Guided Tours "Jelgava 750"

For the 750th anniversary year of Jelgava, the local guides have prepared 10 new thematic tours which will allow to become acquainted with Jelgava over the centuries from different places. The tours inform about remarkable personalities of Jelgava and their destinies, about places and events which this year are celebrating round-numbered anniversaries, about student life in Jelgava, about theaters and eating traditions, about the life of music and adventures of the band "Brainstorm" in Jelgava. In addition, the guides have thought about special costumes and surprises which will make these tours special. The tours should be booked in advance by calling the guide on the specified phone number. Tour duration and type (on foot, by bicycles, or by bus) are coordinated 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 Dukes were once eating, and what are the special dishes of Jelgava. During the tour, we will definitely taste something ourselves.
Type: on foot
Guide: Signe Lusina, phone: 28677630, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., http://signes-turisma-bode.mozello.lv/

"FATEFUL STORIES OF JELGAVA"

Significant, interesting people have lived in Jelgava at all times. Their life stories can touch our hearts also nowadays. During a philosophically peaceful tour with surprises, we will discover the zigzags of destiny of Janis Cakste, Aspazija, Elza Radzina, Karlis Zemdega, Elza Sterste, and of many other remarkable personalities.
Type: on foot
Guide: Signe Lusina, phone: 28677630, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., http://signes-turisma-bode.mozello.lv/

"SOUL BENEATH MAKE-UP"

The first building meant for the theater was built in Jelgava. Adolfs Alunans, the Latvian theatre father, was the inhabitant of Jelgava. During the tour, we will visit the places where the theaters of Jelgava once were located, will explore the life stories of actors and directors of the theaters of Jelgava, will visit the Memorial Museum of Adolfs Alunans, and will live actors' part.
Type: on foot, by bus, by car
Guide: Signe Lusina, phone: 28677630, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., http://signes-turisma-bode.mozello.lv/

"MUSICAL JELGAVA"

Jelgava can be proud of its musical traditions. The only Latvian Song Festival outside Riga was held here, the first National Conservatoire in Latvia started to operate here, the musicians of the popular group "Brainstorm" were born in Jelgava. During the tour, we will visit the Memorial sign in honor of the singer Nora Bumbiere, Jelgava Secondary Music School, Uzvaras Park, we will find out what kind of music once was heard in the Count Medem's Villa, the one which today can be heard on Vecpilsētas Street, and will hear even more exciting, musical facts.
Type: on foot or by bus
Guide: Sarmite Berzina, phone: 22312898, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.