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Discover the rich history of Latvia

Are you curious about the impressive country of Latvia? It’s full of history which is very evident from the buildings, castles and churches that date back to different periods. Latvia is one of the Baltic states and it is gaining popularity among tourists. It is a beautiful country with stunning nature and national parks where you can go hiking and canoeing. Discover its long coastline, golden yellow sandy beaches and wide dunes. Book your flight, accommodation, hire car and activities with Transavia Holidays and you can fly to Riga in around two hours!

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Take a trip to the capital city, Riga

Riga is the largest city in Latvia and the Baltic states. Wander through its atmospheric, bustling streets with shops, terraces and restaurants. Discover the old town of Riga with its old churches and merchant houses and feel the city’s history. The colourful parks and gardens around Riga are also certainly worth a visit during your trip. Would you like to see the city from up high? You can do this if you visit Saint Peter’s Church where you will enjoy a view over the fairytale streets of Riga and the Daugava River.

"Latvia is a wonderful country with pristine nature, delicious cuisine and lots of history. It’s a country filled with surprises."

Tips for fun activities in Latvia

Latvia has breathtaking scenery and around half of the country is covered with forests, rivers and lakes. If you are a true nature lover, you should visit Latvia’s four nature parks where you can admire various species of birds and wonderful nature. Latvia also boasts lovely seaside resorts such as Liepāja and Jūrmala. These are wonderful places to while away time! If you want to see more of the Baltic states, why not hire a car and take a trip through Estonia and Lithuania. These unique countries are just a three-hour drive away.

Latvian cuisine

Do you enjoy good food? In Latvia, people love traditional dishes and organic, local produce. You will often see dishes in restaurants with ingredients such as potatoes, cabbage, rye bread and vegetables on the menu. Due to the country’s location by the sea, you will always find fresh fish.. Bon appétit!