Car Hire Locations in Latvia
When you book your low-cost Latvia car hire with ArgusRentals.com you can be assured that you will be receiving the cheapest rates for car rental in the area. Argus Rentals searches and compares the prices of 800 well-known and independent car hire agents in Latvia, so you're able to pick up the lowest priced offers any time you stop by.
Our pick up locations in Latvia include the capital city of Riga, Ventspils, Mezciems, Purviecms and Liepaja Airport. We highly recommend a comfortable, fuel friendly vehicle to do as much sightseeing and exploring as possible. We have a wide variety of suitable vehicles including popular models like the Volkswagen Golf, Peugeot 207 and the Ford Fiesta to make your holiday extraordinary. You can also book any extra items you might need such as child seats, GPS systems and roof racks quickly and easily.
Reasons to visit Latvia:
- The Art Nouveau district: The capital city Riga boasts the biggest and best collection of Art Nouveau buildings in Europe. The district, which is made up of 800 houses, was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Latvian architects built most of them in late 19th and early 20th centuries.
- Blue flag beaches: Latvia has one of the longest sand beaches in the whole of Europe with wonderfully warm waters to swim in. The beach sections in Majori and Jaunķemeri are wheelchair friendly and they have high standards of hygiene, safety, security and infrastructure.
- Hiking, cycling and boating: Latvia is a popular destination for nature lovers and is great for bird watching; horse riding, canoeing, mountain biking and nature trails.
- Buzzing nightlife: The amazing vibe in the city begins in the Old Town, where most of the top clubs, bars and restaurants are situated. Here you can order local Latvian cuisine and just about any other meal imaginable.
A guide to Latvia:
Latvia is a charming country, full of adventure and excitement that will offer visitors a fascinating time away. There is so much history and beauty in this small holiday destination - nature, art and architecture lovers will have loads to explore during their visit. Along with museums, historical buildings and café’s galore, Latvia's capital Riga is made up of "blue zones" where you will find lakes, rivers and canals, as well as "green zones" which include natural parks, woodlands and urban squares. Many of Riga’s attractions are stunning and have become real tourist magnets. Must see attractions include the Dome Cathedral, the wooden market stalls in the Dome Square and St Peter‘s church for a breathtaking view of the city.
Jurmala is a popular resort town thatstretches down the Baltic coast and offers visitors everything from amusement parks, cafés and restaurants to outdoor camping sites and shops. The seaside area of Jurmala is one of Latvia’s most developed areas and is renowned for it’s fine resorts. Jurmala is actually a string of small towns and hamlets that spans 20 km along the Latvian coast on the west of Riga. The whole area is full of forests and woodlands, amusement parks, dunes, museums and art galleries. It is a great place to stay if you want a relaxing vacation.
The town of Bauska is a place of historical significance and here you can find the 15th century Bauska Castle.The Castle was originally built between1443 and 1456 to serve as a stronghold for the Livonian knights. Over the centuries the castle has been severely damaged from continual attacks until it was completely destroyed. A replica was reconstructed and today the castle is a museum that houses age old artifacts. Bauska Castle also hosts several festivals of ancient music throughout the year.
Rundale Palace, another major attraction from the early 18th century is located close to the town of Bauska. Where Bauska Castle was built for men at war; the Rundale Palace was built for men of leisure. Bartolomeo Rastrelli, an 18th century Italian architect who specialised in baroque architecture, designed the Palace and he has been credited for designing some of the most stunning buildings in St Petersburg. Rundale Palace is truly a masterpiece and is comprised of 138 rooms, with the most magnificent and extravagant being the gorgeous Golden Throne Room. The White Hall, a ballroom with a stark white stucco ceiling is also visually striking.
Siguldais home to Latvia’s only national park, Gauja. Even though the country is blessed with many nature preserves; Sigulda is perfectly situated for adventures in the surrounding Gauja River Valley, also known as the Switzerland of Latvia. The scenery is stunning and to top it all, there are a quite a few medieval castles dotted along the valley. Sigulda itself houses four castles including the Turaida Castle, a well restored monument with a fabulous view of the Gauja Valley. Sigulda has an excellent reputation as one of the best health resorts, as well as being a wonderful winter sports destination. It also offers cave expeditions to Viktors Cave and Gutmains Cave, both of which appear regularly throughout local folklore.