Vecauce Castle

Auces novads, Akadēmijas iela 11, LV-3708, Latvia
Lng: 22.8866175028 , Lat: 56.4686067889

Contact person: Inese Kaminska, Vecauces pils pārvaldniece
Phone: , +371 29195959
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Vecauce Castle is located in Zemgale, Auce region, Vecauce municipality. Vecauce Castle is an arhitectural monument of National significance and was built from 1843 in neo-gothic style after the design of German architect Friedrich August Stieler for the Count Johann Friedrich Carl von Medem. It is surrounded by a well-kept landscape park from the 19 th century. The 30 m high gothic tower is the highest point in Auce. In 1920, a training and reseach farm for agricultural students of the University of Latvia was founded there. Today Vecauce castle is tourism and cultural center. In the castle can be rented premises for different events. Guests offer to visit castle history exposure and personal exhibition of a photographer Gunars Janaitis.

Additional information

Vecauce Castle is open to visitors:
From 1st September to 31th May:
Working days at 10:00 - 16:00
Saturdays, Sundays closed 
From 1 June to 31 August:
Mondays - Thursdays from 10:00 - 18:00
Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays from 10:00 - 17:00 *
* if there is no private/closed event in the castle.
For visits on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, please take contact with us! (Mob. t.: +371 29195959)

Vecauce Castle closed for visitors :
1., 2., 23., 24., 29.,30  June
13., 14.,15.,  20., 21.  July
4., 5., 11., 12., 18., 19., 25., 26. August
1., 2., 8., 9., September
Entry fees:  adults 1.50 Euro, reduced 1 Euro