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About Gauja National park


Gauja National Park
The park protects the rich nature of the ancient Gauja River valley and its surrounding areas as well as the vast diversity of plant, bird and insect species found here.
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Cēsis
You shall see the treasure of Cēsis — its Old Town; living the medieval life shall be a new experience, and the culture events and the primeval valley of the River Gauja shall inspire you.
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Līgatne
In Līgatne you will have the chance to see ravines covered with woods, sandstone outcrops and rock caves, as well as walk nature trails and explore dwellings of wild animals.
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Valmiera
Arriving in Valmiera, everyone will feel it immediately - the city vibrates! The dynamics of the city can be felt in the various opportunities for active recreation, sports and cultural events. Valmiera - both modern and industrial, "green" and historic! You will find amazing landscapes in the open air of the city and capture the ancient feeling in the historic buildings.
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Pārgauja
A bustling rural municipality in the centre of Vidzeme Region suitable for hiking, visiting sites of cultural heritage and enjoying delicacies from local farms. Pārgauja invites travellers to cross the River Gauja and to have a look at the bustling life flowing along the scenic environment on the right bank of the River Gauja, the old buildings, and modern farmsteads.
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Sigulda
Sigulda thrills with the nature enclosed city environment, inviting to study three medieval castles, to hike in Gauja National Park, and to take part in culture and sports events.
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Priekuļi
Priekuļi offers walks along inspiring nature trails and parks, visiting ancient and legendary sandstone outcrops.
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Inčukalns
Inčukalns has several places of historical importance — Brethren Cemetery, several monuments dedicated to fallen soldiers, Manor Park and Art Noveau Hunting Palace.
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Amata
The treasure of Amata is its nature trails, which lead to the scenic cliffs and extraordinary rocks, and along the curvy banks of rivers Gauja and Amata.
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