15 days in Latvia Itinerary

15 days in Latvia Itinerary

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15 days in Latvia Itinerary

Start: Phnom Penh
Fly + Drive:  21​h 45​min
1
Cesis
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Daugavpils
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Pilsrundale
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Riga
— 6 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Phnom Penh

3
nights
Cesis

Cesis ©
Cēsis, is a town in Latvia located in the northern part of the Central Vidzeme Upland. Explore Cesis' surroundings by going to Sigulda (Turaida Lutheran Church, Turaida Castle, & more), Veczemju Mantinu Cliffs (in Salacgriva) and Sietiniezis Rock (in Valmiera). There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gauja National Park, step into the grandiose world of Cesis Medieval Castle, expand your understanding of the military at The Secret Soviet Bunker, and make a trip to Araisi Lake Dwelling Site.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Cesis day trip tool .

Phnom Penh, Cambodia to Cesis is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 5 hours. In October, Cesis is much colder than Phnom Penh - with highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Daugavpils.

Things to do in Cesis

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sigulda, Gauja National Park, Veczemju Mantinu Cliffs, The Secret Soviet Bunker, Sietiniezis Rock
Highlights from your plan
Gauja National Park ©
Gauja National Park
Turaida Castle ©
Turaida Castle
Cesis Medieval Castle ©
Cesis Medieval Castle

3
nights
Daugavpils

Daugavpils ©
Daugavpils is a city in southeastern Latvia, located on the banks of the Daugava River, from which the city gets its name. Explore Daugavpils' surroundings by going to Aglona Basilica (in Aglona) and Preili Museum of Dolls (in Preili). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Daugavpils Regional and Art Museum, get curious at Zinoo, walk around Dubrovin Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple-chapel of Alexander Nevsky.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Daugavpils journey planner.

You can drive from Cesis to Daugavpils in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Daugavpils can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Pilsrundale.

Things to do in Daugavpils

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Aglona Basilica, Preili Museum of Dolls
Highlights from your plan
Preili Museum of Dolls ©
Preili Museum of Dolls
Dubrovin Park ©
Dubrovin Park
Saints Boris and Gleb Cathedral ©
Saints Boris and Gleb Cathedral

1
night
Pilsrundale

Pilsrundale ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Rundāle Palace.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Pilsrundale online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Daugavpils to Pilsrundale takes 3 hours. In October in Pilsrundale, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Riga.

Things to do in Pilsrundale

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Rundāle Palace ©
Rundāle Palace

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, shopping, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Old City Riga (Vecriga), enjoy the sand and surf at Jurmala Beach, get engrossed in the history at Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs, and make a trip to Riga Town Hall Square.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Riga trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Pilsrundale to Riga takes 1.5 hours. October in Riga sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel back 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
Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach

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