10 days in San Jose & Riga Itinerary

10 days in San Jose & Riga Itinerary

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10 days in San Jose & Riga Itinerary

Start: Riga, Latvia
Fly:  30​h
1
San Jose, Costa Rica
— 4 nights
Fly:  30​h
2
Riga, Latvia
— 2 nights
End: Riga, Latvia

4
nights
San Jose, Costa Rica

San Jose
A trip to San Jose, the capital, commercial center, and cultural hub of Costa Rica, gives you a chance to experience the lively atmosphere and rich cultural past of this vibrant country.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Jose: Tarcoles Bridge (in Tarcoles), Poas Volcano (in Poas Volcano National Park) and Jardins da Cachoeira de La Paz (in Vara Blanca). And it doesn't end there: take a memorable tour with Tours, examine the collection at Pre-Columbian Gold Museum, take an in-depth tour of Museo Nacional De Costa Rica, and look for gifts at J.LANG Atelier & Showroom.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read San Jose trip app .

Riga, Latvia to San Jose is an approximately 30-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 8 hours. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Riga in February; daily highs in San Jose reach 30°C and lows reach 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Riga.

Things to do in San Jose

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Jaco, Poas Volcano, J.LANG Atelier & Showroom, Tarcoles Bridge, Jardins da Cachoeira de La Paz
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Poas Volcano
Poas Volcano
Zipline
Teatro Nacional Costa Rica ©
Teatro Nacional Costa Rica

2
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.
Riga is known for museums, historic sites, shopping, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Old City Riga (Vecriga), admire the landmark architecture of Alberta Iela, get engrossed in the history at Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs, and enjoy breathtaking views from View of Riga from St Peter's Church Tower.

To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Riga trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from San Jose to Riga. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern European Time is 8 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from San Jose in February: high temperatures in Riga hover around 1°C and lows are around -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Riga

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Freedom Monument ©
Freedom Monument
Central Market (Centraltirgus) ©
Central Market (Centraltirgus)

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