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LATVIA DESTINATION GUIDE

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15 Day Trip

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6 Countries

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Best of Finland, Russia and The Baltic States

Take in Russia's must-see cities, plus Eastern Europe's hidden gems on this trip.

4.5 381 reviews

Prices from R55,038 pp

Visiting

  1. Belarus

    Minsk

  2. Estonia

    Tallinn

  3. Finland

    Helsinki

  4. Latvia

    Riga

  5. Lithuania

    Siauliai Vilnius

  6. Russia

    Moscow Smolensk St Petersburg

"Apart from the Medieval old town, Riga can be called one of the world’s greatest Art Nouveau galleries consisting of 800 buildings. Alberta street is almost entirely created by Art Nouveau genius Mikhail Eisenstein. I am always excited to share this architectural kaleidoscope with our guests"

Silvija, Travel Director
Latvia at a glance
With more than half the country covered by forests and white sandy coastline, Latvia is a laidback country where you can connect with nature. Join your expert Trafalgar Travel Director and discover an exquisite land of vibrant architecture, ancient traditions and untouched countryside.
Currency
The euro
Winter avg temp
-3°C
Summer avg temp
17°C
Time Zone
GMT+3
Capital City
Riga
Language
Latvian
Good Morning
Labrīt
Good Evening
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Latvia

What to pack for Latvia

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Warm clothes

With sub-zero temperatures in winter and a typical maximum of 20°C in summer, warm layers are essential for a trip to Latvia.

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Sunglasses

Protect your eyes from the sun in summer and the gleaming white snow in winter with a pair of UV protected sunglasses.

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Waterproof coat

Latvia experiences rain for almost half of the year, so pack a reliable raincoat or small umbrella to keep you dry.

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A good book

With plenty of peaceful lakes and hidden courtyards, there will be ample opportunity to immerse yourself in a good book and watch the world go by.

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An adaptor plug

Voltage in Latvia is 230V and the sockets are of Type F, with standard European 2-pin plugs.

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