Did You know that having working visa in Europe means no more staying at home! You can travel to all European Union countries. So let’s travel together to Latvia!
From big city sophistication to heartfelt country hospitality, Latvia has a warm welcome for every visitor. Discover ancient castles, wander through stunning valleys or laze on miles of beaches in this Baltic gem.
Here above you can see the list of places that we recommend to visit in Latvia!
Latvia’s capital of Riga is one of the Baltic Sea’s most beautiful and historic cities. Its rich architectural heritage reveals over 800 years of cultural, economic and political vitality and has earned it recognition as a UNESCO Cultural Heritage site. Riga is also famous for its Jugendstil architecture. While history is lovingly preserved in this former Hanseatic city, it continues to grow and develop a distinctly modern character as well.
Jurmala is famous for its natural curative features – mild climate, sea and salubrious air, medical mud and spa water. The resort has a unique 32 km long golden sandy beach, vast pine forests and a blue natural border – the Lielupe River.
- Daugavpils Church
Roman Catholic Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary was built in 1905. The church building was designed by architect Wilhelm Neimanis. The church facade with two towers together with the ordently towers is made in the Neobaroque forms, and the Historicist interiors are augmented by a copy of Bartolome Estebam Murillo’s “Immaculate Conception”, painted by St. Petersburg artist Alexander Borawski in 1906. In 1909 Roman Catholic Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary acquired an organ created by A. Homan from Poland. This is one of the largest instruments in Latvia by Polish organ-builder.
- Sigulda Castle
Sigulda Medieval Castle ruins are located on the edge of the Gauja valley in Latvia. The original castle was built in 1207 as a castellum type fortress, later rebuilt into a convent type building. The residence of the Land Marshal of the Livonian Order since 1432.
- Due to its importance as a tourist attraction, the old castle walls have been fortified many times in the 20th century. The castle reopened its walls to visitors in 2012 and now encourages everyone to step back in time and enjoy the surroundings that bore witness to many historical events. It is possible to climb up the North Tower, the Main Gate Tower and enjoy the medieval aura.
- Livonia Order Castle. Bauska
Bauska Castle is situated on a picturesque spit of land where the Mūsa and Mēmele rivers converge into the Lielupe. The Bauska Castle ensemble consists of two sections. Livonian Order Castle, built in the middle of the 15th century, is the oldest one – with only ruins remaining. A more recent part of the ensemble, built in the late 16th century, is the residence of the Kettlers, the Dukes of Courland.