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Silver Suitcase Attractions

In this section you find various tourist attractions like recreation places, museums, workshops etc. which have joined Senior – friendly programme, accept the senior's card providing discounts or added value to the card's holder. 

Countryside Goodies

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Brewery VALMIERMUIZAS ALUS

20% off on tours of the brewery on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

For parties Seminars For children and teenagers Local lifestyle Distance from countries capital city111 Active season months1-12 Accepts individual travellers Must register in advance This destination has specific opening hours which you must determine in advance Optional meals Accepts tourist groups
BBQRooms for  festivitiesRooms for seminars Horseback ridingRide in horse driven sledgeFacilities  appropriate for childrenTour guide servicesPicnick areaSouvenire shop Nearest town Hosts speak EnglishHosts speak RussianOther languages
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The Vaidelotes farm

A tour and meal all year round for EUR 3 for guests with a senior citizen card.

Agriculture For parties Agri Heritage Distance from countries capital city70 Active season months1-12 Pre-order required Accepts tourist groups Optional meals Must register in advance Accepts individual travellers
Rooms for seminars Facilities  appropriate for childrenTour guide servicesSouvenire shop Hosts speak EnglishHosts speak GermanHosts speak Russian
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Laima Ceramics

EUR 1.50 for senior citizens with a senior citizen card during the off-season, EUR 2 during the season.  

Free tea and refreshing beverages before and after the tour.

For children and teenagers Distance from countries capital city90 Active season months1-12 Must register in advance
Hosts speak English
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Blankenfeldes muizas sulu un sirupu razotne

Pensionāriem un senioru karšu īpašniekiem speciālas cenas Blankenfeldes muižas piedāvājumiem: 

  • Muižas ansambļa (ieskaitot parku) apskate - 2 EUR;
  • Parka apmeklējums - 0,50 EUR;
  • Zvanu muzeja apskate - 2 EUR;
  • Muižas ansambļa un zvanu muzeja apskate - 3 EUR.
Heritage gardens Distance from countries capital city88 Pre-order required Accepts tourist groups Accepts individual travellers
Picnick area
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The “Mikelis” café

Senior citizens with a senior citizen card get 10% off at the café of the leisure venue, with 15% off for groups of senior citizens (20 or more).

Agri Heritage Distance from countries capital city80 Active season months1-12 Accepts tourist groups This destination has specific opening hours which you must determine in advance Accepts individual travellers Accommodation available Electric vehicle charging available
Facilities  appropriate for children
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The Piebalga porcelain factory

50% off on tours of the manufacturing plant during the season and off-season.

For children and teenagers Distance from countries capital city133 Active season months1-12 This destination has specific opening hours which you must determine in advance Accepts tourist groups Accepts individual travellers Must register in advance
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Atputas vieta "Buki"

15% off for senior citizens with a senior citizen card during the off-season, 5% during the season.

For children and teenagers Distance from countries capital city194 Active season months1-12 Accommodation available
Steam bathRooms for  festivities FishingSports ground Nearest shopNearest town
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Bakery and tavern LACI

Throughout the year, a special offer for senior citizens – a tour of the bakery, baking of bread and lunch in the Lāči café for EUR 25.00 for two people.  

7% off on Lāči baked goods at the company’s stores.

For parties For children and teenagers Seminars Distance from countries capital city40 Active season months1-12 Disable Access Optional meals Must register in advance Internet access This destination has specific opening hours which you must determine in advance Accepts tourist groups Accepts individual travellers
BBQRooms for  festivitiesRooms for seminars WhiteboardOverhead projectorTV VideoComputerCopier Sports groundFootball fieldFacilities  appropriate for childrenTour guide servicesPicnick area Nearest bus stop300mNearest town Hosts speak EnglishHosts speak Russian
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The Straw Museum and Straw Things workshop

The museum is happy to welcome senior citizens, but part of the museum exhibition is on the second floor and can only be accessed by climbing some stairs.  

During the off-season, senior citizen cardholders receive a 20% discount on the entrance ticket (10% during the season).

