8 days in Latvia Itinerary

8 days in Latvia Itinerary

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8 days in Latvia Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly + Drive:  11​h 45​min
1
Sigulda
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Riga
— 5 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): get outside 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: don't miss a visit to Ancient Jewellery Smithy, step into the grandiose world of Cesis Medieval Castle, then explore the historical opulence of Old Sigulda Castle, and finally explore the historical opulence of Turaida Castle.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Sigulda journey planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Sigulda is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Cairo in August, with highs in Sigulda at 26°C and lows at 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can catcht the bus to Riga.

Things to do in Sigulda

Historic Sites Parks Nature

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

5
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: wander the streets of Old City Riga (Vecriga), browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market (Centraltirgus), examine the collection at Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church.

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Traveling by bus from Sigulda to Riga takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August in Riga, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Riga

Parks Museums Outdoors

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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