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Gauja National Park

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Address: Sigulda 2150, Latvia
Phone Number: 371 7974006

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A great place to visit

This is a well kept national park. We spent a whole day walking in it and our experience was extremely positive. There are very good and well kept paths with very sturdy stairs... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Sheffield, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is a well kept national park. We spent a whole day walking in it and our experience was extremely positive. There are very good and well kept paths with very sturdy stairs where there is an incline.

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Crieff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

There are paths everywhere and very variable signposting- buy the map from Sigulda station tourist office to help you. Also LOTS of wooden steps on the routes along the Gauda valley. It is easy to walk to Gutmanns cave but thereafter the path to Tuarida Castle is closed for repair and you end up on quite a busy road.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

There are lots of walking trails through the park. If you have the time and patience, get a good map from the information center I sigulda (80 cents) and then walk through the park off the beaten tracks. You see lots of unmarked pathways but easy to follow. Very green in the summer and lovely to meander around.

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Riga, Latvia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Gauja National Park is a protected natural area. One of my famous places to spend peaceful holidays close to typical Latvian nature near river Gauja. I recommend you to take a tent and rent a boat from Cesis to Sigulda for 2 days. This would be the best way to explore Latvian nature.

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Fairfield, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We enjoyed a day trip from Riga to Sigulda to do a nice walk through the national park. We asked for advice at the information centre, and chose to do a walk between the 3 castles in the area. As we wanted to walk the whole way and avoid the cable car or taking a bus back, we had to... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Besides the scenery being truly beautiful, Gauja National Park and Sigulda itself offers quite a few family friendly activities, especially for people who are more outdoor sports inclined. My family tends not to be, but we thoroughly enjoyed a 25km kayak down the scenic Gauja river, which I could honestly rank among my top 10 experiences. We didn't manage to... More 

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Chessington, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Gauja is featured on the Worlds Best Bars website. It is a small, retro, old fashioned bar which serves beer in the old Soviet style mugs. The drinks menu also has nice hot wine and the drinks are quite cheap, especially the Vodka! It is located about a 10 minute walk from the Old Town on one of the main... More 

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Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We biked trail nr 1, nice day trip for usual people with no hurry. Beautiful forest. There is a cafe by Krimulda mansion, that could be updated a bit.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Recommend that you hire a couple of mountain bikes and cycle round the well signposted paths. Hard work but very rewarding. Take in most of the sites on your way round then grab a cold beer in Biskvits when you;re done. If you've cycled up the hill on the way back then you've most definitely earned it!!

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Sigulda, Latvia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Sigulda is one of the towns which is a gateway to the Gauja National Park. There are many hiking trails, steps to climb ap and down in the Gauja Valley. This is exciting place for families, there are at lest two adventure parks and huge Playground (Raiņa parks) in Sigulda town. There are many birds,meadows, nature smells. This is one... More 

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Address: Sigulda 2150, Latvia
Phone Number: 371 7974006
Location: Europe  >  Latvia  >  Vidzeme Region  >  Sigulda

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