9 days in Latvia Itinerary

9 days in Latvia Itinerary

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9 days in Latvia Itinerary

Start: Rabat
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Riga
— 5 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Sigulda
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Rabat

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: don't miss a visit to Old City Riga (Vecriga), steep yourself in history at Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, and admire the striking features of House of the Black Heads.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Riga tour itinerary builder tool .

Rabat, Morocco to Riga is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Rabat to Riga. Traveling from Rabat in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Riga, with lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can catcht the bus to Sigulda.

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 ©
Freedom Monument
Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach

3
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. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): get outside with Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan, explore the striking landscape of Gauja National Park, and then pause for some photo ops at Sculptural Group Parade of the Knights. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Ancient Jewellery Smithy, then explore the historical opulence of Cesis Medieval Castle, then explore the historical opulence of Old Sigulda Castle, and finally explore the historical opulence of Turaida Castle.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Sigulda vacation site .

Getting from Riga to Sigulda by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Sigulda are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sigulda

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cesis, Gauja National Park
Highlights from your plan
Gauja National Park ©
Gauja National Park
Turaida Castle ©
Turaida Castle
Cesis Medieval Castle ©
Cesis Medieval Castle

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