Cesis is an ancient, little town in northern Latvia, 90 km from Riga. In 2006 Cesis will surprise visitors with the numerous festive events it has scheduled for its 800th anniversary celebration.
Cesis is popular with tourists because of its unique medieval atmosphere, wide range of festivals, outstanding recreation opportunities, and the wonderful nature to be found around the town.
Local sights and attractions
By train: Riga-Cesis; Riga-Valmiera; Riga-Lugazi trains leave three times a day – see the schedule on the train station link (LV, EN, RU)
By bus: Buses leave every hour from Riga – see the bus schedule on the bus station link (LV, EN, RU, DE)
By car: The drive takes an hour and half
Cesis Tourism Information Centre
Pils lauk. 1, tel: +371 412 18 15, fax: +371 410 77 77