#01 JÜRMALA

Join the Latvian summer beach party at this string of seaside resorts.

Things not to miss: Fire on the sand beach, Jurmala, Latvia.© Pavels Dunaicevs/Shutterstock 

#02 VENTSPILS

Vibrant port city with bizarre cow statue parade and one of the Latvia’s best beaches.

Things not to miss: Metal cow, Ventspils, Latvia.© Alexander Tolstykh/Shutterstock

#03 SIGULDA

Explore the castle ruins and hiking trails of the gorgeous Gauja Valley.

Things not to miss: Turaida Castle, Sigulda, Latvia.© Ksenija Toyechkina/Shutterstock 

#04 RIGA

View the exquisite Jugendstil architecture, and party in the many bars.

#04 RIGA

#05 KOLKA

Get away from it all amid tiny seaside villages and windswept coast.

Things not to miss in Latvia: Cape Kolka, Latvia.© Bildagentur Zoonar GmbH/Shutterstock

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