Great wave sea.

Section 9. Užava - Ventspils.

Practical information

Length: 20 km

Duration: 7 – 9 h

Start: Užava beach next to where the Užava River flows into the sea, opposite

Finish: The South Pier of Ventspils, opposite 

Itinerary: Užava – Ventspils

Road surface: Sandy, pebbly beaches (starting from small to big pebbles), in some places, stones. The seashore undergoes noticeable change after storms: it can be seen in the washed away shore where pebble zones alternate with sand zones. Throughout a short section, there is some clay washed ashore. The sandy surface may be soft and difficult to walk on.

Difficulty level: 

Obstacles: None

Dangerous places: The bluffs: it is forbidden to climb them, as it can cause landslides and landfalls of sand and soil.

Good to know! Tents can be set up and campfires can be lit only in public rest areas designed for this purpose.

Near the coast between Užava and Ventspils, there are uninhabited places with no services available. In the Southern part of Ventspils beach, there is a nudist beach.

Alternatives: 2,7 km before the border of Ventspils opposite Cirpstene village and alongside the sea, there is a former Soviet military road that can be used in case of strong wind.