Latvia boasts a rich tapestry of history, culture, and natural beauty. With its picturesque landscapes, including dense forests, pristine lakes, and sandy beaches along the Baltic Sea. Latvia captivates visitors with its stunning scenery. Its capital, Riga, is a vibrant cultural hub renowned for its well-preserved medieval architecture, lively art scene, and bustling markets. Steeped in a complex history shaped by various civilizations. Latvia exudes a unique charm reflected in its diverse traditions, folklore, and cuisine. Whether exploring its charming towns, delving into its folklore, or enjoying outdoor adventures, it promises an unforgettable experience for travelers seeking both tranquility and excitement.

Travelling to Latvia by Ferry from the UK

There are currently no ferries sailing between the UK and Poland

However, you can still reach Latvia by ferry using either our Newcastle to Amsterdam or Hull to Rotterdam routes and continue to enjoy safe and relaxing ferry travel to mainland Europe.

Why not have a look at our Holland, Germany or Poland Destination Guides for inspiration on places to see and do while making your road trip.

Travelling to Latvia by Ferry from Europe

If your traveling to Latvia, you can currently sail directly from Germany and Sweden using Stena Line.

If you are sailing from Germany to Latvia, you can take the Travemünde to Liepājaroute. The sailing occurs onboard the Stena Livia and Stena Flavia. The route takes 22 hours and occurs once a day.

If you are sailing from Sweden to Latvia, you can take the Nynäshamn to Ventspils route. The sail occurs onboard the Stena Baltica & Stena Scandica. The crossing takes 8 hours 30 minutes, with four daily sailings.

Where ever you may be heading to in Latvia we are sure you will agree you have plenty of options on the sail.

Where to visit

Ventspils, a coastal town on Latvia’s western coast, is a hidden gem known for its maritime heritage and picturesque landscapes. Renowned for its bustling port, Ventspils offers visitors a glimpse into Latvia’s maritime history, with opportunities to explore historic ships and maritime museums.

Jurmala, a resort town on the Gulf of Riga, is renowned for its stunning sandy beaches and therapeutic mineral waters. Just a short distance from Latvia’s capital, Riga, Jurmala offers visitors a tranquil escape with its charming wooden architecture, lush pine forests, and refreshing sea breeze.

Riga, the vibrant capital of Latvia, is a captivating blend of history, culture, and modernity. Renowned for its UNESCO-listed Old Town, Riga boasts a wealth of architectural wonders, including medieval churches, art nouveau masterpieces, and cobblestone streets lined with cafes and boutiques.

Liepāja, nestled on Latvia’s western coast along the Baltic Sea, is a city steeped in maritime history and artistic charm. With its wide sandy beaches and distinctive wooden architecture, Liepāja offers a picturesque setting for visitors to explore.

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