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Jūrmala

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Jūrmala [1] is a resort town in Latvia. It claims to have the longest beach in Northern side of Europe.

Get in

It is about 40 minuetes from the capital city of Latvia, Riga. You can take a taxi from the airport or train.


By train Rīga – Dubulti, Rīga - Sloka, Rīga – Tukums. Departure from the central railway station “Riga” (www.ldz.lv )


By minibus Rīga – Dubulti, Rīga – Sloka, Rīga – Jaunķemeri. Departure from the central minibus station opposite the central railway station “Rīga” (tickets by the driver)


By intercity buses. From Riga Bus station www.autoosta.lv


By taxi (Tel. +371 7755577, www.taxi.lv, www.taksi.lv )

Public transport in Jūrmala Buses and minibuses (tickets by the driver, www.jurmala.lv )



Entrance tax for Jūrmala


Tax for private transport entering Jūrmala’s resort area is 1LVL per 24hours. No tax must be paid by tourist buses( if the head of the group is able to present a route plan where Jūrmala is indicated as a place of tourism visit), as well as tourists that have a pass issued by Jūrmala’s places of accommodation.

Get around

See

Jurmala – the largest resort city in the Baltic States is well-known for its natural treasures – the mild climate, sea, healthy air, curative mud and mineral water. The attraction of Jurmala hides in its almost 33 km long white sand beach, the large pine forest and the natural border of the city – the river Lielupe. In Jurmala, You will discover a combination of charming wooden houses built in the beginning of the last century and modern resort buildings.

Jurmala is a good place for international conferences and corporate meetings. People come here to recover or strengthen their health enjoying the healing effect of mud bathing and mineral waters.

The inhabitants of Jurmala offer new possibilities for tourists every year – hotels and guesthouses, various entertainment. Taste delicious and healthy food in Jurmala's restaurants and cafes, walk along the central promenade of Jomas street, explore the eco-trails in Kemeri National park and Ragakāpa Nature Park, enjoy the water attractions in the biggest aquapark in Northern europe"Līvu Akvaparks" and "Nemo", visit the famous concert hall Dzintari or simply watch the sunset on Jurmala beach! In every season there are plenty of events for everyone – art exibitions, local and international events and concerts.

Do

The beaches in Jurmala are amazing breathtaking views of the bay as well as pine forests along the coastline. It is most famous for the amber production in result of the unique landscape. There are several world renound spas in Jurmala.

Buy

Souvenir shops

Jūrmala Museum souvenir shop Tirgoņu iela 29, Majori, T. 7764746, III – VII: 10:00 – 17:00

„Pie Meistara” amber and wool products Jomas iela 85, Majori, T. 7762153, 10:00 – 18:00

Souvenir shops Jomas iela 46, Majori

“Trīs”, amber, wooden and ebony Jomas iela 92, Majori, T. 29466281, 11:00 – 18:00

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