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Aktīvā atpūta Individuāla Latvija

A hiking route across the diverse coastal landscapes of Latvia

1.diena Mazirbe - Kolka

  • Bus ride early in the morning: Riga - Mazirbe (bus runs 2x day)
  • Hiking: Mazirbe - Kolka (23 km, 7 - 9 h)

The route passes through Slītere National Park, the small Liv coastal villages to Kolkasrags, where the Great Wave Sea meets the Little Wave Sea meet.
Difficulty level: easy
Road surface: Sandy beaches, forest trails and gravel roads. In Mazirbe Village, asphalt.
Good to know! The only shops in this section are located in Mazirbe and Kolka villages. The itinerary goes through Slītere National Park.
Take a lunch box with you as no catering is offered.

Accommodation: in Kolka

Attālumi ar kājām 23 km

2.diena Kolka - Mērsrags

Bus ride: Kolka - Mērsrags. The bus leaves in the middle of the day

Excursion: in Mersrags, nature reserve, trail, sightseeing tower

Accommodation: in Mersrags.

3.diena Mērsrags - Engure

  • Hiking Mērsrags - Engure (22 km, 7 - 9 h)


Difficulty level: easy

Road surface: Beaches covered in sand and fine gravel, coastal meadows, small trails, forest roads. Asphalt in the villages, a small section of gravel road.

Good to know! You should avail yourself of binoculars for bird watching, suitable (closed) footwear and walking poles for support

Accommodation: in Engure.

Attālumi ar kājām 22 km

4.diena Dubulti - Bulduri

  • Bus ride in the morning: Engure - Dubulti
  • Hiking: Dubulti - Bulduri through Jūrmala City (5 km, 1 - 2 h)


Difficulty level: easy

Road surface: sandy beaches

Accommodation: in Jūrmala or Riga. Train operates regularly from Jūrmala to Riga.

Attālumi ar kājām 5 km

5.diena Rīga

Day for sightseeing in Rīga. Old Town, Art Nouveau District, Central Market, etc.

Accommodation in Rīga.

6.diena Rīga - Saulkrasti

  • Going by train Rīga - Saulkrasti 1 h (train operates ~ 1x hour)
  • Arrival in Saulkrasti, walk to the sea ~ 1 km
  • Hiking Saulkrasti - Tūja (28 km, 9 - 12 h)


Difficulty level: medium / hard
Road surface: Fine gravel, sand, plank-ways, forest trails. In Zvejniekciems, asphalt, bays with sandy beaches, capes with stones, in some places, pebbles.
Good to know! In some places, fine gravel is washed ashore which makes walking difficult. The stones overgrown with algae are slippery. A lot of stones “move”. You will need suitable (closed) footwear and walking poles for support.

Accommodation in or near Tūja

Attālumi ar kājām 28 km

7.diena Tūja - Svētciems

  • Hiking: Tūja - Svētciems (24 km, 8 - 10 h)


Difficulty level: hard

Road surface: Rocky beaches, grassy/ reedy coastal sections (before reaching the Svētupe River), gravel roads, asphalt, forest trails, occasionally algae washed ashore (algae scum).

Good to know! The sandstone outcrops are composed of an unconsolidated and unstable material, which is why it is not safe to approach them from the top and the bottom or to crawl into the caves washed out by the waves.

A bus ride SVĒTCIEMS - RĪGA (the stop is 1 km from the sea) or accommodation in SVĒTCIEMS.

Attālumi ar kājām 24 km