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Make a holiday rental home or self-catering villa in Latvia your home away from home

Located on the eastern shore of the Baltic Sea, in the northeast of Europe, surrounded by Lithuania, Belarus, Russia, Estonia and the Baltic Sea, is the small nation of Latvia. The country has ancient traditions, a diverse landscape and a fascinating culture. Relatively untouched by throngs of tourists, Latvia is an unpretentious and mysterious country that will leave visitors to Latvia properties mesmerized.

Things to do on holiday in Latvia

This undiscovered country is sure to captivate even the most skeptical travelers on Latvia holidays. Latvia travel provides an abundance of activities to keep tourists busy, from off the beaten path tours of the beautiful countryside and historic villages, to the vibrant nightclubs in the capital city, Riga.

The Latvian countryside offers visitors the chance to explore crumbling castles such as those at Sigulda and Jūrmala. The country’s unique and diverse flora and fauna can be enjoyed at the pine-covered Gauja National Park, which also has excellent walking, cycling and hiking trails, as well as canoeing opportunities. Latvia tourism winter highlights include skiing and bobsleighing in the Gauja Valley.

Places to visit on holiday in Latvia

The capital city of Riga is located on the coast near the mouth of the Daugava River and is a charming fusion of old and new. Impressive art-nouveau architecture lines the quaint cobbled streets. The city has vibrant nightlife, swanky restaurants and great evening entertainment. Places of interest include Freedom Monument, the old city walls and the Swedish gate, Riga Castle, the bustling Central Market, as well as dozens of museums and galleries, such as the National Museum of Art.

Sigulda is located 50km east of Riga and is known as the “Switzerland of Latvia”. Old farmhouses, medieval castles and fields of yellow flowers dot the beautiful rolling green hills around Sigulda. The village is a health resort and is famous for it’s Olympic bobsled run.

The seaside resort of Jūrmala is a great place to visit during Latvia holidays during the summer. Majori and Bulduri beaches are clean and safe for swimming, although the water is cold!

If you’re looking for a party when staying in holiday rentals in Latvia then Liepāja, in the western part of the country, is the place to go. Considered the rock music capital of Latvia, this beach town hosts vibrant festivals throughout the year including the Caines Beach Party.

Inland is the picturesque medieval town of Cēsis. It is the perfect place for hiking, walking holidays, bike tours, or horse riding. There is also rafting along the Gauja, the Brasla and the Amata rivers, for the adventurous traveler. The town is also home to Latvia’s oldest brewery.

Weather in Latvia

Latvia has a temperate continental climate. Summer weather is warm and humid and perfect for exploring Latvia’s hidden treasures. Winters can be extremely cold, dominated by cold winds blowing from the eastern interior. Heavy snow makes Latvia a great destination for winter skiing holidays.

Flights to Latvia

Riga International Airport (RIX) is the main airport in Latvia. Ryanair and Air Baltic offer regular direct flights to Riga, Latvia from various locations in the UK.

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                                                                                                      Very good flat & good host Recommended to deal with!

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                                                                                                      Very good flat & good host Recommended to deal with!
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                                                                                                      Our two night stay in the apartment was very enjoyable. The apartment was easy to walk to from the bus station and was in a very central location to walk around the old city. Very good access into the apartment with key pads rather than keys. This meant any of our group of four could come and go independently.
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