10 days in Riga, Sigulda & Bauska Itinerary

10 days in Riga, Sigulda & Bauska Itinerary

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10 days in Riga, Sigulda & Bauska Itinerary

Start: Riga
1
Riga
— 5 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Sigulda
— 3 nights
car:  2​h
3
Bauska
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 30​min
End: Riga

5
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Museum of Decorative Art and Design as well as River Cruises - River Boat Vecriga. Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Peter's Church and Nativity of Christ Cathedral. Do some cultural sightseeing at Old City Riga (Vecriga) and The Three Brothers. There's much more to do: hunt for treasures at Central Market (Centraltirgus), pause for some photo ops at Freedom Monument (Brivibas Piemineklis), cool off at Livu Akvaparks, and delve into the lush surroundings at Dzintari Forest Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Riga travel site .

If you are flying in from Estonia, the closest major airport is Riga International Airport. In July in Riga, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 20th (Sat), you'll travel to Sigulda.

Things to do in Riga

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jurmala
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church
Riga Cathedral
Riga Cathedral

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. Your inner history buff will appreciate Turaida Castle and Turaida Lutheran Church. Visiting Ligatnes Nature Trails and Cable Car Across Gauja will get you outdoors. There's more to do: explore the historical opulence of Old Sigulda Castle and get outside with Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Sigulda itinerary planner.

Take a bus from Riga to Sigulda in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Sigulda are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bauska.

Things to do in Sigulda

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Ligatnes Nature Trails
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Turaida Castle ©
Turaida Castle
Old Sigulda Castle ©
Old Sigulda Castle
Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan ©
Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan

1
night
Bauska

Bauska ©
Bauska is a town in Bauska Municipality, in the Zemgale region of southern Latvia. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Jelgava Palace and then get engrossed in the history at Rundāle Palace. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Bauska Town Hall, don't miss a visit to Mezotne Palace, identify plant and animal life at Trusu Pilsetina, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bauskas Sveta Gara Evangeliski Luteriska Baznica, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Bauska Castle.

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Getting from Sigulda to Bauska by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus back home.

Things to do in Bauska

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Jelgava Palace, Mezotne Palace, Rundāle Palace
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Bauska Castle ©
Bauska Castle
Rundāle Palace ©
Rundāle Palace
Jelgava Palace ©
Jelgava Palace

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