For children and teenagers Distance from countries capital city66 Active season months1-12 Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance This destination has specific opening hours which you must determine in advance Accepts individual travellers
Facilities  appropriate for childrenSouvenire shop Nearest train station0.6kmNearest bus stop0.6kmNearest restaurantNearest town Hosts speak EnglishHosts speak RussianHosts can meet at the nearest station
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Rukisi Tea

10% off on a tour of the farm during the season and off-season for senior citizen cardholders.

Heritage gardens Distance from countries capital city70 Active season months1-12 Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance
Souvenire shop Nearest town
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The Amatnieki wood processing workshop

Senioru karšu īpašniekiem ekskursija 0.70 EUR / pers.

For children and teenagers Fishing Distance from countries capital city80 Active season months1-12 Accepts individual travellers Dry toilet (if there is only the dry toilet) Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance Accommodation available
Outdoor firepalce Nearest bus stop100mNearest restaurantNearest town Hosts speak RussianOther languages
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The Skriveri food company

Senior citizens get a tour of the factory for EUR 2 all year round (full price of EUR 3).

For children and teenagers Distance from countries capital city80 Active season months1-12 Accepts tourist groups Pre-order required
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Konfelades razotne

Senioru karšu īpašniekiem gan sezonā, gan nesezonā atlaide 10% (apmeklējumam un produkcijai).

For children and teenagers Distance from countries capital city19 Active season months1-12
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Saimnieciba "Annas"

10% off for guests with a senior citizen card during the season and 20% off during the off-season at the farm.

Distance from countries capital city269 Dry toilet (if there is only the dry toilet) Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance
Place for tents Fishing Nearest train station49kmNearest bus stop1kmNearest restaurantNearest town Hosts speak Russian
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The “7 Balles” Association

All of the activities of the workshop are on the first floor of the building, with no thresholds.  

Senior citizens with a senior citizen card receive a discount of 20% during the off-season and 10% during the season for all of the workshops.

For children and teenagers Distance from countries capital city88 Active season months1-12

Historical sites

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The Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre

Visitors with a pensioner’s certificate or senior citizen card can receive a 50% discount on visits to the art centre all year round.  A ticket to all of the centre’s exhibitions costs EUR 4.00.  

Sector A has the permanent exhibition, “Mark Rothko: Life and Art,” which features a hall of original artworks, a digital exhibition about Rothko’s life and work, a research room, a video room, a stillness room and a library.  A separate visit to Sector A costs EUR 2.50.  

Temporary exhibitions in Sectors B, C and D cost EUR 1.50 for each sector. 

Distance from countries capital city225 Active season months1-12 Accommodation available Disable Access
Rooms for seminars Tour guide servicesSouvenire shop Hosts speak EnglishHosts speak Russian
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CESU CASTLE

Holders of senior citizens cards have discounts for all entry tickets at the complex.
Prices for cardholders from October 1 until April 30:

  • The Cēsis Castle Complex (the Medieval Castle, New Castle and exhibition hall) – EUR 2.50;
  • Entrance to the New Castle and Medieval Castle – EUR 1.50
  • A visit to the Lademahers Tower – EUR 1.00

Prices for cardholders from May 1 until September 30

  • The Cēsis Castle Complex (the Medieval Castle, New Castle and exhibition hall) – EUR 3.00;
  • Entrance to the New Castle and Medieval Castle – EUR 2.00
  • A visit to the Lademahers Tower – EUR 1.50

Note:  Part of the Medieval Castle and all of the New Castle are wheelchair accessible.

For children and teenagers Castles and manors Distance from countries capital city89 Accepts individual travellers Disable Access Accepts tourist groups

Nature attractions

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Kemeri National Park

Guide Inese Jansone offers guided tours of the Ķemeri National Park and Ķemeri Historical Park.  

Senior citizens with a senior citizen card receive a 10% discount on the tours during the off-season and a 5% discount during the season.  

Please contact Inese Jansone on +371-2913-5543, ineta.mobil@gmail.com, or www.celoarinetu.lv.

National park Walking For children and teenagers Distance from countries capital city30 Accommodation available
FishingBoatsBicyclesCross-country skiingTour guide servicesBoat tourBicycle trailNature trailNature watchingNature watching
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The Burtnieki Estate Park

Holders of senior citizens cards have discounts on guided tour services at Burtnieki Estate Park:

  • 25% off during the off-season;
  • 20% during the season.
Distance from countries capital city130 Active season months1-12

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