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Hiking trail trough Straupe village

The route is suitable for any traveller who wishes something more than just to see the most well known and popular tourist attractions in Straupe – Mazstraupe and Lielstraupe castles. The route is 3km long, all year round available and accessible with a pushchair.

"History in todays landscape"

We invite you to get to know Straupe and its buildings through the stories preserved in the memories and picture albums of the local residents and to see with your own eyes what twists of fate it has experienced over several centuries. In the Middle Ages Straupe was a member of Hanseatic League. It was a city with a busy everyday life, capable of providing for itself both with food, clothing and craftworks. Today the participation in the merchant union allows us to call Straupe the smallest city of the Hanseatic League in the world!

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Time: All year

Length: About 3 km
Approximate time: ~ 1 - 2 hours
Difficulty: mild (can also be performed by families with young children)
Road surface: asphalt and gravel roads, paths, stairs
Home: Piķiera house (Braslas street 2, Straupe)
Ending Point: Piquer House (2 Braslas Street, Straupe)
Route: Piķieris Cottage - Water Mill - Petrol Station Lukoil - Lielstraupe Castle - Piķieris Lodge
Alternatives: The route can also be reversed
Logistics: A circular route that returns to the starting point
Good to know! The nature trail is not marked! The info sheet will help you along your route.

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