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Active leisure

Once, in the scenic area of Embūte, one of the most powerful Couronian castles was located. The ancient hillfort and scenery can be enjoyed walking on nature trails, visiting the Devil’s Dam (Joda dambis) and climbing the observation tower. The oak of Indulis and Ārija reminds of the ancient tale of the Latvian version of Romeo and Juliet, which Rainis as a storyline for his play “Indulis un Ārija”. No less famous was the castle place of the German Order, which the Lithuanian king Mindaugas tried to occupy around the middle of the 13th century. According to a legend, the castle was protected by the Devil, who made a rampart from soil, which nowadays is known as the Devil’s Dam.



Historic land


Active Leisure

Observation towers

Nature / landscape



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