Palaces and manours
Rundale Palace ensemble – the most outstanding monument of Baroque and Rococo architecture and art in Latvia.
The oldest part of Bauska Castle – the impressive 15th century Fortress of the Livonian Order on the peninsula between the junction of the Musa and Memele Rivers which once was a safe guard of the order's border.The Newest part of Bauska Castle – residence for the Dukes of Courland was built at the end of the 16th century. Visitors can see the ruins of the Livonian Order Castle, observe the exposition on the history of the castle and other thematic exhibitions.
Great chance to relax from the daily rush in Mazmežotne manor Lords' house situated on a small hill above the ancient valley, by the picturesque Lielupe river. Hotel, facilities for events, banquets, seminars and sauna.
Mežotne Palace is one of the brightest examples of classicism architecture in Latvia, and it is even more significant due to the carefully planned and harmonious landscape around it merging the palace. The present building of Mežotne Palace was constructed from 1797 to 1802 according to the design of Italian architect Giaccomo Quarenghi. Mežotne boasts an English style landscape park based on natural beauty.
The Brukna manor house and a few more estate buildings (two granaries and a cattle house) are situated opposite the Brukna castle mound and the artificial pond on the bank of the Iecava River. The 19th century complex of estate buildings has started a new life by giving a home ti the Catholic youth camps and housing the rehabilitation centre for drug addicts.
No animals allowed in the territory!