36 hours in Riga & Jurmala with Zane Čulkstēna

What should you experience in Riga and Jurmala when visiting the Festival this summer? This is a question we’ll be asking our friends and partners, and we are happy to introduce our new series “36 hours in Riga & Jurmala” with our own CEO Zane Čulkstēna.

Find out what she recommends to do in Riga and Jurmala this summer: where to eat, what to see and how to spend your free time, and stay tuned for more!

Zane is the Executive Director of the Riga Jurmala Music Festival. She is also the founder of the largest conceptual space of contemporary art in Riga –  Contemporary Art Center Kim? Zane also successfully runs her company ERDA, the only consultancy firm in the Baltics specialized in employer branding.


2 PM Arrival in Riga
4 PM Quick dinner at the Barents Seafood Bar
6 PM Going to Jurmala and attending the Festival’s concert at the Dzintari Concert Hall
9:30 PM Going back to Riga for drinks at Le Magnum Bar


8 AM Breakfast at Mr.Fox
9 AM Coffee and pastries to go at Better Bread – gluten-free bakery
10 AM Exploring the Kalnciema Quarter Market & Āgenskalns Market
12 PM Day-time concert at the Great Guild
2 PM Artsy afternoon visiting the Latvian National Museum of Art and the Kim? Contemporary Art Center
4 PM Going to Jurmala and exploring the resort town with electric bikes
7 PM Orchestra concert at the Dzintari Concert Hall
9:30 PM Dinner & drinks at the 36.Line restaurant


9 AM Coffee & breakfast at Kalve Espresso Room
10 AM RigaByCanal: sightseeing by canal boat
12 PM Day-time concert
2 PM Neo-Neopolitan pizza lunch at Zefīrs