Preilu Manor

Preiļu manor, Raiņa bulvāris 30, Preiļi, Preiļu region,zip code LV-5301, Latvia
Lng: 26.7272029 , Lat: 56.2843359

Phone: +371 65322731 , +371 65322041 / ,
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The most remarkable cultural heritage of Preiļi is the manor complex and park. The beautiful, romantical Preiļi park is still preserved nowadays, although it originates from mid-19th century. The park is the biggest park in Latvia -41 ha large, from which around 13 ha consists of ponds and canals. There are 25 species of trees and shrubs in the park, some of them are already considered Great trees .The complex of Preiļi manor is a state-level architectural heritage. Every element itself - the castle, chapel, stables, gate, guard house, and park are considered state-level architectural heritage as well. Castle restoration works last already for 3 years thus the castle offers to it’s guests exciting excursions in the park and outside spectural castle.

Additional information

Accessibility to the public for viewing -
* according to the working time (museum exhibition and exhibition Monday-Friday from 10.00 until 18.00; Saturday and Sunday from 11.00 until 16.00.
* only during the summer season (Preiļi estate chapel and the gatehouse)
* after prior agreement (excursions, singing chapel)
* else (park and palace for viewing from the outside available at any time)
* accessibility for people with disabilities (park)

Working hours and prices
Museum of history and applied arts of Preiļi - UNDER CONSTRUCTION NOW
Raiņa bulvāris 28, Preiļi. Tel.+371 65322731,
Working hours:
Monday – Friday from 11:00 to 18:00
Saturday - Sunday – from 12:00  to 18:00

Entrance to the museum - EUR 1 (for adults) or EUR 0.50 (for children and students)
Guide services (LV, RUS, ENG) - up to 10 people - EUR 7 per group; up to 30 people - EUR 15 per group. Guide application - at least two days in advance by phone +371 65322731, +371 26056076.

Preiļi Manor Chapel
Raiņa bulvāris 23, Preiļi. Tel. +371 65322731, +371 65322041
Working hours:
Monday- Friday from 11 to 18:00
Saturday- Sunday – from 12 to 18:00

Free entrance.
Singing in the chapel (40 min): EUR 25 per group (till 15 persons) EUR 2/pers., if group is more that 16 persons. Application - at least two days in advance by phone +371 29116431, +371 65322041
Preili Tourism information centre
Kārsavas iela 4, Preiļi, tel. +371 65322041, +371 29100689, +371 29116431
Working hours:
Monday – Thursday from 9-17
Friday  from 9 to 16:00
Saturday – from 10 to 15:00
Sunday – closed (or by prior arrangement of groups)
Guided tour (RUS, ENG) by city and park - EUR 25 / group + EUR 10/per group for up to 15 people. For group over 16 people - EUR 1,60/pers + EUR 10 from group for guide. Apply at least 2 days in advance by phone +371 29116431 (Irena), +371 65322041.
Information at TIC - free of charge.
The stickers of the Baltic travel campaign  “Visit Baltic Manors - Celebrate Together!”
are available at the Preiļi Chapel (Raiņa bulvāris 23), Tourist Information Center (Kārsavas street 4).

Within the framework of the European Year of Cultural Heritage, the Open Doors Days will take place for the first time in castles, palaces and manors of Latvia, allowing everyone interested to explore historical buildings from a new point of view. Latvian and European castles and manors are 
unique historical, cultural and artistic objects. Many of them have turned to their neighbourhoods’ main centres for tourism, culture and public life.
The Latvian Association of Castles, Palaces and Manors and the Latvian Association of Private Historical Buildings, following the initiative of the European Historic Houses Association   invite to visit Latvia's unique cultural heritage sites – castles, palaces and manors.
During the Open Doors Days visitors will have the opportunity to visit 37 Latvian historical buildings and to be acquainted with their important role in the past and diverse use in nowadays.  Concerts and exhibitions will also be organised in several sites. 
Young people, in turn, are invited to participate in the exciting contest “My Business Plan for the Latvian Castle, Palace or Manor” and to win the opportunity for the class to hold a party in one of the Latvian castles or manors. 
Within the Open Door Days on May 24-25  the following 25 members of the Latvian Association of Castles, Palaces and Manors – participants of the Baltic travel campaign  “Visit Baltic Manors - Celebrate Together!” are launching the travel campaign in Latvia:
Name of manor, castle or palace E-mail address
1. Alūksnes Jaunā pils
2. Berķenes muiža
3. Blankenfeldes muiža
4. Cēsu pils komplekss
5. Dikļu Pils
6. Dundagas pils
7. Durbes pils
8. Jaunauces pils
9. Jaunmoku pils
10. Krāslavas muiža
11. Kokmuižas pils komplekss
12. Lielplatones muiža inguna.pranka@jelgavas
13. Litenes muiža
14. Lizuma muiža
15. Lūznavas muiža
16. Padures muiža
17. Preiļu muižas komplekss un parks
18. Smuku muiža
19. Ungurmuiža
20. Vadakstes muiža
21. Varakļānu muižas pils
22. Vecauces pils
23. Veselavas muiža
24. Virkas muiža
25. Zaļā (Zaļenieku) muiža
Painting with a professional painter in Preiļi Castle Park
A professional artist and teacher, resident of Preiļi district, Jānis Plivda invites to his own studio in the open air. 
here is no need for preliminary knowledge - you will learn how to draw with what you think, with the artist, you will never be able to. Painting calms, blends and lets you relax in this fast paced life. We invite groups of different ages and sizes. Participation fee is from EUR 10-15, the raw materials are purchased in the framework of the project "Create your own paintings with professional artists" and included in the price. Calling: 26525625. The first joint masterclass will be held on June 10th from 4pm to 16th. Mandatory prior application!
Open-Air Dance Party in Preili park
On 11 August, exactly one hundred days before Latvia's hundredth birthday, Zaļumballe [The Centenary Open-Air Dance Party] will take place in castle ruins, parks and fields, on hilltops, beaches and riverbanks, throughout Latvia and around the world.
Night of Legends at manors of Latvia
The traditional Night of Legends is perfect choice for warming up for the Closing Event of travellers` campaign "Visit Baltic Manors - Celebrate Together!". For the 7th time manors, castles and palaces in Latvia invite to enjoy a special atmosphere and exciting events in the Night of Legends. The participants in this night will have a great opportunity to know manors, castles and palaces in a special mood, when history stories tangled with modern life and there will be also a possibility to join activities. The Night of Legends will be celebrated in Latvia on 27th of October.

In more than 30 castle and manor halls, towers, basements, courtyards and parks of  historic houses will take guests to hear reliable and incredible stories, classical and contemporary tunes, shows, housemates and calling for creative manifestations.

In Zemgale region:
Abgunste manor, Durbe castle, Eleja manor Tea house, Jaunauce manor, Jaunpils castle, Kalnsēta manor and park, Lielplatone manor, Lielvircava manor, Staļģene manor, Šlokenbeka manor, Vadakste manor, Vecauces castle, Vilce manor, Zaļā manor, Svitene manor.

In Vidzeme region:Alūksne New castle, Cēsu New castle, Cesvaines castlmanor, Jercēnu manor, Kokmuiža castle complex, Liepupe manor, Puikule manor, Stāmeriena castle, Ungurmuiža manor, Veselava manor, Zvārtava castle.

In Kurzeme region:Dundaga castle, Pelču castle, Padure manor, Spāre manor, The Castle of the Livonian Order in Ventspils.

In Latgale region:Arendole manor, Preiļu castle, Varakļānu castle, Luznava manor.