The old quarter boasts a surprising mix of styles that transmit the city's charm: admire gothic-style houses next to Renaissance palaces and dazzling Art Nouveau buildings. The cobblestone streets will take you on a journey through Riga's history. Relax in one of the city's traditional restaurants and chat with the locals, who'll be happy to share their love of the city with you. The town hall, St Peter's Church and the enormous green spaces are some of the iconic areas of Riga. What's more, at just 25 km away, you can enjoy some of the white sand Nordic beaches and pine forests with beautiful log cabins.