Gauja River Valley with its steep slopes and well developed trail and path network has developed Sigulda as well known mountain cycling centre. This year Sigulda invites you to the sportiest weekend of the year:
July 4th – UCI Sigulda Cup XCO
July 5th – UCI Latvian Championships in XCM
Elite lugers from all over the world will gather in Sigulda to experience the most important start of the season. Hundredths of a second will determine who is the fastest this year when athletes from over 30 countries compete. Fans will have an excellent opportunity to watch the competition on site.
Luge is a winter sport in which one or two lugers descend special tracks designated for this sport in a sledge, competing for the fastest time. Luge is considered one of the fastest, most technical and successful sports in Latvia.
For already 200 years the name of Ligatne has been related to the Paper Mill. Its historical centre together with historical buildings of the Mill and wooden living houses of the Mill’s workers is included in the list of cultural monuments of national importance.