Latvia is located on the Baltic Sea in north east Europe. The landscape is gently undulating with flat, glaciated regions. There are wooded lowlands with marshes and lakes. The north west coast is dominated by the Gulf of Riga.

The climate is mild with high humidity. Overcast conditions prevail most of the year with fewer than forty sunny days per annum. The summers are cool and rainy and the temperature ranges from minus 2°C in January to 17°C in July.

Pre-travel Preparation Will Help Protect Your Health While You Are Away

Pre-travel preparation will help keep you safe and healthy while you are away. Please consult the Travel Doctor-TMVC before you travel overseas. We will provide specific recommendations tailored to your itinerary. Our doctors will assess and advise you on your risks, and recommend appropriate vaccination and medication to minimise your risk of becoming seriously unwell on your trip.

Common Medical Conditions

It is recommended to carry a traveller’s medical kit for the self-treatment of common traveller’s ailments such as respiratory or gastric infections.

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Warm Climates

Travellers invariably overindulge in ‘sunlust’ activities while traveling in warm climates. It is important to make sure you apply sunscreen regularly and stay hydrated as dehydration and heat stroke often go unrecognised.

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