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We recommend the following 10 activities in Sigulda and its surroundings. You will be captivated by the closeness of nature, and will be able to test your physical endurance and try some delicious local specialties.
Wander around the treetops
Sigulda offers amazing places where you can traverse obstacle courses located in treetops. At the Adventure Park “Mežakaķis” you will find 6 tracks with various difficulty levels. In total, 82 obstacles!
Meanwhile at Tarzāns, the largest open-air adventure park in the Baltics, you can not only wander around treetops 20 metres above the ground, but also take a ride down a toboggan track.
Spread your wings and fly at the vertical wind tunnel, Aerodium. It is guaranteed to be a source of positive emotions for both children and adults.
In may, take the opportunity to find out how the winemakers at Zilver Wine capture apples in brandy bottles. You will also find out how the bottles with a ripened apple inside get filled with brandy aged in oak barrels. After that, it’s time to try a variety of Zilver fruit wines.
A number of creative enterprises have found their place at Sigulda Castle Quarter. To locals and guests of the city, these enterprises offer the chance to get acquainted with artist workshops, try one’s hand at crafting a Namejs Ring, write exquisite letters, craft leather items, and much more.
One of the few bobsleigh tracks in the world that can be visited freely by everyone. 1420 metres, 16 curves, and a 200-metre-long braking distance - a track of these parameters is there for you to experience. During the winter you can ride down on the “Vučko” bob; during the summer - the “Varde” bob.
A multifunctional sports centre with modern sports equipment, a 25-metre-long swimming pool, a weightlifting hall and gym, and a 100-metre running track. Families with children will enjoy a Water Recreation Park with two water slides, three different baths, a SPA bath, a counter-current pool, and water attractions for children.
You can ride a zipline along the only aerial cableway in the Baltics. “Zērglis” can reach up to 60 km/hour, and it offers breathtaking views of the landscapes in the Gauja Valley. You could also try bungee jumping out of a cable car 43 metres above the rive, what you say about that?
The safari park “More” is located not far from Sigulda. There you have the chance to observe red deer, fallow deer, mouflons, and wild boars across 170 ha. If you get lucky, you’ll even have the chance to feed them.
Enjoy the views of the Gauja Valley
Views from places like Paradīzes kalns (Paradise Hill) and Ķeizarskats (Royal View) will make your jaw drop. Go for a hike along one of the numerous nature trails to discover unseen natural treasures.
Enjoy the natural peace in one of the 8 tents at the glamping site, “Klaukas”. Listen to bird songs, walk in the morning dew, and let the starry sky share its magical energy with you at night.
Enjoy Sigulda and see you there!