Kurzeme coastal lighthouses will be opened for viewing

Persons with valid Covid-19 certificates, as well as children under 12 years of age will be able to visit the lighthouses, following the current measures restricting the spread of Covid-19 in the country.

The Ovis lighthouse, which is the oldest in Latvia, is still in operation and is included in the list of state-protected cultural monuments. Tower height – 37 meters. Užava lighthouse is also included in the list of state protected cultural monuments. It is located on one of the three high wooded dunes, which reach a height of 28 meters. The tower is 19 meters high.

The furthest and highest of the settlements is Akmeņrags lighthouse in Ziemupe parish. The tower (38 m) offers a unique view of the sea and the surrounding forests.

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