36 hours in Riga & Jurmala with Krišs Salmanis

Krišs Salmanis is an artist, who represented Latvia at the 55th Venice Biennale and has won the Latvian theatre award: Video artist of the year winner (2019). To find out more about him visit www.salmanis.com

Friday

1 PM Arrival in Riga
3 PM Exploring art at the Alma Gallery
4 PM Lunch at Stockpot
7 PM Riga Jurmala Music Festival’s vening concert at the Dzintari Concert Hall
9:30 PM Going back to Riga for a beer at Alus Muiža / Local Craft beer bar & pizza from across the street

Saturday

8 AM Grabbing fresh pastries from Kūkotava
9 AM Going to The Great Kemeri Bog Boardwalk and enjoying the magical moorland
12 PM Riga Jurmala Music Festival’s day-time concert at the Great Guild
2 PM People-watching at Osiris Restaurant, a cafè loved by local intellectuals
4 PM Going to Jurmala and exploring the Jurmala Open Air Museum
7 PM Riga Jurmala Music Festival’s orchestra concert at the Dzintari Concert Hall
9:30 PM Exploring and comparing bars in the Riga Beer District

Sunday

8 AM Waking up and heading straight to the Riga Brethren Cemetery
10:30 AM Late breakfast at the bakery “Cadets de Gascogne” (Zigfrīda Annas Meierovica boulevard 8)
12 PM Riga Jurmala Music Festival’s day-time concert
2 PM Žanis Lipke Memorial museum & walk on Kipsala island
4 PM Late lunch at Fabrika Restaurant