"Relatively simple, but OK"
Reviewed 30 August 2014 by Teunis
StenaLine doesn't use the newest ships on the passage from Nynashamn to Ventspils. The food being offered is also relatively simple und limited. However, the price for the passage is also quite reasonable and the atmosphere on board is relaxed.
'Teunis' travelled Nynashamn Ventspils with Stena Line on Stena Flavia
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The Swedish town and port of Nynashamn is located in Stockholm County and lies around 60 km to the south of Stockholm. The port is one of the main destinations on the Swedish mainland where ferries depart to the island of Gotland. The summer months sees many people visiting the town as it is popular with holidaying Swedes. During the summer the town hosts a harbour party where the harbour is full of boats of all sizes and many visitors. Along with local craft fairs, visitors will also find a steam train operating between the town and Stockholm. In the town visitors will find a number of restaurants and boutiques selling locally made goods. There is not a great deal to see in this modern town which is generally full of modern, uninteresting, buildings. There is a library and a one screen cinema which is centrally located as are a limited number of shops which cater to mainly local people. During the early 20th Century, Nynashamn also became well known as a spa town, though most facilities were closed down before the end of World War I.
From the port, ferries can be taken to Gotland and Gdansk in Poland.
The Latvian town of Ventspils is located in the north west of the country, in the region of Courland, and is a town that is known for its festivals, concerts and cultural events which draws in many thousands of visitors each year. In July of each year the town hosts the final concert of the Latvian pop music poll "The Musical Hits" which is held in Renka Garden. Also in July, during the second week, the town hosts the celebration of the Sea Festival and during the first week of August people visit the town for the annual City Festival. Also held in Ventspils every winter is the award ceremony of the Latvian Radio broadcasts "Musical Bank" and the televised Latvian selection for the Eurovision Song Contest. For the family, Ventspils Adventure Park offers a hill for skiing, a rope track, bobsled, BMX tracks, trampolines, kiiking swings, a summer tubing track, and other entertainment.
Importantly, the town's port remains ice-free and operates ferry services to Sweden and Germany.