Ostas Street Promenade, Ventspils

Ostas Street Promenade is a beloved place for walks both by Ventspils residents, as well as visitors of the city.

From one side, it is enclosed by the River Venta and Ventspils Port businesses, from the other – by historic buildings and tourism objects. You can see the city from the water by taking a 45 minute long cruise along the port and the mouth of the Venta River on a tour boat called “Duke Jacob” (Hercogs Jēkabs).

Until the middle of the 20th century there were located harbour warehouses or so called „spīķeri”.

There is established the Ostas Street promenade or Ventmala with several famous tourism objects – The Livonian Order Castle, excursion boat „Hercogs Jēkabs”, Kr.Valdemārs monument, figurative flower bed „Mārītes” (“Ladybirds”) etc.

Ostas Street Promenade or Ventmala delights the visitors thanks to several outstanding tourism objects – Livonian Order Castle, tour boat “Hercogs Jēkabs”, monument to Kr. Valdemars . Flower beds and flowers

During the shipping season a small boat “Hercogs Jēkabs” departs from the pier every day taking tourists on a ride along the river Venta. This is a really excellent opportunity to watch the city of Ventspils, Ventspils free port as well as the sea gate.

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