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Baltic's Road

Sigulda - Turaida - Amata - Аraisi

Tourist attractions

  • Sigulda, Turaida - Two cities within shores of Gauja with a lot of places worth seeing.
  • The Vienkoci Park  - You can examine mock-ups of the Nurmiži Castle and other buildings including the Sand House, and you can also take part in thematic events.  Men can produce equipment to drain birch juice from trees, wile women can try their hand at jewellery making from natural materials.  
  • The historical centre of the Ligatne Paper Factory village - The history of Līgatne cannot be separated from the paper factory which was once the only factory of its kind in Latvia.
  • The Amata River valley - The Amata is one of Latvia's swiftest river, and water tourists congregate there each spring to engage in extreme activities.
  • The Lake Castle of Araisi - The Lake Castle of Āraiši is of pan-European importance. It is a reconstructed Lettigalian lake castle from the 9th or 10th century, and it is the only place in the Baltic States at which visitors can learn about how people lived more than 1,000 years ago.
  • Kokle master Andris Roze - Andris Roze is one of very few kokle makers in Latvia who manufactures the instrument and helps others to do so at master’s classes.  
Accommodations Taverns
Distance driving 50 km

You must contact kokle master Andris Roze in advance to meet with him. This will take at least an hour or hour-and-a-half. During the course of this day, you can visit no more than four of the offered destinations.