Looking for an exciting and off-the-beaten-path holiday destination? Look no further than Latvia! Located in the Baltic region of Northern Europe, this hidden gem offers a perfect blend of rich history, stunning architecture, and beautiful natural landscapes. From the charming capital city of Riga to the pristine beaches of Jurmala and the picturesque countryside, Latvia is a destination that will captivate your heart. Embark on a memorable journey and create lasting memories on your holiday in Latvia!
Explore the historic city of Riga, known for its well-preserved medieval architecture and vibrant atmosphere. Stroll through the charming cobblestone streets of the Old Town and marvel at the stunning Art Nouveau buildings that line the boulevards. Visit the iconic Riga Central Market, housed in historic Zeppelin hangars, and indulge in the local culinary delights. Immerse yourself in the city’s rich cultural scene with its numerous museums, galleries, and theatres. Riga offers a blend of history, culture, and contemporary vibes, making it a perfect destination for those seeking a unique and diverse experience.
Discover the beautiful seaside resort town of Jurmala, located just a short drive from Riga. With its pristine sandy beaches, charming wooden houses, and lush pine forests, Jurmala is an oasis of relaxation and natural beauty. Take a leisurely stroll along the Jurmala Beach promenade and enjoy the fresh sea breeze. Relax in one of the many spa centers and indulge in wellness treatments. Explore the vibrant arts and culture scene in Jurmala, with its numerous festivals, concerts, and art exhibitions. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing beach holiday or an active outdoor adventure, Jurmala has something to offer for everyone.
Escape to the picturesque Latvian countryside and discover the country’s natural wonders. Visit Gauja National Park, known as the “Latvian Switzerland,” with its stunning landscapes, deep valleys, and medieval castles. Hike through the enchanting forests and enjoy breathtaking views from the cliffs. Explore the charming towns of Sigulda and Cesis, known for their historical significance and architectural beauty. Experience the warm hospitality of the Latvian countryside by staying in a cosy guesthouse or farmhouse and enjoying traditional Latvian cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients. The Latvian countryside offers a tranquil escape where you can connect with nature and immerse yourself in the country’s rich heritage.
BEST TIME TO VISIT
Best visited in the summer months (between June and August), which also a great time to be heading to the coast. Snow can come as early as mid-November, and winters are usually cold.
Around 2 1/2 hours
Those who love small, easy-to-navigate cities – and beautiful, expansive national parks and open spaces.
HOW TO GET THERE
Flights are available from London – Stansted with Ryanair, Gatwick with Air Baltic (and a new British Airways service from Heathrow in winter 2023)
IDEAL TO COMBINE WITH
Really easy to combine with nearby Baltic neighbours Lithuania and Estonia by train, as well as hopping over to Finland.
OUR FAVOURITE LATVIAN DESTINATIONS
We would be delighted to talk about your holiday arrangements over the phone. You can contact us between 8am and 10pm every day (outside of office hours may not be immediate).
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Our office is open 9:30am to 5pm Monday to Saturday (excluding Bank Holidays). If you wish to make an appointment, please either call or send a message, although it’s not compulsory.