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Wednesday, November 6 • 09:00 - Thursday, November 7 •19:00
An Introduction to the Delights of Gauja National Park

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On day one you’ll hit the outdoors for some invigorating hikes along a few of Latvia’s favourite nature trails near the rivers Gauja and Amata, known for the sandstone cliffs lining their shores, and waters made for boating in spring and summer. Here, you’ll really get to feel the luxury of being alone in the wilderness. After a day of stretching your legs in the great outdoors, relax in the hot, hot heat of a traditional Latvian sauna at Dikļi Manor. A skilled sauna master will guide you through the ancient tradition of cleansing your body and soul. On day two you'll explore Sigulda, which is easily reached from Riga by train or bus making it a great add-on to Riga city breaks. Sigulda sits on the shores of the River Gauja, which you’ll cross by cable car for striking views. To get the most of your day trip, you’ll continue the journey on e-bikes, which will let you see all the top sites from the 13th century castle to the brand new and super trendy Jāņa Tirgus (Jānis Market) with street food kiosks and local produce shops. There’ll be many highlights throughout the day but shooting down the bobsleigh track is a certain contender for “most adrenaline-packed adventure”. You’ll also get to try your hand at some arts and crafts, and wander around Latvia’s most visited museum – Turaida Museum Reserve. End the day on a high note with a wine tasting in the beautiful surroundings of Krimulda Manor. You’ll be travelling by private minivan.

IMPORTANT: You must apply at the link above and receive an acceptance email in order to attend this FAM trip.

Wednesday November 6, 2019 09:00 - Thursday November 7, 2019 19:00 EET
Offsite (tours & FAM trips depart from the Radisson Blu Hotel) Elizabetes iela 55, Centra rajons, Rīga, LV-1010, Latvia