9 days in Latvia Itinerary

9 days in Latvia Itinerary

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9 days in Latvia Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Riga
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Sigulda
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Bauska
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Ahmedabad

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Freedom Monument (Brivibas Piemineklis), then admire the landmark architecture of Alberta Iela, and then wander the streets of Old City Riga (Vecriga). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Riga Town Hall Square, examine the collection at Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Jurmala Beach.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Riga online itinerary planner .

Ahmedabad, India to Riga is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Eastern European Time is minus 3 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Ahmedabad in August: highs in Riga hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Sigulda.

Things to do in Riga

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Jurmala Beach
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Freedom Monument ©
Freedom Monument
Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach

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 28th (Wed), head outdoors with Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gauja National Park, and then pause for some photo ops at Sculptural Group Parade of the Knights. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Araisi Lake Dwelling Site, then explore the historical opulence of Cesis Medieval Castle, then step into the grandiose world of Turaida Castle, and finally step into the grandiose world of Old Sigulda Castle.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Sigulda journey maker tool .

Getting from Riga to Sigulda by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can drive to Bauska.

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

2
nights
Bauska

Bauska ©
Bauska is a town in Bauska Municipality, in the Zemgale region of southern Latvia. Explore Bauska's surroundings by going to Tervete Nature Park (in Tervete) and Jelgava (Pedestrian Bridge Mitava & Holy Trinity Church). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Rundāle Palace, make a trip to Bauska Town Hall, examine the collection at The branch of the Riga Motor Museum in Bauska, and look for all kinds of wild species at Trusu Pilsetina.

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You can drive from Sigulda to Bauska in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 1st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bauska

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jelgava, Rundāle Palace, Tervete Nature Park, Rundale Palace
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Tervete Nature Park ©
Tervete Nature Park
Rundāle Palace ©
Rundāle Palace
Bauska Castle ©
Bauska Castle

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