Latvia Travel Guide

From seaside to nature to nightlife, Latvia has more to it than might initially meet the eye. Continue exploring the Baltics in this small but fun filled country! 

Latvia

Things to Consider

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Photo by Mockaroon on Unsplash

When to go 

The weather is the most pleasant in late spring or summer (late May – August) but even then it can be rainy with chilly nights so bring layers. Fall is brisk but beautiful and the winters in Latvia are long and cold, lasting from November through April at times. 

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Covid-19 Updates

July 16: All passengers must be registered upon arrival. EU, EEA and a short list of other countries can arrive without restrictions. Others might be allowed but with restrictions. 

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Jason Leung on Unsplash

Money

Official currency: € Euro

Budget: A very budget friendly destination! Dorms range from €5 – €15 per night with an average daily budget of €20. You can find 3 and 4 star hotels start at €40 for a double room. 

Credit cards:  Common but have cash in markets, small towns and smaller local shops.  

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Calvin Hanson on Unsplash

Where to go 

Suggested itineraries for traveling Latvia

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Visas

Schengen state. 62 countries can enter for 90 days within 180 visa free. 

**Always check with your government for the most up to date information on visa requirements.**

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Vaccines

None

**Recommendations are given assuming you are up to date on routine vaccinations. Always check with your government for the most accurate and up to date information on required vaccinations for Latvia travel specific to your country**

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Safety 

Exercise Normal Precautions

**Always check with your government for the most accurate and up to date information on safety**

Latvia

Basic Info

Capital: Riga

Official Languages: Latvian

Plugs: European plugs with the rounded tips

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