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Section 15. Saunags village – Kolka.

SEE Worth seeing

The Horn collection in Vaide village

The collection of antlers collected by Edgars Hausmanis can be seen at Vaide “Purvziedi”. Now there are approximately 550 antlers in this collection, of which about 350 antlers of elks. Except a couple of antlers of roe`s, the items of the collection are not hunting trophies, they were found during the forester's and later the nature protection inspector's survey rounds in the forest. There is also an exposition devoted to the protection of nature. +371 29395624

NThe Pine Nature Trail

The trail (1.2 km) leads through a dunes in forest to the sea. It is especially beautiful in the spring and at the beginning of  summer when the pine trees bloom: the pines with low set, prostrate branches form unusual flowering carpets. You can see the “Mother of pines” which could possibly be one of the oldest coastal pines deeply covered in sand. According to biologists, it could be around 200-300 years old.

The Old Kolka Lighthouse

The only remains of the lighthouse are its ruins, reaffirming the mightiness of the sea, wind and currents at Cape Kolka.

The Kolka Lighthouse

The only lighthouse in Latvia built on an island that was artificially created 6 km from the shore.

A Monument to the ones taken by the sea

Erected to commemorate those died at sea, the vessels, and also the Land of Livonians. The monument was opened at Cape Kolka in 2002, sculptor Ģirts Burvis.

Cape Kolka

Cape Kolka is the Northernmost point of the Kurzeme (Courland) peninsula. Its ancient name Domesnes was first mentioned on the Mervalla Rune Stone in Sweden around 1040. The shelf of Cape Kolka stretches into the sea for 6 km and it is bathed by the sea at a depth of 0,5-3 km. The waves of the Baltic Sea and the Gulf of Riga meet on its shelf. During storms waves can reach a height of 7 m. This place is also known as a unique bird watching site, for the cape is crossed by the Baltic Sea – the White Sea birds’ migration route.

The Kolka Sea Star Virgin Roman Catholic Church

Made of adzed logs, which is a unique construction method used to build the church. Built in 1935 in the district of Liepāja, parish of Saka, Grīņi Nature Reserve; relocated to Kolka in 1997. +371 29644609, 29793759

HLivonian community house in Kolka

Provides an insight into the Livonian culture of North Kurzeme, traditional trades, the sound of the language and the cultural heritage of the coastal community. Culture events, seminars, courses, exhibitions, tourist information. +371 29198596