A night stroll through Valmiera city in Vidzeme region

A night stroll through Valmiera city in Vidzeme region

Valmiera is one of the oldest cities in Latvia. Once a member of the Hanseatic League, Valmiera is currently Vidzeme region’s largest city.
Ogre city festival was held on August 23, 2014

Ogre city festival was held on August 23, 2014

On August 23, 2014, Ogre city festival was held for locals and guests. The celebration entailed sports activities and various entertainment...
The lively “Women rally Jurmala 2014” takes place in Jurmala

The lively “Women rally Jurmala 2014” takes place in Jurmala

On August 23, the lively “Women Rally Jurmala 2014” took place in Jurmala.
The traditional «Lamprey Festival» takes place by the seaside in Carnikava village

The traditional «Lamprey Festival» takes place by the seaside in Carnikava village

«Lamprey Festival» is the biggest festival in the Vidzeme region, Carnikava village, taking place every August to celebrate the start of lamprey fishing season.
Travelnews.lv visits the Devil’s Hill in Jaunpils

Travelnews.lv visits the Devil’s Hill in Jaunpils

Legend says that a local lord imprisoned his servant in a cave for a wrongdoing.
Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church is the first Catholic Church in Riga after the Reformation in Livonia

Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church is the first Catholic Church in Riga after the Reformation in Livonia

Built in classicism style, it was a dedication to the Lady of Sorrows, symbolizing the oppression in Terra Mariana (Livonia).
Theatre street performances are a gift from Prague to «Riga 2014» celebration

Theatre street performances are a gift from Prague to «Riga 2014» celebration

The performances of "The Trick Brothers”, "Décalages" ensemble and "V.O.S.A." street theater is a gift from Prague for the Riga 2014 celebration.
Old Mazā Kalna Street Market holds an event «Latvian horses then and now»

Old Mazā Kalna Street Market holds an event «Latvian horses then and now»

Horses have always played a meaningful part in the history of mankind. This gracious animal is not only a good helper in daily tasks, but a loyal companion as well.
The Alberta Street celebration

The Alberta Street celebration "A 100 years ago in Alberta Street" entertains all participants

Alberta Street celebration "A 100 years ago in Alberta Street" brings joy to participants and observers with concerts, dances and Art Nouveau era clothing.
Latvian Railway History Museum is open for the last 20 years

Latvian Railway History Museum is open for the last 20 years

During this time, the museum created a vast collection of railway history data, opened exhibitions in Riga and Jelgava, and renovated railway vehicles.
Bauska St. Sacrament Catholic Church attracts many tourists

Bauska St. Sacrament Catholic Church attracts many tourists

The Bauska Catholic Church was built in 1864. The interior was designed in the second half of the 19th century.
The Rundale palace park is a wonderful place for a weekend stroll

The Rundale palace park is a wonderful place for a weekend stroll

The 10ha large French Baroque garden is the most prominent historical park in the Baltics. It was laid out at the same time the palace was built in 1736-1740.
A tourist from Argentina entertains Rigans and city guests

A tourist from Argentina entertains Rigans and city guests

A world-traveler Damian Zen from Argentina has come to Riga for a few days with entertaining bubble-blowing activities
The only Northern Latvia’s forest museum in Kirbizhi manor complex

The only Northern Latvia’s forest museum in Kirbizhi manor complex

Built in the 18-19th century, the only forest museum in Northern Latvia (Vidzeme region) is operating in Kirbizhi manor dryhouse-barn complex since 1989.
Riga holds a large-scale international festival of street art and world music  «Re Re Rīga»

Riga holds a large-scale international festival of street art and world music «Re Re Rīga»

Participants of the magnificent international festival of street art and world music «Re Re Rīga» entertain observers with a number of various performances
Travelnews.lv learns about the traditions of bread-making in N. Bomis’ bakery «Lielezers»

Travelnews.lv learns about the traditions of bread-making in N. Bomis’ bakery «Lielezers»

The pride of «Lielezers» bakery is a real rye bread which is baked by the ancient methods and recipes, and the value of which is comparable to the best class cognacs.
Jaunpils medieval castle offers unique accommodation in Latvia

Jaunpils medieval castle offers unique accommodation in Latvia

Jaunpils castle: a unique recreation spot in Latvia welcomes guests to spend the night in a castle built in the 14th century. More information: - www.JaunpilsPils.lv
The editorial staff of Travelnews.lv explore the picturesque Jaunpils castle

The editorial staff of Travelnews.lv explore the picturesque Jaunpils castle

Travelnews.lv editorial staff explore the picturesque Jaunpils castle, and remind about the Medieval celebration on August 9. Photo support from Jaunpils
Rezekne city festival recreates the medieval times

Rezekne city festival recreates the medieval times

Rezekne city festival in Latgale (August 1-3, 2014) recreates the medieval times, concluding with a spectacular fire show.
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