Kurzeme

Fortress ruins on the Baltic Sea coast in Karosta, near Liepaja

Kurzeme is the westernmost region of Latvia, along the Baltic Sea.

Cities

Other destinations

Understand

During the period of Soviet occupation the coastline was a restricted military area, because it was easy to leave the country on a boat. One could reach Pelēkā kāpa if one didn't leave footprints on the sand. To get around this problem locals wore tin cans under their shoes.

Get around

See

Nature

Historical sites

Culture and traditions

Culinary tourism

Leisure activities

Itineraries

Eat

Sklandrauši

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