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Jacob's Road

Edole - Alsunga - Jurkalne

Tourist attractions

  • The Edole Castle -  This convent-type castle was built in the mid-13th century.
  • The Alsunga Order Castle - Institutions that are in this building are the Alsunga Administrative District Council, a museum, a tourist information centre, and others.
  • The Suiti Threshing Barn - An old threshing barn in Alsunga now is home to a souvenir store where you can purchase practical and useful souvenirs and items.
  • The Spelmanu tavern with Suiti foods -  The tavern offers for tour groups to taste a delicious Suiti meal made from ancient recipes, after which participants can learn how to cook those foods – carrot buns, soured porridge and other masterful dishes from this part of Latvia. 
  • The Alsunga Museum of History - The exhibition in the museum features the history of the “Women of Suita” ethnographic ensemble, a room that depicts a typical living room from the early 20th century with various objects, as well as old photographs that speak to the history of the city.  
  • Jurkalne - Today Jurkalne is not only a popular tourist sightseeing location (Jurkalne Bluffs), but also one of the rare places in the world, where the blue cows can be seen.
  • "Berzini" - In the Berzini homestead they bake exceptionally tasty wheat and rye bread in accordance with the old folk recipes.
Accommodations Taverns
 
Distance driving 30 km

Today you can visit four or five of the destinations. Order the culinary heritage programme at the Spēlmaņi saloon in advance. You must also contact the Bērziņi farm in advance, and the visit will take at least an hour or hour-and-a-half.