EUCO Riga 2022

extra activities

Tasting

Riga Black Balsam

Taste the most famous liquor of Latvia, Riga Black Balsam!

The ingredients that contribute to the complex and versatile flavour of Riga Black Balsam include common roots and herbs such as Valerian, Wormwood, Black Pepper, and Ginger, as well as rare ingredients such as Gentian and Peruvian Balsamic Oil.

Latvian Beer

Get a taste of Latvian beers and the non-alcoholic beer “Kvass” at the Brewery of Labietis.

Other tastings include cider and the very particular Latvian wine, which is made in the most Northern place in Europe.

Gelato workshop

We have the honor of having Karlis Gross, the best gelato maestro of the Northern Countries. As a material scientist and professor, he studied the crystalline structure of gelato and experimented with more than 180 gelato flavors, many of which have been awarded at the international level. You can choose your favorite taste and the maestro can make it appear like magic!

Traditional activities

Winter swim and
coal walk

Experience the Latvian rituals behind the famous cold swims, we will also guide you through the Wim Hof technique to get the ready for this chilly adventure!

If you don’t fancy a swim but you are still curious about our rituals, come and get the chance to see our biohackers walk on coal!

Free Latvian Folk dance class

Latvia is a country of dancers and you cannot miss the oppurtunity to learn our steps at the free Latvian folk dance class. So get energized with us and discover our culture!

Tours

Free City tour of riga

Riga’s historical centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, noted for its Art Nouveau/Jugendstil architecture and 19th century wooden architecture. Follow our expert guides and visit the enchanting Old town and the Silent city center.

House of Blackheads

The House of Blackheads is probably the most know landmark of Riga right in the hearth of the Old town. The original building was erected in the 14th century for the Brotherhood of Blackheads, a guild for unmarried merchants, shipowners, and foreigners in Riga.

St. Peters church tower

Get a stunning view to the Old town from the St. Peters Church, the tallest church towet in Latvia.

Museum of occupation/Kgb building

Latvia has been subjected to many occupantions in its history and gained its second independence only 31 years ago. Have a walk through Latvian history in the newly renovated museum that will be finished at the end of 2021.

Tournament

Drift Trikes Tournament

Here is a test to see who is the fastest participant of EUCO, you can race against your friends on these go-kart like electric vehicles, 100% green!

Challenge your friends and aim for the trophies for the top 3 racers in EUCO.