9 days in Latvia Itinerary

9 days in Latvia Itinerary

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9 days in Latvia Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Riga
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Sigulda
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Jurmala Beach and Dzintari Forest Park. Take a break from Riga with a short trip to Kemeri National Park in Jurmala, about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Old City Riga (Vecriga), admire the striking features of Alberta Iela, browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market (Centraltirgus), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Riga travel route website .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Riga is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. When traveling from Tel Aviv in August, plan for slightly colder days in Riga, with highs around 26°C, while nights are colder with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Sigulda.

Things to do in Riga

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Jurmala
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Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach
Dzintari Forest Park ©
Dzintari Forest Park
Kemeri National Park ©
Kemeri National Park

5
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. Get outdoors at Gauja National Park and Saulkrasti Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sigulda: Cesis (St. John’s Church & Cesis Medieval Castle) and White Dune (in Saulkrasti). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Turaida Castle, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cable Car Across Gauja, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sigulda Evangelic Lutheran Church, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turaida Lutheran Church.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Sigulda itinerary maker app .

You can take a bus from Riga to Sigulda in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August in Sigulda, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Sigulda

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Cesis, Ligatne, Saulkrasti, Gauja National Park
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Gutman's Cave ©
Gutman's Cave
Gauja National Park ©
Gauja National Park
Saulkrasti Beach ©
Saulkrasti Beach

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