Sun trail in Sauleskalns

In "Sauleskalns", walking along the Sun trail, it is possible to get to know the sun path throughout the year and at the same time look at Latvian signs, each of which marks a certain Latvian celebration that is celebrated accroding to the sun path.

 Trail can be walked in three ways:

1 - simply having a walk;

2 - guessing a crossword, search the answers in information stands;

3 – playing game "In Sun footsteps ".

It can be played by anyone interested without the age limit, provided that the team must have at least one member who knows how to read. However, it is intended primarily for families and school-age children. 

Team preferably must consist of not more than 4-5 members (can form several teams). 

Team preferably must consist of not more than 4-5 members (can form several teams). 

For game "guide" (regulations) and attributes (ball and pen) before the game you must look at the "Sauleskalns" hosts.

The winner is guaranteed a surprise present.

Sauleskalns atpūtas komplekss

1. task
Hit Christmas mask baskets!

Sauleskalns atpūtas komplekss

2. task
Bake the most valuable Metenu pancake!

Sauleskalns atpūtas komplekss

3. task
Collectpoints while rolling the "Easter Egg".

Sauleskalns atpūtas komplekss

4. task
Hit the ball in Ūsiņa horse trough.

Sauleskalns atpūtas komplekss

5. task
How many point you will collect
by throwing the ball
into Jāņa bottle?

Sauleskalns atpūtas komplekss

6. task
Seek for bread-shovel and put 3 loaves of bread in the oven so that they don't run away.

Sauleskalns atpūtas komplekss, Saules taka

7. task
Hit he yoke.

Sauleskalns atpūtas komplekss

8. task
Hit the ball tub with slingshot.

Sun trail story

Sun trail is 0.6 km long walking trail along the Great Jugla.

It consists of 9 ancient Latvian signs that represents the flow of the sun year and marks the annual Latvian customs, Latvian celebrations. Signs are located under the corresponding cardinal points, creating sun road from night to sunset, from winter to autumn.

Each sign marks one of the Latvian celebrations or holidays. Among the other sign parks or trails in Latvia this one is characterized by the fact that the characters are kinetic - they, like the planets, the sun, and the man are on the move.

The average one sign size is 2x2 meters.

Trail authors– Ieva and Jānis Meijeri.

Sun trail sign meanings

Sauleskalns recreation complex, Sun trail

Well sign
 marks the winter solstice

Sauleskalns recreation complex, Sun trail

Meteņu sign
marks Meteņi

Sauleskalns recreation complex, Sun trail

Austras sign
marks Easter

Sauleskalns recreation complex, Sun trail

Ūsiņa sign
sign Ūsiņi

Sauleskalns recreation complex, Sun trail

Jāņa sign
marks the summer solstice

Sauleskalns recreation complex, Sun trail

Sun sign
the cental sign of Sun trail

Sauleskalns recreation complex, Sun trail

Māra cross
marks Māra day

Sauleskalns recreation complex, Sun trail

Jumja sign
marks Miķeļa day

Sauleskalns recreation complex, Sun trail

Mārtiņa sign
marks Mārtiņi