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The New Spring Tourism Newspaper 2019 Is Released
Friday, 10. May — Sunday, 23. June.

For the 18th season, the spring tourism newspaper has been released, which is published with  a new design this year and with current information about Ventspils. It’s purpose is to introduce readers to 10 reasons why it is worth to visit Ventspils, to give information about Ventspils and regional tourism objects, about places where visitors can eat and spend the night, as well as information about May and June events in Ventspils.

The new tourism newspaper’s cover contains 10 wonderful reasons why to visit Ventspils,  spending time with family, going on adventures, discovering the city with a bicycle, enjoying the charm of flowers, celebrating, having fun, relaxing and gaining strength.

In the newspaper spread, there are pictures and the main information of the most popular tourism objects, sports, recreation and entertainment options that are marked on the map of Ventspils as well. The map contains tourism objects, wireless internet access points (Ventspils guest and Lattelecom-free), bicycle routes are also marked.

Tourism objects are available for viewing by taking a walk and also by riding a bicycle (bicycle paths are already over 60 km long and connect the most popular objects in Ventspils). The back cover contains information about Ventspils events in May and June, places where to eat and spend the night, as well as a list of inter-city transport schedule for the route Ventspils-Riga-Ventspils.

At the end of the issue, there is an invitation to earn, receive and use in the city’s objects Ventspils currency – venti. You can obtain up to 50% discount in about 40 recreation, attraction and entertainment sites in Ventspils with the help of venti. For a longer list of places where you can spend venti, visit

The most colorful event of this spring will be Parventa Festival on May 18, Twenty-Four Hours of Museums at the House of Crafts, the Castle of the Livonian Order and H. Dorbe Memorial Museum will be held on the same day. On the evening of May 24, the Friday Evening Walk will take place on the city’s streets, but at the end of the weekend, the best volleyball players will gather in Ventspils for the Latvian Beach Volleyball Championship stage. On the first day of June, as usual, the raising of the Blue Flag celebration will take place. Ventspils Adventure Park Marathon is expected to take place on June 16, but solstice will begin with “Day of Herbs” on June 21 in Ventspils, Līgo events – on the evening of June 23.

Ventspils new tourism newspaper is released in four languages – Latvian, Russian, Lithuanian and English – in 250,810 copies. The tourism newspaper is available at the Tourism Information Centre and in Ventspils tourism objects as well. In addition, as a free attachment, the readers will receive Ventspils tourism newspaper in 215,600 copies in different languages printed along with the press – in Latvian with newspapers “Diena”, “Neatkarīgā Rīta Avīze”, “Latvijas Avīze”, “Privātā Dzīve” and “Kurzemes vārds”, in Russian with newspapers “Суббота”, “МК-Латвия”, “Лиепайская Неделя” and “Сегодня Неделя”, but in Lithuanian with newspaper “Lietuvos Rytas”.

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