take the candles which they make home with them.
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Saimnieciba "Ciruli"

Saimniecība "Cīruļi" atrodas dabas parkā "Daugavas loki", ciemā "Lielie Muļķi". Saimnieki nodarbojas ar biškopību (vairāk kā 100 bišu saimju), dalās pieredzē un stāsta par bišu dzīvi, kā arī piedāvā degustēt un iegādāties produkciju. Iespēja aplūkot un iegādāties saimnieka gleznas. Stāsti par ciemu "Lielie Muļķi".

Distance from countries capital city252   Season1-12   Must register in advance
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Meza skuki

This is an apiary which you can tour and then taste honey and buy products. There are also sauna rituals for health and beauty.

Distance from countries capital city205   Season1-12   Accepts individual travellers Must register in advance Accepts tourist groups
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Latgalian countryside farmstead "Lesnoje"

A farmstead which specializes in biological bee-keeping. Offers training sessions in biological bee-keeping conducted by an experienced practicing bee-keeper. The lifestory of a bee in the 21st century in the mysterious bee transformations – video lectures. Tasting of honey, a chance to buy it. Countryside bath-house.

Distance from countries capital city239   Season4-9  
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"Kalnini"

Piemājas saimniecībā "Kalniņi" izbūvēts Bišu namiņš, kur var ļauties bišu zumēšanas meditācijai. Bišu namiņš ir neliela koka ēka, kurā ieejot var būt kopā ar bitēm. Uz tām burtiski var sēdēt un gulēt - bišu stropi iebūvēti mājas sānos, no ēkas iekšpuses stropi izveidoti par divām gultasvietām vai sēdvietām. Bišu namiņā izvietotas septiņas bišu saimes, aplūkojot ēku no ārpuses var redzēt sānos bišu skrejas un arī pašas bites.
Papildus tiek piedāvāta arī dažādu veidu bišu produkcija -  medus, bišu maize, skaistas un aromātiskas vaska sveces. Iespējams nodegustēt biškopības produktus un baudīt siltu tēju. Ģimenes ar bērniem tiek iesaistītas izzinošās meistarklasēs, apgūstot vaska sveču liešanas tehniku un bišu ikdienas darba ritējumu.

Nature for Health   Distance from countries capital city267   Must register in advance Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups
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The Laumu Nature Park

The Laumas farm offers you a chance to be a beekeeper, watching the lives of bees in hives (while wearing a beekeeper’s suit), touring a bee trail and climbing a tree with the help of a truss. You can make wax candles and purchase beekeeping products such as honey, bee pollen, etc. A café is open during the summer, and there are areas of picnics.

Latvian cuisine: Bean and dumpling soup, pancakes with jam, homemade lemonade, herbal teas.

Special foods: Porridge a la Fairies.

Seminars   Skiing   For parties   Horseback riding   For children and teenagers   Distance from countries capital city130   Season1-12   Internet access Optional meals Accepts individual travellers Must register in advance Accommodation available Accepts tourist groups
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Turaidas

The farm produces herbal teas and sacks thereof as souvenirs or gifts, using lemon balm, raspberry, tansy, alchemilla, Plantago major and linden for this purpose. The farm also has beehives to produce honey. The lady of the house leads tours, teaches you how to make woven fences, and offers products and tastings of the wares that are produced at Turaidas.

Distance from countries capital city199   Season1-12   Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance Accepts individual travellers
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Bandenieki

This is a beekeeping operation which offers a chance to make candles out of bee’s wask, a tour in a 4/4 vehicle along land that has no trail, as well as a sauna and accommodations.

 

Distance from countries capital city137   Season1-12  
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Lienas medus

This is a venue for beekeeping products, including Latvia’s first products in which honey is mixed with herbs and teas.  This is a biological farm.

 

Distance from countries capital city61   Season1-12   Pre-order required Accepts individual travellers
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The Strops training apiary

This farm offers tours, seminars and training for beekeepers. You can visit the bees, help to grow queen bees, produce honey and candles, and taste some of the good things that come from beehives.

For children and teenagers   Distance from countries capital city190   Season4-9   Dry toilet (if there is only the dry toilet) Accepts individual travellers Must register in advance Accepts tourist groups
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Дзинтарласе

The owner produces honey and related products such as pollen and propolis, honey wine, and an alcoholic beverage called “Bee’s Kiss.” You can take a tour of the beekeeping operations and purchase the products.

Distance from countries capital city60   Season1-12   Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance Accepts individual travellers
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Beekeeper Juris Ronis

The owner offers honey made of various flowers, forest plants, heather and linden blossoms, pollen, bee bread, propolis, and other beekeeping products. He will be happy to give you a tour and tell you about his work.

