20 days in Latvia Itinerary

20 days in Latvia Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Gauja National Park and The Secret Soviet Bunker. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sigulda: Cesis (Araishi wind mill, Cesis Medieval Castle, &more) and Sietiniezis Rock (in Valmiera). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan, explore the historical opulence of Turaida Castle, take in the dramatic natural features at Raganu katls, and stop by Aerodium Sigulda.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Sigulda travel route planner.

Exeter, UK to Sigulda is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Exeter to Sigulda. In August, daytime highs in Sigulda are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Ventspils.

Things to do in Sigulda

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): let the kids burn off some steam at Children’s Town, enjoy the sand and surf at Ventspils Beach, and then step into the grandiose world of The Castle of the Livonian order. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kuldiga Orthodox Church, admire the sheer force of Venta Rapid Waterfall, and then walk around Kuldiga Town Garden & Sculpture Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Ventspils tour app.

Traveling by car from Sigulda to Ventspils takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Ventspils sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Liepaja.

Things to do in Ventspils

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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 20th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Skede Dunes Memorial, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas Orthodox Sea Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Karosta Prison, and finally contemplate the long history of Northern Forts. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from The Oskars Kalpaks Bridge, then stroll around Jurmalas Park, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Cathedral.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Liepaja online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Ventspils to Liepaja by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Pilsrundale.

Things to do in Liepaja

Historic Sites · Parks
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Karosta Prison ©
Karosta Prison
Jurmalas Park ©
Jurmalas Park
Holy Trinity Cathedral ©
Holy Trinity Cathedral

1
night
Pilsrundale

Pilsrundale ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): make a trip to Mezotne Palace and then take an in-depth tour of Rundāle Palace.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Pilsrundale planning site.

You can drive from Liepaja to Pilsrundale in 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Pilsrundale can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Riga.

Things to do in Pilsrundale

Museums

Side Trip

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

9
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'll discover tucked-away gems like Dzintari Forest Park and JJugenda Stila Nami, Riga. Change things up with these side-trips from Riga: Jurmala (Kemeri National Park, Summer House and Garden Complex of Kristaps and Auguste Morbergs, &more). There's much more to do: make a trip to Old City Riga (Vecriga), explore the activities along Pilsetas kanals, pause for some photo ops at Freedom Monument, and stroll around Mežaparks.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Riga holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Pilsrundale to Riga takes 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Riga

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Jurmala
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Dzintari Forest Park ©
Dzintari Forest Park
JJugenda Stila Nami, Riga ©
JJugenda Stila Nami, Riga

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