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Liepāja

Old building in Liepaja

On the western coast of Latvia, Liepāja is located on a stretch of land between the Baltic Sea and the lake of Liepāja, both connected by the Trade canal.
This old fisherman city shows rich testimonies of the different milestones of its history, and the history of the country.

Liepāja offers also fine white sand beaches on the Baltic, with strolling, beautiful scenery and colorful sunsets.

Liepāja provides high quality tourism services including people with special needs. Special walking trails through the historical centre and nature trail for disable people are designed including trails for a blind people with description of tourism attractions on information plates in Brail scrip.
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Ligatne Village

Ligatne Village

The scenic village of Ligatne is situated in the north of the country, 75 km away from Riga. This part of the country is often called the heart of Latvia, with its countless legends, cities, castles. In many ways, it characterises Latvian identity. Located in one of the most beautiful spots in the famous Gauja National Park, Ligatne owes its picturesque scenery to the stunning sandstone cliffs on the banks of the Ligatne and Gauja rivers. Magical caves, clear waters and lush green trees paint an unforgettable picture.

Visit the website for Ligatne Village

Sea Resort Jūrmala

Sea Resort Jūrmala

Jūrmala is situated in the largest resort city in the Baltic States. It is known for its natural treasures – the mild climate, sea, healthy air, curative mud and mineral water. The main attraction of Jurmala is the 32,8 km long white sandy beach, surrounded by large pine forests and the river Lielupe. Covered by white quartz sand, the long beach of Jurmala is a great experience for the whole family and is free of charge. In the shores of Lielupe river there are several yacht-clubs where you can order boat or yacht trips in the river.

www.jurmala.lv

Tervete Nature Park

Horses in front of a castle © Tervete Nature Park

Tervete Nature Park is located in the south of Latvia. In 2009, it was awarded the title of European Tourist Destination of Excellence in protected areas. With a history that dates back to the first millennium BC, Latvia's Tervete Nature Park is a mystical region filled with a heroic past. To catch a glimpse of it a visit to the three castle mounds (Klostermound, Holymound and Castlemound) and the Tervete History Museum is strongly recommended. When it comes to things to do in Tervete, visiting the beautiful Swans Lake is another "must".

www.mammadaba.lv

Rēzekne

 

Rēzekne is located in the east of Latvia. In 2008, it was awarded the title of European Tourist Destination of Excellence in Intangible Heritage. The ruins of Rēzekne Castle on the banks of the river date back to the 13th century and provide the perfect setting to discover traditional Latvian pottery.The Latvian city lies amidst an impressive scenery of beautiful meadows, picturesque lakes and hidden paths through idyllic woods.

www.rezekne.lv

Kuldiga

 traditional dancers

Kuldiga is located in the west of Latvia. In 2007, it was awarded the title of Best Emerging European Rural Destination of Excellence. “The Latvian Venice” has much to offer, including Europe’s longest brick bridge across the Venta River, the highest waterfall in Latvia, visible ancient remnants and rural-related activities, such as textile workshops.

www.kuldiga.lv

Last update: 14/01/2014 | Top