Walking Tour of Sigulda
Discover Sigulda, a city in Latvia, by joining the Walking Tour of Sigulda and learn more about the history of the city thanks to the commentary from an authorized local guide.
Start the private walking tour by taking the famous Sigulda’s cable car, inaugurated in 1969, to enjoy an enchanting panoramic view of the Gauja National Park and listen to the commentary from an authorized local guide on the history of the city.
Continue the guided tour towards the ruins of Sigulda Castle, built in the 13th century. it was first destroyed during the Livonian war by Russian, Polish and Swedish troops who fought near the castle, and then suffered further damages during the Great Northern War. The castle was never restored but still retains some ancient parts. Admire an outdoor stage, its stone walls and towers, and watch the medieval weapons demonstration held inside the northern tower. Listen to the commentary from an authorized guide on the history of the fortress and the Livonian Brothers of the Sword.
Discover the Gutmanala cave, the oldest tourist attraction in Latvia formed over ten thousand years ago. The cave is a protected geological site and is characterized by ancient inscriptions along the walls.
The guided tour continues towards the Turaida Museum Reserve, in which you can marvel at various monuments from the 11th century onwards, such as the Turaida Castle, the wooden house, a garden full of sculptures and much more. Enjoy an incredible view of the Gauja river from there.
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