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Luge and Bobsleigh Track in Sigulda

The Sigulda Luge and Bobsleigh Track is a training venue for Latvia's Olympic team, and hosts international and national scale competitions every season.

  • Luge and Bobsleigh Track in Sigulda
  • Photo: from archives of the Sigulda TIC

The total length of the luge and bobsleigh track is 1420 m; it features 16 curves and allows for a maximum speed of 125 km/h. The track can accommodate competitions and training sessions in luge, bobsleigh, and skeleton events. Tourists are offered a ride in a soft bob, called vuchko, and in a winter or a summer bob piloted by experienced athletes.

The history of bobsleigh in Sigulda goes back to the late 19th century, when Prince Kropotkin built on his estate a 900 meter bobsleigh track with one curve.

The present-day Sigulda track was designed at the research centre of the Leipzig Sports Bureau, and built by "Graming", a company from Sarajevo.  

 
57.150909, 24.841248
  • Languages spoken: 
    • English
    • Latvian
    • Russian
  • Admission fee: 
    Paid
  • Payment methods: 
    • Bank transfer
    • Cash
Amenities and Features: 
  • Free parking
  • WC
Working Hours: 

Visits to the track and the towers
Monday – Sunday  8 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Rides in a winter bob
Saturday – Sunday  12 noon – 5 p.m.

Last updated: 09.09.2014