Thematic route "In the shadow of the big trees of the Old Town" (1.5 km)
The route takes the traveler through the most picturesque places of Valmiera Old Town and introduces them to its stories, which are known only to them - the big trees of the Old Town. Big oak near Valmiera St. Simon's churches will be able to tell about the first Latvian pastor of Valmiera, Jānis Neilands, and his sincerity, while the oak near the walls of the Livonian castle will point to the oldest surviving wooden building in Valmiera. On the route, the traveler will meet the newest Valmiera tree - a linden tree planted in honor of the General, Valmiermuiža owner and supporter of the Hernhut movement Magdalena Elizabeth von Hallarte, as well as hear other older and newer stories of big trees. Start and end point: Valmiera St. Simon's Church.
The route can be received in printed form at the Valmiera Tourism Information Center (Rīgas Street 10) or electronically here.