9 days in Latvia Itinerary

9 days in Latvia Itinerary

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9 days in Latvia Itinerary

Start: Jeddah
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Riga
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Sigulda
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Jeddah

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.
You've now added Depo to your itinerary. Old City Riga (Vecriga) and Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Peter's Church and Riga Cathedral. Step out of Riga with an excursion to Rundāle Palace in Pilsrundale--about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: hunt for treasures at Central Market (Centraltirgus), see the interesting displays at Kgb Building File No. 1914/2014, take in the exciting artwork at Live Silver Museum, and kick back and relax at Jurmala Beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Riga online trip planner .

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Riga is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Jeddah to Riga, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December, Riga is cooler than Jeddah - with highs of 3°C and lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Sigulda.

Things to do in Riga

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Rundāle Palace, Jurmala Beach, Salaspils Memorial Ensemble
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs ©
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs

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. Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Cesis Medieval Castle, then admire the striking features of Turaida Lutheran Church, and then step into the grandiose world of Turaida Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Wed): explore the ancient world of The Krimulda Castle Ruins, tour the pleasant surroundings at Saulkrasti Beach, and then explore the historical opulence of Old Sigulda Castle.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Sigulda sightseeing planner .

Getting from Riga to Sigulda by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Sigulda can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sigulda

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Saulkrasti Beach, Cesis Medieval Castle
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Turaida Castle ©
Turaida Castle
Cesis Medieval Castle ©
Cesis Medieval Castle
Old Sigulda Castle ©
Old Sigulda Castle

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