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Highlights in Latvia
- Stunning natural parks
- Fairytale castles
- Excellent Art Nouveau architecture
- Spectacular waterfalls
- A shopping experience in a unique setting
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Holiday rentals and lettings in Latvia
Because of its thriving cultural atmosphere and the vibrant night scene, the capital of Latvia has been called the “Baltic Berlin”, making it an excellent holiday destination or a weekend getaway. The main holiday rentals in Latvia are concentrated in and around Riga, its capital city. Around the country you can find more secluded properties in areas surrounded by nature such as Valmiera, Cesis or Sigulda heading inland or on the contrary, close to the seaside in Ventspils. The city offers many rentals in the centre, close to UNESCO World Heritages Sites and historic monuments. Families will love the area of Mežaparks, along the shore of Lake Kīšezers, or Teika, a popular area for families with children which is also home to student housing, so the neighbourhood has a young vibe and a lively atmosphere.Find your perfect holiday rental in Latvia
In Latvia, the holiday rentals offer your a perfect place to rest, whether it is close to the Baltic Sea or surrounded by pine forests and lush green vegetation. Comfortable rentals with spacious rooms and modern furniture in the middle of nature with lovely gardens and outdoor areas to enjoy lovely afternoons reading, walking and unwinding. Close to the centre, you can find the perfect locations for city tours and convenient accommodation in lettings ideal for couples, groups and families of 4 people. Fully equipped kitchenettes, stylish interiors and all the amenities you need to make your stay a memorable one.
Holidays in Latvia
The area and getting around
Nestled on the Baltic Sea, between Estonia and Lithuania, Latvia is a wonderful country with dense, vast forests and great beaches. Wonders of nature such as the Ventas Rumba waterfall and famous for its amber and jewelry. The capital city, Riga, is home to several stunning monuments and art nouveau architecture, lots of museums, a beautiful Old Town and a well known Central Market. Discover a country full of history, nature, culture and entertainment.A country full of possibilities
The country has so much to offer to its visitors. Urbanites will fall in love with Riga but those who wish to be in touch with nature, the natural parks and reserves will thrill those looking for green scenery, lakes, rivers and fresh air. Either Gauja or Kemeri National Parks will give you an idea of the landscape and its great value. If your idea of holidays is focused on coastal locations, Saulkrasti, Karosta or Kolka are the perfect places to enjoy the wonderful beaches. In other areas, such as Jelgava, Bauska, Pilsrundale or Kuldiga will offer you the chance to discover the heritage of previous centuries with its castles, museums, old ruins and churches.
Travellers and activities
Incredible and fabulous natural parks where you can enjoy a day out surrounded by nature, wildlife and lush green forests. From the four national parks in Latvia, Kemeri National Park is the most impressive natural treasure. Known for the natural mineral springs and medicinal mud, it offers you the chance to explore and visit the bog, walk the boardwalk and get yourself into the world of pine trees, deep pools, tiny lakes, moss and the scent of wild rosemary. Slitere National Park is well known for the Blue Hills which formed the edges of the Baltic Ice Lake. Gauja National Park is the largest and oldest with caves and grottoes and finally, Razna National Park was created out of another existing park, in order to protect the diversity of biotopes in Lake Razna and the surrounding areas. Enjoy nature at its best.Latvia for history and castle enthusiasts
When we think of a castle we always have memories of great stories we were told as kids. Have the opportunity to see and visit one can be a dream come true. Latvia has great castles and manors in Jelgava, Bauska, Pilsrundale, Cesis and Kuldiga. Within medieval villages, you will find spectacular and fairytale castles and some ancient ruins. Have you ever thought of tying the knot in one of them? It is the perfect scenery for an extraordinary and memorable wedding. Start planning your special day and get married in a magical setting.
Thanks to Latvian-born tailor Jacob Davis, we can now wear jeans. He invented this tough fabric for trousers in 1871 and partnered with the German merchant Levi Strauss, established in San Francisco.
Top 5 travel tips in Latvia
By the shore of Juglas Lake you find this peculiar museum opened in 1932 with just six buildings. Nowadays it has 118 buildings in a 87-hectare land with more than 3.000 antiques and artifacts for you to admire. Depending on what time of the year you are visiting, check the museum events calendar. You might attend a folk concert, a craft festival, a concert or a traditional fair.2. Discover Old Town Riga
By the shore of Daugava River you will find the old part of the capital city of Riga. Cobblestoned streets that take you back to medieval times and impressive UNESCO sites, cafes and museums. Splendid Art Nouveau buildings are lined along Alberta iela street, mostly created by the genius of this joyful style, Mikhail Eisenstein but around the city you can find up to 800. Do not miss the Riga Dome Cathedral, Saint Peter’s Church or Riga Castle.3. Shopping time at Riga’s Central Market
One of the biggest markets and bazaar in Europe is Riga’s Central Market. The pavilions are housed in giant zeppelin hangars left behind by the German army after WWI, a notable structure from the 20th century listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Get closer to Latvian culture and traditions where merchants offer their fresh and unique produce as well as traditional and new flavours. Have a colourful experience and a fantastic shopping time at the market.4. Marvel at the widest waterfalls in Europe
The Ventas Rumba in Kuldīga is the widest waterfall in Europe, and if you happen to be there in spring or autumn you can see the exciting phenomenon of fish jumping up the rapids as they try to clear them and head for spawning sites. The entire length can be admired from both sides of the river or from the old brick bridge, not far from the waterfall. Because of a fishing technique invented by the Duke of Courland with baskets the city was known as a place where you could catch salmon in the air! Can you believe that one could catch 80-100 salmon a day?5. Do not miss the House of the Blackheads
In the Old Town of Riga, at the Town Hall Square, it is a must to visit the House of the Blackheads. This is what the Eiffel Tower is to Paris, so make sure it is in your ticking list of things to do in Latvia when you visit its capital, Riga. During the middle ages is where German single merchants could have a room to stay and also to promote business activities in the city. Nowadays, the magnificent premises are the perfect venue for events, meetings, conferences and cultural events.
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