Rundale Palace ensemble – the most outstanding monument of Baroque and Rococo architecture and art in Latvia.
We offer to relax from the daily rush in Mazmežotne manor Lords' house with coming up a small hill above the ancient valley bank in a picturesque Lielupe valley. Hotel, facilities for events, banquets, seminars, sauna.
Mezotne Hillfort is situated on the left bank of the Lielupe River opposite the Mezotne Palace. It is one of the largest fortifications of the 9th - 13th century Semigallians. Next to the Hillfort – Mezote Church (not restored!) and the family cemetery of the owners of Mezotne Palace – princes von Lieven. Traditionally on the third Saturday of May Mezotne Hillfort Festivity is held here.
In Mezotne Hillfort there is installed "Bright Ants Trail" that offers various activities. Here you can find out about the unique nature inhabitants of the castle mound - the bright ant, hermit beetle, grass-snake, woodpecker, stork and the noctule.
The story of the black pot
Learn about the process of making ceramics, visit the workshop and the oven, see a presentation on making ceramics, turning and baking. Ceramics exhibition –sale.
Guided tour around the ceramic studio and demonstration of ceramic processes. It is possible to do a creative workshop and make something for yourself. Allow at least 2 weeks to get it fired. Custom made workshops suited for your wishes.
Please phone in advance to book your visit!