Culture, Food & Wine Tasting Tour in Sigulda & Cēsis from Riga

From

55 EUR

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
    Available in
  • English,
  • German,
  • Russian

Highlights

  • 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

Description

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)

5.0/5

Great tour with a knowledgeable and considerate guide!
From 55 EUR per person

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