15 days in Latvia Itinerary

15 days in Latvia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Riga
— 5 nights
2
Ventspils
— 2 nights
3
Liepaja
— 2 nights
4
Pilsrundale
— 1 night
5
Daugavpils
— 1 night
6
Sigulda
— 3 nights

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Dzintari Forest Park and Mežaparks. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Old City Riga (Vecriga), browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market (Centraltirgus), contemplate the long history of Salaspils Memorial Ensemble, and explore the world behind art at Latvian National Museum Of Art.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Riga tour itinerary planning website.

Edinburgh, UK to Riga is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. In July, Riga is a bit warmer than Edinburgh - with highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ventspils.

Things to do in Riga

Parks · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Jurmala, Salaspils Memorial Ensemble
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Dzintari Forest Park ©
Dzintari Forest Park
Mežaparks
Mežaparks

2
nights
Ventspils

Ventspils ©
Ventspils is a town in northwestern Latvia in the historical Courland region of Latvia, and is the sixth largest city in the country. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Renka Garden, then explore the historical opulence of The Castle of the Livonian order, then get outside with Ventspils Beach, and finally stroll through Children’s Town. On the next day, head outdoors with Piedzivojumu Parks, then walk around Kuldiga Town Garden & Sculpture Park, then take in the dramatic scenery at Venta Rapid Waterfall, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Kuldiga Orthodox Church.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Ventspils day trip planning website.

Drive from Riga to Ventspils in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Ventspils, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Liepaja.

Things to do in Ventspils

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kuldiga
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Ventspils Beach ©
Ventspils Beach
Venta Rapid Waterfall ©
Venta Rapid Waterfall
Children’s Town ©
Children’s Town

2
nights
Liepaja

Liepaja ©
Liepāja, is a city in western Latvia, located on the Baltic Sea directly at 21°E. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Cathedral, stroll around Jurmalas Park, then take an in-depth tour of Liepaja Museum, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Bernati Lighthouse. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas Orthodox Sea Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Karosta Prison, then contemplate the long history of Northern Forts, and finally take in the pleasant sights at North breakwater Liepaja.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Liepaja trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Ventspils to Liepaja in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Pilsrundale.

Things to do in Liepaja

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Bernati Lighthouse
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Karosta Prison ©
Karosta Prison
Jurmalas Park ©
Jurmalas Park
Northern Forts ©
Northern Forts

1
night
Pilsrundale

Pilsrundale ©
On the 14th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Mezotne Palace and then get engrossed in the history at Rundāle Palace.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Pilsrundale trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Liepaja to Pilsrundale in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Daugavpils.

Things to do in Pilsrundale

Museums

Side Trip

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

1
night
Daugavpils

Daugavpils ©
Daugavpils is a city in southeastern Latvia, located on the banks of the Daugava River, from which the city gets its name. Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Temple-chapel of Alexander Nevsky, steep yourself in history at Daugavpils Fortress, then shop like a local with Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Latgale Zoological Garden.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Daugavpils trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Pilsrundale to Daugavpils in 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Sigulda.

Things to do in Daugavpils

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Daugavpils Fortress ©
Daugavpils Fortress
Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre ©
Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre

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. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Gauja National Park and Cesis Medieval Castle. Change things up with these side-trips from Sigulda: Cesis (May Park & Old Brewery). The adventure continues: head outdoors with Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan, explore the historical opulence of Old Sigulda Castle, deepen your knowledge of military history at The Secret Soviet Bunker, and Head underground at Gutman's Cave.

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Drive from Daugavpils to Sigulda in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sigulda

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cesis, Gauja National Park, The Secret Soviet Bunker
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Gauja National Park ©
Gauja National Park
Cesis Medieval Castle ©
Cesis Medieval Castle
Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan ©
Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan

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