"Gateway to Abava Valley" Top 5 Page for this destination Kuldiga by PeteNL

Kuldiga Travel Guide: 38 reviews and 100 photos

Kuldiga is a historic town, situated on Venta river, a tributary to Abava - a lovely river valley with a nature park.

The old town of Kuldiga offers some nice architecture, including some of Latvia's oldest wooden town houses.

The Venta river bridge offers a good view of Venta's rumba, Latvia's widest waterfall.

More waterscenery can be enjoyed further upstream on Abava valley. Besides some tips here you may also check out our Sabile page and tips for more...

To the coast

From Kuldiga, you can take the main road to Ventspils to reach the Baltic seashore in half an hour. It's worth while checking out the back roads, and stumble upon great castles and cosy villages, like Edole first of all..

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  • Pros:Lots to explore - landscape, hiking, architecture, fishing,
  • In a nutshell:Nice architecture and nature
  • Last visit to Kuldiga: Aug 2002
  • Intro Updated Jan 14, 2004
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  • magor65's Profile Photo
    Oct 6, 2005 at 1:24 PM

    Latvia in your pictures looks so idyllic. What a pity I didn't stop there passing from Estonia to Lithuania last year.

  • Trekki's Profile Photo
    Aug 29, 2005 at 1:35 PM

    This is indeed a beautiful part of this world -) Thanks for your nice comment on my Fitz Roy page :-)

  • dr.firas's Profile Photo
    Oct 20, 2004 at 4:03 AM

    Great page, will visit more soon, you both are great couple!

  • freya_heaven's Profile Photo
    Oct 5, 2004 at 2:37 AM

    Looks a very picturesque area, lovely page Wietse & Baiba! Happy travels (~_~)

  • lotharlerch's Profile Photo
    Oct 2, 2004 at 2:07 AM

    A nice page. - I like Kurzeme.

  • dvideira's Profile Photo
    Sep 30, 2004 at 11:04 PM

    What a beautiful place. I've never been to the Baltics, but you just made me want to make it there someday. Great pics. Thanks.

  • tini58de's Profile Photo
    Sep 22, 2004 at 7:28 AM

    Very enjoyable page - thanks for sharing!

  • kazander's Profile Photo
    Sep 20, 2004 at 5:59 AM

    Lovely page!

  • pepples46's Profile Photo
    Sep 19, 2004 at 12:30 PM

    never been here, but sure I like what I see. lovely page

  • ahoerner's Profile Photo
    Sep 19, 2004 at 5:42 AM

    Nice pages and pictures... I have never been to the Baltics and it seems to be lots worth of seeing over there... thanks for the tips.

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