On July 17 and 18 of this year, Cēsis will celebrate its biggest holiday of the year – “Cēsis 815”. The creative concept of the festival and the guiding principle of the program is “Let’s sound further!”, And it will be complemented by face-to-face concerts in accordance with the epidemiological requirements.
On 10 July this year, the fifteenth Cēsis Art Festival, dedicated to myths and rituals, will open to the public. On the opening day, the Cēsis Centre for Contemporary Art will be launching a vast exhibition “Flying Closer to the Sun. Myths and Rituals” showcasing seven new large-scale works by Latvian artists.
Cēsis Tourism Information Center will be closed during Midsummer holidays from June 23 to June 24, while from June 25 to June 27 information centre will work as usual from 10:00 to 18:00.
In Cēsis and the surrounding area, two of the several sections of the St. James Way are made. Interested people who want to record the travel made can mark it in the pilgrim passport with a special stamp. The passport is now also available at Cēsis Tourism Information Center.
After a walk through the streets of Cēsis Old Town or at one of the breathtaking nature objects, enjoy a rest and a delicious meal on one of the terraces of Cēsis cafes and restaurants.
Enter Gauja will participate in the tourism exhibition Aviareps Nordic, which will take place from April 20 to 21 and due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, planned Aviareps Nordic Roadshow MOVES online as an interactive 2 day virtual fair.
Throughout the weekends of April, it is possible to watch a musical light show in the mood of spring on the facade of St. John’s Church in Cēsis. The musical show of light was first shown on Easter weekend. The audiovisual performance is designed as a triumph of light over darkness, celebrating the brightest and most beautiful event of spring.
Cesis is the candidate for the title of European Capital of Culture in 2027. The team of Cēsis has created the website of candidacy for the title of European Capital of Culture. Take a look, find out more and be a part of the Cēsis 2027 star road!
Enter Gauja office will be promoting the Gauja National Park municipalities, tourism entrepreneurs and Enter Gauja members, as well as the versatile tourism offers of the Gauja National Park.
Probably the most beautiful skating rink is located in Cēsis, in the picturesque Cēsis Castle Park. The silhouette of a medieval castle, the sculpture of a park pond fountain, Nut Hill, the park’s mighty trees and gazebos make a great place to relax. Persistent frost has ensured that the park’s ponds are covered with a thick layer of ice, so that Cesis residents and city guests can skate safely.