12 days in Latvia Itinerary

12 days in Latvia Itinerary

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12 days in Latvia Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + Drive:  14​h
1
Bauska
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Sigulda
— 3 nights
Train:  1​h 15​min
3
Riga
— 6 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Bauska

Bauska ©
Bauska is a town in Bauska Municipality, in the Zemgale region of southern Latvia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Bauska Town Hall, look for all kinds of wild species at Tervete Nature Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, and finally snap pictures at Pedestrian Bridge Mitava.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bauska online attractions planner .

New Delhi, India to Bauska is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from New Delhi in December, expect Bauska to be colder, temps between 1°C and -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Sigulda.

Things to do in Bauska

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Jelgava, Tervete Nature Park, Rundāle Palace
Highlights from your plan
Bauska Castle ©
Bauska Castle
Rundāle Palace ©
Rundāle Palace

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. Go for a jaunt from Sigulda to Cesis to see Cesis Medieval Castle about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Turaida Castle, learn from the experts at Mezakakis Adventure Park, don't miss a visit to Araisi Lake Dwelling Site, and pause for some photo ops at Sculptural Group Parade of the Knights.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Sigulda sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Bauska to Sigulda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Riga.

Things to do in Sigulda

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cesis, The Secret Soviet Bunker, Gauja National Park
Highlights from your plan
Gauja National Park ©
Gauja National Park
Turaida Castle ©
Turaida Castle
Cesis Medieval Castle ©
Cesis Medieval 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.
Riga is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Old City Riga (Vecriga), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, head outdoors with Jurmala Beach, and examine the collection at Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Riga journey builder app .

Getting from Sigulda to Riga by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In December in Riga, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and 0°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Riga

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jurmala, Salaspils Memorial Ensemble
Highlights from your plan
Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Freedom Monument ©
Freedom Monument
Central Market (Centraltirgus) ©
Central Market (Centraltirgus)

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