Riga, Latvia Travel Guide Last Updated: Jan 2022

With a location that is remote for most travelers, Riga and all of Latvia aren’t obvious destinations unless you are on a serious tour of the region. Those who go to the trouble to reach Riga will be rewarded with a pleasant and handsome city center along with very low prices (by European standards) for most everything.

Why Visit Riga

Riga Facts

Population 720,000
Area 1,100,000
Timezone UTC+2
Currency Euro
Airports Riga International Airport (RIX)

WHERE TO EAT AND DRINK IN Riga

Budget breakfastIf your hotel doesn't include breakfast you'll still have cheap options nearby.$2.47 - $4.30
Budget lunchPancakes, blinis, and potatoes are among the many cheap local options here.$3.66 - $6.45
Budget dinnerEven sit-down meals with a meat dish are very affordable in Riga if you go local.$6.24 - $11.83
Beer (.5l)As always, the local lager is the cheapest option.$2.47 - $4.19
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WHEN TO VISIT Riga

TEMPERATURE AND RAINFALL

Month High F Low F Precipitations(INCH)
January28181.3
February29181.1
March37241.1
April51341.6
May61431.7
June68502.5
July71543.4
August70532.9
September61463.0
October51392.4
November39312.2
December33241.8

Riga WEATHER ADVICE

SUNRISE AND SUNSET

21 Mar6:22am6:40pm
21 Jun4:30am10:21pm
21 Sep7:07am7:25pm
21 Dec9:00am3:34pm

Where to stay in Riga

Riga Hotel Seasons

Riga Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar12.90 - 32.26
starstarstarstarstar36.56 - 53.76
starstarstarstarstar45.16 - 75.27
starstarstarstarstar43.01 - 129.03
starstarstarstarstar102.15 - 204.30
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Riga Hostel Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed4.30 - 23.66

WHERE TO GO BEFORE AND AFTER