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Regions of Latvia

Latvia is divided into 4 regions: Vidzeme (home to the capital Riga), Kurzeme, Zemgale, and Latgale.

Kurzeme
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West Latvia (Kurzeme)

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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North Latvia (Vidzeme)

Rocky coastline, hills, gorges and valleys, lush locales along the banks of the Gauja River – these are just some of the unforgettable...
Zemgale
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South 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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East Latvia (Latgale)

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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Day trips from Riga

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...
Unusual places to stay in Latvia
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Unusual places to stay in Latvia

Have you ever wanted to stay overnight in a three house, bubble or on the lake? It is totally possible here, in Latvia! If you are planning...
Last updated: 
27.05.2020