Latvia Slide
Northern Ireland

Information for visitors


Located at the coast of the Baltic Sea, Latvia is one of the three Baltic countries offering a wide range of tourism attractions. Famous for its beautiful rural landscape, forests, fast rivers and lakes, the country is also known for its rich history and sophisticated cultural heritage. After opening borders to European Union countries and joining the Schengen Area, tourism in Latvia has developed significantly providing modern and quality services for tourism, leisure and recreation. Learn more [link to]

City break

In Old Riga, visitors can enjoy the fascinating architectural monuments, medieval castles, ancient and modern churches as well as cafes, pubs, night clubs and traditional Latvian celebrations. Learn more [link to]


Latvia offers several possibilities for active holidays in the countryside where visitors can enjoy the scenic landscape and rich nature. Learn more [link to]

Health tourism

Recently Latvia has become attractive health tourism destination with many private healthcare clinics providing high quality, individually tailored healthcare programs at affordable prices.

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In order to ensure a pleasant and safe trip to Latvia, please read the recommendations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Latvia and the State Police. Learn more [link to]

Entry and Visa

Information on entry to Latvia and visas are available on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Learn more [link to

Residence and Work Permits

The Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs can provide visitors useful information on residence and work permits. Learn more [link to]

Dr. Gerard O’Hare, Honorary Consul
of Latvia for Northern Ireland

Honorary Consulate of Latvia
in Northern Ireland
30 Monaghan Street, Newry,
Co. Down,Northern Ireland,
BT35 6AA

T: +44 (0) 28 3025 4577
F: +44 (0) 28 3025 4561

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