13 days in Latvia Itinerary

13 days in Latvia Itinerary

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13 days in Latvia Itinerary

Start: St. Petersburg
Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
1
Pilsrundale
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Ventspils
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Riga
— 6 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Sigulda
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: St. Petersburg

1
night
Pilsrundale

Pilsrundale ©
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St. Petersburg, Russia to Pilsrundale is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from St. Petersburg to Pilsrundale is minus 1 hour. July in Pilsrundale sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ventspils.

Things to do in Pilsrundale

Museums
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Rundāle Palace ©
Rundāle Palace

3
nights
Ventspils

Ventspils ©
Ventspils is a town in northwestern Latvia in the historical Courland region of Latvia, and is the sixth largest city in the country. Family-friendly places like Ventspils Beach and Children Park Fantaziya will thrill your kids. Explore Ventspils' surroundings by going to Abavas Rumba (in Kandava), Irbene Radio Astronomy Center (in Irbene) and Slitere National Park (in Talsi). The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Venta Rapid Waterfall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Edole Castle, cool off at Ventspils Water Park, and get curious at Science and Technology Museum Kurzeme Demo Centre.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Ventspils visit planner .

Getting from Pilsrundale to Ventspils by car takes about 3 hours. In July, daytime highs in Ventspils are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Riga.

Things to do in Ventspils

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Slitere National Park, Edole Castle, Irbene Radio Astronomy Center, Abavas Rumba, Venta Rapid Waterfall
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Ventspils Beach ©
Ventspils Beach
Irbene Radio Astronomy Center ©
Irbene Radio Astronomy Center
Ventspils Water Park ©
Ventspils Water Park

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Jurmala Beach and Dzintari Forest Park. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Old City Riga (Vecriga), take an in-depth tour of Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs, appreciate the history behind Freedom Monument (Brivibas Piemineklis), and hunt for treasures at Central Market (Centraltirgus).

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Traveling by car from Ventspils to Riga takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Riga sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Sigulda.

Things to do in Riga

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Jurmala, Salaspils Memorial Ensemble
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Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach
Dzintari Forest Park ©
Dzintari Forest Park
Riga Zoo ©
Riga Zoo

2
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. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Turaida Castle, admire the landmark architecture of Turaida Lutheran Church, and then stroll through Saulkrasti Beach. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gauja National Park.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Sigulda online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Riga to Sigulda takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Sigulda can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sigulda

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gauja National Park, Saulkrasti Beach
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Gauja National Park ©
Gauja National Park
Saulkrasti Beach ©
Saulkrasti Beach
Turaida Castle ©
Turaida Castle

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