Holidays to Riga

The Daugava River bisects Riga, the right bank hosting Old and New Riga-basically, the entire city, and on the left bank (known as "Across the Daugava") the suburbs. Once known as the "Paris of the East" Riga is the heavy hitting metropolis of the Baltics, full of Art Nouveau architecture, …

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How to get to Riga

Here's what you need to know about getting to Riga. You can see the cheapest month to fly and a snapshot of flight prices for the following month. Also, don't forget to factor in your travelling time - the typical flight from London Heathrow to Riga takes 4 hours, 30 minutes.

When to go to Riga

Typical Holiday Price

£445 per person

The average price of hotels and apartments in Riga varies according to the time of year. To help you plan when to go, we've looked at the hotels available on our site, then worked out the average price per night for the quietest and the busiest months.

Cheapest Month to Visit


Based on a typical 1 week holiday - adding together the cost of flights and accommodation - November is the cheapest month to go to Riga.

Where to stay in Riga

Whatever your travelling style, we can help find you the perfect place to stay. From luxurious hotels to practical apartments, these are our most popular places in Riga, according to other travellers.

Things to see and do in Riga

Kiki Liu | Trip by SkyscannerOld Town Riga
Old Town Riga
Majella O'Malley | Trip by SkyscannerHouse of Blackheads
House of Blackheads
David Holt London | FlickrFreedom Monument
Freedom Monument
Elvira Vanag | Trip by SkyscannerHistoric Centre
Historic Centre
travel33 | Trip by SkyscannerRiga Central Market
Riga Central Market
iz4aks | FlickrLido Leisure Centre
Lido Leisure Centre
dhslit | FlickrSkyline Bar
Skyline Bar
Bernt Rostad | FlickrSt. Peter's Church
St. Peter's Church
wwhyte1968 | FlickrMuseum of the Occupation of Latvia
Museum of the Occupation of Latvia
Inga V | Trip by SkyscannerEthnographic Open-Air Museum
Ethnographic Open-Air Museum

Reviews of Riga

Bil K
Bil K

One of the best countries i’ve been to and everyone who is interested in architecture will love this city

Marzia  D.
Marzia D.

I really loved the streets and the parks of the city. The nightlife was amazing!

@oceans_mountains_fitness OnInstagram
@oceans_mountains_fitness OnInstagram

Visited Riga in 1993 after the fall of communism. It is a magical city with very sincere, humble and lovely people.

Traveler With kids
Traveler With kids

Colorful parks and great atmosphere around the old city, nice and welcome people.

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