Jekabpils is located approximately 75 miles (121 kilometers) from Riga, the capital of Latvia.
Investigate the rich architectural and social makeup of Latvia, by visiting a couple of the other towns and cities around Jekabpils. Cesvaine and Svente are just two of the many other places worth checking out while you're in Latvia.
While you are here in Jekabpils, experience Daugavpils. Approximately 50 miles (80 kilometers) to the southeast, this regional transport and shopping hub is home to Daugavpils TV Tower, Daugavpils University and Daugavpils Central Park. St. Boris and Gleb Cathedral and St. Peter's Church are also good places to spend a little time.
The area around Jekabpils is renowned for its historic mansions; these are fascinating windows into the area's colorful past. Should the weather turns nasty; don't panic, Latvia boasts a wide range of mansions and history museums, guaranteed to keep you and your family entertained.
Check out the region's alluring waterways. Kite surfing and sailing are just two of the most popular ways to get wet here.
When it is time to depart this unique place, say farewell the way they do in Latvian, with a hearty "Uz redzēšanos."