25 days in Latvia Itinerary

25 days in Latvia Itinerary

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25 days in Latvia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Riga
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Sigulda
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Cesis
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Daugavpils
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Rundale
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
6
Liepaja
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Ventspils
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
8
Kuldiga
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Jurmala
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: London


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4
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 Pilsetas kanals and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Livu Square and St. Peter's Church. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Old City Riga (Vecriga), pause for some photo ops at Salaspils Memorial Ensemble, explore the world behind art at Latvian National Museum Of Art, and admire the striking features of JJugenda Stila Nami, Riga.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Riga day trip tool .

London, UK to Riga is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Time is 2 hours. In September in Riga, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Sigulda.

Things to do in Riga

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Salaspils Memorial Ensemble
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Livu Square ©
Livu Square
Salaspils Memorial Ensemble ©
Salaspils Memorial Ensemble

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. Sigulda Evangelic Lutheran Church and Turaida Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Old Sigulda Castle and Turaida Lutheran Church for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Veczemju Mantinu Cliffs (in Salacgriva) and Saulkrasti Beach (in Saulkrasti). And it doesn't end there: get outside with Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan, take in the dramatic natural features at Raganu katls, identify plant and animal life at Velnalas klintis un Velna ala, and explore the striking landscape of Cable Car Across Gauja.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Sigulda day trip planning app .

Traveling by bus from Riga to Sigulda takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Sigulda can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to drive to Cesis.

Things to do in Sigulda

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Saulkrasti Beach, Veczemju Mantinu Cliffs
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Saulkrasti Beach ©
Saulkrasti Beach
Sigulda Evangelic Lutheran Church ©
Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan ©
Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan

3
nights
Cesis

Cesis ©
Cēsis, is a town in Latvia located in the northern part of the Central Vidzeme Upland. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Gauja National Park and Cesis Medieval Castle. Get a sense of the local culture at Ungurmuiza Manor and Old Brewery. Venture out of the city with trips to Skanakalna Dabas Parks (in Mazsalaca) and Valmiera (Valmiermuiza Craft Brewery & Sietiniezis Rock). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Ieriku Dzirnavas and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John’s Church.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Cesis online attractions planner .

Cesis is just a stone's throw from Sigulda. In September, daytime highs in Cesis are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Daugavpils.

Things to do in Cesis

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Valmiera, Gauja National Park, Ieriku Dzirnavas, Skanakalna Dabas Parks, Ungurmuiza Manor
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Cesis Medieval Castle ©
Cesis Medieval Castle
Gauja National Park ©
Gauja National Park
St. John’s Church ©
St. John’s Church

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. Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Castle of Earls Platery, then contemplate the long history of Daugavpils Fortress, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple-chapel of Alexander Nevsky, and finally explore the striking landscape of Leisure park "Stalkers". Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aglona Basilica and then identify plant and animal life at Pilskalnes Siguldina.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Daugavpils day trip planning website .

Drive from Cesis to Daugavpils in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Daugavpils are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Rundale.

Things to do in Daugavpils

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Castle of Earls Platery, Aglona Basilica, Pilskalnes Siguldina
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Daugavpils Fortress ©
Daugavpils Fortress
Aglona Basilica ©
Aglona Basilica

1
day
Rundale

Rundale ©
On the 14th (Sat), make a trip to Palazzo di Rundale and then take an in-depth tour of Rundāle Palace.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Rundale trip planner .

You can drive from Daugavpils to Rundale in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Rundale can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Liepaja.

Things to do in Rundale

Museums

Side Trip

Rundāle Palace
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Rundāle Palace ©
Rundāle Palace
Palazzo di Rundale ©
Palazzo di Rundale

3
nights
Liepaja

Liepaja ©
Liepāja, is a city in western Latvia, located on the Baltic Sea directly at 21°E. Step off the beaten path and head to Northern Forts and Karosta Prison. Your inner history buff will appreciate Holy Trinity Cathedral and Grobina Castle. Change things up with these side-trips from Liepaja: Lighthouse Akmensrags (in Pavilosta), Pape Nature Park (in Pape) and Jurmalciems beach (in Jurmalciems). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas Orthodox Sea Cathedral, visit a coastal fixture at Bernati Lighthouse, and contemplate the long history of House of Peter.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Liepaja trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rundale to Liepaja in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and bus. September in Liepaja sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Ventspils.

Things to do in Liepaja

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Jurmalciems beach, Pape Nature Park, Grobina Castle, Lighthouse Akmensrags, Bernati Lighthouse
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Northern Forts ©
Northern Forts
Holy Trinity Cathedral ©
Holy Trinity Cathedral
Karosta Prison ©
Karosta Prison

3
nights
Ventspils

Ventspils ©
Ventspils is a town in northwestern Latvia in the historical Courland region of Latvia, and is the sixth largest city in the country. Explore hidden gems such as Ventspils Beach and Kolkas Baka. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Castle of the Livonian order and Roja Marine Fisheries Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ventspils: Slitere Light (in Slitere) and Dundaga Castle (in Dundaga). There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Piejuras Brivdabas Muzejs and get outside with Daba Laba - Day Adventures.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Ventspils trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Liepaja to Ventspils in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Ventspils sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Kuldiga.

Things to do in Ventspils

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Dundaga Castle, Roja Marine Fisheries Museum, Slitere Light, Kolkas Baka
Highlights from your plan
Ventspils Beach ©
Ventspils Beach
The Castle of the Livonian order ©
The Castle of the Livonian order
Piejuras Brivdabas Muzejs
Piejuras Brivdabas Muzejs

2
nights
Kuldiga

Kuldiga ©
On the 21st (Sat), delve into the distant past at Abandoned Military Town, delve into the distant past at Aizpute Castle, then look for all kinds of wild species at Jaunstuci Murksku Audzetava, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Edole Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Open-Air Art Museum at Pedvale, then take in the dramatic scenery at Abavas Rumba, and then admire the sheer force of Venta Rapid Waterfall.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kuldiga trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Ventspils to Kuldiga takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Ventspils in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Kuldiga, with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Jurmala.

Things to do in Kuldiga

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Abavas Rumba, Edole Castle, Aizpute Castle, Open-Air Art Museum at Pedvale, Jaunstuci Murksku Audzetava
Highlights from your plan
Venta Rapid Waterfall ©
Venta Rapid Waterfall
Jaunstuci Murksku Audzetava ©
Jaunstuci Murksku Audzetava
Edole Castle ©
Edole Castle

3
nights
Jurmala

Jurmala ©
Known for its long white-sand beaches and Art Nouveau wooden houses, Jurmala presents itself as a luxurious seaside resort and family getaway spot.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Jaunpils Pils and Jaunmoku Pils. Escape the urban bustle at Kemeri National Park and Lake Engure Nature Park. And it doesn't end there: take a peaceful walk through Dzintari Forest Park, steep yourself in history at Sulphur Water Spring Lizzard, tour the pleasant surroundings at Jurmala Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at Sloka Lake Walking Trail.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Jurmala holiday app .

You can drive from Kuldiga to Jurmala in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Jurmala, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jurmala

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Jaunpils Pils, Lake Engure Nature Park, Jaunmoku Pils
Highlights from your plan
Kemeri National Park ©
Kemeri National Park
Dzintari Forest Park ©
Dzintari Forest Park
Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach

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