44 days in Riga & Gotland Itinerary

44 days in Riga & Gotland Itinerary

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Riga, Latvia
— 31 nights
Fly to Visby Airport, Drive to Havdhem
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Havdhem, Sweden
— 3 nights
Drive
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Visby, Sweden
— 6 nights
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Faro, Sweden
— 3 nights
Drive to Visby Airport, Fly to Riga International Airport

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Riga, Latvia

Paris of the North

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.
Explore Riga's surroundings by going to Tervete (Tervetes Wooden Castle & Tervete Nature Park), Jurmala (Former bath-house of E.Racene, Jomas iela, &more) and Holy Transfiguration Poustinia (in Valgunde). Spend the 10th (Sat) exploring nature at Gauja National Park. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Old City Riga (Vecriga), take an in-depth tour of Rundāle Palace, pause for some photo ops at Freedom Monument, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market (Centraltirgus).

To see photos and other tourist information, read our Riga trip maker website.

If you are flying in from Latvia, the closest major aiport is Riga International Airport. In June, daytime highs in Riga are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow time for travel to Havdhem.

Things to do in Riga

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

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Havdhem, Sweden

Havdhem is a locality situated on the Swedish island of Gotland with 300 inhabitants in 2014. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Havdhem: Burgsvik (Bottarvegarden, Naturum Gotland, &more) and Folhammar (in Ljugarn). Spend the 1st (Sun) exploring nature at Stora Karlso.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Havdhem trip maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Riga to Havdhem. Traveling from Riga to Havdhem, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July in Havdhem, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Visby.

Things to do in Havdhem

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Visby, Sweden

Located on the largest island in the Baltic Sea, the historical port town of Visby features one of the best-preserved medieval city walls in northern Europe.
Change things up with these side-trips from Visby: Larbro (Hall Kyrka & Hangers kalla) and Gannarve Skeppssattning (in Klintehamn). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Visby City Wall, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Cathedral, take some stellar pictures from Jungfrun, and catch all the local highlights with Hop Shed Brewery Beer Bus.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Visby journey builder website.

You can drive from Havdhem to Visby in an hour. In August, daytime highs in Visby are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Faro.

Things to do in Visby

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

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Faro, Sweden

Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Faro, then take in the dramatic natural features at Digerhuvud Sea Stack Field, and then examine the collection at Bergmancenter pa Faro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Faro Church, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sudersands Strand, then explore the striking landscape at Langhammars Sea Stack Field, and finally explore the ancient world of Langhammars raukomrade.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Faro trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by journey from Visby to Faro takes 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Faro

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Beaches

Gotland travel guide

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Gardens · Castles · Specialty Museums
Rich in Viking treasure, the island of Gotland shelters the largest discovery of silver. One of the most notable tourist destinations in Sweden, the island features the medieval town of Visby, a World Heritage Site. Historical sites include 94 medieval c...