Latvia nowadays offers its foreign visitors an elegant Baltic vacation, lots of the most varied tours and excursions and delicious local cuisine.
Latvia may be truly considered nowadays the heart of the Baltic, as it concentrates all the best things that may be found in this region. A small country, surrounded by neighboring Estonia, Lithuania, Russia and Belarus, offers its visitors elegant architectural monuments of its main cities, picturesque nature and lots of tiny distinctive villages that look so attractive to the foreigners. Numerous business and shopping centers, ancient medieval castles and their mysterious atmosphere, crystal clear lakes, thick green forests and absolutely hospitable local citizens are the main reasons to choose Latvia as the next travel destination.
Even though the local sightseeings are considered one of the most beautiful in the whole Europe, there are not so many of them, so that it s possible to visit all of the in less than a week. The most popular local destination is the city of Riga, the capital of the country and one of the most beautiful European cities. Its historical center with numerous churches and cathedrals, different museums and perfectly placed observation platforms attract thousands of travelers from all over the world every year.
The main things that everyone should definitely include in their must-do list, while staying in Latvia are: visiting the vivid Riga Central Market and walking along its many-colored labyrinths of delicious food and amazing scents, attending the exciting racing competitions that are annually held in Latvia, taking a ride on the last narrow-gauge railway in Latvia, tasting the world-wide known delicious sweets of Riga and bringing lots of the back home as a souvenir to your family and friends (or eating them all alone, that is for you to decide).