Where the past meets the future



Cēsis castle complex working hours and exhibitions on winter holidays

At this time, in addition to the museum’s permanent exhibition, you can visit two new art exhibitions and an history exhibition dedicated to Latvias first years of independence. Exhibition hall offers [..]

Golden Autumn in Cēsis

Autumn colors are sneaking in Gauja National park and to honor Worlds Tourism day, this Sunday, on 13th of October, we are inviting you on a Golden autumn excursion together with Cēsis Inside. Come with us and explore resorts in Cēsis then and now. 

Cēsis Autumn Restaurant week | What does autumn taste like?

From 21st-27th of October for the fourth time in a row restaurants of Cēsis will gather everyone to explore new tastes in Cēsis Restaurant week, during which locals and city guests are invited to enjoy fancy and flavor rich dishes for convenient prices. This time gourmands are invited by 7 restaurants of Cēsis…

Jazz evening with Keiko

On 8th of September at 5pm, at Cēsu Meža skola will be held a Jazz concert with international artist from Japan – pianist and singer Keiko Borjeson, together with one of the best Latvian saxophonist Zintis Žvarts and big bend “Valmieras puikas”.

5th Cello Cēsis International Festival

From 13.-15. September the fifth edition of the Cello Cēsis Festival invites you to witness the values, the musical qualities that define the 21st century. Our Time. New revelations; novel experiences; openness enjoying cello scores by some of the world’s greatest composers; musical pieces that have not been heard, have not been performed in Latvia; unusual cello sounds; synergy of music with…

Star night at Ungurmuiža manor

On 16th of August visit Ungurmuiža manor, to wonderful event with stargazing and cinema! Romantic dinner under night sky, animation movie for children and black and white classics for the movie lovers, that and much more awaits you at Ungurmuiža manor!

Cēsis Art Festival

This year’s edition is running from 6 July through 18 August 2019. Continuing to mark the centenary of Latvian statehood, it is centred around the subject of national culture in the global age. The core of the extensive visual arts programme is formed by a multimedia exhibition Close-Up/Tuvplāns at the upcoming Cēsis Centre for Contemporary Art. A number of concerts will be dedicated to musicians of the Latvian diaspora. Films for the Mountains programme have been selected by Jānis Putniņš; meanwhile, the Cēsis Concert Hall will host performances of the best productions of the latest theatre season. The grand open-air musical event ‒ as usual ‒ will be staged at the Cēsis Castle Park auditorium: this year, it is a production of Westside Story, the most famous among Leonard Bernstein’s musicals.

Cēsis city festival "Cēsis 813"

From 19th – 21st July city of Cēsis will celebrate its tradition city festival “Cēsis 813”. This year the programme is very diverse, and the moto of the event is “Celebrate summer!”. Cēsis invites everybody to enjoy a wonderful time in the city, explore traditions of Latvia, travel in time, participate in sports events and much more.

Traffic restrictions during festival "LAMPA"

For the fifth year in a row, conversation festival “Lampa” is going to be held in Cēsis. During the festival some traffic restrictions is going to be applied in the centre of the city From Thursday, June 27th 6:00 am till June 30th 6:00 am.

Breathtaking multimedia story in Cēsis Castle

New, unique exhibition for Latvia has opened its doors in Cēsis Castle. The “Multimedia story of Cēsis castle” invites the visitors to experience amazing multimedia story about Cēsis Castle, by reliving the most important historical events and feel the ancient atmosphere.


Cēsis Tourism Information Center

Baznīcas laukums 1, Cēsis

Latvia, LV-4101

Tel. +371 28318318


Monday - Saturday 10:00 - 17:00 Sunday - Closed