Walking/biking/trekking

Valmiera. Ingenious walk with the tasks

Visit the sights of Valmiera, which show both the history of the formation of Valmiera and its development nowadays. Find out the missing words and write them in the answers’ fields. Each letter corresponds to a certain number that will help you to get the right clue.

Valmiera. Ingenious walk with the tasks, 2018 (353.42 KB)

 

 

 

  Thematic routes in Valmiera

 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

Self-guided tour

The Ancient Knight path


Amazingly picturesque circular route from Valmiera to Sietiņiezis passing through Vaidava and Kocēni is suitable for pedestrians and cyclists. In the past, it has been referred to as a part of the Gauja corridor area of the Livonian Order. This route is also known and mentioned in the Livonian Chronicle of Henry as the Ancient Knight path that connected the ancient Hanseatic cities – Wolmar (Valmiera) and Wenden (Cesis).

Descriprion of the route HERE (730.50 KB)

Contacts and information: +371 26332213, [email protected]

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Nr. 125 Route around Valmiera and Brenguļi (~​42km)

Route description: To climb up the Pekas hill and try to guess, if really this is the place where once the legendary Beverīna castle stood. Also you are invited to see, how people live in Mūrmuiža. All that comes together with pine-rich forests along the Gauja River, picturesque landscapes and fresh air of the Latvian countryside. Enjoy!
Suggested time of year:  April - October
Approximate time: 3–6 h
 
Type of bicycle: trekking bicycle, which is suitable for gravel roads
Level of difficulty: medium with some difficult parts, especially forest tracks, which can be sandy
Road surface: asphalt, sand, gravel, forest tracks
Start and Finish: Valmiera Tourist Information Centre
Route: Valmiera – Mūrmuiža – Cempi – Brenguļi – Valmiera
Good to know! Bypassing houses, beware of dogs which might be off the leash

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Alternative route:

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Nr. 127 Around the Burtnieki Lake (~​70km)

Route description: This route will lead you through picturesque landscapes and along the way you will see great variety of nature wonders. You will have an opportunity to come across rare and protected species of plants and animals, especially some species of birds. Several parts of the route are the same as already marked regional route No. 17 and local route No. 112
Suggested time of year: May – October
Approximate time: one or two days
Type of bicycle: trekking bicycle, which is suitable for gravel roads and forest tracks.
Level of difficulty: medium/difficult; be cautious when cycling along the highway P16
Road surface: asphalt, gravel, forest tracks
Start and Finish: Burtnieki rural territory council
Route: Burtnieki – Dūre – Silzemnieki – Košķele – Vecate – Bauņi – Matīši – Burtnieki
Good to know! Bypassing houses, beware of dogs which might be off the leash