Welcome to Latvia

Latvia – The great balance between diverse architecture, rich history and majestic nature. Latvia has 12,000 rivers and 3,000 small lakes. Around 54 per cent of Latvia is forest, making it one of Europe’s greenest countries. With over 800 Art Nouveau buildings, Riga has one of the world’s greatest galleries of this joyful style. Latvia has much to offer among the finest buildings in Europe with colorful facades, cobblestone streets, medieval castles and historical cabinets. About half of the territory of Latvia is natural and mostly untouched ecosystem; from vast fairy tale forests to beautiful sandy beaches, lakes and rivers, Latvia has it all. This Baltic nation has more than a few surprises hidden amidst its lush pine forests and architecturally rich cities and towns.

Cool Facts

Latvians love beer, Riga even has a Beer Spa.

Latvia .hero_in.tours .wrapper { background-color: black; background-color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.6); }is Wifi paradise. It has the world’s fourth fastest internet connections.

Latvia’s national sport is ice hockey.

Denim (jeans) was invented by Latvian-born tailor Jacob Davis.

Latvia has one of the world’s tallest women, with the average lady coming in at an impressive 170 cm.

Latvians are still very much pagans at heart and many surnames are about birds, animals or trees.

Activities – Highlights