While you can undoubtedly see the main tourist attractions in 1 or 2 days in Riga, I recommending spending at least 3 days in Riga to give yourself an opportunity to explore beyond the central areas of the city.
How can I spend 2 days in Riga?
If you still have time during your 2 days in Riga here are a few other options!
- Visit the Latvian National Museum of Art.
- Make a stop off at the Museum of Occupation of Latvia.
- Check out the Latvian National Opera.
- Walk to Powder Tower.
- See the animals at Riga Zoo!
- Grab a coffee at Dome Square.
Is Riga expensive to visit?
How much money will you need for your trip to Riga? You should plan to spend around €82 ($98) per day on your vacation in Riga, which is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors. Past travelers have spent, on average, €26 ($31) on meals for one day and €12 ($14) on local transportation.
What is there to do in Riga for 3 days?
What to do in Riga?
- 1 – Explore the Old Town. …
- 2 – Take a free walking tour. …
- 3 – Head up St Peter’s Church for a great view. …
- 4 – Check out the House of Blackheads. …
- 5 – Marvel at the Art Nouveau architecture. …
- 6 – Visit the central market. …
- 7 – The Freedom monument. …
- 8 – Visit some of Riga’s best museums.
How many days do you need in Vilnius?
While 2 days in Vilnius is generally enough to see most things and to get a good feel for the city, we would recommend trying to spend 3 days in Vilnius in order to be able to get the most out of Lithuania’s capital while also being able to go on a day trip or two.
How much does a meal cost in Riga?
Cost of Living in Riga
|Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant||8.15€|
|Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course||40.00€|
|McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)||6.00€|
|Domestic Beer (1 pint draught)||3.20€|
Is Riga safe for tourists?
Riga is a relatively safe city when compared to other cities in Europe. As with all big cities you must be aware of your surroundings. Pick pocketing is common within the tourist areas of Riga, specifically in the central market and between the bus station tunnel and the Old Town, along Valnu Street.
Is Latvia expensive to visit?
Compared to some other European countries we have visited, Latvia is a little cheaper, however, it is more expensive than Latin America. We keep tabs on our travel costs for different countries as we roam the world. Check our travel costs by country list and see how much your next trip may cost.
Is Riga good for a city break?
Riga is the capital of Latvia. It is also the largest capital city in the Baltic States which are made up of Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia which sits in the middle. It is by no means a “big city” which makes it a great place for a city break or even a weekend getaway.