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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.

Project Green Heritage agreement has been signed, Vidzeme Tourism Association

Project Green Heritage agreement has been signed

16. May

On 15 May 2013 the Grant Contract within the 2nd Call for Proposals for 297 094 EUR of the Programme co-financing has been countersigned by the JMA of the Programme and Vidzeme Tourism Association, by its Chairman of the Board  Mr Raitis Sijāts in Riga, Latvia. Cross-border Project for preservation of green heritage „Regeneration of Parks as Integral Part of Historical heritage” was accepted under the Priority 2 – common challenge, Measure 2.2. – preservation and promotion of cultural and historical heritage and support of local skills. 

Sauna party at<i> Laimes Ligzda </i>, Vidzeme Tourism Association

Sauna party at Laimes Ligzda

02. May

The recreation complex „Laimes ligzda” (the Nest of happiness) www.laimesligzda.lv is located in 80 km from Riga city and 8 km from Cesis town. Cesis is a small place with a history as long as 800 years and can offer very interesting sight seeing places, such as medieval castle ruins, landscape parks and church built in 13th century. 

5TH CHARTS THEMATIC WORKSHOP IN GOTHENBURG, Vidzeme Tourism Association

5TH CHARTS THEMATIC WORKSHOP IN GOTHENBURG

25. April

The 5th CHARTS project thematic workshop "Quality Criteria" will held in Gothenburg (Sweden) on 29 April - 1 May 2013 hosted by project partner Region Västra Götaland (Sweden) in order to exchange experience in the workshop`s topic between project partners and experts.

Annas Hotel admitted to the international association Best Design Hotels, Vidzeme Tourism Association

Annas Hotel admitted to the international association Best Design Hotels

19. April

The Latvian countryside hotel "Annas Hotel" has been recognized by hotel design experts and admitted to the international association of design hotels - "Best Design Hotels". Thus, "Annas Hotel" is the first and to date the only design hotel in the Baltics included in the "Best Design Hotels" list of the world’s best design hotels made by the "Hotel Alliance Group".

VTA becomes a partner of the new European project Greenways Product, Vidzeme Tourism Association

VTA becomes a partner of the new European project Greenways Product

15. April

The project has a total budget of €280,000  and is 75% co-financed by the D. G. Enterprise and Industry of the European Commission. EGWA forms part of a consortium composed of 14 (*) partners from 6 European countries which is led and coordinated by the Spanish Railways Foundation. The time frame for implementation is 18 months