In Valmiermuiža Manor, you will have an opportunity to learn about the historical events of this place, see the tower of manor castle, relax in the shadow of trees in the park and go on horseback to a former hunting park.
For almost 200 years the name of Ligatne is closely linked with the paper mill. The historical centre of the paper mill’s village has survived to our times and is un urban construction heritage of national importance.
Ligatne Paper Mill was one of the oldest and richest paper producers in traditions not only in the Baltic States, but also in Europe. It was the only paper producer in Latvia and the most important waste paper recycler.
Visit to the reconstruction of a 9-10th century settlement on the lake, medieval castle ruins and recreation of ancient dwelling houses from Stone and Bronze Ages. Guided tours about the lake settlement, lifestyle and building traditions of ancient Latgalians featuring the findings from ten archaeological research periods there, demonstrating household objects, tools and explaining their uses.
Educational programmes for schools and youth groups.
Activities for weddings.
During a guided excursion one will learn the history of the widmill, understand how it operates and how grains becomes flour, with a chance to grind grains using a hand mill and enjoy the panoramic views to the surrounding countryside.
Special meals available.