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Routes

Nordic walking Route

Points of interest: 1. Rūjienas St. Bartholomew’s Church
2. Footbridge
3. The Rūja River
4. Farm “Rūjienas Šinšillas”
5. Salmiņkrogs (Fire Station)

 


Walking Route

Points of interest: 1. Water – pump
2. Monument “The Bugler of Tālava”
3. Rūjienas Town Hall
4. The Last Cobblestoned Street
5. Ā.Alkšņa studio
6. Monument “Sower”
7. Rujienas Country Folk School and the Crafts Centre “Rūzele”
8. Monument “Madonna Orans”
9. Monument to the pastor R.Slokenbergs
10. Rūjienas St. Bartholomew’s Church
11. Footbridge
12. The Rūja River

 


Boatwheel Route

Disembarkation: 1. School Rūja
2. Ruja former fishponds
3. Jaunrūnas
Points of interest: Bird-Watching Tower

 


Bicycle Route

Points of interest: 1. Monument “Madonna Orans”
2. Monument to the pastor R.Slokenbergs
3. Water – pump
4. Monument “The Bugler of Tālava”
5. Endzele Manor
6. Stone "Andrecēnu Velna gulta"
7. Naukšēni Human Museum
8. Mototrack Eriņi

 


Live green in Rujiena vicinity!

 

1. Farm "Klimpas"

You will find out everything about sheep - what they eat, how they grow, their habits, what is done with wool and what is a situation in the area of sheep breeding in Latvia. Biological cereal and peas are cultivated at the farm.

Please apply for a visit in advance by calling 64263281 or 26355100. Time - 1 hour. Address: "Klimpas", Jeri rural territory, Rujiena municipality, LV-4234

 

2. Farm "Lejasvagļi"

Cultivating of various pumpkins (more than 30 brands). Interesting stories about pumpkins and their healing properties. Best visiting time between August 15 and October 15. Pumpkins and their seeds may be purchased during the entire autumn. Tasty candied pumpkin is made at the farm.

Special souvenir - candied pumpkin.

Please apply for a visit in advance by calling 26594544. Time - 1 hour.
Address: "Lejasvagaļi", Jeri rural territory, Rujiena municipality

 

3. Farm "Rūjienas šinšillas"

You will be able to find out everything about origin, lifestyle and habits of chinchillas. You will be able to see and pet these animals that were sacred for the Ink civilization and survived it.

Please apply for a visit in advance by calling 64263777; 26119504. Time for tour - 1 hour. Address: "Līgotnes", Jeri rural territory, Rujiena municipality, LV-4234

 

4. Ķoņu dzirnavas

The only place in Latvia where cereal is ground and wool span at the mills. Blankets, pillows and various craft pieces are made of the natural wool. Enjoy the unique offer at the Ķoņu dzirnavas - a tour at the Ķoņu dzirnavas. You may spend a unique weekend here by enjoying peace and quiet of the Latvian countryside, treat yourself to delicious meals prepared from the products cultivated and prepared by the local farmers, and have a sound sleep in the gust house where blankets, pillows and sheets are filled with sheep wool. If you are willing to spend more time, you will be able to bake water pretzels or participate in baking of bread.

Please apply for a visit in advance by calling 64230836; 26424567. Time for tour - 1 hour.

Address: "Ķoņu dzirnavas", Koni rural territory, Naukseni municipality, LV-4247.

 

5. Ruja Swamp

Interesting stories regarding developing of swamp and observation of process in nature.

Please apply for a visit in advance by calling 29263990. Time for tour - 1 hour.
Address: Ruja Swamp, Vilpulka rural territory, Rujiena municipality, LV-4241.

Tour for pupils: In and around Rujiena

 

Farm "Klimpas"

"Klimpas", Jeri rural territory

You will find out everything about sheep - what they eat, how they grow, their habits, what is done with wool, and what is a situation in the area of sheep breeding in Latvia - EUR 1.

(apply by calling 26355100)

 

Farm “Rūjienas šinšillas”

"Līgotnes", Jeri rural territory

Tour will provide an opportunity to view chinchillas and find out everything about their origin, habits and lifestyle. Offer contains also several non-traditional tourism products - spray art), bioenergetics, eco workshop - EUR 2.

(apply by calling 26119504)

 

New Exhibition Hall of Rujiena and a tour of the town

7 Upes Street, Rujiena

Together with our attractive guide Liga Silina you will find why "Sejejs" has a wound on his neck, what the Swan of Gulbene and Lenin of Ventspils is doing in Rujiena, why sakuras grown in Latvia. An opportunity will be provided to look into a special Japanese room - dedicated to a friendship between Rujiena and Higashikawa - EUR 0.70

(apply by calling 26381413)

 

Rujiena ice-cream factory

5 Upes Street, Rujiena

Rujiena ice-cream takes pride in being a natural dairy product made of real milk and cream only. Visitors will be able to taste various types of ice-cream, find out about its making - EUR 3.

(apply 2-3 days in advance by calling 29403494)

 

Erini motor racing track

"Lejeriņi", Koni rural territory

Viewing of the track and cross motorcycles, video film regarding motocross, riding a motorcycle with a side-car. Tour - EUR 0.60, riding a motorcycle - EUR 1.

(apply by calling 26514524)

 

Ķoņu dzirnavas

" Ķoņu dzirnavas", Koni rural territory

The only place in Latvia where cereal is ground and wool span, and blankets and pillows filled with natural sheep wool are sown at the same location. You will be able to observe processing of wool using more than 100 years old equipment and how flour is made of the cereal - EUR 1.50.

(apply by calling 28346892)

 

Blacksmith's shop "Kalnmeisteri"

65 Rigas Street, Rujiena

The blacksmith's shop offers a tour during which the visitors will be able to find out how interesting things may be made of ordinary things - comfortable chairs, weathervanes, splinter choppers, tables, barrows and decorative nails. Opportunity to view an exhibition and purchase art pieces exhibited available there - EUR 3.

(apply by calling 29481759, on business days)

 

 

Motor raft "Ruhjas Donalds"

Guest House "Rūjas Nāras", Naukseni rural territory

The new motor raft "Ruhjas Donalds" will take you on voyage on the Ruja River both during the blossoming season and first frost. A meal of barbecue, salad and mineral water may be enjoyed during the voyage - EUR 4.50/person.

(apply by calling 64268194, 29431081)

 

 

*prices are subject to change


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