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Sleigh ride in the Bīriņu castle is a romantic adventure on white snowbank-lined trails – feel the spirit of antiquity, refreshing air and snowy gusts of wind!

The sleigh ride in the Bīriņu castle will lead you through the nature park of the Bīriņu castle.

The traditional sleigh is drawn by the Bīriņu castle stable's horse Safrāns, who knows the snowy zigzags of the park surroundings very well. Typical winter scenery with the pervading spirit of pristine nature, makes the trip fabulous and memorable.

The trip will take you to the Ainavu Park and the start of the old Mežaparka. The sleigh will glide along the old water mills and finally arrive to the Love Oak.

According to legends of the ancient times, this oak was a secret meeting place of the Bīriņu manor's lord's son and a maid. Even nowadays lovers keep coming to the oak in order to borrow the oak's strength and make their love stronger.


Admission fee

  • Ride with a sleigh or line-cart: 20.00 EUR / 30 min., 30.00 EUR / 1 hour. The price includes warm blankets. During the trip, the coachman will tell about the history of the Bīriņu castle area (in Latvian)
  • In addition to the fee for the entrance to the castle area (not included in the tour of the castle): 2.00 EUR (May to October), 1.50 EUR (November to April). Entrance fee for children from seven to ten years, pensioners and the disabled – 1.50 EUR
  • Entrance fee tour of the Bīriņu castle for children under seven years of age – free of charge

Payment method

  • Cash
  • Bank card
  • Bank transfer



  • Trip duration: 30 min.
  • One sleigh can seat four people
  • If a sleigh ride is impossible due to weather conditions, you can order a line-cart ride

Additional services

  • In the Bīriņu castle restaurant you can order hot drinks in thermo mugs to take along
  • It is possible to order additional services that are required before or after a sleigh trip. For example, dinner in the castle restaurant, sauna, etc. More information by calling +371 64024033
  • Depending on the weather, you can order horseback riding. Horse riding fee: 20.00 EUR/1 h, a small loop in the Bīriņu castle park on the back of a horse or a pony – 4.00 EUR/1 h

For your convenience

  • Free parking at the entrance to the Bīriņu castle territory. Paid parking in the castle territory. Fee – 1.50 EUR per day
  • WC


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