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Wild Līgatne: The Hike
In Ligatne region you can see many places in forest with beautiful wiews and valleys. That is one of the most beautiful region in Latvia with historical village. In this excursion you have opportunity to explore historical forest with some secrets and to look at largest cave in Ligatne. We invite you to go to this adventure and enjoy silence near the Gauja valley.
Resort Hotel "Līgatne"
Rehabilitation Center Līgatne is situated in one of the most beautiful and green places of Latvia which has been rejoicing hearts of people for many years and continues to rejoice them – Ligatne. If you come to our center, you will be stoned by the beauty of the environment, which relaxes and heals by itself.
For already 200 years the name of Ligatne has been related to the Paper Mill. Its historical centre together with historical buildings of the Mill and wooden living houses of the Mill’s workers is included in the list of cultural monuments of national importance.
Winter in rural Latvia
Winter has finally arrived in Latvia. Enjoy!
The Historical Centre of Ligatne Paper-Mill Wins the Contest of “EDEN”
Ligatne Historical Centre of Paper-Mill village has been chosen as the excellent tourism destination of Europe (EDEN) in Latvia. The project “Ligatne Paper-Mill Village- Witness of the Workers` Life through the Centuries" was presented by the Ligatne municipality council.
Co-ordinated train schedule Riga-Ligatne-Valga-Tartu-Tallinn launches on 29th of May
A new opportunity for travelers and cyclists: the new co-ordinated train schedule Tallinn-Tartu-Valga-Ligatne-Riga launches on 29th of May.
Ligatne`s secret Soviet Bunker listed in the new tourism map of military heritage in Latvia
This map of Latvia’s military heritage is aimed not just at inviting people to go on a unique trip to learn about Latvia’s military history, but also at offering a single source of information about little known, but very interesting objects about which we have very little evidence.
Cross-country skiing in Ligatne Nature Trails
Ligatne Nature Trails are the perfect place for cross-country skiing ethusiasts offering both 2 good tracks in the picturesque wood and a possibility to visit the big mammals living in the Gauja National Park.
Giant slalom track to be opened on Ligatne Hill every Wednesday and Friday
Ligatne Hill is an alpine skiing resort located in the very centre of Ligatne. This place is perfect for those who tend to avoid crowded resorts and still enjoy good service.
Ligatne`s secret Soviet Bunker has been listed in Lonely Planet`s guidebook "Best in Travel 2011" informs that Ligatne`s secret Soviet Bunker has been listed among the top travel objects of soviet heritage in Lonely Planet`s guidebook "Best in Travel 2011"
Changing the roof of Tourim Information Centre`s building a historical writing was discovered.
The writing verifies the fact that the house was built in 1889. Initially it has been the guard`s house of the Ligatne Paper Mill. Now the guests of the town are welcome here.
Ligatne and Akhmet (Georgia) will co-operate
On 23rd of August a delegation of Akhmet municipality visited Ligatne. An agreement was reached to co-operate in tourism and other fields.