48 days in Latvia Itinerary

48 days in Latvia Itinerary

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48 days in Latvia Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly + Drive:  19​h 45​min
1
Daugavpils
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Sigulda
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Bauska
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Liepaja
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Ventspils
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Talsi
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Riga
— 11 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Chennai

5
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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Daugavpils: Rezekne (Luznavas Muiza & Latgale Culture and History Museum), The Orthodox Church of The Holy Spirit and men's monastery (in Jekabpils) and Ludza (Ludza Museum of Local History & Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Preili Museum of Dolls, take in the spiritual surroundings of Aglona Basilica, explore the world behind art at Daugavpils Regional and Art Museum, and steep yourself in history at Daugavpils Fortress.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Daugavpils online journey planner .

Chennai, India to Daugavpils is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Chennai to Daugavpils due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Chennai in November, with highs in Daugavpils at 4°C and lows at 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Sigulda.

Things to do in Daugavpils

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Rezekne, Aglona, Ludza, Preili Museum of Dolls, The Orthodox Church of The Holy Spirit and men's monastery
Highlights from your plan
Luznavas Muiza ©
Luznavas Muiza
Preili Museum of Dolls ©
Preili Museum of Dolls
Zinoo ©
Zinoo

6
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. Get out of town with these interesting Sigulda side-trips: Veczemju Mantinu Cliffs (in Salacgriva), Saulkrasti (Sea Park & Sunset Trail) and Sietiniezis Rock (in Valmiera). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Turaida Castle, look for all kinds of wild species at Velnalas klintis un Velna ala, take in the dramatic natural features at Raganu katls, and Head underground at Gutman's Cave.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Sigulda trip planner .

Drive from Daugavpils to Sigulda in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Sigulda are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bauska.

Things to do in Sigulda

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cesis, Ligatne, Saulkrasti, Veczemju Klintis, Sietiniezis Rock
Highlights from your plan
Gauja National Park ©
Gauja National Park
Turaida Castle ©
Turaida Castle
Cesis Medieval Castle ©
Cesis Medieval Castle

6
nights
Bauska

Bauska ©
Bauska is a town in Bauska Municipality, in the Zemgale region of southern Latvia. Change things up with these side-trips from Bauska: Tervete (Tervetes Taurini, Tervete Nature Park, & more) and Jelgava (Holy Trinity Church, Pedestrian Bridge Mitava, & more). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Rundāle Palace, explore the historical opulence of Bauska Castle, see the interesting displays at The branch of the Riga Motor Museum in Bauska, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bauskas Sveta Gara Evangeliski Luteriska Baznica.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bauska planning app .

Getting from Sigulda to Bauska by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, daily temperatures in Bauska can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. You'll set off for Liepaja on the 19th (Tue).

Things to do in Bauska

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Tervete, Jelgava, Mezotne Palace, Rundale Palace, Rundāle Palace
Highlights from your plan
Bauska Castle ©
Bauska Castle
Rundāle Palace ©
Rundāle Palace
Tervete Nature Park ©
Tervete Nature Park

6
nights
Liepaja

Liepaja ©
Liepāja, is a city in western Latvia, located on the Baltic Sea directly at 21°E. Change things up with these side-trips from Liepaja: Jurmalciems beach (in Jurmalciems), Pape (Open air museum Vitolnieki & Pape Nature Park) and Wetland Pathway Dunika (in Rucava). There's still lots to do: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, contemplate the long history of Northern Forts, enjoy the sea views from Lighthouse Akmensrags, and have fun at LOC Ice Hall.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Liepaja trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bauska to Liepaja takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. In November, daily temperatures in Liepaja can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ventspils.

Things to do in Liepaja

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Pape, Aizpute, Abandoned Military Town, Lighthouse Akmensrags, Jurmalciems beach
Highlights from your plan
St. Joseph's Cathedral ©
St. Joseph's Cathedral
Room Escape Games
Jurmalas Park ©
Jurmalas Park

6
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 Ventspils' surroundings by going to Irbene Radio Astronomy Center (in Irbene), Edole Castle (in Edole) and Slitere Light (in Slitere). The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Children Park Fantaziya, take a leisurely stroll along Ventspils Southern Pier, admire the natural beauty at Renka Garden, and head outdoors with Piedzivojumu Parks.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ventspils day trip planner .

Getting from Liepaja to Ventspils by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in November, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive to Talsi.

Things to do in Ventspils

Parks Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Kuldiga, Slitere Light, Jaunstuci Murksku Audzetava, Irbene Radio Astronomy Center, Edole Castle
Highlights from your plan
Ventspils Children’s Town ©
Ventspils Children’s Town
Piejuras Brivdabas Muzejs
Piejuras Brivdabas Muzejs
Ventspils Beach ©
Ventspils Beach

6
nights
Talsi

Talsi ©
Talsi is a town in Latvia. Get out of town with these interesting Talsi side-trips: Kolkas Baka (in Kolka), Tukums (Jaunmoku Pils & Tukuma evangeliski luteriska baznica) and Kuldiga (Kuldigas Sv. Katrinas Baznica, Museum of the Kuldiga Region, & more). The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Slitere National Park, get a taste of the local shopping with Baiba Ritere Textile Art, see the interesting displays at Roja Marine Fisheries Museum, and identify plant and animal life at Lake Engure Nature Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Talsi online trip builder .

You can drive from Ventspils to Talsi in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December in Talsi, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Riga.

Things to do in Talsi

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Kuldiga, Saldus, Tukums, Kandava, Jaunpils Pils
Highlights from your plan
Jaunmoku Pils ©
Jaunmoku Pils
Slitere National Park ©
Slitere National Park
Venta Rapid Waterfall ©
Venta Rapid Waterfall

11
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Sloka Lake Walking Trail in Jurmala (about 44 minutes away). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Old City Riga (Vecriga), admire the landmark architecture of Alberta Iela, browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market (Centraltirgus), and don't miss a visit to Riga Town Hall Square.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Riga visit app .

Getting from Talsi to Riga by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. December in Riga sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Riga

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jurmala, Salaspils Memorial Ensemble
Highlights from your plan
Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Freedom Monument ©
Freedom Monument
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs ©
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs

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