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
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Cesis
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Ahmedabad

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum and St. Peter's Church. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs and Riga Cathedral. On the 20th (Mon), enjoy a perfect day by the water at Jurmala Beach. There's still lots to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market (Centraltirgus), see the interesting displays at Riga Motormuseum, pause for some photo ops at Freedom Monument (Brivibas Piemineklis), and step into the grandiose world of Riga Castle.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Riga online attractions planner .

Ahmedabad, India to Riga is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Ahmedabad to Riga due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ahmedabad in May, things will get colder in Riga: highs are around 20°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bauska.

Things to do in Riga

Museums Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Jurmala Beach
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs ©
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs

2
nights
Cesis

Cesis ©
Cēsis, is a town in Latvia located in the northern part of the Central Vidzeme Upland. On the 23rd (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Ligatnes Nature Trails, explore the historical opulence of Old Sigulda Castle, and then explore the historical opulence of Turaida Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Cesis Medieval Castle, explore the engaging exhibits at ZINOO Cesis, then steep yourself in history at Limbazi Medieval Castle Ruins and Panorama Tower, and finally examine the collection at Silver Museum.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Cesis tour builder website .

You can drive from Riga to Cesis in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Cesis can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cesis

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Limbazi, Sigulda, Ligatnes Nature Trails
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Turaida Castle ©
Turaida Castle
Cesis Medieval Castle ©
Cesis Medieval Castle
Old Sigulda Castle ©
Old Sigulda Castle

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