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Explore Cēsis and Surroundings with Guide

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Cēsis Medieval Castle

Medieval Castle servant will escort you through the castle garden, discover the castle from its courtyard, feel the historic aura, climb the Western tower using lanterns and descend down to the old jail.

 Guided tour prices

Book a guided tour by contacting Cēsis Castle complex by calling +371 64121815 or +371 26576111 or by e-mail pils@cesis.lv

Cēsis New Castle – History and Art museum

Discover who were the first inhabitants of Cēsis, what life was like in the Middle Ages, see the interactive exhibition “Cēsis – a symbol of Latvian history” and the restored 18th-19th century castle`s interior. Enjoy scenic views from the castle’s Lademaher tower.

Guided tour prices

Book a guided tour by contacting Cēsis Castle complex by calling +371 64121815 or +371 26576111 or by e-mail pils@cesis.lv

Visit the Cēsis Castle manor - Home of the von Zievers family

Together with a servant of the castle, we will explore the history of Cēsis New Castle, when it was home of the von Zievers family in the 18th -19th century. Let's dive in the world of the manor, when there were special rituals, certain living standards, and different ways to spend time. We will find out what kind of celebrations were held in the manor’s great hall, what dishes were prepared in the kitchen and also where the wine cellar, the coffee room and the beautiful library was located.

Guided tour prices

Book a guided tour by contacting Cēsis Castle complex by calling +371 64121815 or +371 26576111 or by e-mail pils@cesis.lv

Cēsis Old town

Get to know the medieval Cēsis, learn the stories surrounding the Livonian Order of Cēsis Castle and Ancient Vendi Rieksu hillfort. Learn the history of many of the town houses and enjoy the charm of a small town, as well as look at the city’s parks and churches.

Guided tour prices

Book a guided tour by contacting Cēsis Castle complex by calling +371 64121815 or +371 26576111 or by e-mail pils@cesis.lv

Thematical tour “Cesis – Hanseatic Town”

Walk the cobbled streets of Cesis and discover the story of a small town in medieval Livonia, that rose to become a bustling trading town and a member of one of the most notable trading unions un medieval Europe - the Hanseatic League.  Explore the sites of medieval market places, warehouses and town gates. Find out what laws were applied to foreign and local merchants willing to do their trade.

Duration – 1,5 hours, Guided tour prices

Book a guided tour by contacting Cēsis Castle complex by calling +371 64121815 or +371 26576111 or by e-mail pils@cesis.lv

Torchlight tour of Cēsis

A stroll through Cēsis at night and discover the magic of the town. With the help of stories and legends, fly through the town’s pages of history. Torchlight illuminates the town’s cobbled streets, parks and squares.

Guided tour prices

Book a guided tour by contacting Cēsis Castle complex by calling +371 64121815 or +371 26576111 or by e-mail pils@cesis.lv

Tour of the Town with the client`s transport

During the journey discover the variety of Cēsis. See Cēsis town parks, monument with the golden sun on top, in honour of Latvian freedom fighters at Union Square, industrial areas created during the Soviet period, new Vidzeme`s concert hall “Cesis”, as well as natural treasures at Gauja river near Cēsis.

Excursion can be adapted to individual needs, taking into account the time constraints and interests.

Guided tour prices

Book a guided tour by contacting Cēsis Castle complex by calling +371 64121815 or +371 26576111 or by e-mail pils@cesis.lv

Excursion in Cēsis and surrounding areas with client`s transport

Cēsis and its surrounding area is rich in natural and cultural attractions, here each visitor will find something interesting: Zvārtes rock, Eagle Cliff, Red Cliff and Rūcamavots, Ungurmuiža, Āraišu Archaeological Museum Park / Lake Castle, and much more!

Excursion can be adapted to individual needs, taking into account the time constraints and interests.

Guided tour prices

Book a guided tour by contacting Cēsis Castle complex by calling +371 64121815 or +371 26576111 or by e-mail pils@cesis.lv

"Cēsis inside" – excursions in Cēsis and surroundings

Take a look at the world from a different perspective! Enjoy and get to know Cēsis municipality and Latvia at a leisurely pace!

Excursions for schoolchildren, teams of employees and groups of friends. Discover and get to know Cēsis municipality all anew. Cēsis inside organises a large variety of educational hikes and excursions in Cēsis municipality and in Latvia. We also provide transportation services.

  • An excursion to Liepa - a visit to the House of Bread, baking pasties; Liepa Manor with the beautiful view of the valley of River Rauna; museum of the poet Eduards Veidenbaums, which breathes history; the first nature tourism site in Latvia Large Ellīte.
  • An excursion to Autīne in the vicinity of Priekuļi – a visit to Jānis Nīmanis smithy – workshop Autīne; the majestic dolomite rock exposures in Kazu Valley; the largest settlements of bats in the Baltic states.
  • Discover the unknown on the banks of the River Amata. Natural value sites near Kārļi, dolomite cliffs, Zvārte Rock and a walk along the magnificent sandstone cliffs.
  • Discover the unknown in Līgatne — ancient traditional crafts, the unique cave cellars and the beauty of the local nature.

Phone: +371 29109965 (Sigita)

 

Photos from Cēsis TIC and "Cēsis inside" archive

Cēsis, Cēsu novads, Latvija

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Contacts

Cēsis Tourism Information Center

Baznīcas laukums 1, Cēsis

Latvia, LV-4101

Tel. +371 28318318

info@cesis.lv

Monday - Sunday 10:00 - 18:00

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