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Mežmalas Boats

Let us experience our very own trip on the Daugava by a mighty boat named "Lācplēsis" after an epic hero, and reminding us of tales and legends. The boat holds 24 people. The route takes the travellers past Oliņkalns, Sēlpils castle mound, and the Daugava's numerous little bays.

The trip usually lasts for an hour, but it is also possible to hire the vessel for a longer period. It takes three hours to get to Staburags and back, but a trip to Koknese requires about five hours.

The offer for the winter season includes sleigh rides. There are two routes to choose from – over snow‑clad meadows along the bank of the Daugava, and over the frozen Daugava. The length of the trip is 30 minutes.

The boat is moored next to a tourism information centre where tickets and souvenirs can be bought and information found not only about the viking boat but also about other sights to see in Pļaviņas District and Latvia. The "Liepkalni" bakery offers its delicious pastry and cakes.

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Coordinates:
56.600170, 25.652624
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Pļaviņas district, Klintaine parish, Rīgas-Daugavpils 117.km "Liepsalas", LV-5129
+371 26161131
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Price (adults): 
€ 7 €
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Tourism Object Services: 
Exhibitions
Guide service available
Souvenirs
Tourism Object Features: 
Access for disabled people
Free parking
Information point
Smoker-friendly
WC
WiFi Internet
Last updated: 
30.09.2014