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AdventureRide Riding Vacations
Go on AdventureRide riding vacation and discover the beauty of Gauja National Park while riding through the forest riverbeds or banks and be delighted of landscapes worth a fairytale!
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06 Oct
Annual Fire Night (Uguns Nakts) in Vienkoci Park
Make one of the autumn Saturdays longer by filling it with warmth and light... Take a garden candle and go to Ligatne to enjoy the wonders of Fire Night!
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Bicycle rent Ziedlejas
Explore Gauja National park on a bike!
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Cēsis Medieval Castle
Visiting Cēsis Medieval Castle is a travel back in time with tours around the historic building and hands-on experience in enjoying entertainment and activities of ancient people.
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Cīrulīši nature trails
This exciting Cīrulīši Nature Trail will introduce you to the evolution of the beautiful Gauja River valley from ice age to nowadays!
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Dikļu Castle Hotel
The Dikļu castle hotel surrounded by an old park is an excellent place for leisurely relaxation and restorative natural SPA rituals.
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Gutman's Cave
Gutman's Cave is the largest cave in the Baltics is shrouded in legends and permeated with ancient energy.
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Karlamuiza Country Hotel
The ancient stone and brick building of Karlamuiza Country Hotel near Cesis is decorated with climbing vine branches and surrounded by a wide apple orchard.
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Kārļamuiža Manor
Far away from the worldly hustle and bustles, surrounded by tranquil forests, travellers are welcomed by romantic Kārļamuiža. The untouched nature of the River Amata, landscaped park created by the lords of the manor and century-old apple orchard offer a refreshing hiding place amidst this beauty. In turn, the invigorating quality of nature can be felt on the peaceful walking trails, which wend their way alongside the river to the landscaped cliff and back again. After enjoying a walk in the cusp of nature, you can relax in the hotel apartments, which have been installed in accordance with the manor’s former residents’ impressions of homeliness. This is the embodiment of peaceful rest amidst the natural tranquillity of nature and gardens, which are enclosed by the majesty of the Amata’s cliffs.
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Līgatne cellar caves and cliffs
Go on an exciting walk through the Līgatne cellar caves and cliffs hand-carved by the ancient inhabitants!
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Līgatne Ferry
Līgatne ferry is the only ferry in the Baltics driven by the strength of the river currents, allowing to experience a pristine sensation during leisurely trip to the opposite bank of the Gauja river.
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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.
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Livonian Order Sigulda Castle
In the castle ruins, you can walk along the ancient stone walls, climb the towers and visit open-air stage events.
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Malpils Manor
The refined atmosphere of Mālpils Manor is ideally suited to luxurious and carefree leisure. Waking up between satin sheets after a truly restful night’s sleep, the morning will delight you with a view of the calmly flowing waters of a fountain, while the delicious meals prepared by the chef in the manor restaurant will offer gourmands a truly mouth-watering culinary experience. The Manor grounds are best enjoyed by embarking on a ride on an antique bicycle or during a saunter through the clouds in a hot air balloon. An outstanding residence whether you are seeking peace for idyllic rest, or luxurious apartments in which to host a beautiful celebration.
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19 Apr - 22 Apr
Our TOP Easter events in Gauja National park
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.
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Restaurant "Aparjods"
Restaurant Aparjods is an oasis of peace in Sigulda where you can enjoy delicious meals and fine wines that are stored in the restaurant’s cellar!
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Restaurant "Karlamuiza"
While having a rest in old Karlamuiza manor near the ancient valley of the Amata river, you can enjoy delicious home-made cuisine in Karlamuiza's restaurant.
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Secret Soviet Bunker in Līgatne
The bunker impresses with its authentic attributes and exciting historical stories.
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Sigulda Castle
At the heart of history for centuries, enclosed by picturesque stone walls, this castle was both a residence and fortress for the nobility. Nowadays, every summer the castle echoes with the sound of classical music during Sigulda’s world famous opera festival. The proximity of the Gauja and the wild river valley form a unique backdrop for enjoyment of the works of art wrought by man and nature. The soft sounds of music from the castle garden and the reverberations from the creative quarter enliven the harmonious atmosphere of the castle. Merging with the elegant neo-gothic architecture, a visit to the castle acquires a fine and noble aftertaste.
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Sigulda County Tourism Information Centre
The Sigulda County Tourism Information Centre informs about sightseeing objects, active leisure, catering, accommodation in Sigulda and Sigulda County, and offers guide services.
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Ski resort "Žagarkalns"
A variety of tracks available for skiing and snowboarding.
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Turaida Museum Reserve
The Museum Reserve is a vast territory, rich in art and history gems – the Turaida Castle, the wooden church and many other buildings, as well as the sculpture garden.
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Ungurmuiža Manor
Away from the hustle and bustle of the world at large, concealed under crown of leafy oak trees is a unique wooden Baroque manor. It is an especially idyllic place for nature and art lovers. Walks along forest trails will provide invigorate guests amidst tranquil scenery. Afterwards, you can enjoy a cup of tea in the archaic atmosphere of the tea house in the manor garden. Or if you prefer, you can enjoy leisurely meals fit for nobility in the manor’s age-old recipe restaurant.
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Vienkoču Park
Learn about wood craftsman’s trade, green lifestyle and the history of the vicinity of Līgatne, and draw inspiration from the unique wooden sculptures and objects at Vienkoču Park!
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Vienkoču Park
This park full of unique miniature manor houses and captivating wooden sculptures is living evidence of the famed skills of the manor house’s carpenters. In the woodwork museum’s ancient workshop, you can inspect the instruments and work tables that craftsmen of old used to create ornate furniture, painting frames and fine decors. Continuing your excursion among the leafy shadows of Vienkoči Park, you will be charmed by the wooden sculptures around you and miniature copies of several manor houses no longer in existence, but recreated here right down to the tiniest detail. A quiet, educational adventure to be memorably combined with a relaxing family picnic and the unhurried enjoyment of nature.
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ZEIT Net park
Come and have an adventure in the trees!
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