Beyond the capital, Latvia’s lush landscapes unfold in front of you and offer incredible day tour opportunities. A visit to Gauja National Park will see you wandering through lush forests and relaxing on the pristine beaches along the Baltic Sea coastline. Just a short journey from Riga, Cape Kolka is the perfect day tour destination, located at the tip of the Kurzeme peninsula, it boasts shifting sand dunes and pine forests.
The country is also home to the deepest lake in the Baltics, Lake Dridzis, as well as the mysterious Lake Velnezers. This lake is also known as the Devil’s Lake for the strange meeting of its deep blue and lighter teal waters and its uncanny ability to elude those who try to find it. Whether your time in Latvia has you questing after elusive lakes or roaming the resplendent streets of Riga, be sure to take a day tour to profit from the invaluable knowledge of your local guide who’ll bring their country’s history and culture to life.