Different cultures and era makes Latvia a place where old and new compliment each other. Latvia's nature is breathtaking, and the country boasts a total of 17 rivers cutting through the country.
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FLIGHTS TO LATVIA
With SAS' partner airBaltic you can travel by plane directly from Copenhagen to Latvia. If you should choose to travel to the capital of Latvia, Riga, there are several daily departures from Kastrup. Furthermore, you can choose to fly to Latvia via Stockholm.
BRING YOUR CHILDREN TO LATVIA
If you are travelling with children under 2 years (without own seat) they travel either free of charge or with a 90% discount on the flight portion of the ticket, depending on the destination. Children at the age of 2-11 get a 25% discount. The discounts do not apply for taxes and fees.
MEDIEVAL TOWNS, CASTLES AND MUSEUMS IN LATVIA
On your travels around Latvia you get to experience a historically fascinating country, which has maintained many of history's beautiful medieval towns and castles. Should you choose to visit Riga you can spend days immersing yourself in the exciting exhibitions in the many museums of the city. It is especially recommended to visit The Historical Museum which is located in the city's castle, as well as the two main galleries of Riga; the Museum of Foreign Art and the State Museum of Art.
RIGA – THE LITTLE PARIS OF THE BALTICS
Latvia's capital Riga is definitely worth a visit. The gorgeous and cosy city is rich with history, and you can find countless interesting historical buildings that are all proof of Latvia's patchy history. Here you can visit the impressive cathedral, Krievu Pareizticigo, whose construction was begun in 1211, and which has been renovated throughout centuries. You can also take a stroll past Riga's 26 meter tall gunpowder tower which was used as a prison dungeon and torture chamber in the past, as well as Riga's freedom monument erected in 1935. When the night time approaches Riga offers a buzzing city life with cafes and cosy backyards where you can enjoy a Latvian beer.
KUROPHOLD I LETLAND HEALTH RESORTS IN LATVIA
Approximately 17 kilometres from Riga is located the popular health resort, Jurmala, consisting of 12 small villages stretching over 30 kilometres along the Riga Bay. If you choose to visit Jurmala you can look forward to finding yourself surrounded by amazing nature and endless beaches in a sunny environment.
UNIQUE NATURAL EXPERIENCES IN GAUJA NATURAL PARK
Gauja Natural Park is located north-east of Riga and offers fantastic nature. The Natural Park is the biggest in Latvia and is especially known for its sandstone cliffs created during the Devonian Period. Other than the sandstone cliffs you can explore the Gutman Cave and the little village Lielstraupe, famous for its church and castle.