Farm "Apkalnmājas"

A guided tour to an artisan workshop of horse tack and leatherware. Viewing the workshop exposition, an opportunity to try one's hand at producing a crafts item, an opportunity to buy crafts items, a picnic site by a pond.

The farm started functioning back in the 1990s during the first crisis, now it has become the only facility producing horse tack for workhorses. A year ago at Apkalnmājas, with funding from an EU project for the diversification of rural environment, a new workshop has been built, the architectural style of which reminds of a traditional Latgale artisan homestead where beauty goes hand in hand with functionalism.

Apkalnmājas offers a rich assortment of leatherware: various harness items, collars for dogs and other domestic animals, delicate ladies' handbags, cell phone cases, belts.

56.548439, 27.355593
  • Languages spoken: 
    • English
    • Latvian
    • Russian
  • Admission fee: 
  • Payment methods: 
    • Bank transfer
    • Cash
  • Creative workshops
  • Exhibitions
  • Guide service available
  • Seminars and conferences
  • Souvenirs
  • Themed events
Amenities and Features: 
  • Access for disabled people
  • Free parking
  • WC
Last updated: 01.09.2014