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Mercendarbe Trail

Welcome to Baldone! Walk the Mezendorf trail of the Story trails and discover the natural, historical and cultural richness of Baldone with the help of the audio-guide in Latvian, Russian, English or Lithuanian! At each main tourism attraction site there is an information stand with QR codes. To listen to the stories, scan the QR code of the corresponding language. It is possible to download all audio-guide files here.

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Important information!

The Mercendarbe Trail is a part of the Great Circle of Baldone Story Trail. Marked in both directions with RED feet.

8 km (4 km in one direction) / easy / 4 audio-guide objects / 3 hours

Important!

Road - asphalt, gravel, footpaths. Not advised in winter and snow, when the trail is not visible, and in windy conditions Some fallen trees on trails, steep slopes. It is possible to ride with mountain bike and to carry it over the obstacles.

Baldone Audio-guide objects

1. Start of the trail. Forests of Baldone


Foto: A. Grotāns

A story about forests of Baldone and their abundance as well as about plants along the trail.

The information board is located near the wooden sign “Mercendarbes muiža, Doļu kalns, Dīņu purvs” on ĶEguma street near Tiltra street.

GPS 56.7414, 24.4155

2. The Mud Bog


Foto: Z. Ulmane

A story about a place where the therapeutic mud was collected from the second half of 19. century until mid 1960s. Here you will see how this place looks nowadays after mud extraction.

There is an additional trail to the Mud Bog from the main trail. It is marked in both directions.

GPS 56.7441, 24.4186

3. A fragment of the railway from the World War I


Foto: Z. Ulmane

A story about railways in Baldone. Here you will see a fragment of an embankment of a railway, which is remained until nowadays.

The crossing between the trail and road to Mercendarbe.

GPS 56.7578, 24.4437

4. The Mercendarbe Manor and Alley


Foto: I. Sietiņa

The Mercendarbe Manor is one of the oldest buildings in Baldone. The Museum of Baldone and Tourism information centre of Baldone are situated in the premises of the manor. In the park there is a pond and a nice place for a picnic.

The open hours of the Museum of Baldone can be specified via phone 29149420. The museum is closed due to renovation until November 2020.

Mercendarbe manor, Baldone perish, Baldone region

GPS 56.7656, 24.4311

 

Place to eat at the end of the hike:

Family Restaurant “Burgers 66”

Rīgas Street 67-5, Baldone
Phone No. +371 20 066 611


Foto: Baldones novada domes arhīvs

Souvenirs in shop “Meldra”, stand “Made in Baldone”

Rīgas Street 67-, Baldone (2020)

Phone No. +371 22454932


Foto: Baldones novada domes arhīvs

Tourism Information Centre of Baldone

Mercendarbe manor, Mercendarbe, Baldone region

+371 28692654, turisms@baldone.lv

 

See you in Baldone!