``Vējiņu`` pazemes ezeri
“Vējiņi” subterranean lakes – the only subterranean lakes in Latvia. One of the passages which is filled with water has an opening in the bank of the Brasla near the water level. Distance 20,9 km.
Ph. +371 26173654, +371 29354189
Ungurmuiža Manor – a unique sample of 18th century Baroque wooden architecture. Well-preserved wall paintings. Distance 7,4 km.
Ph. +371 29424757
The Ērgļu Cliffs – the most massive cliffs in Latvia. The total length – 700 m; 300 m of which are washed by the Gauja. Distance 16,2 km, along the Gauja river – 14,6 km.
The Ķūķu Cliffs – the highest Devonian cliffs in Latvia. They are 43 m high and approximately 500 m long. Distance 27,5 km.
Līgatnes dabas takas
Līgatne Nature Trail. Its total length – 5,5 km. It offers relaxation and a possibility of watching Latvia’s wild mammals, placed in spacious open-air enclosures. Distance 16,9 km, through Cēsis – 40,9 km.
Ph. +371 64153313
Open: 9.00 – 18.00
Dabas takā ``Ieriķu dzirnavas``
Nature Trail “Ieriķu Watermill”. Following it one can see the ruins of the watermill (16th cent) and the Melderupīte waterfall, admire the ever changing floral exhibitions, relax in Windmill park and have a hearty meal in the pub. Distance 23,8 km.
Ph. +371 28396804, 26493739
Watermill. The miller will show you flour and groats storerooms and demonstrate the process of milling. It is not a museum, everything here is authentic, everything works. Distance 14.0 km.
Ph. +371 64164157
Metālkalēju darbnīca ``Rātes``
Smithy “Rātes”. Visitors can watch the process of forging, ask the master about it, and try their hand at it. Distance 17,0 km.
Ph. +371 26520523
Piedzīvojumu un atrakciju parks ``Ozolkalns``
Tāšu pinēji Vizma un Pēteris Zvirbuļi
Birch bark weavers Vizma and Pēteris Zvirbuļi. The only birch bark weavers in Latvia. Visit the workshop , try your hand at weaving, and buy their products. Distance 31,3 km.
“Ikneši”, Ph. +371 26310401
Cēsu Svētā Jāņa baznīca
Cēsis St.John’s Church was built in the late 13th century and had been the Dome Cathedral of the Livonian Order and the burial place of its Masters, knights and priests. Distance 10,1 km.
Lielstraupe castle. The castle dates back from the 13th century. Originally it was built in Romanesque style but later during several reconstructions a Baroque tower, church and a wooden belfry in the park were added to it. Distance 17,0 km.
The Red Cliffs. The 100 m long and 10 m high sandstone outcrop can bee seen on the steep bank of the Gauja ancient riverbed. The cliffs are famous for numerous caves and clefts giving birth to a lot of springs. The most powerful of them – Rūcamavots. Distance 6,8 km.
Kvēpene Oak Tree. It grows near Kvēpene mound. It’s circumference is 6,1 m, height 20 m. It has one of the densest foliages in Latvia. Distance 12,4 km.
Zvārte Rock – one of the most beautiful rocks in Latvia is located on the left bank of the Amata. It is the starting point of several interesting nature trails. Distance 25,3 km.
Līgatne Ferry – the only remaining ferry across the Gauja. Once ago such ferries were the main means of crossing rivers in Latvia. Carrying capacity 6 tons. Distance 14.0 km, through Cēsis – 40,9 km.
Open: 6 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Āraiši Lake Settlement. Reconstructed ancient Latgalian residental site dating from the 9th century. It is based on the building remains discovered in archeological excavations. Distance 15,8 km.
Ph. +371 64107080
Open: 10.00 – 17.00 (Mond. – closed)
Straupes lauku labumu tirdziņš
“Jaunklētnieki” – ostrichs and fallow-deer hatchery. Distance 17,6 km.
Ph. +371 29244948
Kempings - laivu bāze ``Žagarkalns``.
Līgatnes vēsturiskais centrs
Historical centre of Līgatne. The only unique complex of this kind in the Baltics which was built in the 19th century and formed during the development of paper-mill. Distance 16,0 km, through Cēsis – 38,0 km.
Ph. +371 64153169
Cēsu viduslaiku pils
Cēsis Medieval Castle was the residence of the Master of the Livonian Order. Its construction began in 1207. Distance 10,1 km
Radošā darbnīca ``Ezeriņi
Creative Workshop “Ezeriņi”. While visiting it you are offered to have a look at and purchase not only different animals and bugs (insects) made of stone and metal but also a lot of pretty decorative and practical little glass articles. Distance 10,9 km.
Ph. +371 26371928
Cīrulīšu dabas takas
Cīrulīši Nature Trails – 2,7 and 4,6 km long walking trails in the valley of the Gauja tell about the process of formation and development of nature objects from the ice-age until our days. Distance 6,9 km.
Līgatnes pazemes bunkuri
Atpūtas komplekss ``Rakši``
Recreation Complex “Rakši” lies in a silent fringe of forests in the ancient valley of the Gauja. You can meet some exotic animals here – South American llamas, alpakas and guanako. Distance 13,7 km.
Ph. +371 29263798
Dug-Out Articles Park – a park for walking and recreation, where one can find peace and inspiration, learn about nature and history, unravel still unknown secrets of natural world. Sites for camp-fire and tents available. Distance 22,5 km, through Cēsis – 32,4 km.
Ph. +371 29329065
Āraiši Windmill. This Dutch-style windmill was built in the middle of the 19th century. The visitors can see the renovated milling equipment and see how grain is turned into flour. Distance 16,2 km.
Ph. +371 29238208
Open: 9.00 – 20.00
``Mārkulīči`` - medību sporta un atpūtas vieta
Hunting Sport and Recreation Site “Mārkulīči”. Certified shooting-grounds. Pitches for volleyball, streetball, bowling-green, football field, camping sites for tents, sites for camp-fire, boats. Distance 24,0 km.
Ph. +371 29464946, +371 29363936
Maksas makšķerēšana z/s ``Ūdensrozes``
Spoon Factory. We offer to watch how spoons, butter knifes, cutting boards etc. objects are made. They all are handmade. You will be able to buy our products. Distance 22,5 km, through Cēsis – 32,4 km.
Ph. +371 28602642, +371 26521467
Zivju audzētava ``Kārļi``
Fish hatchery “Kārļi”. Breeding process of salmonidae. Trout for sale. Distance 21,5 km, in Brasla – 25,0 km.
Ph. +371 29467509 (Kārļi), +371 26152368 (Brasla)
Opening hours: 8.00 – 19.00
Weekends – closed
Cēsu Pils parks un Riekstu kalns
Cēsis castle park and Riekstu hill. Between 11th and 13th century there was Vendu castle on Riekstu hill. The first village and then town shaped around it. Distance 10,1 km.