14 days in Harju County, Liepaja & Riga Itinerary

14 days in Harju County, Liepaja & Riga Itinerary

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14 days in Harju County, Liepaja & Riga Itinerary

Start: Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Tallinn, Estonia
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Liepaja, Latvia
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Riga, Latvia
— 5 nights
Fly:  23​h
End: Yogyakarta, Indonesia

5
nights
Tallinn, Estonia

Tallinn ©
A historic city with its eye firmly on the future, Tallinn blends medieval fortifications, gleaming skyscrapers, and charming boutiques with a spattering of Soviet relics.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lahemaa rahvuspark and Rakvere Castle. Venture out of the city with trips to Haapsalu (Haapsalu Castle & Haapsalu Old Town), Vihula Manor Country Club & Spa (in Vihula) and Rakvere Methodist Church (in Rakvere). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Long Street (Pikk tanav), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Holy Spirit Puhavaimu Kirik, examine the collection at Fat Margaret (Paks Margareeta), and get great views at Patkuli Viewing Platform.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Tallinn online trip itinerary planner .

Yogyakarta, Indonesia to Tallinn is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from West Indonesia Time to Eastern European Time is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Yogyakarta in August, expect nights in Tallinn to be little chillier, around 13°C, while days are colder, around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Liepaja.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Haapsalu, Rakvere, Lahemaa rahvuspark, Vihula Manor Country Club & Spa
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Haapsalu Castle ©
Haapsalu Castle
Lahemaa rahvuspark ©
Lahemaa rahvuspark
Long Street (Pikk tanav) ©
Long Street (Pikk tanav)

1
night
Liepaja, Latvia

Liepaja ©
Liepāja, is a city in western Latvia, located on the Baltic Sea directly at 21°E. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): walk around Jurmalas Park, contemplate the long history of Northern Forts, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas Orthodox Sea Cathedral, and finally contemplate the long history of Karosta Prison.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Liepaja trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Tallinn to Liepaja. In August in Liepaja, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Riga.

Things to do in Liepaja

Historic Sites Parks
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Northern Forts ©
Northern Forts
Karosta Prison ©
Karosta Prison
Jurmalas Park ©
Jurmalas Park

5
nights
Riga, Latvia

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to OldTown Archery Riga and Vermanes Garden. Explore Riga's surroundings by going to Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan (in Sigulda), Cesis Medieval Castle (in Cesis) and Rundāle Palace (in Pilsrundale). And it doesn't end there: walk around Dzintari Forest Park, get engrossed in the history at Zanis Lipke Memorial, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gauja National Park, and make a trip to Riga Stock Exchange Building.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Riga trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Liepaja to Riga takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. In August, daytime highs in Riga are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Riga

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gauja National Park, Dzintari Forest Park, Rundāle Palace, Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan, Cesis Medieval Castle
Highlights from your plan
OldTown Archery Riga ©
OldTown Archery Riga
Dzintari Forest Park ©
Dzintari Forest Park
Rundāle Palace ©
Rundāle Palace

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