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Ligatne Village

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.

Visiting Ligatne it is possible to imagine the life of 19th Ct workers’ life, to take a look into some of numerous cellar caves, used to keep potatoes and vegetables, to taste the local wines in a cave and enjoy the nature of the Gauja valley.

In 2011 Ligatne Village was awarded as national winner of European Destinations of Excellency (EDEN) due to efforts to preserve and develop Ligatne’s industrial heritage.

Guided tours are available. Please book at Ligatne Tourism Information Centre.


EDEN 2011 Ligatne ENG from Latvia Travel on Vimeo.

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