10 days in London & Riga Itinerary

10 days in London & Riga Itinerary

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10 days in London & Riga Itinerary

Start: Vienna, Austria
Fly:  5 h 15 min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Riga, Latvia
— 4 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
End: Tallinn, Estonia

5
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Shop till you drop at Petworth House and Park and Fortnum & Mason. Do some cultural sightseeing at Natural History Museum and The British Museum. Get out of town with these interesting London side-trips: Chichester Cathedral (in Chichester), Tangmere Military Aviation Museum (in Tangmere) and The D-Day Story (in Portsmouth). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, take a stroll through Regent Street, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at King's College Chapel, and steep yourself in history at Westminster Abbey.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the London driving holiday planner .

Vienna, Austria to London is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Vienna to London. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in February, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Riga.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Cambridge, Chichester, The D-Day Story, The Musical Museum, Petworth House and Park
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
IWM Duxford ©
IWM Duxford
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

4
nights
Riga, Latvia

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Rundāle Palace and Old City Riga (Vecriga). You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Central Market (Centraltirgus) and Riga Ghetto and Latvian Holocaust Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Riga side-trips: Tervete Nature Park (in Tervete) and Sigulda Evangelic Lutheran Church (in Sigulda). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Riga Town Hall Square, appreciate the history behind Freedom Monument, admire the striking features of JJugenda Stila Nami, Riga, and see the interesting displays at Museum of Riga's History and Navigation.

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

You can fly from London to Riga in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Riga is 2 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from London in February: high temperatures in Riga hover around 1°C and lows are around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Riga

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rundāle Palace, Salaspils Memorial Ensemble, Sigulda Evangelic Lutheran Church, Tervete Nature Park, Dzintari Forest Park
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Rundāle Palace ©
Rundāle Palace
Central Market (Centraltirgus) ©
Central Market (Centraltirgus)
Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)

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