Ventspils: Blue Flag Festival+ “Nikos Baltic Run”
1. day Departing from Riga (07:00). Having organized coffe break. Departure to the city of Tomorrow – Ventspils. That will host a traditional “Blue Flag Raising Festival”.Ceremony will take place at the Ventspils beach, featuring several musical surprises and lighting up everyone with joyable festive program.17 years ago in 1999, Ventspils beach was the first one in the Baltics which won the right to fly the Blue Flag, a symbol of a clean and secure environment. For the first time festive program will include international beach run “Nikos Baltic Run 2016”. The purpose of the event is popularization of a healthy lifestyle and alternative way to spend time together with friends and family. There are three types of distances you can take part in: Children’s run 500 m and adults run– 5km and 10 km distances. After the run we offer you to enjoy the festive atmosphere and buy some souvenirs from the local craftsmen. Ostas Street Promenade is a beloved place for walks. 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). Special offer to have even more fun during the day of the event for the participants from “Ventspils water adventure park” – entrance only 1 Eur. Late in the evening arriving back to Riga.
-guide-group leader service;
-Festival program, tour trade
-Participation fee for the beach run http://nikosbalticrun.com/;
-Tour boat “Duke Jacob” – adults: EUR 1,40; childrens, students, pensioner EUR 0,60.
-personal expenses (including insurance)