Additional factors for choosing to receive medical services in Riga for foreign patients
Our specialists freely communicate in English and Russian, some specialists can also speak with patients in German or Arabic. Latvia is easy accessible, its geographic location allows patients to come to Riga by plane, train, bus or ferry. Many recreational opportunities are available and there is a hospitable atmosphere in the city. Latvia has a modern infrastructure, a high quality of offered services, as well as an extensive range of quality hotels in various price ranges.
Special attention should be paid to our climate and rich natural resources, for example: mineral waters, therapeutic mud and clay, which are used in the treatment of many diseases. The mild climate of the Baltic Sea, pine-fir forests, and sandy beaches, attract large numbers of guests from Europe and the CIS each year. The recovery process is positively accentuated by the therapeutic factors of nature and the ionized air produced by our pine forests.
Latvia has been a EU member since 2004, as well as a member of the Schengen Zone. The coastline of the Baltic Sea and the Gulf of Riga is 498 km long with clean and quiet white sand beaches. The total territory of Latvia is approximately 65 000 km2, the population is about 2 million, and since 2014 the national currency is the euro.