Day trip Riga - Sigulda, the 'Switzerland of Latvia'

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If you like castles, you are in luck. Ruined medieval castles, picturesque landscapes, historical and cultural monuments spanning several centuries, there’s a ton of exciting things to do in Sigulda.


  • Explore the Museum Reserve and Medieval Castle of Turaida
  • Visiting Sigulda Medieval Castle ruins
  • Discover Gutman’s Cave, the widest and highest cave in the Baltic Region
  • Aerial ride by cable car from Krimulda back to Sigulda


Sigulda is one of the main sights of Latvia. Sigulda thrills with the nature enclosed city environment, inviting to study three medieval castles. Itinerary Stop At: Museum Reserve and Medieval Castle of Turaida Another iconic landmark that stands out in the leafy deeply forested area of Sigulda is the imposing turret of the red brick castle, Turaida. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Castle Of The Livonian Order In Sigulda Castle of Livonian order in Sigulda or also known as – Sigulda Medieval Castle ruins, are located on the edge of the river Gauja valley. Visiting the ruins, you can walk along the stone walls and climb the castle towers. In the northern tower you can watch exposition of medieval weapons. Duration: 30 minutes Stop At: Gutmanis Cave Gutman’s Cave is the widest and highest cave in the Baltic Region measuring 18.8m deep, 12 m wide and 10 m high. The cave has been formed over thousands of years due to erosion forced between the Gauja River and an underground spring. Considered to be one of the oldest tourist attractions in this region, the cave bears testament to the graffiti of countless visitors over the ages. Duration: 30 minutes Stop At: Cable Car Across Gaya Finish off the day by taking the aerial ride by cable car from Krimulda back to Sigulda and enjoy the glorious view over the Gauja River Valley. Explore from a birds eye view Turaida Castle, Sigulda Bobsleigh, Krimulda Manor. Duration: 20 minutes


Hotel pickup and drop-off Bottled water Air-conditioned vehicle Private transportation Entry tickets - Turaida Castle Entry tickets - Castle Of The Livonian Order In Sigulda Visit Gutmanis Cave Entry tickets - Cable Car Across Gaya

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