Most beautiful places in Latvia



Cēsis – the most beautiful town in Latvia

Cēsis – the most beautiful town in Latvia

Cēsis with almost 20.000 inhabitants, lying at the northern part of Latvia on the Gauja river, is considered the most beautiful and the most Latvian city in the country. Cēsis boasts a rich history, many monuments and numerous cultural institutions. It became a popular destination for tourists from all over Europe. The history of Cēsis […]

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Daugavpils – second largest city in Latvia

Daugavpils – second largest city in Latvia

Daugavpils is the second largest city of Latvia, and also the metropolis of the south-eastern part of country, situated near the border with Lithuania and Belarus. It was founded in 1275, when was built a Dünaburg castle here at the river Daugava, Latvia’s “mother river”. Today the city is slowly recovering from the Soviet era […]

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Latvia – a heart of the Baltic States

Latvia – a heart of the Baltic States

Latvia is a country in the Baltic region of Northern Europe. It is bordered by Estonia to the north, by Lithuania to the south, by the Russian Federation to the east, and by Belarus to the southeast. Across the Baltic Sea lies Sweden. The territory of Latvia covers 64,589 km2 and it has a temperate […]

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The town of Sigulda – Latvian Switzerland

The town of Sigulda – Latvian Switzerland

In the central part of Latvia you can find a beautiful and historically significant town of Sigulda. It lies on the southern outskirts of the picturesque forested valley of the River Gauja. This area is an ideal starting point for trips to Gauja National Park. For its beauty it is often called “Latvian Switzerland” by […]

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Ķemeri National Park – the third largest national park in Latvia

Ķemeri National Park – the third largest national park in Latvia

Ķemeri National Park was founded in 1997 on an area of 381.65 km², which makes it the third largest national park in Latvia. It lies on the coast of the Gulf of Riga and includes forests, swamps and mires, shrubs, lakes or lagoons, natural mineral-springs and muds. The centre of Ķemeri National Park is Ķemeri […]

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Riga – the biggest and most vibrant city in the Baltics | Latvia

Riga – the biggest and most vibrant city in the Baltics | Latvia

Riga is the capital and largest city of Latvia, the biggest and most vibrant city in Baltics, and an important seaport, situated on the mouth of the Daugava. It is also the largest city of the Baltic states and third-largest in the Baltic region, behind Saint Petersburg and Stockholm. Riga’s historical centre is declared a […]

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Gutmana Ala – biggest cave in Latvia

Gutmana Ala – biggest cave in Latvia

Near the town of Sigulda are in the valley of the River Gauja several caves. The largest of them is Gutmana Ala (English: Gutmanis Cave). Although the length of the cave is 19 m, width 12 meters and height 10 m, Gutmana Ala is the largest cave in Latvia. The cave is a unique natural […]

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