Guided Tours

Nurmuižas Pils


Guided Tours

Nurmuiza Castle complex is a testament to Latvia’s rich cultural history, with a legacy that stretches back centuries. Originally belonging to the noble family Firks, this impressive 16th-century castle is the largest manor complex in Courland that has survived to this day, boasting around 30 beautifully preserved buildings.

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Horse Riding tours

Nurmuiza Castle, located in the serene countryside of Latvia, offers a perfect escape for nature lovers seeking tranquillity and beauty. One of the most exciting ways to explore the stunning surroundings of the castle is through horse riding tours, an unforgettable experience for both tourists and locals.

Horse riding tours are an excellent way to bond with loved ones while experiencing the natural surroundings of Nurmuiza Castle. Whether you are an experienced rider or a beginner, there are tours available for riders of all levels. Experienced guides provide all the necessary equipment and instructions, ensuring a safe and enjoyable ride.

As you mount your horse and begin your adventure, the sound of your horse’s hooves against the earth and the sweet scent of wildflowers and pine trees fill your senses. As you ride through the rolling hills, verdant forests, and clear lakes, you’ll be greeted by a variety of wildlife, including deer, rabbits, and birds of prey. The natural beauty of the surroundings is enhanced by the occasional glimpse of a majestic animal darting through the trees or soaring through the sky.

As you approach the castle, you’ll be awestruck by its magnificence. The fortress, with its towering walls and turrets, contrasts dramatically with the soft, natural landscape. As you imagine knights and nobles strolling through its halls and gardens, the castle’s rich history comes to life.
As you dismount from your horse and explore the castle grounds, you’ll be captivated by the peaceful and serene atmosphere. The castle’s gardens are impeccably maintained, with fragrant herbs and colourful flowers adding to their beauty. The castle’s interior is equally magnificent, with intricate decorations and artwork adorning its halls.

Horse riding tours are an excellent way for tourists and locals to spend quality time with their loved ones. Whether it’s with family, friends, or even colleagues, it’s an opportunity to bond over a shared love of nature and horses. It’s an experience that creates memories that will last a lifetime.

As your horse riding tour comes to a close, and you dismount from your horse, you’ll feel a sense of fulfilment and contentment that only comes from spending time in nature. You’ll be grateful for the chance to explore the stunning natural surroundings of Nurmuiza Castle on horseback and eager to return again soon.

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The whole castle complex tour

The Nurmuiza Castle is a remarkable historical landmark that has stood the test of time since its construction in the 16th century. A guided tour of this old castle is an opportunity to explore the castle’s fascinating history and learn about the family of its owners. Visitors will also have the chance to view a small collection of everyday objects and interiors from past centuries, and maybe even have a supernatural experience with the ghost of the castle.

As you step into the castle, you will be transported to a different era by a knowledgeable guide who will take you through the castle’s intriguing history. You will learn about the different owners who resided in the castle, the important roles it played in the region’s history, and the dramatic events that took place within its walls.

The interiors of the castle have been preserved to reflect the way of life of the castle’s former inhabitants. Visitors will be able to view a small collection of everyday objects and furnishings from past centuries, giving them a rare opportunity to see how the noble families who resided there lived, worked, and played.

However, the highlight of the tour for many is the chance to experience the supernatural. The castle is said to be haunted by the ghost of a young woman who died within its walls, and several visitors have reported seeing her apparition. The guide will share these chilling tales, leaving visitors with an eerie feeling that will stay with them long after the tour is over.
A guided tour of the old castle of Nurmuiza is an experience that blends history, culture, and supernatural folklore. It is an opportunity to learn about the past, experience the rich history and culture of Latvia, and maybe even have an encounter with the supernatural. Whether you are a history enthusiast or simply looking for a unique and thrilling experience, a tour of Nurmuiza Castle is not to be missed.