|Impressions from Ventspils port|
Ventspils is a city with 42,371inhabitants in northwestern Latvia in the Courland historical region of Latvia. Ventspils is situated on the Venta River and the Baltic Sea, and has an ice-free port. Ventspils is a family-friendly city opening up various possibilities both for families living here, and visitors with children from other cities and countries.
Harmony between the modern port, innovative plants and factories, and the beautiful and tidy beach makes Ventspils a very special place.
Ventspils has a well-developed sports infrastructure and represents a favourable environment with all preconditions for sporting and leisure activities. Modern sports complexes foster sports development in Ventspils.
Ventspils Adventure Park
Climbing, swinging, turning, sliding and rolling are just some of the activities offered at the Ventspils Adventure Park. While your friends are out having fun, enjoy a delicious meal at the café "Stender's Pica".
Address: Saules iela 141
Livonian Order Castle
The Livonian Order Castle is one of the oldest medieval fortresses. In 1290 the castle was first chronicled and this date is now considered to be the year of Ventspils' foundation. The Livonian Order Castle offers activities all year round: concerts, history and art exhibitions on various topics.
Address: Jāņa iela 17, Ventspils, LV 3601
|Ventspils offers a lot of activities for families|
Ostas Street promenade
There are many tourist attractions along the Ostas Street promenade or Ventmala like the Livonian Order Castle, the excursion boat „Hercogs Jēkabs", Kr.Valdemārs monument, the figurative flower bed „Mārītes" ("Ladybirds") and many more.
Blue Flag Beach
During the summer you will find beach volleyball and football fields as well as cafes. Children will be able to enjoy different types of playground equipment such as slides and swings. The seashore has almost an 80 m wide beach of fine white sand and dunes that in some places reach a height of 9 m. The Blue Flag Beach stretches for 1.2 km.
For more information on Ventspils please visit: www.visitventspils.com