8 days in Latvia Itinerary

8 days in Latvia Itinerary

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8 days in Latvia Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + Drive:  15​h
1
Sigulda
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Kuldiga
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Riga
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Toronto

1
night
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. On the 13th (Tue), step into the grandiose world of Cesis Medieval Castle and then expand your understanding of the military at The Secret Soviet Bunker. On the next day, head outdoors with Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gauja National Park, and then appreciate the history behind Sculptural Group Parade of the Knights.

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Toronto, Canada to Sigulda is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Toronto in August, expect Sigulda to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kuldiga.

Things to do in Sigulda

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Gauja National Park, Cesis Medieval Castle, The Secret Soviet Bunker
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Gauja National Park ©
Gauja National Park
Cesis Medieval Castle ©
Cesis Medieval Castle
Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan ©
Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan

2
nights
Kuldiga

Kuldiga ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): let little ones run wild at Ventspils Children’s Town, then stroll through Ventspils Beach, and then step into the grandiose world of The Castle of the Livonian order. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at Children Park Fantaziya, examine the collection at Piejuras Brivdabas Muzejs, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Venta Rapid Waterfall.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Kuldiga trip maker site .

You can drive from Sigulda to Kuldiga in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Sigulda in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Kuldiga, with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Riga.

Things to do in Kuldiga

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Ventspils
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Ventspils Beach ©
Ventspils Beach
Venta Rapid Waterfall ©
Venta Rapid Waterfall
Piejuras Brivdabas Muzejs
Piejuras Brivdabas Muzejs

3
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Dzintari Forest Park and JJugenda Stila Nami, Riga. There's much more to do: have some family-friendly fun at OldTown Archery Riga, stroll around Mežaparks, admire the landmark architecture of Riga Stock Exchange Building, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see reviews and tourist information, read our Riga road trip tool .

You can drive from Kuldiga to Riga in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Riga are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Riga

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Dzintari Forest Park
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OldTown Archery Riga ©
OldTown Archery Riga
Dzintari Forest Park ©
Dzintari Forest Park
JJugenda Stila Nami, Riga ©
JJugenda Stila Nami, Riga

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