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LATVIA

Welcome to Latvia. Small, but no less impressive, this pretty country is well known for its diverse culture and strong national identity. Almost half of the country is covered in lush pines, sprawling forest and rich wildlife, while its dynamic capital Riga is a metropolitan city with modern influences, shopping districts and an exciting art scene.

Visit Riga’s cobbled Old Town with a Local Expert and head to Riga Cathedral, to see the city walls, the House of the Three Brothers and the castle of the Livonian Knights. Enjoy the scenic views as your coach drives through Masuria and along the Gulf of Riga.

With Insight Vacations gain access to exclusive experiences: • Enjoy the vibrant colors and flavors of Riga as you wander through the maze of stalls in its Central Market.

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Travel Tips

When to go: Visit Latvia in late spring or summer for milder weather to stroll around its cities and explore its great outdoors.

SPRING

MAR - MAY

sun

7 °C

Avg Temp.

SUMMER

JUN - AUG

sun

17 °C

Avg Temp.

AUTUMN

SEP - NOV

overcast

12 °C

Avg Temp.

WINTER

DEC - FEB

snow

0 °C

Avg Temp.

Time Difference

London GMT +3

Currency

Euro (EUR, €)

Language

Latvian

Population

1.95 million

Capital City

Riga

Electricity

European Standard of 230V, with a frequency of 50Hz.

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