10 days in Latvia Itinerary

10 days in Latvia Itinerary

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10 days in Latvia Itinerary

Start: Tallinn
Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Bauska
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
2
Cesis
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Riga
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h
End: Tallinn

1
day
Bauska

Bauska ©
Bauska is a town in Bauska Municipality, in the Zemgale region of southern Latvia. On the 27th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Rundāle Palace.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bauska trip planner .

Tallinn, Estonia to Bauska is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Cesis.

Things to do in Bauska

Museums

Side Trip

Rundāle Palace
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Rundāle Palace ©
Rundāle Palace

2
nights
Cesis

Cesis ©
Cēsis, is a town in Latvia located in the northern part of the Central Vidzeme Upland. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Cesis Medieval Castle, then make a trip to Ancient Jewellery Smithy, and then step into the grandiose world of Turaida Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gauja National Park.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Cesis day trip tool .

You can drive from Bauska to Cesis in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Cesis are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to drive to Riga.

Things to do in Cesis

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gauja National Park, Turaida Castle
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Gauja National Park ©
Gauja National Park
Turaida Castle ©
Turaida Castle
Cesis Medieval Castle ©
Cesis Medieval Castle

7
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.
Visiting Jurmala Beach and Dzintari Forest Park will get you outdoors. Do your shopping at Central Market (Centraltirgus) and Galerija Centrs. Take a break from Riga with a short trip to Jaunmoku Pils in Tukums, about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Old City Riga (Vecriga), take in nature's colorful creations at Vermanes Garden, appreciate the history behind Freedom Monument (Brivibas Piemineklis), and examine the collection at Riga Motormuseum.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Riga road trip tool .

Getting from Cesis to Riga by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Riga are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Riga

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Jurmala, Jaunmoku Pils, Salaspils Memorial Ensemble
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach
Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum ©

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