You are here

Latvia looks to ecotourism for 'green shoots' of recovery

Latvia's Cape Kolka, already a popular destination spot, could become a showcase for the country's ambition to become a leader in "green" tourism, the Earth Times ewports referring to a news agency DPA.

Latvia's Cape Kolka, already a popular destination spot, could become a showcase for the country's ambition to become a leader in "green" tourism, the Earth Times ewports referring to a news agency DPA.

Every year, the cape and the surrounding Slitere National Park draw thousands of travelers. They come to the area - some 200 kilometers from the capital Riga - in hopes of catching a glimpse of the strange "cross-wave" formations that are created where the Baltic Sea meets the Gulf of Riga.

For full article please click here.

Related news
Riga is a beautiful city, full of beautiful buildings. Also outside the old town you can find buildings with amazing facades. 
Challenging a bit the classical idea of beauty, Latvia has been chosen as the world’s most beautiful country by an online competition released last month by First Choice.
An EU-funded Cross-Border Cooperation (CBC) project is working to position and promote three regions from Latvia, Lithuania and Belarus as one tourism destination joined by the Dvina River.
Tiny Latvia boasts some 350 miles of coastline. Near Jurmala, which claims to be the most popular seaside resort in the Baltic region, the dense forests of Kemeri National Park (pictured) are famous for...