What is “Open farms”?

“Open farms” represent all kinds of farms and companies in the countryside. They relate to various sectors, receive visitors, and offer products. This is the best way to travel around Latvia and learn about farm life today:

  • Visit a farm, with tours for children, families, school groups and groups from places of employment;
  • Taste and purchase country goodies such as cheese, fruit, berries, homemade sausages, smoked fish, mushrooms, bread, honey, beer and homemade wine;
  • Try out your hand at ancient crafts and skills such as making clay pots, churning butter, using a bow and arrow, making nails at a blacksmith’s shop, etc.;
  • Purchase practical and design elements made by craftspeople at workshops and souvenir shops;
  • Have lunch at rural saloons with the best Latvian kitchen traditions;
  • Look at wild animals in paddocks, as well as livestock and fowl;
  • Try out and learn Latvian sauna traditions.