TASTE TOURS / LATVIA / OPEN-AIR ETHNOGRAPHIC MUSEUM & SPARKLING BIRCH SAP
|OPEN-AIR ETHNOGRAPHIC MUSEUM / BIRCH SAP TASTING|
Contact us for price
THE PRICE INCLUDES
•Hotel Pick-up and Drop-off
•Services of a guide
•Travel by transport along a route
•Birch sap tasting(4 drinks)
•Organization of the itinerary
•Travel Agency reserves the right to change the order of the excursions, keeping their number
• Beginning at Hotel 10:00 am (or convenient time for you)
• Latvian Open-Air Ethnographic Museum in Riga - an unusual pace can be found a half and hour’s drive from the centre of Riga on the shore of Jugla Lake. Leisurely walks, skiing in winter, putting yourself in the lives of ancient Latvian farmers and fishermen, discovering the bathhouses used by ancient Latvians, being part of festive celebrations or forging your own jewellery; all of this is offered by the Latvian Open-Air Ethnographic Museum.
• Birch sap tasting -we will try 4 tipes of this drink. Birch sap for Labanovski family is a popular drink already for a long time. Sap is tasty when it’s fresh, but in order to maintain its refreshing and valuable qualities, during many years family has developed new recipes. Moving away from the traditional spices, drink was supplemented with mint, which made the sap more refreshing, fresh for a long time and with a pleasant flavor.
The whole process of making the sparkling sap starts early in spring as soon as the ground thaws and sap starts to circulate through birches. Sap collected within three weeks from ecologically certified birches is being bottled, natural additives added and as result of fermentation we get sparkling birch sap - BIRZI. It sparkles, additives do not dominante over sap’s natural flavor but gives it additional pleasant note. BIRZI is an excellent thirst-killer, ideal for celebrations as non-alcoholic champagne, a pleasant ingredient in refreshing cocktails. The title BIRZI was chosen because we associate it with Latvian tradition and with freshness and health which you will receive by drinking our sap.
• In the evening return to Hotel at 14:00