Riga is the capital of Latvia and Riga is the biggest capital in Baltic states. Riga is known by it`s Art Nouveau architecture and Old town, which is included in UNESCO World Heritage. Also Riga has one of the best nightlife experiences in Eastern Europe. So why not to spend a wonderful weekend in Riga.
When you have decided to spend a weekend in Riga first thing is to get to Riga. Easiest way to get to Riga is to fly here with plain and arrive at Riga international airport. Also you can arrive in riga by train or bus but it is possible only from several locations. Next logical step is to check in to your chosen Riga hotels or other accommodations. It is recomendable to book your hotel or other accomodation ir Riga Old town because most of Riga nightlife happens in Old town so taxi services will not be needed.When you have checked in then it is time to eat dinner. Riga offers wide range of weekend possibilities like to go to restourants and bars where you can have a nice meel.Weekend in Riga is not imaginable without going out to the party. We suggest going to live concerts in local concert places or clubs to enjoy a memorable weekend start in Riga.
Weekend in Riga never ends at Friday night. In the Saturday`s morning we suggest to go do something active like going out from Riga center and enjoy Riga saburb atractions for example paintball or karting in the largest karting track in Baltic states. After that take lunch, Riga saburbs offer nice cozy dining places for democratic prices.Head back to Riga center. Next thing in your Riga weekend plan should be taking a quiet sightseeing tour in Old Riga. For example, visit St Peters Church and take the elevator to the top for an amazing 360 degree Riga view. Or visit the Freedom Monument which is one of the most recognizable landmarks in Riga located next to Old Riga. Last thing to in Saturday is to take a dinner in Riga restaurants. Riga restaurants offer all kinds of food for any taste. But Riga in weekends never sleeps so if you are interested head out to enjoy Riga nightlife.
Last day of Riga weekend should start by going to church because Riga also is the only city in Europe, where 5 different religious churches are located. Next thing you should see while spending a weekend in Riga is to go to some Riga museums like Latvian Ethnographic Museum which is one of the oldest open-air museums in Europe or visit the unique wildlife in Riga Zoo. And at the end of your Riga weekend just taka a walk and enjoy the beautiful city of Riga.