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"The Guardian" recommends visiting Sigulda and Turaida Castle

08.10.2013

The British newspaper ''The Guardian" lists the Latvian town of Sigulda and its Turaida Castle as this week's best autumn destinations.

The British newspaper ''The Guardian" lists the Latvian town of Sigulda and its Turaida Castle as this week's best autumn destinations.

"An hour from Riga is the Gauja Valley, a spectacularly beautiful sight when the trees have turned red and gold. From the picturesque town of Sigulda, with its white Lutheran church, head through the valley to the red brick fairytale Turaida Castle: its battlements offer a breathtaking view. A cable car ride will complete your immersion in Latvia's autumn color," writes the newspaper.

Other recommended autumn destinations: the Galilee (Israel), the Perito Moreno Glacier (Argentina),  Sutton (Canada), the Grape harvesting season, Soave (Italy), Bundoran (Ireland), the Kamikochi National Park (Japan), Lantallack (the United Kingdom), the Cairngorms National Park (the United Kindgdom) and the Skelwith Bridge Hotel (the United Kingdom).