The Pearl of Courland – Abava River Valley and Kuldiga Town in One-Day

Walking Trip: The Pearl of Courland - Abava River Valley and Kuldiga in One-Day

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From € 100/person
10 Hours 1 - 8 People Transfer

Enjoy Cozy Small Towns, Abava River Valley & Latvian Nature In One Day Trip

Visit all the three most beautiful towns of Western Latvia in One Day:

  • Visit Kuldiga: the most beautiful and best-preserved medieval town in Latvia;
  • Discover the true pearl of Latvian Nature – Abava River Valley;
  • Enjoy the historic cozy small towns of Sabile and Kandava;
  • Visit Sabile Vīne Hill – the Northernmost vineyard in the World. Enjoy some local wines and ciders;
  • Have a walk in the unique Čužu Mire;
  • Get to know more about Latvian traditions and nature.
Landmarks

Abava River Valley, Kandava, Sabile, Nature Reserve "Čužu purvs", Devil's Cave (Velnala), Devil's Stone (Velnakmens), Sabile Vine Hill

Professional Eco-tour Leader & Top Quality Service

Guided fun adventure with a professional Eco-tour leader will help you get the utmost from your trip to Latvia

Improv-Travel Tour

Special Improv-travel approach for a group of 2 or more

Hotel Pickup & Drop-off

Free local transfer from/to Riga

We Have Top Rated Local Guides

Trip Itinerary

Pick-up
Meet your guide in your hotel at 7:30 a.m. in Riga and start your day early to see a lot.
Kuldiga Town and Ventas Rumba
After some 2 hours drive (with a coffee shop and beautiful views on the way) arrive in the most charming medieval town of Latvia – Kuldiga. Stroll the narrow streets of the best-preserved medieval town in the country. Visit the widest waterfall in Europe – Ventas Rumba and enjoy the view of the famous Kuldiga bridge. If you are lucky to come in spring, witness the local fish vimba swimming to its spawning grounds and jumping upstream in Ventas Rumba. If you are coming on a warm summer day having a refreshing swim in Ventas Rumba is a must.
Sabile Town
Now it’s time to hop in the car and go to Sabile – the next beautiful small town of Courland. Stroll around the charming narrow streets of the historic town and have a look at the beautiful Abava River Valley from the top of Sabile Hillfort.
Check-in the Northernmost Vineyard in Sabile Town
Explore the famous Sabile Wine Hill. Find this place in Guinness Records Book as the most northernmost vineyard, where the grapes grow. The hill ascends above the Sabile Town with a gorgeous view of Abava Valley and Sabile Town. Buy some local wines and some amazing local ciders in the local shop.
Natural Beauty of Abava River Valley
Have a stop at the famous Devil’s Cave (Velnala) and Devil’s Stone (Velnakmens) to enjoy the natural beauty of Abava River that forms one of the most beautiful river valleys in Latvia.
Enjoy the Cozy medieval Kandava Town
Take the next stop in Kandava Town. Kandava is one of the most beautiful towns in Latvia. Its history dates back to 1230. Take a late afternoon-evening walk on its narrow and tranquil streets and will visit Kandava church hill and old Kandava castle ruins. From here have the last view of the beautiful Abava River Valley.
Visit Nature Reserve "Čužu purvs"
Before going back to Riga have a chance to do a short late afternoon hike in the unique Nature Reserve “Čužu purvs” near Kandava Town. Discover some protected and rare wetland habitats and sulfur springs here. If you are lucky and visit this site in the summer (from June to August) you will see the bog covered in yellow blossoms of the protected plant species Pentaphylloides fruticosa called “krūmu čuža” in Latvian.
Transfer back to Riga
Return to your hotel in Riga.
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Pricing Chart

We can’t wait to show you around!

One Person
€300/person
  • Transfer from/to Riga
  • Sightseeing
  • Professional Eco-tour leader
  • Entry fee in Sabile Vine Hill
  • Local snacks
2 People
€160/person
  • Transfer from/to Riga
  • Sightseeing
  • Professional Eco-tour leader
  • Improv-travel tour
  • Entry fee in Sabile Vine Hill
  • Local snacks
3 - 4 People
€140/person
  • Transfer from/to Riga
  • Sightseeing
  • Professional Eco-tour leader
  • Improv-travel tour
  • Entry fee in Sabile Vine Hill
  • Local snacks
5 - 6 People
€120/person
  • Transfer from/to Riga
  • Sightseeing
  • Professional Eco-tour leader
  • Improv-travel tour
  • Entry fee in Sabile Vine Hill
  • Local snacks
7 - 8 People
€100/person
  • Transfer from/to Riga
  • Sightseeing
  • Professional Eco-tour leader
  • Improv-travel tour
  • Entry fee in Sabile Vine Hill
  • Local snacks
Children
11 years and less
€100/child
  • Transfer from/to Riga
  • Sightseeing
  • Professional Eco-tour leader
  • Improv-travel tour
  • Entry fee in Sabile Vine Hill
  • Local snacks

What's Included

What's Not Included

Important Before You Go!

  • By booking this tour you agree with our General Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy. Please read them carefully before booking.
  • Additionally, you will receive your Day Tour Contract with us along with the booking confirmation.
  • Locals snacks will be provided but take your lunch box and drinks with you if you want something more substantial to eat on your way. We won’t have time to stop for a longer lunch.
  • Wear comfortable walking shoes and clothing and be prepared for different weather conditions. In case the trip takes place in Summer take your sunscreen, swimming suit and a towel with you. In the case of good and warm weather, you will have a chance to take a swim in Ventas Rumba.
  • All our tours are small like-minded group adventures.
  • Our tour language is English
  • The adult on this trip is 18 years and older.
  • There is max. 8 people and max. 7 children in the group. All the children must be accompanied by at least 1 adult.
  • For the groups with small children (under 7 years) please contact us for individual arrangements.

Have some questions? Here are the key answers!

Personal new experiences

Individual approach and true engagement is our golden rule. No big buses. No crowds. Just personal tours, very small groups or custom made individual travel plans.

Professional nature guides

We're fluent (not just good) in English. Our guests love to say our nature guides are like "easy going encyclopedias". Do you value open, friendly and natural communication? Here it is!

Feel safe & welcomed!

Did you know that Latvia is one of the safest places in the world? Latvians are also probably some of the least pushy people you will ever meet. We combine Northern peace with Southern warmth here. So you are always welcomed.

See a lot in just 1 day!

Join our local guided trips and we'll take care of your transfers. Or just ask us for the must convenient travel plan! By the way, you can get almost anywhere from Riga and back within 1 day only. Yet, we certainly recommend staying longer!

Weather resistant tours

There is no bad weather. There is only inappropriate clothing. We'll make you nature adventure unforgettable no matter what the weather is.

What's improv-travel?

We use some exciting improvisation elements to make your travel experience very special (it's optional). Try it with us!

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