Distance from countries capital city72   Season1-12   Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance
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Maras drava

Māras drava" atrodas vienā no Ziemeļlatgales neskartās dabas stūrīšiem.

Piedāvājumā bišu mātes jau no pavasara un vēlāk gan jaunas, gan ražojošas bišu saimes, propolisa un vaska maisījuma sveces, bišu maize un propoliss sviestā. Darbnīcā izgatavo bišu stropus un citu dravas aprīkojumu. 

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Zemnieku saimnieciba Ballas

Z/S "Baļļas" ir saimniecība ar vairāk kā 20 gadu pieredzi biškopības produktu ražošanā un realizēšanā. Piedāvājam tūristu grupām ekskursijas bišu dravā zinoša gida pavadībā, radošās darbnīcas bērniem, atrakcijas komandām, degustācijas, piknika vietu un pusdienas- uz ugunskura gatavotu zupu, medus maizes. Iespējams arī iegādāties biškopības produktus un inventāru. Ekskursiju pieteikt iepriekš.
For children and teenagers   Distance from countries capital city179   Accommodation available Must register in advance Optional meals Accepts tourist groups
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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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Valda Paegla saimnieciba

Saimnieks nodarbojas ar biškopību, un apmeklētājiem piedāvā ekskursiju pa saimniecību, stāstījumu par bitēm, biškopību utt. Medus degustācija, vaska sveces.

Distance from countries capital city126   Season1-12  
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The beekeeper Juris Valainis

You can learn about the lives of bees and buy honey made from all kinds of flowers, propolis, propolis blankets and wax candles. Apian therapy is offered here. This is an ancient method which involves a bed under which there are beehives. The bees create warmth, vibration and a biofield.

Distance from countries capital city50   Season1-12   Accepts tourist groups Accommodation available Accepts individual travellers This destination has specific opening hours which you must determine in advance Must register in advance
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The Kalna Smides apiary

This family company offers high-quality and traditional beekeeping products in the Gauja National Park. There are some 110 hives of bees, and the products include honey, pollen, bee bread, wax and propolis. The owners also produce new and unprecedented products which satisfy the demand of clients for something that is unusual, but healthy. You can take a tour and purchase honey.

Seminars   Distance from countries capital city70   Season5-9   Must register in advance Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups Internet access
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Rubeni

Biškopības produkti bioloģiskajā saimniecībā, informācija par biškopību un dabas aizsardzību.

Distance from countries capital city56   Season1-12  
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Zemnieku saimnieciba "Atkalas"

Saimniecības drava atrodas netālu no Isnaudas pagasta Bobišiem, dabiskā vietā, kur dabiskā vidē nav lauksaimniecībā izmantojamo zemju un citu objektu. Bišu iegūtā produkcija tiek pārstrādāta Zilupē, Sila ielā 4, kur saimnieki uzņem ekskursijas un var iegādāties saražotos labumus. Saimniecība ir bioloģiski sertificēta. Iegūst liepu un dažādziedu medu.

Distance from countries capital city298   Season1-12  
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The Lejas farm

The farm produces large amounts of nectar plants, including mustard plants, clover, lacy phacelia and buckwheat. These are used for apiaries and seeds. You can take a tour and learn about the lives of bees. You can also taste and purchase honey made from willow, buckwheat, heather and other sources. The honeys have won a series of prizes.

Distance from countries capital city210   Season5-9   Must register in advance Accepts tourist groups
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Piebalgas medus

Biškopība, apiterapija un stāstījums "Par un ap bitēm". Biškopības produkcijas degustācija un iegāde. Sveču darbnīca. 

Distance from countries capital city129   Season1-12   Must register in advance Accepts tourist groups Accepts individual travellers
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The Medulaji beekeeping farm

You can take a guided tour of this beekeeping operation, with the owner demonstrating how honey is obtained and offering a wide variety of honeys, pollen, propolis, as well as queen bees and their worker bees. The farm also has a museum which features beehives that are more than 100 years old.

Distance from countries capital city166   Season1-12   Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance
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The Lapegles farm

This farm has some 150 hives of bees which are carefully tended by beekeepers. The farm also produces nectar plats such as buckwheat, clover and phacelia. You will learn all about beekeeping and taste and purchase beekeeping products.

Distance from countries capital city250   Season1-12   Accepts individual travellers Must register in advance Accepts tourist groups
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The Ezerlici farm

This farm is very orderly and beautiful, and its fields are full of lilies, peonies and other flowers. There is a lovely rock garden, and a dendrology park is being created. More than 100 hives of bees gather honey. The lady of the house will offer tours, as well as the purchase of plants and honey products.

Distance from countries capital city253   Season1-12   Must register in advance Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups
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Bisu Janis

Biškopības produktu ražošana - medus, ziedputekšņi, bišu maize, propoliss, bišu māšu peru pieniņš. Bišu māšu selekcija, bišu saimes.

