What is The Most Beautiful Small Town in Latvia?
Latvia is filled with some castle ruins that bear a semblance to those from fairy tales, dense forests, and buildings that date back to medieval times. So it’s actually quite easy to find incredibly beautiful small towns in Latvia that to this day keep up with the traditions of the country. These are the most beautiful small towns in the country. The northernmost open-air vineyard on the planet is located at Sabile. Lovely sites to visit at this region include the Abava Valley which served as a burial ground for Latvians for years. Make a trip to Pedale Manor to view the Open Air Museum whenever you are in Sabile. Of course you cannot leave this town without trying its locally produced wine. It is one of those towns, that while small, will remain etched in your memory forever after visiting. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Kuldiga is located farther down the coastline of the Baltic Sea. It is home to the Kuldiga castle and the Alesupite River. At this river, you can find side attractions like the widest natural rapids in the European continent called the Venta Rapid. Also, it will be refreshing to walk through the Kuldiga Bridge made entirely of bricks. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Kandava is believed to have been in existence since 1230. The fort boasts of a tower that has been in existence since the 14th century. Breathtaking sites at this town include the Old Town Square. Take note of the beautiful Neo-Gothic buildings as you stroll down the cobblestone streets. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Talsi is nestled in the western region of Latvia and it is an area where natural beauty merges with manmade to give a picturesque view. This town is popularly called ‘The Tower of Nine Hills’. There are so many well-kept parks with abundant fruit trees in this region; do not for anything miss a performance by the energetic Talsi Folklore Group. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Pavilosta was built in the 19th century by a baron of German descent. The town later grew to become a fishing harbor. Thanks to the Baltic Sea which lies close to it. It is one of the regions in the country where you get a decent amount of sunshine even during the cold months when the days are cold. This stunning seaside town is a place to visit. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Located in the heart of Latvia is Cesis, a medieval town which rich Latvia heritage and history. Notable sites to visit include the Cesis castle. It will intrigue you to visit the ruins of the 13th century St. John’s church or the beautiful remnants of the Livonian Order’s Castle. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Dobele is one of the most beautiful towns in Latvia and it has been in existence since the Stone Age. It is home to beautiful sights like the Dobele Castle and ancient churches. If you are lucky to be in Dobele during Spring, you might be in luck to partake in the annual Lilac Festival. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Kraslava is located on the border Latvia shares with Belarus. The quaint town was initially built as a fort on a hill in the 13th century. One of the stunning places to visit in Kraslava is the Latgale area. The people of this region speak Latgalian and it is worth exploring. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Ludza is the second most beautiful town in Latvia. It also happens to be the oldest in the country; the fascinating country has so much cultural heritage. The country has been in existence since the 10th century. One of the notable sites in Ludza is the breathtaking ruins of Ludza Castle. If you want to go back in time, go to the Ludza History Museum. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Riga is the crown jewel of Latvia and it offers visitors so much to see. The quaint town which has been made a World Heritage Site by UNESCO has lovely cobblestoned streets. Visit the Art Nouveau region to see the best architectural designs from time past. The Freedom Monument at the center of the town will leave you speechless.