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Rental car Latvia - holiday destination with lots of untouched nature

Latvia is rich in tradition

Latvia is rich in tradition

Look forward to an unforgettable road trip by rental car through Latvia! Tourism plays an important role in Latvia. In the north Latvia borders on the Baltic Sea and has much more to offer besides untouched nature. As Latvia is only about 65,000 square kilometers in size, you can easily explore Latvia by rental car. Immerse yourself in Latvia's traditions and experience an exciting holiday you will remember for a long time!

Tips and hints for your trip to Latvia

The neighboring countries Estonia, Russia and Lithuania are also suitable for a detour by rental car. When booking, however, please note whether a trip abroad is included in the rental conditions. In addition, when booking on you should write in the comment field that you are planning an international trip.

Book a rental car - On the road in Latvia

The best way to get to the capital Riga from your accommodation is by rental car. Almost one third of the Latvian population lives in Riga.


If you arrive by plane, it is a good idea to rent a car either at Riga Airport or at Liepāja Airport. In this way, you will be mobile right from the start and won't have to rely on public transport.

Traffic in Latvia

Approximately 73,000 km of roads run through the country, making it easy to explore Latvia by rental car. Latvia is both flat and hilly. With a rental car you should respect the different speed limits in Latvia.

  • Out of town the limit is 90 km/h
  • On motorways the limit is 110 km/h
This should be noted:

Pay attention: In Latvia there are four traffic lights. If the traffic light is yellow, for example, you can no longer cross it.

What sights should I visit in Latvia by rental car?

Get behind the wheel of your rental car and visit the highlights of Latvia. With a rental car you can drive flexibly to your desired destinations. Visit these must-sees:

View over Riga, Latvia

View over Riga, Latvia

  • The capital Riga
  • Gauja National Park
  • Freedom Monument
  • Turaida Castle
  • Latvian Occupation Museum
  • Cat House
  • Dome of Riga
  • Castle of Riga