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Cesis, Cesu Rajons, Latvia

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How much money will you need for your trip to Cesis? You should plan to spend around €86 ($94) per day on your vacation in Cesis, which is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors. Past travelers have spent, on average, €33 ($36) on meals for one day and €24 ($26) on local transportation. Also, the average hotel price in Cesis for a couple is €76 ($82). So, a trip to Cesis for two people for one week costs on average €1,206 ($1,311). All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.

  • Average Daily Cost Per person, per day
  • One Week Per person
  • 2 Weeks Per person
  • One Month Per person
  • One Week For a couple
  • 2 Weeks For a couple
  • One Month For a couple
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A vacation to Cesis for one week usually costs around €603 for one person. So, a trip to Cesis for two people costs around €1,206 for one week. A trip for two weeks for two people costs €2,412 in Cesis. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price person often goes down because kid's tickets are cheaper and hotel rooms can be shared. If you travel slower over a longer period of time then your daily budget will also go down. Two people traveling together for one month in Cesis can often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

How expensive is Cesis? How much money do I need for Cesis?

How much does a trip to Cesis cost? Is Cesis expensive? The average Cesis trip cost is broken down by category here. All of these Cesis prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.

Accommodation Budget in Cesis
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The average price for one person for accommodation in Cesis is €38. For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price for a hotel room in Cesis is €76.

  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room

Hotels in Cesis

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Transportation Budget in Cesis
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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Cesis is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent €24 per person, per day, on local transportation in Cesis.

  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.

Flights to Cesis
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Rental Cars in Cesis
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Food Budget in Cesis
Average Daily Costs

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  • While meal prices in Cesis can vary, the average cost of food in Cesis is €33 per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Cesis should cost around €13 per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Cesis is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.

  • Food2 Meals for one day

What did other people spend on Food in Cesis?

Typical prices for Food in Cesis are listed below. These actual costs are from real travelers and can give you an idea of the prices in Cesis, but your costs will vary based on your travel style.

  • Lunch in town for two

Entertainment Budget in Cesis
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  • Entertainment and activities in Cesis typically cost an average of €13 per person, per day. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.

  • Entertainment1 Entrance tickets, shows, etc.

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Alcohol Budget in Cesis
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  • The average person spends about €14 on alcoholic beverages in Cesis per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.

  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day

Cesis On a Budget
Cesis Cesis, Latvia
Cesis is the quintessential old world town in Latvia. It is nestled among rolling hills, giving it a beautiful, fantasy world like setting. The small town is sprinkled with old castles, fortresses, and parks that you can leisurely wander through to pass the time. There's a lovely town square that is the perfect place to grab a seat on a bench and people watch. Because of the square's central location, many residents pass through it on their way to and from the market. The town is intertwined with lovely cobblestone streets that are lined with old homes, in various stages of disrepair. Cesis manages to perfectly balance a level of authentic wear and tear with a fairytale ambiance. Outside of town you'll find great hiking trails that you can use to explore the rolling hills and picturesque countryside. The small town is also conveniently located less than 100 kilometers from Riga, making it an easy trip on a bus.

The ideal time to visit Cesis is during the summer months when the weather is at its warmest and the hiking trails are more appealing. Spring and fall can also be nice but weather can change abruptly so don't be surprised if it's cold while you're there. Also understand that during the low season many hotels and restaurants will be closed so your options will be limited. It can be nice to be in the area when the tourist crowds are at a minimum. It offers you a glimpse into true Latvian culture.
There are some wonderful sights around town, many of which highlight the town's history. Knight's Castle is the Cesis Old Castle. Cesis Castle Park is to the northwest of Knight's Castle. Riekstu kalns, or Hazelnut Hill is an 18 meter high hill fort that is found in Castle Park. The New Cesis Castle dates back to 1777 and has served as a museum since 1949. After reconstruction efforts in 2012, it now also holds the Cesis Tourism Information Centre. If you're interested in shopping then make your way to Rigas Street. Also make sure you visit Saint John?s Church, Victory Monument, the Square of Roses and May Park.
Most tourists spend their time in the city's old town. It's a pleasant area to explore on foot and at the center you will find the town square. It is relaxing to sit and take in the town's atmosphere as people pass through this square. Raunas Street runs from the railway station to the old town and it is lined with several important buildings. There are also several health resorts in the surrounding area.

Many people head outside of Cesis to enjoy the hiking trails in the surrounding area. It's fun to explore the Vidzeme Highlands, but make sure you're in town during the warmer summer months if you hope to go hiking. Any other time of year may have unpleasant weather. Even during the fall and spring you can anticipate sudden temperature drops, so pack accordingly.
Food and Dining
There are some wonderful little restaurants around town that offer traditional Latvian dishes. Several have attached bakeries that sell wonderful fresh breads and desserts that can perfectly round of the meal. In general, prices are less than you might pay in most of Europe, so it is worth splurging a little to get an interesting, local meal. During the winter months many places close down so it may be more difficult to find a place to eat. If you're going to be in town during the off season, then it is best to plan ahead. During the summer months most places are open and offer good quality food.

Cesis is located almost 100 kilometers away from Riga. You can easily catch either a direct bus or train from Riga that will take you to Cesis in a short and efficient time. If you have access to your own car then driving there is easy as well. Traveling from the capital city go northeast down the A2 road. Go by Sigulda and you'll reach Cesis. If you're coming from Valga in Estonia or Valmiera in Latvia then simply take the P20 road until you reach the city.

Once you arrive in town, it is easy to walk anywhere. The town itself is quiet small and walking is the most enjoyable way to experience the old world charm and atmosphere.


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1 Categories averaged on a per-item basis.
2 Categories averaged on a per-day basis.
For example, the Food2 daily average is for all meals for an entire day, while Entertainment1 is for each individual purchase.

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Travel Tips

The Shoulder Season

By backpackguru
Cesis has an absolutely wonderful old world feel. You really do feel like you've stepped back in time when you're wandering around the small town. Head to Cesis in the spring or fall months, and you can avoid some of the tourist crowds. These seasons can be a gamble, because the weather might still be quite cold, but it's a fun time to visit. You feel like you're in a truly authentic place. You might not be able to do all of the outdoor activities the town has to offer, but it's a great time to people. You can sit in the town square and watch everybody run their errands for the day. Pop into one of the cafes and bakeries and have a nice cozy meal. If there's a chill in the air, warm yourself up with a cup of hot chocolate or coffee.

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