Riga Guide

Guide Book for Stags in Riga

WEATHER

Climate: average temperature 9°C 
Summer season - July 20°C
Winter season - January -5°C

TURIST INFORMATION
The official site of Riga Tourism Coordination and Information Centre

TELEPHONE
The country code for Lativa is +371. 
The number for the emergency line is 112. 
A hotline for tourists is available at +371 2203 3000.

OPENING HOURS
The visiting hours of museums, galleries and castles are regularly from 8-9am to 5-6pm. Many of them are closed on Monday. Some shops shut Saturday afternoon.

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS
Jan 1: New Year's Day
Easter: Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Easter Monday
May 1: Labour Day 
Jun 23: Ligo Day / Midsummer's Eve
Jun 24: Saint John's Day (Janis)
Nov 18: Proclamation of Independence of the Republic of Latvia 
Dec 25: Christmas Day
Dec 26: Boxing Day / Saint Stephen's Day
Dec 31: New Year's Eve

Basic Info

Time difference:            GMT+1

Visa w/EU passport:       Not required

Flight time from UK:        2h 50min

Currency:                        LET

Voltage:                          220 V (as UK)

 

Embassies

UK:

Riga, 5, J. Alunana Street

Tel. (+371) 6777 4700

Ireland:

Riga, Valdemara Centrs 632, Kr. Valdemara iela 21

Tel. (+371) 703-5286