Latvia looks like a tapestry of sea, lakes and woods, and is best described as a vast unspoilt parkland with a cosmopolitan capital, Rīga. Tourists can always secure a chunk of pristine nature all for themselves, be it for trekking, cycling or dreaming away on a white-sand beach amid pine-covered dunes.
Latvia has more cultural layers and a less homogenous population than its neighbours. People here fancy themselves to be the most artistic of the Baltic lot. They prove the point with myriad festivals and a merry, devil-may-care attitude.
In the capital city, Rīga, it's a must to visit the cathedral and the central market. Don’t miss Turaida museum in Sigulda, the castle in Cēsis, or the St Nicholas Naval Cathedral in Liepāja.
Latvia is a small Baltic country accessible to all. A legend has it that Rīga, a city full of cultural and historical attractions, will never be complete and will forever be changing and in the making. So far, the legend is proving to be true.
This is a perfect destination for families with children, even just for a weekend or a week, as well as for museum and sports lovers.
destination for families with children, even just for a weekend or a week, as well assports d’hivers.