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Get Outside: Explore Kuldiga and Liepaja's Hidden Gems

Latvia, a Baltic gem, is home to stunning landscapes and vibrant cities. In this blog post, we'll explore two captivating cities - Kuldiga and Liepaja - and the incredible outdoor activities that await you in these picturesque Latvian destinations.

Brook in Kuldiga, Latvia

Kuldiga: A Journey to the Waterfall of Europe

Nestled in the scenic Kurzeme region, Kuldiga is often called the "Venice of the North" due to its charming canals and historic architecture. It's a perfect place to embark on outdoor adventures.

Venture to Ventas Rumba: Your Kuldiga adventure begins at Ventas Rumba, Europe's widest waterfall. Marvel at the breathtaking sight of the Venta River cascading down a 240-meter-wide and two-meter-tall natural stone ridge. You can even watch salmon making their incredible journey upstream in spring.

Ventas Rumba waterfall latvia
Ventas Rumba Waterfall

Canoeing on the Venta River: Paddle along the gentle waters of the Venta River. Canoeing offers a unique perspective of the lush surrounding forests and historic Kuldiga from the water.

Kuldiga's Nature Trails: Lace up your hiking boots and explore the pristine nature trails surrounding the city. These trails take you through serene forests, enchanting meadows, and hidden gems like the 240-year-old Giant Oak tree.

Liepaja city St. Joseph's Cathedral, Latvia
St. Joseph's Cathedral in Liepaja

Liepaja: The Wind City Beckons Adventurers

Liepaja, also known as the "Wind City," offers various outdoor activities that will make your visit unforgettable.

Windsurfing on the Baltic Sea: Feel the adrenaline rush as you catch the wind in your sail and ride the waves of the Baltic Sea. Liepaja is a windsurfer's paradise, with various schools for both beginners and experts.

Liepaja Beach, Latvia
Liepaja Beach

Blue Flag Beaches: Liepaja boasts several Blue Flag beaches, offering pristine sands and crystal-clear waters for swimming and sunbathing. Take in the serene beauty of the Baltic coastline.

Karosta Naval Port: Explore the historical Karosta Naval Port, once a secret military town. Tour its impressive naval prison, or take a guided safari tour through its former military areas.

Kuldiga and Liepaja are rich in cultural heritage, offering a unique blend of outdoor adventures and historical discoveries. To experience these incredible outdoor activities and more, visit Latvia. Whether you're an adrenaline junkie, a nature lover, or a history enthusiast, Latvia has something for everyone.

brick bridge across the Venta river in Kuldiga, Latvia
Bridge Across The Venta River in Kuldiga

Ready to explore Latvia's hidden treasures? Schedule a consultation with me today, and let's turn your Latvian dreams into reality. Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to discover the great outdoors in Kuldiga and Liepaja and create unforgettable memories. Your adventure in Latvia awaits!


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