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Gauja National Park, Sigulda

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With almost half of its territory covered in dense forest, Gauja National Park features a landscape dominated by the Gauja River and a range of historical monuments. Spread over 91,745 hectares (226,707 acres), the park was established to protect the environment and provide a nature retreat. You can encounter almost 900 plant and 200 animal species at the site, as well as over 500 monuments and a plethora of nature trails. Look for forts, castles, and windmills related to folk tales and legends hidden among the wilderness away from hotels and busy streets. See https://www.entergauja.com/lv/ for more. Put Gauja National Park on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Sigulda trip itinerary maker site.
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  • Piece and Tranquillity. Gauja is beautiful! Recommended to go during the week days ( less people) We went on Monday. Left car in Sigulda Pludmale ( Camping Site on the beach near the bridge... 
    Piece and Tranquillity. Gauja is beautiful! Recommended to go during the week days ( less people) We went on Monday. Left car in Sigulda Pludmale ( Camping Site on the beach near the bridge...  more »
  • It was really a fantastic surprise. I choose that destination because of castles of Cesis and Sigulda. But when i start to visit the park, i could see that it's one of the most beautiful places of... 
    It was really a fantastic surprise. I choose that destination because of castles of Cesis and Sigulda. But when i start to visit the park, i could see that it's one of the most beautiful places of...  more »
  • i visited here on a day-trip from Riga. It's 2.80 by bus and about 90 minute journey. The main highlights are Turaida castle, the hiking trails and I particularly recommend Paradise Hill. 
    i visited here on a day-trip from Riga. It's 2.80 by bus and about 90 minute journey. The main highlights are Turaida castle, the hiking trails and I particularly recommend Paradise Hill.  more »

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