Top 5 Travel Destinations in Latvia

By on August 27, 2014

Latvia has many amazing places that are surrounded by the Baltic Sea. Latvia also has the widest waterfalls in the whole Europe. The medieval castles, white sandy beaches and the nature parks are the other things that have made many tourists to visit Latvia. The following are the top 5 destinations that one must visit in Latvia.

Turaida Castle

Turaida Castle

Turaida castle has been reconstructed and it is situated nearby the famous Gauja River. The castle has been constructed using red bricks and it stands tall surrounded by trees. The restored buildings portray the history of the Turaida Castle.

Venta Rapid

Venta Rapid

Venta Rapid has the widest waterfalls that spread about 886 feet and it is mostly flooded all around the year. Fishing is famous in this place and the local people used to fish in the early morning time.

Kemeri National Park

Kemeri National Park

The Kemeri National Park is situated in Jurmala in Latvia and it is the third largest national park in Latvia. This park is known for the mud spas and the mineral springs. The national parks have many swampy grounds and picturesque forests that get scattered all over them. The parks also have lakes and sulfur springs.

Gauja National Park

Gauja National Park

Gauja National Park is the largest national park in Latvia and many native tourists would visit this national park all over the year. The sandstone cliffs, stone castles, windmills, terrains and the rocky outcrops are the some of things that can be witnessed in this national park.

Old Town of Riga

Old Town of Riga

This place is known for the night life that can make you go crazy at the nights. It is also known for the Riga Zoo, Riga Motor Museum, Riga Castle and the Latvian National Museum. The buildings in this town resemble the ones in Paris and Berlin. The St. Peter’s Church and the Sun Museum are the other places that one must visit in the Old Town of Riga.

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