On July 15 during the Pārgauja Municipality Festival, Straupe's culinary guide was presented to a wider audience. It provides information about Straupe and its nearby businesses and craftsmen who offer residents and guests the opportunity to enjoy local culinary values. It also contains information for travelers: where and what you must visit In Straupe. The guide has been accompanied by the recipes of Straupe Old Post Kitchen chef Baiba Smilga.
A place where the true nature of relative matters is sensed. The word ‘HERE’ is real and genuine… Five minutes are not an excuse any more, but an actual unit of measurement.
For more than a six months Straupe Narcological Hospital has left the walls of the ancient Lielstraupe castle. While the future of the building is still being decided, we offer a short film about the Lielstraupe castle where Zigrīda Gulbe, a long-time employee of the hospital, tells us about the time when the hospital was home.