|An Out of Town Tour by car or bus
Duration: ~ 6 h
List of sights:
Sigulda is one of most picturesque Latvian towns. It has gained a huge popularity not only among foreign visitors, but also among Latvians, who like to spend their weekend here.
The secret of success of Sigulda is based on a convenient location and wealth of nature. It takes only an hour to reach Sigulda from Riga, but local landscapes attract here painters and romantics since ancient times. It is more than 100 years already Sigulda with surroundings is called as "Livonian Switzerland".
Marvellous landscapes of Sigulda, a rich historical and cultural heritage, a variety of offers of an active recreation should force you to forget regarding a rush of big cities and have a nice rest in the bosom of nature by spending a whole day in the open air.
During the sightseeing tour you will admire scenery of Sigulda, visit the ruins of medieval castles, take a ride on a cable car that connects both banks of the valley of the Gauja river, take a look onto the Gutman's Cave, listen to a legend about Rose of Turaida, and view charming landscapes of surroundings from a watch tower of the castle of Turaida.