White dune
An archaeological monument of national significance worth to see. Approximately 20 metres high and 6,000 years old Pūrciems White dune was created by nature even before the Baltic Sea, when there was the Littorina Sea. It is the oldest of the dunes located along the Baltic Sea coast. It is located 500 metres from the sea coast. The area around the dune tells about primeval nature and the history of the dune – it is where the first Stone Age settlement at the north western coast of Latvia was discovered. To fully enjoy this archaeological monument of national importance, a special path has been built along the banks of river Pilsupīte. The path is 900 metres long and takes around 1 hour to walk it.
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