Cultural stays in Latvia are a unique opportunity to discover the Baltic countries. We offer different programs, in Riga, or itinerant cultural stays throughout the 3 Baltic countries: Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. If you want to surprise your students, and confront them with another cultural reality, two by plane, you are at the right place.
Cultural stays in Latvia, another way to look at History
Latvia is a small country in Eastern Europe, bordering Russia. And, like Lithuania and Estonia, the country has experienced history differently from our point of view. It is more than interesting to discover another point of view on the History of Europe. But also to understand the stakes that pushed the Eastern countries to join the European Union in 2004.
But, a cultural stay in Latvia is not limited to that. To visit Riga, the capital, is to discover a fascinating architecture that mixes influences from Western Europe and Russia. It is a surprising mix and a wonder for the eyes. In some districts, you can think you are in the centre of Paris and, two streets away, in the heart of Russia!
On the business side, the Baltic countries are not to be outdone, with big names in the digital world like Skype! What’s more, the three countries are taking exceptional measures to attract as many companies as possible to their territories: tax exemption, easy recruitment, simplified visas. Google has already invested billions of dollars in these countries and is pushing young entrepreneurs towards growth.
In addition, Latvia and Estonia are among the countries with the best standard of living in Europe: the cost of salaries is low, but so is the cost of living.
Cultural stays, Riga la Belle
Riga is experiencing an exceptional boom with the opening of dozens of bars and restaurants, more and more numerous every year. Also, the historic district has been entirely classified by UNESCO: proof of the superb conservation of the historic buildings. We will not fail to discover the Jugenstil, the Art Nouveau in Riga. Or its culinary specialities based on black bread and red fruits!
So, if you would like to introduce Riga, Latvia or even the whole of the Baltic States to your students during a cultural stay: contact us! Share your desires, free quote, and tailor-made according to the needs of your school!
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