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Memorable summer of cycling in Vidzeme region, Vidzeme Tourism Association

Memorable summer of cycling in Vidzeme region

01. October

With a help of the CentralBalticCycling Project, a new EuroVelo 13 Cycling Route “Iron Curtain Trail”, which is more than 560 km long in Latvia, has been developed. Also, a new National River Cycling Route, which is more than 400 km long in Latvia, has been developed. During this summer four enjoyable cycling tours took a place in Northern Latvia and the new routes has been tested by more than 150 cycling enthusiasts. 

VTA attends 6th European Greenways Awards in Viseu, Vidzeme Tourism Association

VTA attends 6th European Greenways Awards in Viseu

25. September

From September 12th-14th, 2013 Vidzeme Tourism Association participated in the Greenways Product Project Working Seminar and 6th European Greenways Award Ceremony in Viseu, Portugal. 

Thousands of people go to the Nature Concert Hall, Vidzeme Tourism Association

Thousands of people go to the Nature Concert Hall

09. August

Friday's evening, on 3rd August, in the park Ogres Zilie kalni (Ogre Blue Hills) at the high bank of Dubkalni quarry, were held the event of science, music, and art project Dabas koncertzāle (Nature Concert Hall), as the main character was the Esker.

Enjoy this summer at camping Apaļkalns!, Vidzeme Tourism Association

Enjoy this summer at camping Apaļkalns!

27. June

Owners of the camping "Apaļkalns" ask the guests to forget the everyday rush and worries, while enjoying a vacation at Raiskuma lake.

We offer you to stay in one of the "Vacation" or "Camping" houses, stop with a camper or a tent.

"Apaļkalns" attracts by its breadth, almost always clear sky, fresh air, breathtaking scenery, trails for walking or cycling, lake for swimming, fishing or boating. Here everyone can find an activity according to his/her age and interests.

Canoe trips along the Gauja - the most beautiful Latvian river are also offered this season!

The camping is welcoming quiet holiday lovers (music is not played, except the 23rd and 24th of June, when the summer solstice is celebrated throughout Latvia).

The camping is open from the 15th of April till the 1st of October.

See you there!

CHARTS seminar held in South Pelion, Greece, Vidzeme Tourism Association

CHARTS seminar held in South Pelion, Greece

17. June

Three thematic workshops on good practices related to ‘local products and gastronomy’, ‘traditional skills and trades’, as well as ‘railway heritage preservation and promotion’, with five study visits, took place on 7 – 10 June 2013 in South Pelion Municipality, Greece, organised in the frame of the INTERREG IVC project CHARTS.