What to see?

What to see in Bernāti?

The Pūsēni Hill

The Pūsēni Hill

The Pūsēni Hill – the highest coastal dune in Latvia, which offers a fantastic view over the treetops to the Baltic Sea. To enjoy it, it is worth bringing your own drink and a picnic snack. The...

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Memorial Stone to Jānis Čakste

Memorial Stone to Jānis Čakste

Arriving in Bernāti in 1924, The First President of Latvia Jānis Čakste expressed joy at the fresh air of the sea area and said: "There must be a resort here!" Two years later, a memorial sign was...

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Art Gallery and Millstone Collection

Art Gallery and Millstone Collection

 In the garden of the guest house "Sīpoli" there is a beautiful house with an art gallery, there are wooden sculptures, paintings, and a collection of chinaware. The guests can see skilled wooden...

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Bernāti Lighthouse

Bernāti Lighthouse

The Bernāti lighthouse operates in automatic mode and is located on the dune, the height of its tower – 21 meters.  Initially the lighthouse was built in 1928. In the early 60s of the 20th century,...

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The Power of the Sea

The Power of the Sea

Storms change the coastline every year – the sea takes its share of Barnāti Cape piece by piece. The house of the "Veckrūmi" by the sea shows the man's struggle with the sea. The construction debris...

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Ancient Farmstead “Galdnieki”

Ancient Farmstead “Galdnieki”

In the yard you can see an exposition about the ancient history of Nīca and Pērkone people. The owners enjoy reviving ancient traditions, preserving, and displaying antiques, and organising...

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Church of Skatre

Church of Skatre

The Skatre Baptist Church was built in 1892, but the history of the congregation is older. The church is nice and cozy, but the congregation is small and services are rarely held. Alkas pēc Dieva...

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What to see nearby Bernāti?

Nīca

Nīca was first mentioned in writings in 1560. It is the largest of the nearby villages - from 2009 to 2021 it was the centre of the district. One of the most Latvian regions of Latvia. Nīca is proud...

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Pape

Pape was first mentioned in writings in 1253. After World War I, Pape was one of the largest fishing villages in Kurzeme, with more than 100 houses. Since 2003, the Pape Nature Park has been here,...

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Monument to Sculptor Miķelis Pankoks

Miķelis Pankoks (1894–1983) was a scultor, carpenter, fisherman, autodidact with a parish school education. He was born in the family of a fisherman in "Veckupši" at Jūrmalciems. A memorial stone is...

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The Pier of Jūrmalciems

On August 4, 1935, the Farmers Festival was widely celebrated in Nīca, and the Prime Minister Kārlis Ulmanis and the Minister of Agriculture Jānis Birznieks were present. They also visited the...

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Otaņki Antiques Storage

The Otaņki Antiques Storage displays original objects donated by locals and their age is from the Stone Age to the present day. There is a permanent exposition "Room of wealthy Otaņķi residents in...

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Nīca Local History Study Centre

In the Nīca Local History Study Centre (antiquities repository) you can get to know the rich cultural heritage and ancient names of Nīca and the surrounding area, including Bernāti and Pērkone. The...

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Dūkupju Waterfall

Dūkupju Waterfall, 2.2 metres high, is located on Dūkupju stream, which flows into the Bārta River, approximately 100–120 metres from the right bank of the BĀrta River. The waterfall is constantly...

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The Beautiful Gardens of Nīca

Local people are proud of their gorgeous gardens. Twice – in 2003 and 2010, Latvian flower friends’ gatherings were held in Nīca and its surroundings. President Valdis Zatlers called Nīca the...

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The Great Barn of Nīca

The great barn of Nīca is a locally significant and authentic architectural monument, located in the center of the Nīca. The barn will be gradually renovated by the implementation of several...

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Private Collections of the Roga Family

The Roga family offers several neatly laid out collections: Soviet-era motorcycles, presentation pens, fire-fighting equipment, typewriters, and agricultural machinery. [icon name="location-pin"...

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Nīca Evangelical Lutheran Church

Nica Evangelic Lutheran Church is bult of masonry from 1849 to 1851 according to the project of the Courland governorate’s architect F. Šulcs. The Church of Nīca was active from 1851 to 1945. During...

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Jūrmalciems

Jūrmalciems is an old fishing village on the shores of the Baltic Sea with a peculiar, pristine environment, where each house is surrounded by dunes. You usually start the sightseeing of Jūrmalciems...

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