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Address: Ventspils district, Tārgale parish, Oviši

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

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. Oviši 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 


Ticket prices

Lighthouse visit for adults 

EUR 0,80 

Lighthouse visit for children 

EUR 0,35

Tent site for adults 

EUR 6,00 per day

Tent site for children  

EUR 1,00 per day

Car parking in the lighthouse territory (up 2 h - free)

EUR 3,00 per 1 day

Opening hours

08:00-18:00 (1,2,3,4,5);

10:00-16:00 (6,7)




Address: 6 Darzu Street, Ventspils, LV 3601
: +371 63622263, +371 29232226

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