Venta Rapid Waterfall, Kuldiga

Must see · Waterfall · Nature / Park
In a fairytale setting surrounded by parks and villages, Venta Rapid Waterfall is the widest waterfall in Europe. Although a mere 2 m (6.6 ft) tall, the fall reaches widths of 270 m (886 ft) during rainy seasons. This official Natural Monument of Latvia is known not only for its idyllic beauty, but also for the phenomenon of jumping fish: at certain times of year fish like salmon and sturgeon swim upstream and surge over the waterfall by hurling themselves through the air. Put Venta Rapid Waterfall into our Kuldiga online trip builder to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Kuldiga.
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  • One of the longest waterfall in europe. In summer you can walk trought it by stones. Impressive view also some swimming place near waterfall.  more »
  • Factually being the widest waterfall in Europe, calling the Venta waterfall as such is misleading the expectations a bit. Although it is large by all accounts, its height of about 1 meter doesn’t...  more »

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