New Vidzeme (North Latvia) tourism map published!, Vidzeme Tourism Association

New Vidzeme (North Latvia) tourism map published!

21. March

Vidzeme is one of the four historic provinces in Latvia and is located in the north-east of Latvia. You will remember Vidzeme for its beautiful nature, varied cultural and historical
heritage and folk traditions. In Vidzeme you can enjoy the picturesque beauty of rivers and lakes, rejoice in the landscapes of forests, meadows, hills and valleys, feel the history in medieval castles, manors and romantic parks. The oldest towns of Vidzeme keep the most significant cultural and architectural heritage, each with its own charm, history and culture.

Tourists are drawn by the varied offer for active tourism – adventure parks, water tourism and bicycle routes, skiing hills and tracks, as well as countryside houses and workshops of various crafts for leisurely holidays with enjoying the goodies of countryside, taking baths and learning one of the ancient Latvian crafts.

Walks in the Gauja National Park and along Vidzeme seaside with both sandy beaches and stony creeks and even sandstone cliffs will ensure you never forget your holidays.

EuroVelo Newsletter February 2013, Vidzeme Tourism Association

EuroVelo Newsletter February 2013

22. February

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CHARTS Project 1st Newsletter, Vidzeme Tourism Association

CHARTS Project 1st Newsletter

19. February

Project CHARTS is INTERREG IVC programme Regional Initiative Project under Priority 2 “Environment and risk prevention”, sub-theme “Cultural Heritage and landscape”, duration from Jan, 2012 – June, 2014.

CHARTS focuses on the role of culture and heritage in the formulation and delivery of added-value to regional strategies for sustainable tourism development and integration into local, regional, national and EU policies. Partners will share experience on how improved management of cultural tourism destinations contribute to protection and enhancement of cultural heritage & landscape, as well as sustainable regional development policies, especially in relation to challenges of climate change and the economic crisis.

The 1st Newsletter of the project summarizes all activieties for the year 2012, and outlines the main events for 2013. 

New Vidzeme (North Latvia) cycling maps in 8 languages, Vidzeme Tourism Association

New Vidzeme (North Latvia) cycling maps in 8 languages

12. February

Vidzeme seaside stands out with picturesque landscapes and a large variety of nature objects. There are high sand dunes and sandstone cliffs, as well as a stony beach and the peculiar randu or seaside meadows. You will cross several unique nature territories – Seaside Nature Park, Northern Vidzeme Biosphere Reserve, the most beautiful rivers in Latvia and districts with their own unique cultural heritage. Vidzeme offers a great atmosphere for both those, who are fond of popular recreation sites, and those looking for remote beaches or fishermen villages. Everyone taking the exciting cycling tour will find an accommodation and places to eat in one of the cosy guest houses, hotels or camping sites.