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Baltic Sea Coastal Scenery and Cape Kolka From Riga

Baltic Sea Coastal Scenery and Cape Kolka From Riga

Activity provider: Discover Latvia

From US$ 187.32 per person

Explore Latvia's picturesque Baltic coast, for decades a beloved holiday destination for people from all over Europe, on this day tour from Riga. Head to the magical region of Kurzeme to explore the coastal scenery, beaches, trails, and charming villages.

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Duration 11 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Latvian, Lettish
Pickup included
Tour will depart from your accommodation in Riga.
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Experience

Highlights
  • Take a trip from Riga to Kurzeme, to explore Latvia's picturesque Baltic Coast
  • Hike along the Ēvaži Steep and nature trail
  • Admire the collision of two seas at the Kolka Horn
  • Dig your toes into the soft white sand at the Beach of Ģipka
  • See idyllic traditional fishing villages along the way
  • Walk along the Kaltene rocky beach
  • Discover for yourself why Kurzeme is such a beloved location for visitors from across Europe
Full description
Enjoy a day by the Baltic sea, taking in Kurzeme's magical coastal scenery. Start your tour from Riga's city center and spend the whole day exploring the gulf of Riga. See the point where the Gulf and the Baltic Sea meet, and watch as the choppy, stormy waters blend into a placid and flat surface; the perfect spectacle for any nature lover. Our tour begins with a visit to the Beach of Ģipka and the white dune trail of the Pūrciems. These state-owned forests stretch between the road and the sea from around Kaltene to the border of Slītere National park. The most well-protected site in this region of the seashore is the 20 metre (65 feet) high White Dune of Pūrciems, about five hundred meters from the sea. This dune was formed 6,000 years ago, and is much older than the other dunes around it that have been shaped by the sea. From there we will head to the Ēvaži Steep nature trail. This well-kept nature trail leads to the Gulf of Riga coastline and the Ēvaži Steep. Stretching up to 15 metres (47 feet) high, its great vantage point offers the most scenic points of view of the entire gulf and the picturesque coastal forests. Finally, we will reach Kolka Horn, the Meeting Place of Two Seas. This is a meeting place created by nature, where two seas collide and people have met for centuries. This impressive natural site has attracted more and more visitors in recent years, and growing investment in the region has made sure that the site is well-kept and beautiful in the summer and winter months alike.
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  • Transportation
  • Guide
  • Food and beverages
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Unglaubliche, wunderschöne und atemberaubende Tour in der Natur, Top Reiseleitung, super Preis - Leistung, ideal bei längerem Rigaaufenthalt auch mal etwas ganz anderes von Lettland zu sehen. Top!

July 16, 2018

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Eine landschaftlich wunderschöne Tour mit einem sehr landeskundigen und liebenswürdigen Führer, der noch dazu perfektes Englisch spricht. Dieser Tag war das Highlight meines Riga-Urlaubs!

April 30, 2022

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