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EIT Food 2023 Annual Event Location

Discover Riga's Soul


Riga, known for its commitment to sustainability and environmental protection, has established itself as the greenest capital in the Baltics. With over 40% of the city's land covered in green spaces, Riga boasts numerous parks, gardens, and nature reserves for you to explore. The city's green initiatives and waste management practices have earned it the title of the European Green Capital 2023, making it the perfect host for EIT Food's transformative Annual Event.

Cultural Heritage

Riga's mesmerizing Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, captivates visitors with its stunning architecture and fascinating history. Wander through the cobblestone streets to witness the perfect blend of Gothic, Romanesque, Baroque, and Art Nouveau styles. Must-see attractions include the House of the Blackheads, Riga Cathedral, and the Freedom Monument. The city's vibrant cultural scene also offers a plethora of museums, galleries, and theaters for you to indulge in during your stay.

Culinary Landscape

Riga's diverse and innovative culinary scene will delight your taste buds as you explore local flavors and international cuisine. Experience traditional Latvian dishes, such as rye bread, smoked meats, and hearty soups, alongside contemporary gastronomic delights at the city's thriving food markets and restaurants. Don't miss the opportunity to visit the Central Market, one of the largest and oldest marketplaces in Europe, where you can sample an array of fresh, locally-sourced produce and regional specialties.

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