Gauja National Park, Vidzeme Region

#1 of 38 in Parks in Vidzeme Region
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 for more. Put Gauja National Park and other Vidzeme Region attractions into our Vidzeme Region trip itinerary maker site , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • We walked through the refreshing greenery surrounding Sigulda area leisurely. The Tourist Centre at the Railway station provide all the requisite information about hiking, cycling and other activities...  more »
  • I visited Gaujas Nacionalais Park as part of a group tour. Though we were only able to spend a few hours in the park, it was a fun time exploring. The walking paths are marked well and feature steps a...  more »
  • So peaceful, green and quiet place with wild blueberry and amazing caves! We came here with our two kids and it was interesting for all of us!
  • Great place to have a long walk - there are several routes are available (difference is in complicity). Nature here is just awesome - trees, bushes, flowers, ponds and whilst you are walking, birds are singing for and with you 😃 loved this place
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