Latvia practice, know


& diams; Identity card
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& diams; Transport
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Identity card:
  • Capital Riga

  • People : 2204708 hab. (2011)

  • Constitution: Parliamentary Republic

  • Language : Latvian, Russian

  • Religion : Protestantism, Catholicism and Orthodoxy

    Express entry:
    • Visa No, national identity card or valid passport is sufficient for tourism in Latvia.

    • Passport No, national map sufficient identification for a European national, this must be valid at least three months after your return date.

      Silver
      • Currency Latvian Lats (LVL)

      • Currency rates : LVL / EUR = 0.70280

      • Payment Cards Map of credits accepted by city and tourist area, also have cash on itself .

      • Budget stay 1 Week 300-700 euros.

      • Restaurants
        Cheap : less than € 8 / person
        Average .: 8-15 € / person
        Premium . more than 25 € / person.

      • accommodation
        Cheap : less than 15 € / night
        Average : 30 -50 € / night
        Premium : more than 100 € / night

        Transportation

        How to get there?

        • By Air: Many companies have daily flights worm Riga: Air France, Lufthansa, KLM, SAS, AirBaltic. Ryan Air flies to this destination.

        • boat There are daily flights between Riga and Ventspils from Stockholm and Rostock .

        • coach: The company Eurolines serves Latvia, it offers often cheaper fares that airlines .

        • By car: This can be achieved in Latvia via Germany, Poland and Lithuania. It takes about two days to get from the French-German border in Riga.

          On site:

          • Car : The main road network is good, much less the secondary network. snow tires mandatory from December 1 to April 1.

          • Bus The bus network is well developed and can take you anywhere in Lithuania.

          • train The rail network serves the major cities. Very slow but cheap.

            Health
            • Vaccinations No mandatory vaccine.

            • Tips: Remember

              Security
              • Flight and delinquency: No particular problems on that side, just avoid the area around the station in Riga. The Russian district also bad name.

                Seasons
                • Climate and Continental Maritime climate .

                • Average temperatures 25 & deg; C in summer and -5 & deg; C in winter.

                • Best time to reach The winters are harsh, expect sunny days to enjoy Latvia.

                  Daily life: