Don't just sit inside for four SUNNY days, get out and about this Easter and make the most of all the Things to do in Gauja National park! Take a look at our top Easter events below for some cultural inspiration, family time or just simple fun time together. Entrance are free of charge if there is no price mentioned.
1. Fourth Swing festival in Sigulda
All Easter holiday - "Latvia is swinging in Sigulda". During the Swing Festival in Sigulda there will be more than 100 different swings, as swinging in Easter is a traditional thing for us, Latvians. Ask and receive special swing roadmap in Sigulda tourism Information centre at the Central Station.
2. Easter market and celebration in Cesis
Saturday, April 20th, 9:00 - 15:00 in Rose Squar - The local delicacies market, which will be attended by around 40 different home producers and craftsman. See, smell, try and buy countryside bread, wines, dairy products, cheeses, culinary delicacies, pastries and much more as well as explore products from local craftsmen: various jewelry, wooden products, clay products and many other.
Sunday, April 21st, 11:00 - The annual Easter celebration in Maija Park, where you will be able to paint Easter eggs, weave birch twigs and learn folk traditions.
3. Prepare for Easter at Araisi Archaeological Park
On Saturday, April 20, from 12:00 in Araisi Archaelogical Park - be together, share the experience of celebrating Easter by painting eggs, taking part in swing decoration workshop or even sailing on the beautiful Lake Āraiši. Folklore group “Ore” will bring out the Easter games and sing traditional songs. The culmination of the event will be the "egg hunt" in the park area - hunt around 500 hidden eggs.
4. Easter in Ungurmuiza manor
April 21st, at 12:00 -15: 00, Ungurmuiža - join to the traditional egg coloring and rolling activities and enjoy the manor swings, while Ungurmuiza restaurant offers delicious pancakes and soup in the ancient manor park. All in a company of manor bunnies!
5. Easter hike at Cecīļu Nature Trails
April 21st at12.00, Cecīļu Nature Trails near Ieriķi - enjoy the beauty of spring in Gauja National Park by joining this Easter hike. There will be creative activities and tasks during the hike. Sign up by calling +37128672126. Entrance fee - 3 eur.
6. Easter in Malpils Manor
April 21st from 12:00 - 16:00 - Family Easter event - creative mask making and egg painting workshop for kids. At the Manor Park there will be swings and egg roller coaster, 30 hidden eggs in the park and the strongest egg challenge. Mālpils Manor Restaurant invites you to enjoy a 3-course Easter menu for the price of 25.00 EUR / pers.
Extra offers on Easter holidays:
- 20% discount on hotel services
- Late check-out until 14:00 the next day;
- Breakfast at Mālpils Manor Restaurant (included in room rate);
- The luxurious and romantic luxury rooms have sparkling wine.
7. Delicious Easter Brunch at Hotel Sigulda restaurant Kropotkins
April 21st. 12:00 - 15:00 - Celebrate Easter in a beautiful and luxurious way bytreating yourself, your friends and your loved ones with our Easter Brunch! There will be a variety of snacks and salads, delicious main courses and sweet dishes.
Price: 18.00 EUR
For children up to 3 yrs. - Free of charge, 4th - 10th year - 9.00 EUR
Sigulda ID Card Holders - 10% Discount (Excluding Beverages)
Advance booking +371 6797 2263 or firstname.lastname@example.org