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City break in Jurmala. Active leisure ideas for Jurmala - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Besides beach recreation, guests of Jurmala have many interesting ways to make their vacation more interesting and unforgettable. There are many entertainment venues targeted at families at the resort, and Livu Akvaparks is one of them. Not everyone knows that Livu is the largest aqua park in the Northern Europe. The complex consists of three levels, each of which offers a fantastic selection of interesting amusements and charming relaxation areas. The indoor part of the aqua park looks like an old ship. In summer, visitors can relax near the open-air swimming pool. Conventionally, the territory is divided into four thematic areas, each of which is targeted at children of different age. It’s hard to find a more suitable and interesting place for family activities in Jurmala.
The total length of the coastal area is more than 30 kilometers. All local beaches have white sand and are free to enter. An extra fee might be charged for the use of beach gear. All coastal … Open
Nature fans will be pleased to find multiple trails for walking. Absolutely remarkable forests surround Jurmala, and it’s very interesting to explore them. Moreover, there is a charming botanic garden in the city. The garden is located not far from Kristaps Morgan Holiday complex. Kristaps Morgan himself was the founder of the first greenhouse. After the death of the great architect, the park area was abandoned and looked quite miserable. The magnificent park was completely restored several years ago, and so today it looks just the same as a hundred years ago. The greenhouse still has a part of the exotic plant collection that was formed by the architect. Nowadays, new and interesting “exhibits” regularly appear in the botanic garden.
Dzintari Forest Park remains one of the most beautiful places in the city. This large and well-kept park is perfectly suitable for unhurried walks, a family picnic, or various outdoor activities. There are many paths for walking, charming relaxation areas with benches, and interesting playgrounds for children. It’s important to mention that the park looks attractive regardless of the season. Even in winter, it’s very pleasant to walk there, admiring the beauty of the snow-covered trees. Copyright
In Jurmala, there are outstanding historical hotels that have been incredibly popular with tourists for decades. Pegasa Pils Spa has become a true landmark of the resort. It is conveniently … Open
Jomas Street is one more excellent place for walking and exploring the city. It’s one of the busiest streets of the resort, so the majority of interesting shops and restaurants are open there. You will see many street musicians and artists, as well as merchants who offer popular national souvenirs to guests. It’s a fantastic place to buy quality honey and paintings, well-made hand knit wool garments, and clothes in the national style. Jomas Street is surrounded by a large park zone with numerous wonderful monuments and attractive areas for relaxation.
Fans of eco-tourism usually prefer to visit another landmark of Jurmala - Kemeri National Park. A walk in this gorgeous nature reserve promises to be an interesting and educational one. In Kemeri National Park, there are many rare sorts of trees and plants. Several beautiful lakes and comfortable relaxation areas with fountains simply cannot leave tourists indifferent. It’s also important to mention that there are several interesting old buildings in the national park, so it’s a suitable place for tourists who like exploring historic landmarks. Despite the fact that Jurmala is a city with peaceful and harmonious atmosphere, there are several suitable venues for fans of nightlife. Every evening, Havana Lounge Club welcomes its guests who come to listen to music and enjoy signature cocktails in a relaxing atmosphere.
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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Jurmala
♥   Nature Park 'Beberbeķi' , 18.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Svētes paliene' , 27.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Dolessala' , 32.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Piejūra' , 37.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Engures ezers' , 50.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Jurmala
♥   Water park 'Livu Akvaparks' Jurmala, near Riga, 6.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Attractions and entertainment in Latvia

Wedding traditions of Latvians are also interesting. As a rule, young people used to marry in the autumn in a new or full moon. There is a tradition that the bride takes off her wedding veil in front of the guests at midnight. Instead of a veil, the bride put on a kerchief and an apron. The bridegroom was given a hat. This ritual symbolized the couple's entry into independent life. Another wedding tradition was the visiting of seven bridges. Crossing each of them, the newlyweds launch an air balloon with a wish, sincerely believing in its fulfillment. … Open
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Guide to your best city break in Jurmala - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Jurmala - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Jurmala?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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