10 days in Latvia Itinerary

10 days in Latvia Itinerary

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10 days in Latvia Itinerary

Start: Jeddah
Fly + Drive:  12​h 45​min
1
Sigulda
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Riga
— 6 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Jeddah


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3
nights
Sigulda

Sigulda ©
Sigulda is a town in the Vidzeme Region of Latvia, 53km from the capital city Riga.OverviewSigulda is on a picturesque stretch of the primeval Gauja river valley. Change things up with a short trip to Munchhausen Landgut Dunte in Salacgriva (about 46 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Turaida Castle, Head underground at Gutman's Cave, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gauja National Park, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sigulda Evangelic Lutheran Church.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Sigulda route builder .

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Sigulda is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Jeddah to Sigulda, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Jeddah in December; daily highs in Sigulda reach 3°C and lows reach 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to catcht the bus to Riga.

Things to do in Sigulda

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Gauja National Park, Munchhausen Landgut Dunte
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Gauja National Park ©
Gauja National Park
Turaida Castle ©
Turaida Castle
Old Sigulda Castle ©
Old Sigulda Castle

6
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.
Take a break from Riga with a short trip to Rundāle Palace in Pilsrundale, about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Old City Riga (Vecriga), examine the collection at Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs, steep yourself in history at Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Riga trip planner .

Getting from Sigulda to Riga by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Riga are 3°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Riga

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Salaspils Memorial Ensemble, Jurmala Beach, Rundāle Palace
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs ©
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs

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