Travel and Accommodation

Find hotels to stay

Please, check the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia web site for information on visa requirements. If invitation letter is needed for visa application, please, contact the IBGS organizers by e-mail to ibgs13[at] Please, note that invitation letters will be sent only to registered participants.

Hotel reservations

The recommended hotels for the IBGS13. Promotional codes will be sent individually after receiving IBGS13 registration payment.

Additional sightseeing and accommodation opportunities by Live Riga

Latvia Travel | Official Latvian Tourism Portal

Cēsu tūrisms | Visit Cēsis (

Numerous other lodging options are available in the Old Town (20-25 minute walk across the Stone bridge on river Daugava).

Traveling to and from the Airport

Riga International Airport is a regional hub with direct flights to and from all the major European capitals. The Airport is located 10 km from the Old Town of Riga, with public bus #22 and numerous taxi and shuttle services providing link between the airport and the city center.