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Baltic sea coast and Jūrmala seaside resort

Day tour from Riga starting with a visit of charming Jūrmala seaside resort to see remarkable wooden architecture, central town and the beach. Tour continues along the Baltic sea coast introducing you to ancient fishing villages, local way of life, wildlife, national parks and coastal nature. This day ends with a visit to local family farming blueberries on the coast and a relaxing bicycle ride.
Tour details | TransportSummer | Duration: ~11 Hrs
Price & Booking
Price: from 60 Eur per person*
Price includes:
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Transportation
  • Guide
  • Outdoor picnic
  • Bikes
*Price is provided for the complete groups! To get quote for your group size click "+Inquire / Book"!
Description of the tour

We are excited to take you on a day tour from Riga to explore the Nordic seaside - Baltic sea gulf of Riga in Kurzeme region. This seaside tour in Latvia will start with the visit of Jūrmala resort that is the biggest one in Baltics and historicaly consisted of many small fishing villgages that were united under one name - Jūrmala (seaside in English).


Once we will finish our morning stroll in Jūrmala our day takes us further along the Baltic sea coast line immersing us into the quiet and peaceful nature and please believe us, Latvia has a lot of it. You will walk different beaches, nature trails, see rare wildlife, fishing villages, visit the fish market and get to know local fish products. Besides all this, you will enjoy peaceful bicycle ride through coastal forests, beaches and a quiet town and we will even encourage you to walk into the sea on a wavebreaker.


Day ends with a short time to relax at thel farm next to the see, where thelocal family has blueberry field.

Tour highlights

  • Get to know Jūrmala seaside resort
  • See fishing villages
  • Visit local fish market
  • Taste local drink and snacks during the outdoor picnic
  • Ķemeri National Park bird observation tower and the floating lagoon lake trail (~2 km)
  • Engure Lake Nature Park with Latvian Blue Cows, wild horses and "Orchid trail" (~3.5 km)
  • Relax at rocky seaside at Kaltene
  • Cycle along the sea, through forests on a bicycle (~8 km ride)
  • Walk into the sea on a wavebreaker
  • Discover how the blueberries are farmed

Total disstance walked on this tour is ~9 km (~5,5 miles).

Accurate map of the journey

Skatīt Jurmala and Baltic sea coast lielākā kartē
Kurzeme (Western Latvia)
EDEN 2010 Engure (DE)

Latvian Blue Cow
Reviews of This Tour
"Better than Excellent!"
Reviewed July 24, 2017
Tamara from USA
Where to begin...we began to communicate with Rihards, who is part owner of this company, over a year ago. Our group of 10 had relatives who'd left Latvia after WWII and we wanted to see the rather remote area where they had lived. They created a custom tour for us that was phenomenal, even arranging for someone to meet and let us into the church that the family had attended. Rihards had to arrange for a minibus and driver since we were a larger group than he usually escorts. Interesting places were visited on the way to and from the family farm too. In addition to this special tour, Rihards also escorted us on the Jurmala Seaside tour, where we visited several different coastal areas, and were able to enjoy some of the wonderful natural areas of Latvia. Rihards was extremely knowledgeable and a good speaker of English. He shared interesting facts and stories throughout our two full days together, and we enjoyed his company and his perspective tremendously. Our first day in Riga, our group also took the Old Town and Art Nouveau tour through this company with Marija as our guide. She was also very good, and had great knowledge of the area. She also knew where to duck in when a brief downpour hit. :-) You *could* just walk around Riga and look at buildings and monuments but that would be such a waste - good guides like Rihards and Marija are able to share stories and interesting information to give so much more context to what you see. My highest recommendation goes to this company, and to Rihards, who really went above and beyond to give our group an amazing experience!

Visited July 2017
"Wonderful Tours!!"
Reviewed June 13, 2017
Kelly from USA
The two day-trips we took with Rihards (“Hiking in Sigulda” and “Baltic Sea Coast & Jūrmala”) were the highlight of the three weeks we spent in the Baltics. Both trips were so much fun and were great value (a lot is packed into the Baltic Sea Coast trip – Rihards planned many stops to show us different aspects of life in the area).

Both days were filled with conversation and laughter; Rihards is very laid back and a great person to spend the day with. We felt we got a much better insight into the culture, people and geography of Latvia; Rihards even arranged for beautiful weather just for us!

We highly recommend Discover Latvia as an easy way to see more of Latvia. Both of the tours we took were fantastic but I am sure any Discover Latvia tour you are interested in will be equally spectacular.

Thanks so much Rihards!!

Visited May 2017
"Beautiful day!"
Reviewed July, 2016
Stephen from USA
We had a wonderful time. Great insight into outdoor beauty and diversity of Latvian seacoast and related cultural insights. It was a long day - we hiked over 10 miles and took an easy bike ride. Highly recommended!

Visited July 2016
"Excellent tour"
Reviewed June, 2016
John from United Kingdom
We booked the Jumala and Baltic coast tour and had a thoroughly enjoyable day out with Rihards. This tour is ideal for people who want to get out of the city for a day and enjoy the beautiful Latvian coast line. We visited Jumala itself, national parks and had a very enjoyable 8km cycle ride along the coast. Rihards was an excellent guide and very friendly. He also supplied a very nice Latvian picnic for lunch. Thoroughly recommended.

Visited June 2016
"Amazing Adventure"
Reviewed October 18, 2015
Sarah from United Kingdom
We had an amazing day on the "Baltic Sea Coast and Jurmala Seaside Resort" trip. We booked a private tour with Rihards, who was a fantastic guide and taught us so much about Latvia. The trip took us to many beautiful locations, a lot of them off the beaten track so we felt like we saw the real Latvia.

Our stop at Lake Kanieris was the highlight of the day, we couldn't believe how beautiful and peaceful it was.

The trip is really varied, from climbing an observation tower in Jurmala to having a picnic in the forest to a bike ride in Roja.

We would recommend this trip to everyone visiting Riga as an opportunity to see more of the country. Thank you so much to Rihards for a great day and helping us fall in love with Latvia!

Visited October 2015