Latvian Pirts and Wellness Festival 2023

Jun 20, 2023

Pirts and Wellness Festival will take place 19
– 23 July in Tērvete, Latvia, amidst a beautiful pine forest and on the
shore of the Tērvete Reservoir (precise location: ….).


This will be the ninth Festival, organised by our Association. Our
Festivals take place at least annually and bring together pirts
professionals, pirts lovers and many other green and healthy lifestyle
enthusiasts with its motto ‘wellness holidays in the open air’. It
encourages and brings to light Latvian pirts tradition and practice, and
the connection between people and nature.

This year’s Festival will comprise two parts – a nature wellness retreat
and the festival weekend:

  • The nature wellness retreat (three days) – a specially curated
    programme in a relaxed, natural setting in three themes: Latvian Pirts
    Tradition, Joy of Breath and Joy of Nature (registered participants
  • The Festival weekend (two days) – offering everyone the opportunity to
    enjoy the Latvian pirts culture and wellness holidays in the open air
    with pampering pirts, massage and wellness treatments, consultations,
    pirts and healthy lifestyle-themed lectures, masterclasses and creative
    workshops, an international conference ‘The world of nature and
    wellness’ (also in English) as well as exhibitions, auctions,
    competitions for aspiring pirts professionals and children, folk
    concerts and dancing, and lots more.

The festival audience:
~80 participants – small scale producers of local and healthy goods,
artists, craftsmen, pirts, SPA, massage and wellness professionals and
other healthy lifestyle specialists from Latvia and abroad;
~20 lecturers from Latvia and abroad;
~ 2000 visitors – regular people and families – from Latvia and abroad
who are interested in Latvian nature, wellness and pirts traditions.

This year festival welcomes participants and visitors from Latvia and
abroad and goes international.

We especially invite you to take part in the International
conference/seminar sessions ‘The world of nature and wellness’. A
presentation (up to 45 mins) on stage or a hands-on masterclass in pirts
room is welcome, as long as the topic relates to the theme of the
conference and festival.

So far we have confirmed conference participants from Latvia, Lithuania,
USA, Japan and Switzerland, and we are open to new participants who are
willing to share pirts/sauna/SPA & nature wisdom to people.

This year, for the first time we will host a special nature wellness
retreat (in Latvian and English) for three days before the festival
weekend and we invite you to join in if you are interested to learn more
about the latvian pirts tradition and enjoy a relaxed time in natural

Further information about the festival is listed below. Please feel free
to contact directly if you require more information – via
mobile/WhatsApp +371 29429071 or email

We will look forward for your answer and will be happy to welcome you in
the Festival.


  1. Festival poster
  2. Festival programme
  3. Festival surrounding visual.

Detailed information:
Find out more about the Association and the Festival here:

Last year festival:

FB Event & location:

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