8 days in Latvia Itinerary

8 days in Latvia Itinerary

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8 days in Latvia Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Riga
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Sigulda
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Jurmala
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Ahmedabad

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Freedom Monument (Brivibas Piemineklis), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, and then make a trip to Old City Riga (Vecriga).

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Riga trip itinerary planning site .

Ahmedabad, India to Riga is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 3 hours. While traveling from Ahmedabad, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Riga, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can catcht the bus to Sigulda.

Things to do in Riga

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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Freedom Monument (Brivibas Piemineklis) ©
St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church

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. Go for a jaunt from Sigulda to Cesis to see Cesis Medieval Castle about 34 minutes away. Spend the 11th (Sun) exploring nature at Gauja National Park. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Turaida Castle, Head underground at Gutman's Cave, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cable Car Across Gauja, and get outside with Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Sigulda online route maker .

You can take a bus from Riga to Sigulda in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. August in Sigulda sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Jurmala.

Things to do in Sigulda

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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Jurmala

Jurmala ©
Known for its long white-sand beaches and Art Nouveau wooden houses, Jurmala presents itself as a luxurious seaside resort and family getaway spot.
To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Jurmala itinerary planner.

You can drive from Sigulda to Jurmala in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 15th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Jurmala

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach
Dzintari Forest Park ©
Dzintari Forest Park

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