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 15​min
1
Sigulda
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Riga
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​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. On the 15th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Old Sigulda Castle, explore the striking landscape of Gauja National Park, and then explore the ancient world of The Krimulda Castle Ruins. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Turaida Castle, explore the fascinating underground world of Gutman's Cave, and then step into the grandiose world of Cesis Medieval Castle.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Sigulda tour itinerary builder tool .

Cairo, Egypt to Sigulda is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and car. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Cairo in November; daily highs in Sigulda reach 5°C and lows reach 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to catcht the bus to Riga.

Things to do in Sigulda

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gauja National Park, Cesis Medieval Castle
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Gauja National Park ©
Gauja National Park
Turaida Castle ©
Turaida Castle
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: make a trip to Old City Riga (Vecriga), admire the landmark architecture of House of the Black Heads, take in the spiritual surroundings of Riga Cathedral, and get engrossed in the history at Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Riga tour itinerary tool .

Traveling by bus from Sigulda to Riga takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Riga can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Riga

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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