Surroundings and tours

We have information about all of the most interesting sights and excursions in the surrounding area. The hotel has necessities for active recreation - hiking sticks, mountain bikes and canoes.
We know our neighbourhood well and can recommend the best places to go alone, with your family or with a joyful company of friends. We provide guide services.

For information or to book a guide, please ask our staff at reception.

We are here to help you get the most joy out of your holiday!

Rental equipment

+ Hiking sticks
Free hiking sticks for hotel guests. More about hiking routes in the "Nearby surroundings" section

+ Mountain bikes
We are a cycling friendly hotel and we rent out mountain bikes. We provide helmets and specific tires for your safety and convenience.

+ Rowing boat oat rent and transportation
We provide a rowing boat rental service as well as transportation from and to the hotel for your trips on the River Gauja and Āraiši Lake. We have explored the routes in order to recommend the best options. We provide life jackets for your safety and waterproof bags for your convenience.

Please book your rental equipment at the hotel reception.

Canoe rental and transportation

You can book a canoe when booking your room or at the hotel reception.

The River Gauja. Route 1: Cēsis – Līgatne, water tourist settlement “Līgatnes pārceltuve” (~ 4 hours). Distance: 17 km.
The price is €55 for one two-person canoe. The price includes transporting you and the canoe from the hotel to the starting point, picking you up from the endpoint, and transportation back to the hotel.

The River Gauja. Route 2: Jāņrāmis – Cēsis – Līgatne, water tourist settlement “Līgatnes pārceltuve” (~ 5 hours). Distance: 22 km.
The price is €60 for one two-person canoe. The price includes transporting you and the canoe from the hotel to the starting point, picking you up from the endpoint, and transportation back to the hotel.

The route has been checked and recognised for quality by many travellers!

Instructor – guide services
Use our instructor – guide services. During your journey, you will gain new skills, hear interesting tales, and see the most beautiful places. Price for 2-4 people – €99 per day.
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