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
Cesis
— 2 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  4​h
2
Liepaja
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Riga
— 6 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Sydney

2
nights
Cesis

Cesis ©
Cēsis, is a town in Latvia located in the northern part of the Central Vidzeme Upland. Escape the urban bustle at Ligatnes Nature Trails and Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Gauja National Park and Sigulda Evangelic Lutheran Church. Get out of town with these interesting Cesis side-trips: Valmiermuiza Craft Brewery (in Valmiera) and Cable Car Across Gauja (in Sigulda). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Cesis Medieval Castle, expand your understanding of the military at The Secret Soviet Bunker, and steep yourself in history at Old Brewery.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Cesis online driving holiday planner .

Sydney, Australia to Cesis 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 Cesis. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Sydney in April; daily highs in Cesis reach 12°C and lows reach 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Liepaja.

Things to do in Cesis

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sigulda, Ligatne, Gauja National Park, Valmiermuiza Craft Brewery
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Gauja National Park ©
Gauja National Park
Ligatnes Nature Trails ©
Ligatnes Nature Trails
Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan ©
Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan

4
nights
Liepaja

Liepaja ©
Liepāja, is a city in western Latvia, located on the Baltic Sea directly at 21°E. You'll get in some beach time at Ventspils Beach and Jurmalciems beach. Explore hidden gems such as Venta Rapid Waterfall and Jurmalas Park. Get out of town with these interesting Liepaja side-trips: Ventspils (Ventspils Creativity House Planetarium and Observatory, The Castle of the Livonian order, & more), Valda Jerina Dolls room (in Aizpute) and Kuldiga Orthodox Church (in Kuldiga). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Northern Forts, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas Orthodox Sea Cathedral.

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Getting from Cesis to Liepaja by combination of train and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Liepaja can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Riga.

Things to do in Liepaja

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ventspils, Kuldiga, Valda Jerina Dolls room, Jurmalciems beach
Highlights from your plan
Ventspils Beach ©
Ventspils Beach
Venta Rapid Waterfall ©
Venta Rapid Waterfall
Jurmalciems beach ©
Jurmalciems beach

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kemeri National Park and Tervete Nature Park. Get in touch with nature at Dzintari Forest Park and Ragakapa Nature Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Dobele Castle (in Dobele) and Tervetes Taurini (in Tervete). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Pilsetas kanals, admire the masterpieces at Latvian National Museum Of Art, stroll around Bastejkalna Park, and get engrossed in the history at Riga Ghetto and Latvian Holocaust Museum.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our 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. April in Riga sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Riga

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Jurmala, Tervete, Salaspils Memorial Ensemble, Dobele Castle
Highlights from your plan
Tervete Nature Park ©
Tervete Nature Park
Kemeri National Park ©
Kemeri National Park
Dzintari Forest Park ©
Dzintari Forest Park

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