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U.S. business news portal recommends Riga as one of Europe's five most attractive cities

11.08.2011

The U.S. business news web-site, ''BusinessInsider.com'' has declared Riga as one of the five most attractive European cities for summer travel.

The U.S. business news web-site, ''BusinessInsider.com'' has declared Riga as one of the five most attractive European cities for summer travel.

Riga was given the distinction along with Faro (Portugal), Amsterdam (the Netherlands), Crete (Greece) and Barcelona (Spain).

In describing Riga, the web-site mentioned that ''Eastern European cities are the perfect way to enjoy a historical trip cost affordably''.

The article states that Riga terraces are filled with locals simply enjoying the long summer evenings; also the 800-year-old cobbled streets decorated in the Baroque style, the golden sand and the excellent spa and resorts in Jurmala are mentioned.

 

http://www.businessinsider.com/the-top-five-european-cities-for-summer-travel-2011-7

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