Riga - 800 years of culture
Riga is with its one million inhabitants the biggest city in the Baltic countries. The city is an elegant mixture of medieval houses, Soviet monuments and modern business buildings.
The historic centre of Riga has been inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage List and is a must seen place for tourists. Riga is famous for its old houses and the Art Nouveau architecture in many parts of the city. The beautiful facades of the houses tell about the period of middle-class prosperity at the beginning of the 20th century.
- Riga-Stockholm route traffic by ship is postponed until further notice.
- Distance by car from Tallinn to Riga is 310 km (via Pärnu 4h 25 min)
- If you will stay at hotel in Latvia, please note that a city tax of €1/person/night will be charged by the City of Latvia at check-out. This tax will be charged from passengers over 18 years old.
Centuries meet in Riga
Riga is an exciting cosmopolitan city with a fascinating history and lots of things to do. Riga's culture and atmosphere is unique comparing to any city break destination in Europe. Did you know that the city is over 800 years old?
Baltic Beach resort
Explore the beautiful beaches, soothing spas and seafood restaurants on the Latvian Riviera Jurmala! It's located only 20 km from Riga. Read more about the pictoresque city from Latvian Tourism portal
Wander around the sights
Riga is compact city to wander around. Explore charming parks, admire Freedom Monument, visit churches and museums and have a cup of coffee in trendy Miera Street. On Saturdays you can sense the local way of life on Saturday markets of Kalnciema.