7. From Riga: Turaida, Sigulda, and Cesis Private Full-Day Trip
Step back in time and discover the captivating stories of Turaida Castle, a medieval fortress that has stood strong for over 800 years. Our tailor-made tour will take you on a journey through history, as you explore the castle's stunning architecture and hear tales of battles won and lost. As you wander through the castle's ancient walls, you'll be transported back to a time of knights and nobles. Marvel at the intricate carvings and ornate decorations that adorn the castle's interior, and soak up the breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside from the castle's towers. Our expert guide will regale you with fascinating stories of the castle's past, from the legendary love story of the Rose of Turaida to the fierce battles that raged around its walls. With plenty of time to explore at your own pace, this is a tailor-made tour that's perfect for history buffs and families alike. Nestled amidst the rolling hills and verdant forests of Sigulda lies one of Latvia's most picturesque castles. Dating back to the 13th century, Sigulda Castle is a true gem of medieval architecture and a must-visit destination for anyone exploring the region. Our tailor-made tour will take you on a journey through time, as you discover the rich history and fascinating legends of this ancient fortress. You'll explore the castle's majestic halls, marvel at the intricately carved wooden ceilings, and learn about the castle's many owners and occupants over the centuries. From the castle's stunning location on the banks of the Gauja River, you'll enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape, and have plenty of opportunities to capture the perfect family photo. With our knowledgeable guide by your side, this is a tailor-made tour that's sure to leave you with memories to last a lifetime. Dating back to the 13th century, this impressive Cesis Castle fortress has played a key role in Latvia's history and is one of the best-preserved castles in the country. Our tailor-made tour will take you on a journey through the castle's many rooms and halls, as you discover the fascinating history and legends of this ancient fortress. You'll marvel at the castle's impressive walls and towers, and learn about the many battles and sieges that it has endured over the centuries. Experience a tailor-made bonus surprise tour that will make your vacation unforgettable. Discover the unique attractions of Araisi lake dwelling Archaeological Park – a Unesco World Heritage Site that is an open-air museum, with reconstructed lake dwellings and artifacts from the Stone Age. Or take a trip to the breathtaking Zvartes Rock – an impressive sandstone formation located in the Gauja national park. With a bonus surprise stop according to your interests, this tour will be the highlight of your holiday. Come and explore the wonders of Latvia!