17 days in Latvia Itinerary

17 days in Latvia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Riga
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  2 h 30 min
1
Liepaja
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Jurmala
— 2 nights
Bus:  45 min
3
Riga
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
4
Daugavpils
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Cesis
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
6
Sigulda
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
End: Riga

2
nights
Liepaja

Liepaja ©
Liepāja, is a city in western Latvia, located on the Baltic Sea directly at 21°E. On the 16th (Tue), pause for some photo ops at Latvian Musicians’ Walk of Fame, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Joseph's Cathedral, then walk around Jurmalas Park, and finally don't miss a visit to Rose Square (Rozu laukums). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Karosta Prison, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas Orthodox Sea Cathedral, and finally contemplate the long history of Northern Forts.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Liepaja trip itinerary maker website.

Riga to Liepaja is an approximately 2.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Riga, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Liepaja, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Jurmala.

Things to do in Liepaja

Historic Sites Parks
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Karosta Prison ©
Karosta Prison
Jurmalas Park ©
Jurmalas Park
Northern Forts ©
Northern Forts

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Jurmala Beach, then stroll around Dzintari Forest Park, and then don't miss a visit to Jomas iela. Keep things going the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Viewing Tower by Architect Bureau ARHIS and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kemeri National Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Jurmala online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Liepaja to Jurmala takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Jurmala are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Riga.

Things to do in Jurmala

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach
Dzintari Forest Park ©
Dzintari Forest Park
Kemeri National Park ©
Kemeri National Park

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.
Riga is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Old City Riga (Vecriga), hunt for treasures at Central Market (Centraltirgus), examine the collection at Riga Motormuseum, and admire the landmark architecture of House of the Black Heads.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Riga itinerary planner.

Getting from Jurmala to Riga by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can take a train to Daugavpils.

Things to do in Riga

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Freedom Monument ©
Freedom Monument
Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum ©
Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum

3
nights
Daugavpils

Daugavpils ©
Daugavpils is a city in southeastern Latvia, located on the banks of the Daugava River, from which the city gets its name. On the 24th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Daugavpils Fortress, then take in the exciting artwork at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple-chapel of Alexander Nevsky, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saints Boris and Gleb Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aglona Basilica, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Berkenelsk (Birkinelsk) Lutheran Church, then take in nature's colorful creations at Latgale Zoological Garden, and finally walk around Dubrovin Park.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Daugavpils trip itinerary site.

You can take a train from Riga to Daugavpils in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Daugavpils, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 26th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Cesis.

Things to do in Daugavpils

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Aglona Basilica, Preili Museum of Dolls
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Daugavpils Fortress ©
Daugavpils Fortress
Preili Museum of Dolls ©
Preili Museum of Dolls
Saints Boris and Gleb Cathedral ©
Saints Boris and Gleb Cathedral

3
nights
Cesis

Cesis ©
Cēsis, is a town in Latvia located in the northern part of the Central Vidzeme Upland. Explore Cesis' surroundings by going to Valmiera (Valmiermuiza Craft Brewery & Sietiniezis Rock). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Cesis Medieval Castle, steep yourself in history at Old Brewery, explore the engaging exhibits at ZINOO Cesis, and don't miss a visit to Araisi Lake Dwelling Site.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Cesis trip site.

Traveling by car from Daugavpils to Cesis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In June in Cesis, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Sigulda.

Things to do in Cesis

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Valmiera, Ieriku Dzirnavas
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Raksi Park ©
Raksi Park
Cesis Medieval Castle ©
Cesis Medieval Castle
Sietiniezis Rock
Sietiniezis Rock

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. On the 30th (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gauja National Park, then Head underground at Gutman's Cave, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cable Car Across Gauja. On the next day, explore the historical opulence of Turaida Castle, then get outside with Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan, then step into the grandiose world of Old Sigulda Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Sigulda Evangelic Lutheran Church.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Sigulda visit planner.

Sigulda is just a short distance from Cesis. June in Sigulda sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Sigulda

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gauja National Park, The Secret Soviet Bunker
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Gauja National Park ©
Gauja National Park
Turaida Castle ©
Turaida Castle
Gutman's Cave ©
Gutman's Cave

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