Latvians have 300 000 folk songs, isn’t it amazing?
Latvia provides a mixture of different cultures as it was for centuries under the Swedish, Polish, Russian and especially German influence. One can experience that in the Old city of Riga with its Lutheran churches and while traveling throughout the country and exploring numerous medieval castles. Long beaches of Jurmala and beautiful scenery of Latvian Switzerland – Sigulda attract many nature lovers. Riga, the largest city in the Baltic region, is a recognized center of tourism, famous for its outstanding collection of Art Nouveau architecture and for the annual Opera Festival.
What to See and Do
Riga, Riga, Riga! This is a really overwhelming city in the Baltics. Art Nouveau, Opera House, Theaters, beautiful old city, Daugava – the biggest river in the area. This city was developed as a Hanseatic League member and a port. A lot of history and art museums. Jurmala is Riga’s sea side with long beaches and beautiful nature. Sigulda is “Latvian Switzerland” and is in the Gauja National Park.
Eating and Drinking
A typical, truly Latvian, dish would be boiled “Black Peas” with small snippets of bacon. People eat a Wild mushrooms, the royal catfish, venison dishes, birch juice, sweet strawberries and sour cherries, excellent honey, rhubarb wine and beer brewed by local masters and do not forget to taste a “Bread Soup” for your desert.
How can we add value to you visit in Latvia?
Our team knows Latvian travel highlights very well and continue exploring it every tourism seazon. The world has become extremely dynamic and we love to be up to date. If you will not choose from standard offers, we will create a different balanced program for your tour, book hotel according to your preferences, provide professional driver with a good vehicle and the most important – will choose for you guides who specialize in different tour types and heritage aspects. Our team will recommend suitable restaurants and out the beaten path activity for those who seek for it.
Destination Management Company JeruLita operates individual private tours as well as small and medium size groups in cooperation with our partners. We will be glad to accommodate you in a private tour or will direct you to travel expert in your country who will register you to the groups we operate.