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Cesis is an ancient Latvian city located on the Gauja River, 90 km north-east of Riga. It is the center of the historical region of Vidzeme. The city has an area of only 20 sq. km. about 18 thousand people live.
You can get to Cesis from Riga by train Riga-Cesis, Riga-Valmiera or Riga-Lugazi, or by bus leaving from the Riga bus station every hour. By car to Cesis from the capital to go 1.5 hours.
Cesis time zone: GMT + 2 (-1 hour from Moscow).
The climate of Cesis belongs to the temperate continental. Winters are cool with average temperatures of -3 ° C. Summer is not hot, on average + 19 ... + 20 ° C, although there are hotter days. The volume of precipitation is up to 500-800 mm per year, most often it rains in summer and autumn (up to 80 mm of precipitation per month).
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Topic: Geography and climate in Cesis.