Guided Tours "Jelgava 750"

To celebrate the 750th anniversary of Jelgava, the local guides have prepared 10 specific tours that showcase Jelgava over the centuries from different view points. During the tours you will learn about remarkable personalities of Jelgava and their destinies; find out about places and events that have significant anniversaries; about student life in Jelgava; theaters and eating traditions; and the famous music group "Brainstorm" journey and adventures in Jelgava. In addition, the guides have thought about special costumes and surprises to make the tours more special. Please, note - the tours should be booked in advance by calling the guide on the specified phone number. The tour duration and choice of travelling (on foot, by bicycle, or by bus) needd to be arranged with the tour guide.

"THIS IS HOW THEY ATE IN MITAVA"

People have always loved to eat delicious food, and Jelgava has a special place in the culinary heritage of Latvia. During the tour, we will find out what kind of dishes are typical of Jelgava and Semigallia both in ancient times and nowadays; what did the Dukes eat; and what are the specialty dishes of Jelgava. The tour includes some tasting. 
Type: on foot
Guide: Signe Lusina, phone: 28677630, See e-posti aadress on spämmirobotite eest kaitstud. Selle nägemiseks peab su veebilehitsejas olema JavaSkript sisse lülitatud., http://signes-turisma-bode.mozello.lv/

"FATEFUL STORIES OF JELGAVA"

Significant, interesting people have lived in Jelgava at all times and their life stories still touch our hearts today. During the tour we will embark on a reflective and philosophical journey with some surprises. We will discover the twists and turns of destinies of Jānis Čakste, Aspazija, Elza Radziņa, Kārlis Zemdegs, Elza Stērste, and of many other remarkable personalities.
Type: on foot
Guide: Signe Lusina, phone: 28677630, See e-posti aadress on spämmirobotite eest kaitstud. Selle nägemiseks peab su veebilehitsejas olema JavaSkript sisse lülitatud., http://signes-turisma-bode.mozello.lv/

"SOUL BENEATH MAKE-UP"

The first building meant for the theater was built in Jelgava. Ādolfs Alunāns, the father of the Latvian theatre, was a resident of Jelgava. During the tour, we will visit the places where the former theaters of Jelgava once stood; we will immerse ourselves in the life stories of actors and directors of Jelgava's theatres; visit the Memorial Museum of Ādolfs Alunāns, and step into the shoes of an actor.
Type: on foot, by bus, by car
Guide: Signe Lusina, phone: 28677630, See e-posti aadress on spämmirobotite eest kaitstud. Selle nägemiseks peab su veebilehitsejas olema JavaSkript sisse lülitatud., http://signes-turisma-bode.mozello.lv/

"MUSICAL JELGAVA"

Jelgava can be proud of its musical traditions. Besides Riga, Jelgava is the only place that has staged the The Latvian Song Festival. It is also home for the first National Conservatoire in Latvia. The musicians of the popular group "Brainstorm" were born in Jelgava. During the tour, we will visit the Memorial Site in honor of the singer Nora Bumbiere; Jelgava Secondary Music School; Uzvaras Park; we will find out what kind of music was played in the Count Medem's Villa; we will find out what music you can hear on Vecpilsētas Street today; and you learn more interesting facts about music.
Type: on foot or by bus
Guide: Sarmite Berzina, phone: 22312898, See e-posti aadress on spämmirobotite eest kaitstud. Selle nägemiseks peab su veebilehitsejas olema JavaSkript sisse lülitatud.