10 days in Latvia Itinerary

10 days in Latvia Itinerary

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10 days in Latvia Itinerary

Start: Accra
Fly:  18​h
1
Riga
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Cesis
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Tervete
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  19​h
End: Accra

3
nights
Riga

Riga ©
Often referred to as "The Paris of the North," Riga offers thriving nightlife and some of the best collections of Art Nouveau architecture in Europe.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum and Riga Motormuseum. Get some historical perspective at St. Peter's Church and Salaspils Memorial Ensemble. Go for a jaunt from Riga to Pilsrundale to see Rundāle Palace about 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Riga Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Riga Town Hall Square, and pause for some photo ops at Freedom Monument (Brivibas Piemineklis).

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Riga vacation planner.

Accra, Ghana to Riga is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Accra to Riga, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Accra in August; daily highs in Riga reach 26°C and lows reach 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Cesis.

Things to do in Riga

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Salaspils Memorial Ensemble, Rundāle Palace
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Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum ©
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs ©
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs
Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)

3
nights
Cesis

Cesis ©
Cēsis, is a town in Latvia located in the northern part of the Central Vidzeme Upland. Get a sense of the local culture at Turaida Castle and Old Sigulda Castle. Visit Cesis Medieval Castle and Turaida Lutheran Church for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cesis: Velnalas klintis un Velna ala (in Sigulda) and Skanakalna Dabas Parks (in Mazsalaca). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Ligatnes Nature Trails, stroll around Maiskiy Park, steep yourself in history at Ungurmuiza Manor, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ieriku Dzirnavas.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Cesis trip planner .

Traveling by car from Riga to Cesis takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Tervete.

Things to do in Cesis

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sigulda, Ligatnes Nature Trails, Skanakalna Dabas Parks, Ungurmuiza Manor, Ieriku Dzirnavas
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Velnalas klintis un Velna ala ©
Velnalas klintis un Velna ala
Turaida Castle ©
Turaida Castle
Cesis Medieval Castle ©
Cesis Medieval Castle

2
nights
Tervete

Tervete ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): stroll through Museum and Garden of Peteris Upitis, then identify plant and animal life at Tervetes Taurini, and then identify plant and animal life at Tervete Nature Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Tervete itinerary maker website .

Drive from Cesis to Tervete in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tervete

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Museum and Garden of Peteris Upitis
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Tervete Nature Park ©
Tervete Nature Park
Tervetes Taurini ©
Tervetes Taurini

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