10 days in Riga, Liepaja & Jurmala Itinerary

10 days in Riga, Liepaja & Jurmala Itinerary

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10 days in Riga, Liepaja & Jurmala Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Riga
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Liepaja
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Jurmala
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Cairo

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.
Riga is known for museums, historic sites, shopping, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Old City Riga (Vecriga), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, enjoy breathtaking views from View of Riga from St Peter's Church Tower, and appreciate the history behind Freedom Monument.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Riga vacation builder .

Cairo, Egypt to Riga is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Cairo in November, things will get colder in Riga: highs are around 5°C and lows about 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Liepaja.

Things to do in Riga

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Salaspils Memorial Ensemble
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Freedom Monument ©
Freedom Monument
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs ©
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs

3
nights
Liepaja

Liepaja ©
Liepāja, is a city in western Latvia, located on the Baltic Sea directly at 21°E. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Venta Rapid Waterfall, then Head underground at The Riezupe Sand Caves, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph's Cathedral. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, contemplate the long history of Northern Forts, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas Orthodox Sea Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Karosta Prison, and finally enjoy some diversion at LOC Ice Hall.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Liepaja attractions planner.

Fly from Riga to Liepaja in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in November, and nighttime lows around 3°C. On the 27th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Jurmala.

Things to do in Liepaja

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kuldiga
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Holy Trinity Cathedral ©
Holy Trinity Cathedral
Room Escape Games
Venta Rapid Waterfall ©
Venta Rapid Waterfall

3
nights
Jurmala

Jurmala ©
Known for its long white-sand beaches and Art Nouveau wooden houses, Jurmala presents itself as a luxurious seaside resort and family getaway spot.
Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Jomas iela, delve into the lush surroundings at Dzintari Forest Park, and then explore the striking landscape of Kemeri National Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Jurmala holiday planner .

You can drive from Liepaja to Jurmala in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and flight. In November, daily temperatures in Jurmala can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. You will leave for home on the 30th (Sat).

Things to do in Jurmala

Parks Nature Beaches
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Kemeri National Park ©
Kemeri National Park
Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach
Dzintari Forest Park ©
Dzintari Forest Park

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