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Visit to the Ancient Craft Masters

Maršruts:

Get to know local craftsmen and rural producers’ work, visit lots of farmsteads and Skrinda Family Museum of Vabole. Try your hand in ancient crafts: weaving, woodcarving and smithcraft. Dare to shoot a bow and arbalest, treat yourself with local delicacies during the excursion route and taste a traditional meal of Vabole.
The route includes:

  • a visit of Skrinda Family Museum (the museum is dedicated to the Latvian first “Atmoda” (Awakening) figures – Skrinda brothers); treating with herbal tea and rural bread at the host’s table;
  • learning weaving skills with Dace Teivāne;
  • a visit of the beekeeping farmstead of Agnese Sitnika, storytelling about honey and bee life, degustation;
  • a visit of Varis Vilcāns workshop: viewing the woodcarving process, participating in smithery product making, shooting a bow and arbalest;
  • participation in Vabole traditional meal – “komas” cooking on the open fire and having an outdoor meal!

On pre-order is possible to buy smoked meat; on every route’s stage is possible to buy local craftsmen and rural producers’ products.

Additional information and order:

Daugavpils district municipal agency “TAKA”
+371 65476748; +371 29431360
taka@dnd.lv

Visit to the Ancient Craft Masters
Visit to the Ancient Craft Masters
Visit to the Ancient Craft Masters
Visit to the Ancient Craft Masters
Visit to the Ancient Craft Masters
Visit to the Ancient Craft Masters
Visit to the Ancient Craft Masters
Visit to the Ancient Craft Masters
Visit to the Ancient Craft Masters