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    Welcome to the Interreg V-A Latvia–Lithuania Programme 2014–2020!

Bicycle tour ŽAGARĖ – TĒRVETE – ŽAGARĖ, September 7-8, 2019

LLI-264 Explore Zemgale by Bicycle (Zemgale by Bicycle)

Date: 07. September 2019 - 08. September 2019

Time: 9:45 am - 11:00 pm

Žagarė, Lithuania

On September 7-8, 2019,  Žagarė Regional Park is organizing a bicycle trip Žagarė-Tervete-Žagarė under the project LLI-264 Explore Zemgale by Bicycle.

Participation in the tour is open to all interested. Participants will see significant natural and historical attractions of Žagarė and Tervete, visit workshops of local craftsman, familiarize with Zemgale heritage and its culture. Although most of the trip will stretch on gravel road (also major roadworks are taking place there), the programme itself shall include the most interesting spots.

Registration starts at 9:45 on 7 September by Žagarė Manor, Malūno street 1, Žagarė. For more information and registration, please contact (in Lithuanian or Russian): Giedrė +370 698 46825, giedre.rakstiene@zagaresrp.lt, or Violeta +370 612 07286, v.tuomaite@gmail.com, or Antanas +370 614 82491, antaniuksburbuliuks@gmail.com.

 

PRELIMINARY AGENDA

 

Time 7 September 2019
9:45 Arrival and registration at Žagarė manor. Malūno street 1, Žagarė, Joniškis district.
10:00 Departing to Tervete (Latvia) from Žagarė manor.
11:10 Stopover in Zelmeni village. Meeting the local candy sweets master.
12:30 Arriving to the Tērvete Wooden Castle, viewing castle and exposition.
13:00 Stop for lunch by Tērvete butterfly house.
14:00 Discovering Tērvete: tropical butterfly house, Tervete adventure park, Tervete nature park, Tervete pond, Tervete Evangelical Lutheran Church, Palen family chapel.
16:30 Snacks by Tērvete pond.
17:00 Departing to Žagarė.
  Stopover for rest in “Tērvetes vīni”, the local craftsman winery.
  Arriving to Augstkalne, viewing Mezmuižas castle and church complex.
20:00 Dinner in Žagarė manor.
20:30 Educational programme “Make your own Semigallian dolls”, disco.
23:00 Overnight stay in Žagarė manor, local farmsteads „Švėtės vingis, „Švedlaukis“ (Malūno g. 1, Pašvėčio g. 32, Žagariškių g. 8 Žagarė).
  8 September 2019
9:00 Breakfast in Žagarė manor.
10:00 Visiting Žagarė and the Regional Park. Departure from Žagarė manor, Malūno str. 1.
  Exploring New Žagarė: market square, church, synagogues, historical streets.
10:40 Stopover by Žvelgaitis hillfort, meeting the Semigallians.
  Riding through Žagarė esker (Žagarės ozas).
11:20 Stopover by Žvelgaitis lake, meeting the Balt virgins (Vaidilutės).
  Explore Old Žagarė: market square, “Pottery house” „Puodų namas“, church, historical streets.
12:00 Stopover for theatrical performance in Old Žagarė
  Visiting Žagarė dolomite outcrop (exposure of rock formations), pond  „Bliūdas“.
13:00 Lunch in Žagarė manor, Malūno str. 1.
14:00 Visiting Žagarė regional park exposition.
16:00 Riding home or to Mūšos tyrelis swamp.

 

For more information and registration, please contact: Giedrė +370 698 46825, giedre.rakstiene@zagaresrp.lt, or Violeta +370 612 07286, v.tuomaite@gmail.com, or Antanas +370 614 82491, antaniuksburbuliuks@gmail.com