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Regions of Latvia

Latvia is divided into 4 regions: Vidzeme (home to the capital Riga), Kurzeme, Zemgale, and Latgale. 3 of them – Kurzeme, Zemgale, and Vidzeme – are on the Baltic Sea while Latgale takes pride in a number of lakes.

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Kurzeme’s (Courland) cultural and historic heritage is as colourful as the long woolen skirts of the Suiti womenfolk, and as diverse as the...
Turaida Museum Reserve | Vidzeme
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Rocky coastline, hills, gorges and valleys, lush locales along the banks of the Gauja River – these are just some of the unforgettable...
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Southern Latvia (Zemgale)

The largest part of Zemgale is flat, which makes it different from the other regions that have both uplands and deep river valleys. Zemgale...
Ezers Latgalē
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Latgale is the only region in Latvia that has its own language that is still widely used, as well as a dominating religion - Catholicism....
Gumijlēkšana no gaisa trošu ceļa Siguldā
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Riga and surroundings

Just an hour’s drive from the capital grants you the wonderful opportunity to be able to visit some of the country’s most impressive...
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