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A very small point in a very small country.

Ventspils is a very small point on the map, but it's amazing place for having fun and a good rest. Enjoy!!!

Ventspils, located in the north-west of Latvia some 189 kilometres from Riga, is an up-to-date, modern European city with a wide range of available entertainment and tourist sights.
This city is at mouth of the Venta River that flows into the Baltic Sea.

The first news of Ventspils can be found in a document (1263) in which it is confirmed in writing that the ports of the Kurs shall be divided between the Livonian Order and the Bishop of Kurzeme. In this document, Ventspils is mentioned as the port of Windau.

  • Last visit to Ventspils: Mar 2003
  • Intro Updated May 2, 2003
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  • wandeljp's Profile Photo
    Mar 30, 2006 at 2:55 AM

    Interesting pages looking forwards for more.Happy birthday. Enjoy it. Jean-Pierre from Belgium.

  • Mandy23's Profile Photo
    Jan 16, 2006 at 9:34 PM

    Enjoyed your tips and photos.

  • MURRA's Profile Photo
    Mar 30, 2004 at 12:38 PM

    looks a bit like holland,must be warmer tahn canada

  • Lilasel's Profile Photo
    Sep 13, 2003 at 7:57 AM

    Ventspils is worth to visit, very clean, green...just wonderful! Our country has many many "diamonds" to discover...

  • AndyRG's Profile Photo
    Jun 10, 2003 at 3:53 AM

    I love this country... Nice cows too!

  • genispp's Profile Photo
    May 3, 2003 at 11:36 AM

    Other beautiful page: good info, photos and travelogues.

  • irisbe's Profile Photo
    May 2, 2003 at 12:15 PM

    nice! hey those cows reminds me of the cows they had in Luxembourg in 2001 of which a few were left when I visited in 2002... do you think they travel :-)

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