Country Holidays
No 50200
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Self drive tour Independent travel Latvia

Daugava's Road

Jekabpils - Livani - Jersika

Tourist attractions

  • Jekabpils/Krustpils - Krustpils was first recorded in documents in 1237 in relation to the construction of the Kreutzburg castle on the right bank of the Daugava River.  
  • The Latgale Art and Crafts Centre in Livani  - Craftspeople from the region work here, and you watch them at work or try your own hand at what they are doing.
  • The Jersika castle hill  - This location is important in terms of Latvia’s history, because during the 12th and 13th century, this was the administrative and spiritual centre of the Lettigalian tribe.
Accommodations Taverns
Distance driving 40 km

You will spend most of this day touring Jēkabpils and Krustpils.  Contact the landowner if you wish to visit the Jersika castle hill.