15 days in Latvia Itinerary

15 days in Latvia Itinerary

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15 days in Latvia Itinerary

Start: Paphos
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Riga
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Ligatne
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Sigulda
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Kuldiga
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Jaunpils
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Bauska
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Paphos

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.
Appreciate the collections at Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum and Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Old City Riga (Vecriga) and St. Peter's Church. There's still lots to do: hunt for treasures at Central Market (Centraltirgus), make a trip to Riga Town Hall Square, examine the collection at Riga Motormuseum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Riga Cathedral.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Riga trip itinerary planning website .

Paphos, Cyprus to Riga is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Paphos in July, things will get slightly colder in Riga: highs are around 26°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ligatne.

Things to do in Riga

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs ©
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs
Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum ©

2
nights
Ligatne

Ligatne ©
Līgatne is a town on the Gauja River, in Latvia. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): make a trip to Ligatne Paper Mill and then contemplate the long history of Ungurmuiza Manor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Ligatnes Nature Trails, stroll around Vienkoci Park, and then explore and take pictures at The Secret Soviet Bunker.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ligatne trip maker website .

Drive from Riga to Ligatne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Ligatne, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car to Sigulda.

Things to do in Ligatne

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Cesis, Valmiermuiza Craft Brewery, Ungurmuiza Manor
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Ligatnes Nature Trails ©
Ligatnes Nature Trails
Cesis Medieval Castle ©
Cesis Medieval Castle
Ungurmuiza Manor ©
Ungurmuiza Manor

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. On the 28th (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Gauja National Park and then Head underground at Gutman's Cave.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Sigulda trip itinerary site .

Sigulda is just a stone's throw from Ligatne. July in Sigulda sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 29th (Mon), you're off toKuldiga.

Things to do in Sigulda

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Gauja National Park
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Gauja National Park ©
Gauja National Park
Gutman's Cave ©
Gutman's Cave

2
nights
Kuldiga

Kuldiga ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take in panoramic vistas at Kuldigas Sv. Katrinas Baznica.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Kuldiga trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Sigulda to Kuldiga by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. July in Kuldiga sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C at night. You'll set off for Jaunpils on the 31st (Wed).

Things to do in Kuldiga

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kolkas Baka
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Kolkas Baka ©
Kolkas Baka
Venta Rapid Waterfall ©
Venta Rapid Waterfall

1
night
Jaunpils

Jaunpils ©
On the 31st (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Jaunpils baznica and then browse the exhibits of Jaunpils Pils.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Jaunpils route maker app .

Traveling by car from Kuldiga to Jaunpils takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Jaunpils can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. On the 1st (Thu), you're off toBauska.

Things to do in Jaunpils

Historic Sites Museums
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Jaunpils Pils ©
Jaunpils Pils

2
nights
Bauska

Bauska ©
Bauska is a town in Bauska Municipality, in the Zemgale region of southern Latvia. Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Bauska Castle. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Rundāle Palace and then see the interesting displays at The branch of the Riga Motor Museum in Bauska.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bauska sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Jaunpils to Bauska takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Bauska are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Bauska

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rundāle Palace
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Rundāle Palace ©
Rundāle Palace
Bauska Castle ©
Bauska Castle

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