Culture, Food & Wine Tasting Tour in Sigulda & Cēsis from Riga
Spend an unforgettable day in two of Latvia’s most charming towns: Sigulda and Cēsis! Enjoy scenic natural sights, explore historical castles steeped in legends, take a cable car ride over the spectacular Gauja Valley, and try delicious food from European Region of Gastronomy 2017.
Duration: 10 hours
Have an unforgettable local experience
Spend a day in the beautiful Gauja National Park
Visit historical castles in Sigulda and Cēsis
Take a ride on the only aerial tram in the Baltics
Try mouthwatering local food prepared by chefs from the region's top restaurants
Taste delicious homemade wine
The day begins with a visit to the medieval town of Cēsis. You’ll enjoy the unique atmosphere of its centuries-old castle on a candlelight tour. You’ll then admire magnificent views across the Gauja Valley during a cable car ride. You’ll also learn more about traditional Latvian culture at Folk Song Hill.
Together with your guide, you’ll explore the naturally beautiful Gutman’s Cave – one of the oldest tourist attractions in the country. You’ll also see the romantic ruins of Sigulda Castle, which has been a popular meeting place for lovers since the 18th century.
Both towns are part of the 2017 European Region of Gastronomy. During the tour you’ll have the opportunity to try mouthwatering local food. It has all of the qualities that are valued highly in Northern Europe: it’s healthy, beautifully presented and natural. Almost everything on the table can be seen growing just outside the window.
At the end of the tour you’ll visit a local winery where you’ll taste delicious Latvian wine made from local fruits and berries.
What’s included & not included
Lovely local guide
Transport in a comfortable car
Winery visit including wine tasting
tour planning and arrangements
Food and drinks
entrance tickets (approx. 12 EUR per person)
cable-tram ride (7 EUR per person)
personal expenses and other activities
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Reviews from travellers (1)
Great tour with a knowledgeable and considerate guide!
• November 05, 2016