12 days in Latvia Itinerary

12 days in Latvia Itinerary

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1
Sigulda
— 2 nights
2
Riga
— 8 nights
3
Pilsrundale
— 1 night

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. Step out of Sigulda to go to Cesis and see Cesis Medieval Castle, which is approximately 34 minutes away. Spend the 18th (Tue) exploring nature at Gauja National Park. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Turaida Castle, look for all kinds of wild species at Raganu katls, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sigulda Evangelic Lutheran Church, and get outside with Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan.

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Vilnius, Lithuania to Sigulda is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Riga.

Things to do in Sigulda

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cesis Medieval Castle, Gauja National Park
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Gauja National Park ©
Gauja National Park
Turaida Castle ©
Turaida Castle
Cesis Medieval Castle ©
Cesis Medieval Castle

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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.
Take a break from Riga with a short trip to Former bath-house of E.Racene in Jurmala, about 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Old City Riga (Vecriga), take in the spiritual surroundings of Riga Cathedral, admire the striking features of Alberta Iela, and hunt for treasures at Central Market (Centraltirgus).

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Traveling by car from Sigulda to Riga takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Riga sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Pilsrundale.

Things to do in Riga

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jurmala, Salaspils Memorial Ensemble
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Freedom Monument ©
Freedom Monument
Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach

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night
Pilsrundale

Pilsrundale ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Mezotne Palace and then get engrossed in the history at Rundāle Palace.

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Traveling by car from Riga to Pilsrundale takes 1.5 hours. August in Pilsrundale sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pilsrundale

Museums

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Mezotne Palace
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Rundāle Palace ©
Rundāle Palace
Mezotne Palace ©
Mezotne Palace

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