Ventspils Vacation Packages
Ventspils is situated approximately 100 miles (161 kilometers) west of the national capital Riga.
Check out the Livonian Order Castle or Ventspils Beach while you are here.
If you feel the need to head beyond Ventspils, you'll soon find that the surrounding area has some attractions waiting to be enjoyed. Two places within a relatively short distance of Ventspils are Dundaga, 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the west, and Kuldiga, 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the northwest.
When you are ready to venture further afield check out the nearest regional center. Liepaja lies 65 miles (105 kilometers) away and is home to sights including Karosta Fort, Daugava Stadium and St. Nicholas Orthodox Naval Cathedral. Monument to the Sailors and Fishermen Lost At Sea, Liepaja Beach and St. Anna Evangelical Lutheran Church are some other popular places worth checking out for those who have more time on their hands.
This region has a fascinating spiritual history; so take the time to visit the area's beautiful churches. When the weather's less than perfect, fear not, Latvia offers a wide range of mansions and history museums, guaranteed to keep culture vultures entertained and dry.
If you're seeking something a little different from seeing the sights, why not try the local watersports? Kite surfing and wind surfing are available in the area.
When it is time to leave Latvia, no doubt you'll bid this region a teary "Uz redzēšanos" Rest assured, however, you'll be leaving with photos and memories that are yours to keep forever.