Distance from countries capital city222   Season1-12   Must register in advance
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The Silaunieki apiary

The owner of the Silaunieki apiary is happy to receive visitors and tell them about how beekeeping products are used in food so as to maintain human health. He offers honey, pollen, bee bread and wax candles.

Distance from countries capital city250   Season5-9   Accepts individual travellers Must register in advance Accepts tourist groups
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The Bitnieki farm

This is a beautiful farm that is friendly to the environment and has some 300 hives of bees. There is a shop along with a tasting hall where you can enjoy honey made of various flowers, pollen (including pollen in honey), propolis (also in honey) bee bread, wax and souvenirs. Taste beekeeping products (including honey wine) and take a tour of the farm, as well.

Distance from countries capital city201   Season1-12   Accepts individual travellers Must register in advance Accepts tourist groups
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«Калну медус» («Горный мед»)

Пчелиный пасека "Калну медус" находится на Видземской возвышенности, и в летний сезон можно отправиться на экскурсию по пасеке, продегустировать продукты пчеловодства, а также отправиться в тур по сбору чайных трав.

For children and teenagers   Distance from countries capital city141   Season5-10   Must register in advance
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Zemnieku saimnieciba "Dorites" / Daugmales Jana bisu medus

Zemnieku saimniecība „Dorītes” atrodas Daugavas ūdeņu apskalotā teritorijā Daugmalē. Šodien Daugmali un tās apkārtni var raksturot kā zaļu un ekoloģiski tīru teritoriju, kas ieguvusi starptautisku atzinumu. Tāpēc arī Daugmales Jāņa bites spēj ievākt un atnest augstvērtīgu medu un citus biškopības produktus. Daugmales Jāņa bišu medus vairākkārt ir bijis atzītākais medus Latvijas konkursos, bet viņa bišu maize ir ieguvusi augstu starptautisku novērtējumu. Šodien Jāņa pārvaldībā ir ap 300 bišu saimju, kuras ievāc un atnes līdz pat 20 dažādām medus šķirnēm un citus vērtīgus bišu produktus. Tiem, kuriem ir vēlēšanās Daugmales Jāņa klātbūtnē paglaudīt bites, izliet savu vaska sveci un pagatavot no māla savu laimes pogu, ir iespēja atbraukt uz Daugmali ekskursijā.

Distance from countries capital city31   Season1-12  
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Macibu drava "Kare"

Mācību drava "Kāre" piedāvā iepazīties ar bišu valstības noslēpumiem. Interesanta iepazīšanās ar brīnumiem un noslēpumiem bišu saimes dzīvē. Apmeklētājiem ir iespēja ietērpties speciālos aizsargtērpos un bitenieka vadībā iepazīties ar dzīvas bišu saimes smaržu. Veselībai un dzīvespriekam iespējams iegādāties - medu, bišu maizi, bet romantiskai noskaņai - smaržīgas bišu vaska svecītes.

Distance from countries capital city219   Season1-12  
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Valodzes

The owner of the Vālodzes farm is a beekeeper.  The farm is on the banks of a lovely river in a place where a homestead existed long ago.  The hive are on a hillock and in a lovely meadow in the forest.  Alongside the bees is a lovely apple orchard, and the owner is happy to have help in harvesting the apples in the fall.  He has slowly restored the farm since 1996, and it has a lovely and large lake, a lake hut, a granary with a renovated upper floor and balcony, the beekeeping operation and the apple orchard.

Distance from countries capital city50   Season5-9   Accepts individual travellers Must register in advance Optional meals Accepts tourist groups
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The Kramini farm

This farm is an apiary, with hives of bees gathering honey. The farm has won prizes for its products. You can take a tour and learn about the lives of bees and beekeeping products, make your own wax candles, or attend educational seminars.

Distance from countries capital city285   Season5-9   Must register in advance Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups
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World of Bees

The owner offers tours of his beekeeping operation, with visitors wearing the necessary protective gear. You will learn about how honey is produced, watch a video, and be able to taste six or seven types of honey. If you wish, the owner will make pancakes for you. Products are available for purchase.

Distance from countries capital city100   Season1-12   Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance
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Meduspils

The name of the location translates to “Honey Castle,” and the owner has some 300 hives of bees. Honey that he has produced has won a number of prizes. He offers hogweed honey, honeyed local berries, and honey straws for children (the only place in Latvia where these are offered). You can tour the farm, taste ten types of honey, and purchase beekeeping products. “Extreme Beekeeping” is a process which will allow you to put on a beekeeper’s suit to learn about the hard-working insects up close. The owner also produces wax candles.

Distance from countries capital city100   Season1-12   Must register in advance Accommodation available Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups