Salacgriva is a town of the sea and brightness of the sun. The harmony of Salacgriva's nature will strengthen your love for ever.
Salacgriva is a great place to celebrate and spend your wedding party.
Here you'll find wonderful places to take pictures of the most beautiful day of your life.
#1 Ainaži Northern pier
Water all around but you - still on land? This is what the Ainaži Northern pier is for – here you can enjoy the eternal cinema of nature – sunset – with shows every evening and every season.
#2 Liepupes manor
The Liepupe manor is one of the most outstanding baroque architectural monuments in Latvia.
In the course of time and different occurrences it has experienced glory days and oblivion.
Thanks to the caring owners, the manor has regained its ancient beauty and pride, reflecting the sense that is inherent to its times.
#3 The world of Baron Munchausen
Baron Munchausen was a prank master. We know him also as a magician, who has created a whole world in Dunte which reminds of his unbelievable heroics. As the name of the place suggests, it is a whole different world, which, once entered, will keep you occupied throughout the day. This is a place that will leave inspired and ready for further adventures.
#4 DUDU open-air forge
Iron heating in a forge, red-hot metal forging and making cocrete object, seems somthing ancient and forgotten for you? „DUDU nest” open-air forge let you enjoy forging ritual and hammer out your first nail.
#5 Salacgriva lighthouse
The lighthouse of Salacgrīva is located on the right bank of the river Salaca - it is a quadrangular white tower with a red lantern and it was built in 1925. Today the lighthouse does not operate anymore - following this lighthose, all fishermen have already found their way home and the story has ended happily. The lighthouse was built, because due to the numerous sandbanks the coast between Salacgrīva and Ainaži was considered to be the most dangerous area for sailing in the whole Gulf of Riga.
#6 Vidzeme stony seacoast
The full lenght of the walk from Tūja to the Latvian-Estonian border is about 44 km. At the starting point in Tūja, the first stop will be the Ķurmrags lighthouse. The next leg to enjoy will be the unique Vidzeme stony seacost and Veczemju cliffs.
#7 Ferroconcrete bridge in Annasmuiža
Ferroconcrete bridge in Annasmuiža the first ferroconcrete bridge in the Baltic States was built in 1908, but founded in June 1909. It had a great importance in the development of traffic routes in the Salaca region, because in the centre of Salacgriva there was only a ferry at that time.
#8 St. Arsenuis Ortodox Church
Ortodox Congregation began to function in Ainaži in 1889. There always have been few representatives of Russian nationality in Ainaži town. But a long time ago the Russian tsar promised to give land to those people who would accept ortodox religion. And so many latvians and estonians became the members of ortodox church.
#9 Lielsalaca Lutheran Church
In 1777 a wooden church was started to build. In 1857 it was finished maintaining the roof of the old church, the walls were built anew under the old roof. Altar piece ''Ascension of the Christ was painted in 1847 by the apothecary of Limbaži K. Gelhārs. The walls of the church are decorated with the reliefs made by sculptor Gustavs Šķilters. The pulpit and part of the benches has been maintained since the 2nd half of the 18th century.
#10 Liepupe Lutheran Church
Liepupe (Pernigele) Church is built in the period from 1777 till 1783. The church is extraordinary with its peculiar location of bell tower - on the side. Therefore the altar is not at the edge of the church, but in the centre. The pulpit is above the altar, and the pastor during the service stands in the middle of congregation. Church bell was moulded already in 1634, but the organ was obtained in 1834. On November 29th, 1971 there was a fire in the church. Baroque style church equipment, organ and archive were burnt. In 1989 the renovation was started. On May 22nd, 1999 restored church was sanctified.
#11 Lady of Refuge Ortodox Church
Built in 1873, architect R. Pflūgs. He is also the author of Birth of Christ Ortodox Cathedral in Riga.
#12 St. Maria Goreti Roman Catholic Church
Built in 1997 (architect D. Straubegs, long-term mayor of Salacgrīva). The altar cross with Christ statue is made by the sculptor Jānis Bārda. Wall mosaics "Maria Goreti" and "Vaclav Bridge"are the works of Mairita Folkmane.