15 days in Latvia Itinerary

15 days in Latvia Itinerary

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15 days in Latvia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  28​h
1
Salacgriva
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Sigulda
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Tukums
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Riga
— 5 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Sydney

1
night
Salacgriva

Salacgriva ©
Salacgrīva TourismAfter restoration of Latvian independence Salacgriva municipality Tourism Information Centre was the first tourism information center in Latvia. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): delve into the lush surroundings at Skanakalna Dabas Parks. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Saulkrasti Beach, then take a leisurely stroll along The Ainazi North Pier, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Randu Meadows.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Salacgriva itinerary website .

Sydney, Australia to Salacgriva is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Sydney to Salacgriva. Traveling from Sydney in April, things will get colder in Salacgriva: highs are around 10°C and lows about 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Sigulda.

Things to do in Salacgriva

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Ainazi, Saulkrasti Beach, Skanakalna Dabas Parks
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Saulkrasti Beach ©
Saulkrasti Beach

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. Take a break from the city and head to Velnalas klintis un Velna ala and Gauja National Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Sietiniezis Rock (in Valmiera) and Ieriku Dzirnavas (in Amata). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Ligatnes Nature Trails, explore the striking landscape at Raganu katls, step into the grandiose world of Old Sigulda Castle, and Head underground at Gutman's Cave.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Sigulda trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Salacgriva to Sigulda takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. April in Sigulda sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Tukums.

Things to do in Sigulda

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Ieriku Dzirnavas, Gauja National Park, Sietiniezis Rock, Ligatnes Nature Trails
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Velnalas klintis un Velna ala ©
Velnalas klintis un Velna ala
Gauja National Park ©
Gauja National Park
Gutman's Cave ©
Gutman's Cave

3
nights
Tukums

Tukums ©
Tukums is a town in Latvia. Get outdoors at Tervete Nature Park and Tervetes Taurini. Get out of town with these interesting Tukums side-trips: Dobele Evangelical Lutheran Church (in Dobele), Lake Engure Nature Park (in Engure) and Garden of Dolls (in Sabile). There's much more to do: hit the slopes at Zviedru Cepure, see the interesting displays at Museum of the Kuldiga Region, and take in the dramatic scenery at Abavas Rumba.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Tukums trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Sigulda to Tukums in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in April, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Riga.

Things to do in Tukums

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Tervete, Kuldiga, Abavas Rumba, Lake Engure Nature Park, Dobele Evangelical Lutheran Church
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Tervete Nature Park ©
Tervete Nature Park
Venta Rapid Waterfall ©
Venta Rapid Waterfall
Zviedru Cepure ©
Zviedru Cepure

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.
Get in touch with nature at Jurmala Beach and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Old City Riga (Vecriga), admire the striking features of House of the Black Heads, appreciate the history behind Freedom Monument (Brivibas Piemineklis), and take in the spiritual surroundings of Riga Cathedral.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Riga road trip planner .

Getting from Tukums to Riga by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Riga are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Riga

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Jurmala
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Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach
Dzintari Forest Park ©
Dzintari Forest Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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