"The start point of christianic Latvia" Top 5 Page for this destination Cesis by LanaFromRiga

Cesis Travel Guide: 63 reviews and 163 photos

Cesis is a towns with great history

Cesis is a town that delights both visitors and inhabitants with its unique charm, rich heritage, winding medieval streets and the magnificent landscape of the Gauja National Park.

Medieval town and history

The Stone Castle of the Livonian Order is the most impressive and best preserved of castle ruins in Latvia, and it is certainly the most popular attraction in the old part of Cesis.

The old part of Cesis

Old town with narrow, cobblestone streets are still keeping planning from the Middle Ages. Small, one and two story buildings with red tile roofs, noiseless courtyards create the atmosphere of the old town in the most remarkable way.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Nice nature, near Riga, great historical arhitecture
  • Cons:Not found
  • In a nutshell:Pleasant one day trip
  • Last visit to Cesis: May 2005
  • Intro Updated Dec 12, 2005
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  • sihi's Profile Photo
    Jun 21, 2014 at 1:51 AM

    Nice page. One of the nicest towns in Baltic States:)

  • Raimix's Profile Photo
    Feb 10, 2012 at 9:41 AM

    Finally at the end of last year I also visited Cesis :) Actually now my purpose for Latvia - Rundale, Bauska, Jelgava :)

  • MITNIC's Profile Photo
    May 12, 2009 at 11:29 AM

    very nice page, interesting info.

  • nickandchris's Profile Photo
    Jun 25, 2007 at 4:33 AM

    Excellent photos and some interesting tips.

  • Sininen's Profile Photo
    Jun 18, 2006 at 8:30 AM

    Hi Lana! I really have to visit Cesis one day. It looks so interesting. Your tips are very informative and the photos excellent. Loved the one of the door. So pretty. Happy birthday from Finland! Your virtual cake is delicious and has no calories!

  • Mikebond's Profile Photo
    Jun 17, 2005 at 11:57 PM

    Nice page!

  • ginte's Profile Photo
    Jun 10, 2005 at 10:10 AM

    Nice page. I loved the old house photo. Looks great! ;-)


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