Riga Travel Guide
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Riga Travel Guide
Where is Riga?
Your annual leave's been signed off, work friends have suggested Riga and you just need a little reminder of where it actually is? Sit back and let us guide you there.
It's the national capital of Latvia and about 75 miles to the northeast of the noteworthy city of Siauliai.
Around 750,000 people live in this area of Latvia, so there are lots of opportunities to make some new acquaintances.
Places to Visit in Riga
You wouldn't want to visit Riga without going to exceptional attractions like Three Brothers and St. Peter's Church. A few other fine options are St John's Church and Riga Castle. If you have the time, try to see them all.Freedom Monument is a prominent landmark that acts as a symbol of historic events. Seeking some more options? You don't need to be a history buff to enjoy an excursion to Powder Tower. This historic tower stands head and shoulders above the rest! But that's not all there is! Whether you're embarking on a spiritual pilgrimage or simply curious about what's behind its doors, visitors are always welcome at Riga Cathedral. Why not take a seat in a pew with other worshipers and attend a mass?
Car Rentals in Riga
Adventure is waiting for you, and the best way to find it is with the freedom of your own ride. See and experience more by checking out car rentals in Riga via Orbitz.
Grab your suitcase, climb into a car and kick-start your vacation as soon as you arrive at Riga International Airport. You can pick up your rental at Ace, located at Jaunrudas, 5 miles from the terminal.
Sixt is found in the heart of the city at Elizabetes iela 55. This makes it an easy option for those staying central.
Where to stay in Riga – Hotel Accommodation
It's a piece of cake to secure a room in Latvia's capital city. Orbitz offers 112 hotels in Riga
. Book soon for the best perks!The Dome Hotel & SPA - Relais & Châteaux
is one of our favorite upmarket hotels. If it's already booked out, check out the Gallery Park Hotel & SPA, a Châteaux & Hôtels Collection
, another fabulous option. If you're traveling on a tight budget, we recommend the Motel Autosole
and the Central Park Hostel
Nearest Airports to Riga
After traveling all the way to Riga International Airport (RIX), you'll just have one more journey to take before you reach your final destination. The terminal is situated 5 miles west of the downtown area.
Popular Places to Visit Near RigaGātciems
is a popular destination with tourists. It can be found 18 miles from Riga, and there's no shortage of things to do. Kemeri National Park is a great place to start understanding the culture of the region. The Kemeri Love Islet and Kmeri Forest house shouldn't be missed either. Ezerzviedri
is another neighboring area located just 20 miles away. Travelers come here for Saulkrasti Tourist Information Center, Sunset Trailhead and Saulkrasti Open Air Stage.
No Cancellation Fees
Need cancel or adjust your booking? Wondering what the fee is? Well, you'll be pleased to hear that we don't have one!^ With any luck, your selected airline and hotel don't either, but it's wise to contact them regarding their rules.