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Easy travel guide
Find general travel information, guides and “good to know”. Find the cheapest flights and best hotels offers in one click multi search engine - just click a city and discover the best of the country.

Travel to Latvia

Since it was able to regain its independence in 1991, Latvia has been one of the best kept secrets for a holiday destination.  Because it isn’t on the itinerary of the average person, you’ve got the opportunity to explore the intense vistas that this nation has to offer without the same crowds you’ll find elsewhere. From the architectural magnificence of Riga to the untouched landscapes that are pristine and beautiful in every season, Latvia has something amazing to offer everyone.

Latvia has a reputation of being rustic and almost medieval in nature, which the town of Sigulda puts on full display, but that is just one aspect of the personality of this nation. You can find beaches that stretch out to the horizon that are gently caressed by the blue waters of the Baltic. There’s a waterfall that is over 800 feet wide. Museums can be found everywhere with monuments, gardens, and extensive grounds to explore. But wait – there’s even more.

If you enjoy urban landscapes, then you’ll be able to find palaces throughout Latvia that look like they’ve been taken directly from a fairy tale. Some of the largest caves in the Baltic region can be found in this nation with inscriptions that date back to medieval times. Cobbled ruins, hidden art masterpieces in basilicas, or quiet villages that offer the perfect opportunity to relax are all within reach.

Now is the time to visit Latvia before it is discovered by everyone. Explore the beach or find a music club to have the perfect evening and you’ll be able to repeat this experience night after night after night.

City Guides

Click on a city for more information about the city, maps, tourist information, tours and what to see an do in the city.

Cesis

Cesis Travel Wiki Travel to Cesis Read about and get inspiration for a trip to the city, check for the cheapest flights and hotels in Liepaja Cesis is an near the Gauja National Park, and is most noteworthy for the castle ruins that are found throughout the city and surrounding it. Cesis is one of the oldest towns in Latvia; there is historical evidence of some civilization in the location as early as the 9th century AD. The new castle, built in 1778, and...

Jurmala

Jurmala Travel Wiki Travel to Jurmala Read about and get inspiration for a trip to the city, check for the cheapest flights and hotels in Jurmala Jurmala is a famous resort city for its natural curative features - mild climate, sea and fresh air, and medical mud and spa water. The resort is attractive by its golden sandy 30-km long beach, vast pine forests and the town's natural border - the Lielupe River. Jurmala boasts wooden summer cottages built in the beginning of...

Liepaja

Liepaja Travel Wiki Travel to Liepaja Read about and get inspiration for a trip to the city, check for the cheapest flights and hotels in Liepaja Liepaja is generally considered the second most important city in Latvia in terms of culture. Founded in 1250, it quickly fell under the control of the German Order and began to prosper once it became established as a major trade port. Liepaja suffered immensely from epidemics of the plague in the early 1700's, which resulted in the death...
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Riga, capital of Latvia

Riga Travel Wiki Travel to Riga Read about and get inspiration for a trip to the city, check for the cheapest flights and hotels in Riga Riga, which is the capital city of Latvia, is an important seaport and the primary financial and commercial center of all the Baltic states. Originally built in the early 13th century, it is a World Heritage Site because of its unique architecture and art nouveau. Originally a Viking trading post, the city of Riga has seen numerous conflicts...

Tukums

Tukums Travel Wiki Travel to Tukums Read about and get inspiration for a trip to the city, check for the cheapest flights and hotels in Tukums Tukums is a typical provincial town of the territory of Kurzeme, and is home to approximately 22,000 inhabitants. Located between several of the Raudas hills, it has been a position of strategic and sacred importance throughout the course of Latvian history. Several churches in Tukums are worth visiting, as well as a museum of art containing impressionistic works. ...

Travel resources

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Biggest City Latvia

Facts about Latvia, Biggest city What are the name of the biggest city Latvia, and how big are city by population. Easy overview of the informations in the sortable table below. Please note that the informations comes from various sources,if you are using the informations professional you should get confirmation that the figures are actual. Last update august 2017
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Geography and facts, Latvia

Latvia, geography and facts explained Geograhy, facts, local customs and foodie guide. All explained in videos 8 to 15 minutes, very good, informative and funny videos that will ensure you see the videos to the end. The videos are produced by Geography now, thanks for the videos and keep up the good work. Discover Latvia Since the fall of the Berlin Wall many parts of Eastern Europe have become widely accessible to tourists for the first time. Cities such as Prague and Budapest had...

Latvia Holidays

Latvia Public Holidays See the calendars for national Latvia holidays year by year. Find and just click on the year you for which you need more information about Latvia holidays, and the calendar for the year will open. When is the non working days for the year. Public / national days, see the calendar for the country here.

Money Latvia, Local Currency, Euro

Money in Latvia (notes and coins) Latvias legal tender is called Euro (EUR). 1 Euro = 100 cent. Coins in circulation: 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 cent €1 and €2 Notes in circulation: €5, €10, €20, €50, €100, €200 and €500. European Central Bank
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National Tourist Information Latvia

Traveladvisor in Latvia: Are you going on a vacation you can get lots of free and professional help, traveladvice and information from the National Tourism Organisation. Discover the country and the cities getting the most out of your vacation with the professional help from the people who knows their country and their culture the best. Latvia Tourism Authority WEBSITE FACEBOOK TWITTER YOUTUBE FLICKR INSTAGRAM GOOGLE+ PINTEREST VIMEO Travel to Latvia Latvia is one of Europe’s beautiful Baltic nations with a proud cultural tradition and gorgeous landscapes. Sandy beaches share space with seven...

Official holidays

When are holidays and no working days in the country ?

DateEnglish 
1 JanuaryNew Year's Day
VariableGood Friday
VariableEaster Sunday
VariableEaster Monday
1 MayLabour Day
4 MayRestoration of Independence day
17 JuneOccupation of the Latvian Republic Day
VariableMother's day2nd Sunday in May
23 JuneMidsummer Eve
24 JuneMidsummer
11-novL??pl?sis Day
18-novProclamation Day of the Republic of Latvia
24-decChristmas Eve
25-decChristmas Day
26-decBoxing Day
31-decNew Year's Eve
Latvia

Which are the largest cities ?

Listing of the most important and largest cities in the country

RankNamePop.
1Riga641,007
2Daugavpils86,435
3Liepeja71,125
4Jelgava57,180
5Jarmala49,646
6Ventspils36,274
7Rozekne29,317
8Ogre24,322
9Valmiera23,432
10Jakabpils23,019