Riga Castle, Latvia
Riga Castle, Latvia

Overview

Visit Latvia, home to Europe’s widest waterfall, surprisingly beautiful beaches and pagan festivals. Over half of this county is covered by forest, which makes it a refreshing place to explore and Latvia’s midsummer celebrations are made that much more special by the 20-hours of daylight it enjoys during the season. Outside of its natural wonders, Latvia’s history is just as mesmerizing. The capital of Riga is an appealing historic city with a distinctive Baltic character. It boasts a wealth of Art Nouveau architecture, a 13th century cathedral and a carefully restored 14th century castle. The ideal destination for a traveler wanting something both refreshing and captivating.


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Country Information - Latvia

  • Currency - The currency of Latvia is the Euro
  • How to Dress - Latvia is fairly liberal when is comes to dress
  • Cultural Differences - Since the end of communism in Latvia there has been a resurgence in religion with the majority of the population belonging to the Lutheran church. Hierarchy and family are both very important in Latvia
  • Language - Latvian is the official language of Latvia
  • Tipping - Tipping is expected in Latvia. 10% is a reasonable amount. Archaeological Tours will take care of gratuities to restaurant staff, local guides and drivers