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Address: Oviši, Tārgales pagasts, Ventspils novads 

Telephone: +371 26264616

Working hours: 

From 1 April  to 31 October 

Mon: closed

Tue-Sun: 10:00-16:00

From 1 November to 31 March

Mon: closed

Tue-Sun: 10:00-14:00

GPS 57.569169672290464, 21.719369888305664

Oviši Lighthouse

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Oviši Lighthouse is the oldest navigation building in Latvia preserved until today without visible changes. It is 33 m high cylindrical stone tower. Initial lighthouse was built in 1844, present in 1905. White light that can be seen from 7.5 miles away flashes every 7.5 seconds. Ovīši Lighthouse is in Ventspils district, Tārgale parish. Building of the lighthouse was finished in 1814 and it has remained untouched (without architectonic changes) until nowadays. The lighthouse is 37  m high and hosts the exposition of history of lighthouses.

Diameter of stone tower is 11.5 m and inside of it is the second tower (diameter – 3.5 m). Height of the tower (without lantern) is 29.6 m and the height of the lantern is 6 m (without wind sock, but with the base).

Built in 1814

Height of the tower – 37 m

Height above the sea level – 38 m 

Flashing light seen – 15 miles

Entrance fee:

Entrance fee for adults

EUR 1,00

Entrance fee for kids, seniors

EUR 0,50

Visiting the lighthouse for children up to school age

for free

Tent place 

EUR 5,00 per night

Accommodation in a tent for one person EUR 1,00

 Parking in the lighthouse area (up to 2 hours of charge)

EUR 3,00 per night

 

All tourism objects of Tārgale parish available here:

http://www.ventspilsnovads.lv/ct-menu-item-148/turisma-objekti

 

Opening hours

08:00-17:00 (1,2,3,4,5)

Tourism information only by calling, via e-mail, on-site only with certificate!

10:00-16:00 (6)

Tourism information only by calling, via e-mail,on-site only with certificate!

10:00- 16:00 (7)

Tourism information only by calling, via e-mail!

10:00- 15:00  (National holidays)

Tourism information only by calling, via e-mail!

Contacts

VENTSPILS TOUR.INF. CENTRE

Address: 6 Darzu Street, Ventspils, LV 3601
Telephone
: +371 63622263, +371 29232226
Email: tourism@ventspils.lv

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