Daugavgrīvas fortress is a historical complex of buildings in Riga. Its story begins back in the year 1608. Swedes started the construction then, till the fortress was overtaken by the Russians.
The French baroque garden covers 10 hectares and fully retains its original layout designed by Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli in 1735/1736. It is the most important historical garden in the Baltics. Read more at – http://rundale.net/en/the-park/francu-darzs/
If you enjoy the aura and charm of a medieval town, and the opportunity to participate in cultural events that you will not find anywhere else, Kuldīga is the perfect place in which to spend a romantic holiday. Kuldīga has always fascinated and attracted people, like a beautiful woman capturing one’s full attention. Painters compare […]
Located on the both sides of the Gauja River valley, Sigulda is one of the most beautiful towns in Latvia. For centuries, it has been captivationg visitors from around the world wishing to experience the breathtaking view across the valley and discover the unique objects that are, in large numbers, located right next to each […]
Welcome on board Libava sailer, an authentic historic replica of a pleasure yacht of the 17th century. Build after prototypes of shallow-draught Dutch Herren yachts, three centuries ago such vessels made part of almost every royal fleet in Europe. Originally based in the seaport of Liepaja (hence the name Libava, an old German for Liepaja), […]
Rundale Palace is a true treasury of Baroque and Rococo art in Latvia. The palace with an adjacent French Regular park were designed by a famous Italian architect Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli in the 18th century as a summer residence of the Duke of Courland Ernst Johann Biron, the favorite of the Russian Empress Anna Ioanovna. […]
Turaida Museum Reserve is known for its beautiful surroundings and history. The name Turaida means “God’s garden” in the language of the ancient inhabitants, the Livonians. When viewed from a hot-air balloon or the opposite bank of the Gauja on an autumn evening, Turaida castle rises above the green foliage like an imposing ship built […]