More and more often travelers stay overnight in ValmieraRead more
All togother 19 181 tourists were accommodated in Valmiera last year which is a 3,29% increase compared to the year 2017. Accommodation data from the year 2018 was provided for the Valmiera Tourism information centre (TIC) by 23 tourist accommodations – 4 hotels, 2 guest houses, 11 apartments un 6 youth homes.
Video about Valmiera in Hanseatic periodRead more
Video is made to show Valmiera and citizens in Hanseatic times through new costumes and cullinary. The video is made to upgrade application "Explore Valmiera". Video is financed by the project No.CB110 "Hanseatic Approach to New Sustainable Alliances" co-funded by the Central Baltic Sea Region Cross-Border Cooperation Programme for 2014-2020.
Take part in the tourism campaign and find “Centennial Treasures”!Read more
Explore the 9 HANSA cities with the new travel AppsRead more
HANSA cities have developed “Explore HANSA” Apps to smooth the visit to the 9 enchanting Hanseatic cities rich in heritage and tradition – Visby in Sweden, Pärnu and Viljandi in Estonia and Cēsis, Koknese, Kuldīga, Limbaži, Straupe and Valmiera in Latvia. The Apps allow to immerse in the city with all the necessary information in your pocket.
The number of visitors to the Valmiera Tourism InformationCentre is increasingRead more
"Explore HANSA" in ITB Berlin 2018Read more
In March 7–11, 2018, the project will participate in one of the largest tourism trade fairs – ITB Berlin (Internationale Tourismus-Börse Berlin) in Germany to introduce the international audience to our cities and our products.
Tourism enterpreneurs from Valmiera get to know the Hanseatic city - KuldīgaRead more
Get to Know Valmiera with an Audio GuideRead more
Do you know how the St. Simon’s Church got its name or what was previously situated in the current town hall building? Can you imagine what a Livonian Order Castle with 10 m high walls looked like, with only ruins remaining nowadays? Did you know that the first music school in Latvia, outside of Riga opened its doors in Valmiera in 1920? You will find answers to these and many other questions in the Valmiera audio guide.
All food lovers are welcome at restaurants in ValmieraRead more
For the second time now, Valmiera is inviting people to the Restaurant Week, welcoming visitors with ancient flavours delivered in a contemporary manner. The Restaurant Week will take place from November 6 to November 12.
Tourism campaign will invite to search for “Centennial treasures”Read more
A journey into the world of flavours – “Castle of Gourmands”Read more
The gate, leading into the oldtown of Valmiera and the territory of the Valmiera Museum, for one day – on July 29 – will become a border line between past and present, taking everyone into the Castle of Gourmands.
Small Hanseatic cities attract with nearness to nature and authentic historyRead more
Research on Valmiera during the Hanseatic period has been publishedRead more
Research carried out by historian Ilgvars Misāns on the Hanseatic League is an important contribution to a better understanding of the history of Valmiera. It looks at the Hanseatic League not only as a political subject, but also highlights its social and economic contribution.
Pre-summer solstice celebration "Saulgriezis"Read more
In a never seen before scope will the pre-summer solstice event “Saulgriezis” on 10th of June in Valmiermuiža take place. Thanks to the participation of the ethno-eco festival “Sviests”, this year along the traditional events such as the fair, traditional activities, workshops, fire ritual and other equinox traditions, participants will have an opportunity to take part in the biggest in Latvia post-folk festival.
Cross-border tourism offers bring new perspective to travellingRead more
Cross-border tourism offers are a relatively new feature in the tourism market. This common conclusion was reached at the ITB Berlin travel fair, where representatives of the HANSA project had the opportunity to meet many tour operators from Europe and other parts of the world.
“Art Garden” will blossom in ValmieraRead more
From April 1 to May 1 everyone is cordially invited to take part in the activities within the framework of the annual Art days – series of creative events under the title “Art Garden”.
Official souvenirs of the European Region of Gastronomy 2017 are announcedRead more
The Riga Tourism Development Bureau Foundation (Live Riga) together with the local governments of Sigulda, Cēsis and Valmiera, as well as the Gauja National Park tourism cluster has chosen the winners of the competition “Official souvenirs of the Rīga-Gauja Region 2017” and announced three official souvenirs.
The HANSA project starts its way to the tourism fairs!Read more
Year 2017 already rolls full steam ahead, and so do the travel fairs. The HANSA project also prepares for the upcoming tourism season, and the fairs are a great opportunity for You to meet us and get us know a little bit more!
Tourism offer in Valmiera will be represented in international fairsRead more
The taste of Latvian nature, skilfulness of local craftsmen, breath-taking hiking trails, joy of cycling, possibility to enjoy the beauty and variety of seasons, active recreation, culture events and the Hanseatic heritage – those are the main aspects on which the emphasis will be put in international tourism exhibitions-fairs to popularize the tourism opportunities in Valmiera, its surrounding districts and the Gauja National Park to travellers and tourism professionals.
In 2017 the Riga-Gauja region is the European Region of GastronomyRead more
To preserve the gastronomic traditions and the variety of local cuisine, to use local products and to promote the Gauja National Park as a tourism destination by showing to ourselves and others how rich and unique we are – those are the goals of the European Region of Gastronomy. In 2017 the Riga-Gauja region is bearing the title of European Region of Gastronomy, and it also includes Valmiera.