7 days in Latvia Itinerary

7 days in Latvia Itinerary

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7 days in Latvia Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly + Drive:  12​h
1
Sigulda
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Riga
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Cairo

2
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. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): head outdoors with Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan, then explore the striking landscape of Gauja National Park, and then appreciate the history behind Sculptural Group Parade of the Knights. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Ancient Jewellery Smithy, explore the historical opulence of Cesis Medieval Castle, then step into the grandiose world of Old Sigulda Castle, and finally explore the historical opulence of Turaida Castle.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Sigulda trip itinerary planning website .

Cairo, Egypt to Sigulda is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Cairo in August; daily highs in Sigulda reach 26°C and lows reach 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Riga.

Things to do in Sigulda

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Cesis, Gauja National Park
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Turaida Castle ©
Turaida Castle
Gauja National Park ©
Gauja National Park
Cesis Medieval Castle ©
Cesis Medieval Castle

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.
Riga is known for museums, historic sites, shopping, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Old City Riga (Vecriga), tour the pleasant surroundings at Jurmala Beach, admire the striking features of House of the Black Heads, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Riga online tour planner .

You can take a bus from Sigulda to Riga in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Riga

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Jurmala
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Freedom Monument (Brivibas Piemineklis) ©
Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach

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