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TOP 10 Destinations

This section shows the top 10 travel destinations in Latvia.

Among these destinations you will find unique natural objects, big-city opulence, as well as small-town intimacy and charm. These ten destinations are a good starting point for getting to know Latvia.

Riga

Old Town Riga is a popular entertainment district in the historical and geographical center of the Latvian capital, featuring cobble-stone streets and an abundance of architectural gems.

 


 

Rundale Palace and Museum

Rundāle Palace is a monument to 18th-century aristocratic ostentatiousness, and rural Latvia’s primo architectural highlight.

 


 

Jurmala

The resort of Jurmala is well known for its natural resources, its mild climate, the sea, its healthy air, and the curative mud and mineral waters.

 


 

Gauja National Park

The Gauja National Park is the largest and oldest of the national parks in Latvia, characterized by great biological diversity, variety of landforms, natural springs and sandstone outcrops.

 


 

Kuldiga

If you enjoy the aura and charm of a medieval town, and the opportunity to participate in cultural events that you will not find anywhere else, Kuldiga is the perfect place in which to spend a romantic holiday.

 


 

Turaida Museum Reserve

The broad area of Turaida Museum Reserve is rich with archaeological, architectural, historical and art monuments, which tell us about many historical events over thousands of years, starting from the 11th century.

 


 

Cesis

Cesis is one of the oldest towns in Latvia, the former Livonian Master’s residence, and a member of the old Hanseatic League. This ancient town has not lost its magic over time.

 


 

Liepaja

Liepaja is a place to enjoy art, music and beach activities.

 


 

Daugavpils

Daugavpils with Dinaburg Castle at its very heart, was founded by the Livonian Order and has been ruled over Poles, Swedes, Russians, and Germans.

 


 

Ventspils

It is definitely worth staying longer, because Ventspils has many great options for entertainment and sightseeing.

 

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Last updated: 
19.09.2016