Not everyone knows much about Eastern Europe like Latvia, Estonia, these two Baltic countries have a long history and many beautiful medieval ancient buildings are easily found anywhere and still influential to these countries.
Latvia has been shaped by many different periods in history, made modern day Latvia a fascinating mix of old and new. Art Nouveau gems sit alongside modern architectural masterpieces, traditions are alive and well, Latvian have maintained artisanal skills like weaving, wood carving and pottery. They have strong connection to nature as well. Around 50% of our land is covered in forest, and more than 500 km long coast creates tons of beautiful beaches. Latvia is a superb destination for travellers with a keen interest in history, food and the outdoors.
Estonia is another Eastern European country which is near Finland and the Finnish loves to travel to Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, by Tallink Silja, the leading sea transportation provider on the Baltic Sea. There are around 6 schedules running to/from Helsinki to Tallinn every day, each way takes around 2 hours. The most popular spot on board must be the huge duty-free shop and the Finnish usually love to shop and get loads of their necessities here which are cheaper than their heavily taxed home country.
You can get around the city on foot or may join local bike tour, which takes around 4 hours, to visit this UNESCO World Heritage Site in a relaxing way.
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Travel period: From 1 Sep 2017 till 29 Nov 2017
Things to do in Riga
Riga – Old Town
The Old Town has highly diverse architecture, and the majority of buildings have the status of a cultural monument. The city's architecture represents various periods - Romanticism, Gothic, Baroque, Classicism, and Modernism. After the restoration of the independence of Latvia, many buildings in the Old Town were reconstructed or rebuilt to restore the historic look of the area.
The most impressive buildings in the Old Town are the Riga Dome Cathedral and St. Peter's Church, offering a wonderful panoramic view on the city of Riga from a 72 meter observational tower.
The Old Town's streets and squares have numerous restaurants and cafes for all tastes.
Sigulda has unforgettable landscapes that include the picturesque banks of the old valley of the River Gauja.
The medieval castle ruins and the new castle, along with the legendary Gūtmanis Cave, Sigulda Walking Stick Park (Spieķu parks), and Key Square (Atslēgu Skvērs), all serve to symbolise the three historic centres - Sigulda, Krimulda and Turaida - and are some of the most interesting places that you can visit while you are there. The gardens of Turaida Castle are home to the Rose of Turaida grave which is connected to one of the best-known love legends in Latvia - the legend of the Rose of Turaida. The amazing view across the old valley of the River Gauja can best be enjoyed from the aerial tram that connects both banks of the River Gauja.
Best Thrills In The Baltics! Sigulda Adventures offers variety of exciting activities such as cable car ride experiencing an amazing landscape over Gauja Valley, Bungee Jump dive 43m head down from a cable car, Zipline on a cable car track to view the best vantage point of the Gauja Valley!