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.$2.42 - $4.21
Budget lunchPancakes, blinis, and potatoes are among the many cheap local options here.$3.58 - $6.32
Budget dinnerEven sit-down meals with a meat dish are very affordable in Riga if you go local.$6.11 - $11.58
Beer (.5l)As always, the local lager is the cheapest option.$2.42 - $4.11
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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)
starstarstarstarstar12.63 - 31.58
starstarstarstarstar35.79 - 52.63
starstarstarstarstar44.21 - 73.68
starstarstarstarstar42.11 - 126.32
starstarstarstarstar100.00 - 200.00
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Riga Hostel Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed4.21 - 23.16

WHERE TO GO BEFORE AND AFTER