Valmiera

Valmiera & Cēsis 2021

Valmiera & Cēsis from a drone flight. Took a quick day trip from Riga on January 2, 2021, to visit some lesser-known places DJI Mavic Air 2, music by Scott Holmes - Discovery

Saint Simon's Church of Valmiera

Saint Simon's Church in Valmiera is one of the most noticeable objects in the city, located in the heart of the city on Bruņinieku iela 2. The architecture of St Simon's Church combines the Romanesque and Gothic styles. The church boasts…

Valmiera Music school

Valmiera music school is located next to the Gauja river banks on Pilskalna street 3 (Valmiera) I had a chance to explore the area at the start of January 2021, while doing a day trip to Valmiera and Cēsis. Discovered by accident, I…

Valmiera Market

Valmiera market is another market I've visited latelty in Latvia (See: Riga Central Market, Liepāja market and Kuldiga market).  Though I believe some could buy here goodies grown by local farmers, last time I visited this market (July…

Mazais Ansis Restaurant Near Valmiera

Mazais Ansis is a popular roadside cafeteria/restaurant located some 15 km from Valmiera town (if driving from Riga). This place serves a traditional Latvian cuisine. When traveling to the Vidzeme region in Latvia, I love to take a stop…