Dundaga Castle

Pils iela 14, Dundaga, Dundagas parish, Dundaga district, LV-3270, Latvia
Lng: 22.356015 , Lat: 57.510523

Contact person: Baiba Duda
Phone: +371 29478393 , +371 63232293 / pils@dundaga.lv , baiba.duda@dundaga.lv
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At that time the Dundaga Castle was owned by von Maydell family. Baron Otto Ernst von Maydell and his wife Anne Sybil had no descendants – the future heirs of the castle and municipality. 

Additional information

During the period from 15th May to 15th October working days: 8:30   until17:00
Saturdays, Sundays from 11:00 -17.00 guided  tours.
If you wish  to pay a visit in any other days and times,  please take contact with us!


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 muzejs.info@aluksne.lv
2. Berķenes muiža berkenesmuiza@gmail.com
3. Blankenfeldes muiža bmuiza@inbox.lv
4. Cēsu pils komplekss anita.abeltina@cesis.lv
5. Dikļu Pils pils@diklupils.lv
6. Dundagas pils tic@dundaga.lv
7. Durbes pils santa.silava@tukumamuzejs.lv
8. Jaunauces pils inguna.balcere@inbox.lv
9. Jaunmoku pils muzejs@jaunmokupils.lv
10. Krāslavas muiža inara.dzalbe@kraslava.lv
11. Kokmuižas pils komplekss toms.treimanis@kocenunovads.lv
12. Lielplatones muiža inguna.pranka@jelgavas novads.lv
13. Litenes muiža litenes.pagasts@gulbene.lv
14. Lizuma muiža novadpetniecibasmuzejs@gmail.com
15. Lūznavas muiža iveta.balcune@rezeknesnovads.lv
16. Padures muiža info@paduremanor.com
17. Preiļu muižas komplekss un parks iveta.snepste@preili.lv
18. Smuku muiža julija@smukumuiza.lv
19. Ungurmuiža info@ungurmuiza.lv
20. Vadakstes muiža grozenberga32@gmail.com
21. Varakļānu muižas pils varaklanupils@inbox.lv
22. Vecauces pils vecaucespils@gmail.com
23. Veselavas muiža emerita2@inbox.lv
24. Virkas muiža inga.trumsina@apollo.lv
25. Zaļā (Zaļenieku) muiža barkovska.valija@gmail.com
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.
Night of Legends at Dundaga castle
Legend Night at Dundaga castle from at 8:00 PM until 11:00 PM
“Sound and light game”
From 8: 00 PM in the courtyard of the castle, the “Plumber” group will “beat” the trubafon; the market for craftsmen and housebuilders as well will start.
From 8:30-9:20 PM in the castle's Grand hall, Manguļu Family SHOW will offer a game of unconventional instruments.
From 9:30-10:00 PM on the castle terrace, Līvas Birkenšteines saxophone music program.
From 10:00 in the castle's great hall, the film romantic intrigue and misunderstanding comedy “Homo novus.” Entrance ticket €2.00

At the time of the event, wind calls can be made, listening to Dundaga Art and music school xophonist performances and cheering for lightgames.

Contactperson: Smaida Šnikvalde, phone: +371 22021270​