Tērvete Nature Park is the largest fairytale land in Northern Europe covering more than 1 200 hectares of forested hills. The Park is located only 54 km from the popular summer resort town Jūrmala and 70 km away from the Latvian capital Riga.
Already for fifty years, Nature Park in Tērvete has been charming its visitors with its unbelievably picturesque surroundings and rich cultural heritage. Travellers are invited to explore the works of Latvian writer Anna Brigadere, the Tērvete River valley with its magnificent landscapes, the unique Old Pine Park – a great pine forest where the trees are almost 300 years old and 40 metres high.
Children and young people can combine recreation with environmental education. The activities are based on the international environmental education programme Learning about Forest.
Nature Park in Tērvete has been repeatedly rated as the friendliest place for families with children in Latvia and has also won the highest praise in a social project vote as the best tourist destination.
Ms Ruta Vazdiķe
Joint Stock Company “Latvia’s State Forests” (LVM) Nature Park in Tērvete tourist information centre deputy head..