Cesis Medieval Castle, Cesis

4.5
#1 of 14 in Things to do in Cesis
See Cesis Medieval Castle, one of the best-preserved ruined castles in Latvia with a robust stone facade. Start the tour at the information center, where you can choose to go with a guide or by yourself. You'll receive a copy of the map and one candle to help you explore the castle. Once inside, look for the old dungeon, deep inside the earth, accessed by a narrow ladder. Walk through the mysterious hallways, the medieval porch, and the attic of the castle tower. Take a look at our Cesis online trip itinerary maker to schedule your visit to Cesis Medieval Castle and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
Create an itinerary including Cesis Medieval Castle
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Cesis Medieval Castle Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
446 reviews
Google
4.7
TripAdvisor
  • We called here late October this year. There are 2 castles the old dating back centuries. The new castle is a museum. The old castle is a ruin but there is wooden steps and flooring to give you...  more »
  • Wonderful walk through history! This castle has so much charm and deep dramatic history. It’s wonderful that it’s self guided as well so you can go at your own pace. Great reading and information...  more »
Google
  • One of the very few tourist sites in cesis. Entrance fee is 4.5 euro for students. It was definitely worth more than that. Although the descriptions in the museum is in Latvian, there are quite a bit of photo spots where you can take decent photos with medieval-like background. Medieval castle was an interesting experience with the candle lantern. Very dark inside. No artificial at all.
  • Well worth visiting! A wealth of material to read through and a very high tech display in the main castle tower - highly recommended for an insight into the history in a few minutes! There are activities for children as well so all ages are catered for. The plans for further restoration are exciting if a long way off! Will certainly visit again in years to come and see how it's changing...
Places to stay near Cesis Medieval Castle

Plan your trip to Cesis

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Cesis

3.6
Duration:1 h 30 min
4.3
Duration:30 min
4.3
Duration:30 min
3.5
Duration:30 min

Side trips from Cesis

4.2
Duration:3 h
3.6
Duration:1 h 30 min
4.7
Duration:1 h 30 min

Hidden gems in Cesis

4.4
Duration:2 h 30 min
4.4
Duration:30 min
3.9
Duration:1 h 30 min
4.3
Duration:1 h 30 min

Nearby attractions in Cesis

4.6
Duration:1 h 30 min
4.3
Duration:2 h 30 min

Kid-friendly things to do in Cesis

4.5
Duration:2 h 30 min

Historic Sites in Cesis

3.8
Duration:30 min