8 days in Latvia Itinerary

8 days in Latvia Itinerary

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8 days in Latvia Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + Drive:  14​h 45​min
1
Cesis
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Ventspils
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Riga
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
Cesis

Cesis ©
Cēsis, is a town in Latvia located in the northern part of the Central Vidzeme Upland. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Cesis Medieval Castle, look for all kinds of wild species at Ligatnes Nature Trails, then get outside with Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Sigulda Evangelic Lutheran Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gauja National Park.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Cesis trip planner .

New Delhi, India to Cesis is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 3 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from New Delhi in June, with highs in Cesis at 23°C and lows at 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ventspils.

Things to do in Cesis

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Sigulda, Gauja National Park, Ligatnes Nature Trails
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Cesis Medieval Castle ©
Cesis Medieval Castle
Gauja National Park ©
Gauja National Park
Ligatnes Nature Trails ©
Ligatnes Nature Trails

1
night
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. On the 13th (Thu), take in nature's colorful creations at Renka Garden, then explore the historical opulence of The Castle of the Livonian order, then examine the collection at Piejuras Brivdabas Muzejs, and finally stroll through Ventspils Beach.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Ventspils trip itinerary website .

Getting from Cesis to Ventspils by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. While traveling from Cesis, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Ventspils, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Riga.

Things to do in Ventspils

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Ventspils Beach ©
Ventspils Beach
The Castle of the Livonian order ©
The Castle of the Livonian order
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tervete Nature Park and Kayaking & Canoeing. Get outdoors at Dzintari Forest Park and Jurmala Beach. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Old City Riga (Vecriga), admire the striking features of JJugenda Stila Nami, Riga, and take an in-depth tour of Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Riga driving holiday planning tool .

You can drive from Ventspils to Riga in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Ventspils, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Riga, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Riga

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Jurmala, Tervete Nature Park
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Tervete Nature Park ©
Tervete Nature Park
Dzintari Forest Park ©
Dzintari Forest Park

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