Citizens have probably noticed that the light in the Lielstraupe Castle sometimes lights up and the noise produced by the beat is sounding. The castle has been under active research in recent months.
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.