8 days in Latvia, Klaipeda & Nida Itinerary

8 days in Latvia, Klaipeda & Nida Itinerary

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8 days in Latvia, Klaipeda & Nida Itinerary

Start: Tallinn, Estonia
Drive:  4​h 30​min
1
Riga, Latvia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Kuldiga, Latvia
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
3
Pape, Latvia
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Klaipeda, Lithuania
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Nida, Lithuania
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
6
Sigulda, Latvia
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: Tallinn, Estonia

2
nights
Riga, Latvia

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): kick back and relax at Jurmala Beach. Keep things going the next day: take a peaceful walk through Dzintari Forest Park, wander the streets of Old City Riga (Vecriga), and then pause for some photo ops at Freedom Monument (Brivibas Piemineklis).

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Riga trip itinerary planning app .

Tallinn, Estonia to Riga is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Riga can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Mon) before leaving for Kuldiga.

Things to do in Riga

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Jurmala
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Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach
Dzintari Forest Park ©
Dzintari Forest Park
Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)

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hours
Kuldiga, Latvia

Kuldiga ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kuldigas Sv. Katrinas Baznica and then take in the dramatic scenery at Venta Rapid Waterfall.

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Drive from Riga to Kuldiga in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Kuldiga when traveling from Riga in August, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Pape.

Things to do in Kuldiga

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Venta Rapid Waterfall ©
Venta Rapid Waterfall

1
night
Pape, Latvia

Pape
For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Pape journey planner .

Drive from Kuldiga to Pape in 2 hours. In August in Pape, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 20th (Tue), you'll travel to Klaipeda.

Things to do in Pape

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

1
night
Klaipeda, Lithuania

Klaipeda ©
Lithuania's third-largest city, Klaipeda, sits as a seaport and cruise stop with a wealth of museums and medieval sites.
On the 20th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Meridianas and then find something for the whole family at Дино Парк Dino parkas Radailiai.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Klaipeda trip planner .

Traveling by car from Pape to Klaipeda takes an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Klaipeda can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Nida.

Things to do in Klaipeda

Theme Parks
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Meridianas ©
Meridianas

1
night
Nida, Lithuania

Nida ©
Nida is a resort town in Lithuania, the administrative centre of Neringa municipality. On the 21st (Wed), head outdoors with Herons and Cormorants Colony of Juodkrante, explore the world behind art at Amber Gallery-Museum, then see the interesting displays at Thomas Mann Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Promedane of Nida. On your second day here, get outside with Raganu Kalnas (Hill of Witches) and then stroll the grounds of Nida Cemetery.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Nida online trip builder .

Getting from Klaipeda to Nida by car takes about 1.5 hours. August in Nida sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Sigulda.

Things to do in Nida

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Juodkrante
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Raganu Kalnas (Hill of Witches) ©
Raganu Kalnas (Hill of Witches)
Thomas Mann Museum ©
Thomas Mann Museum
Amber Gallery-Museum ©
Amber Gallery-Museum

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nights
Sigulda, Latvia

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. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Gutman's Cave, get outside with Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan, then step into the grandiose world of Turaida Castle, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turaida Lutheran Church.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Sigulda trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Nida to Sigulda in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In August in Sigulda, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Sigulda

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Turaida Castle ©
Turaida Castle
Old Sigulda Castle ©
Old Sigulda Castle
Gutman's Cave ©
Gutman's Cave

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