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Getting to Riga from Riga's Airport (RIX):

  • PUBLIC TRANSPORT: Take bus No. 22 (operating from 5:25 a.m. to 12:40 a.m.). Purchase a one-way ticket from the bus driver for €2 (card only). Alternatively, get a 90-minute time ticket for €1.50 at the 'Narvesen' kiosk at the airport. Check the schedule and more information on Riga public transport here.

  • TAXI: Available 24/7 at approximately €20-€25. Note that taxi rates from the airport to Riga city center are often overpriced; we recommend using alternative transportation.

  • SHARING CAR: Consider sharing a car for a cost-effective and eco-friendly option.

  • USING APP: There are several apps available in Latvia - the most popular is Bolt app in which you can both order a taxi or easily rent a car. Other car rental apps are CityBee, Carguru, Fiqsy and Oxdrive.



From Riga to Sigulda:

  • TRAIN: Visit for train schedules. Train tickets can be bought at the station, on the train (at a slightly higher cost), or through a mobile application. The fare from Rīga to Sigulda is 1.89.

  • BUS: Check for bus options. Bus tickets can be purchased at the station or directly from the bus driver. The approximate ticket price is between €2.60 and €3.20

  • CAR or BICYCLE: Enjoy the scenic route or, if you have plenty of time, explore Sigulda by walking.


The location of the 4th Gathering of Adventure Therapy in Europe (GATE):

  • Our main event will take place at Sigulda New Palace square. Learn more about Sigulda here and find the GATE location on the Sigulda Tourism website.

  • At the Sigulda railway station building, there is an information center where you can find details about this captivating city in multiple languages.

  • Please be informed that meals from 19/06-22/06/2024 are included in the conference ticket price. If you arrive earlier, stay longer, or desire additional meals, you can explore the various charming cafes in Sigulda.

  • In Sigulda, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy a tasty dinner, have coffee and cake, or savor Latvian beer. Prices vary depending on preferences. For example, coffee costs €1 - €4, and lunch ranges from €3 to €15. You can explore places to dine here.


   Exploring Latvia:

In Latvia, it is easy and cost-effective to get around by train or bus. Hiking trails are available everywhere – providing the opportunity to venture into the forests, along the sea, through meadows, and visit swamps.

While you're in Latvia, go beyond Sigulda and explore the charm of cities like Rīga, Cēsis, Līgatne, Kuldīga, and more. Immerse yourself in their vibrant culture, delve into fascinating history, and bask in the natural wonders each city has to offer. Discover more about Latvia here.

Search for information online or ask Latvian adventure therapy practitioners you'll meet at GATE. It's time for 'Connecting Borders to New Horizons.' See you in June!

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