Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Liepaja1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Liepaja with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.
Railway and landscape maps of Liepaja areaThis Liepaja map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
City tours, excursions and tickets in Liepaja and surroundings
Overview of festivals and celebrations in LatviaThe summer solstice is celebrated at the world-famous Ligo Summer Festival on the night of June 23-24. This bright, colorful holiday has pagan roots. Latvians burn fires all night, weave beautiful wreaths of flowers and herbs and adorn their heads, animals and houses, dress up in traditional costumes, tell ancient legends, drink beer, sing folk songs, and dance. According to legend, on this day you can meet real witches. It is also believed that if one throws into a river or a lake two wreaths, one of which symbolizes its owner and the other - his/her beloved one, by the behavior of the wreaths on the water, one can judge about the joint future: if the wreaths meet, the lovers will get married. Another belief is connected with fern. The one who finds its flower will be able to understand the languages of animals and plants. … Open
Photogallery of Liepaja sights
Our guide to Liepaja
Cuisine and top restaurants
Not far from the Trade channel there is the Libava restaurant. This place has a very interesting history. Several centuries ago there has been city's largest fish market on this site. Later it was moved to a different location, and that place was occupied by the great seafood restaurant. If you believe the opinion of indigenous inhabitants, the most original and delicious fish dishes are cooked in Libava. Fans of … Open
Traditions and mentality of Liepaja
The real prides of Liepaja are its folk customs. City residents cherish the cultural traditions, many of which remain unchanged for several hundreds of years. The city hosts a lot of interesting national celebrations. Colorful costumes, traditional songs, dances and holiday treats are main attributes of those events. Many national traditions have pagan roots, which also gives them a special flavor. Thus, the ancient … Open
Travel guide to Liepaja
The beautiful Liepaja Castle remains one of the most important sights of the city. Its construction began in the late 19th century on the orders of the Russian Tsar Alexander III. This castle was part of a large defensive complex. The castle was used for its intended purpose until 1908, and afterwards, it lost its strategic importance. The construction was badly damaged during the Second World War. Now tourists can … Open
Liepaja for children - what to visit
However, little tourists can also play in Perkone Leisure Park. This is a wonderful park for kids where they can jump on a trampoline, and on weekends, they will be entertained by animators. If you feel like it's time to grab a bite, there are two options: arranging a family picnic or visiting a local cafe. In winter, many families go to LOC Ice Hall where all family members can try ice skating. BB Wakepark is an … Open
Advices for travellers
7. Travelers who expect to use taxi have to consider that the night tariff is used after 10:00 pm till 5:00 in the morning. It is usually twice of daily rate. It’s better to call a taxi by phone or take it on the special parking. 8. Many hotels forbid to bring foods into the room. For violations fines are collected. Before settling you should definitely clarify all the details and rules of … Open
Festivals and events in Liepaja
Music fans will certainly want to visit several interesting music festivals held in Liepaja. One of these is the LMT Summer Sound, which takes place at the end of hot July. This is one of the largest festivals of its kind in Latvia attracting both fans of incendiary parties and rock connoisseurs - everyone will find a genre to their taste. Just look at the names of its headliners - Guano Apes, Apocalyptica, King … Open