Tukums is situated approximately 35 miles (56 kilometers) west of the national capital Riga.
Visiting the villages, towns and cities around Tukums will provide you with a different experience of the unique landscapes, architecture and people of Latvia. Two examples of places within a relatively short distance of Tukums are Strazde, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the southeast, and Jurmala, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the west.
Get some transportation head to Riga, a regional center, located 35 miles (56 kilometers) from Tukums. The place has a range of attractions, such as Riga History and Navigation Museum, Cathedral Square and National Theater. Be sure not to return to Tukums until you've stopped by Riga's Riga Castle, Latvian Academy of Sciences and Latvian Rifleman Monument.
Places of worship are often the best doorways into a region's spiritual traditions. The churches around Tukums are no exception. For an outdoor cultural activity that will interest the entire family, be sure to head to the region's fascinating open-air museums.
Relax upon the region's waters and enjoy popular watersports such as sailing or wind surfing.
As your adventures here draw to a close, spend what's left of your euros on that last souvenir and bid a fond Uz redzēšanos (farewell) to the locals you've met and the spots you've been.