Sigulda is a picturesque town nestled in the primeval valleys of the Gauja River in Latvia, approximately 50km to the northeast of Riga. Renowned for its striking landscapes, this enchanting town is steeped in history, peppered with castles, caverns, and ancient archaeological sites. Sigulda is often referred to as the "Switzerland of Vidzeme" due to its hilly terrain and vibrant, rich-colored forests. The town is famous for its opportunities for adventure sports, such as bungee jumping, cable car rides, and especially the thrilling Sigulda Bobsleigh and Luge track in winter. It also hosts the annual Sigulda Opera Festival and the International Sigulda Bobsleigh Cup.