Sigulda Day Tour from Riga
Discover Latvian countryside with our Day Trip to Sigulda!
Visit Sigulda with our fabulous day trip to Sigulda from Riga.
Sigulda is approximately 50 km from Riga, so the drive to this beautiful town doesn’t take longer than 50 minutes. It is probably the most visited tourism sight in Latvia, apart from Riga. And this is the reason why we offer this great tour to Sigulda. Our one day trip to Sigulda is probably the best choice if you love history and love being outside. Since the time when the tribes of Balts and Livs fought with the German crusaders, Sigulda has boasted of exciting legends and mighty castles, which are situated in the distance of a cannon shot from each other. Go on this day trip to Sigulda from Riga with us!
Day Trip to Sigulda from Riga – Sigulda city
Sigulda is often also called Middleland and small Switzerland. Beautiful views and nature all around Sigulda. You will see the biggest sandstone cave in Baltics, Sigulda castle ruins and also Turaidas castle. Also drive past Bobsleigh track where Latvian Olympic team trains.
Built in 1878 in the Neo-Gothic style as the living house for the owners of the manor, the Kropotkin family. Nowadays it is used as Sigulda District Council.
Castle is on the top of the hill and surrounded by a beautiful view and Gauja river. It is recently constructed medieval castle. Building of the castle was started in 1214. It experienced a lot during the years war as well as fire. A lot of history to see in one place. There will be an opportunity to climb the North Tower and the main gate tower and enjoy the view and the medieval atmosphere. Sometime during the summer period you will also have the opportunity to try on the knight’s armor. Don’t miss on it, it is great opportunity to do something unusual and unforgettable.
It is known as the largest cave in Baltics. The name of the cave arose from a German phrase ”gut Mann” which in English means ”good man” which sounds almost like the name of the cave ”Gutmana cave”. It is surrounded by many legends that has developed over hundreds of years.
is 1200m long and allows a speed of 125km/h. This is the training venue for Latvia’s Olympic team. Also it hosts many international as well as national scale competitions every year for bobsleigh, luge and skeleton.
Probably the best Day Trip to Sigulda from Riga – AroundLatvia