14 days in Latvia Itinerary

14 days in Latvia Itinerary

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14 days in Latvia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Riga
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Liepaja
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Ventspils
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Pilsrundale
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Sigulda
— 3 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: London

4
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, shopping, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Old City Riga (Vecriga), appreciate the history behind Freedom Monument, take an in-depth tour of Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market (Centraltirgus).

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Riga trip planner .

London, UK to Riga is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 2 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from London in October: high temperatures in Riga hover around 11°C and lows are around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Liepaja.

Things to do in Riga

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Jurmala
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Freedom Monument ©
Freedom Monument
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs ©
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs

2
nights
Liepaja

Liepaja ©
Liepāja, is a city in western Latvia, located on the Baltic Sea directly at 21°E. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): enjoy the sea views from Lighthouse Akmensrags, get great views at Liepaja lake watchtower, then have fun at LOC Ice Hall, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Northern Forts, make a trip to Skede Dunes Memorial, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Joseph's Cathedral, and finally stroll around Jurmalas Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Liepaja holiday planner.

Fly from Riga to Liepaja in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. In October, daytime highs in Liepaja are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Ventspils.

Things to do in Liepaja

Historic Sites Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

Lighthouse Akmensrags
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St. Joseph's Cathedral ©
St. Joseph's Cathedral
Room Escape Games
Jurmalas Park ©
Jurmalas Park

3
nights
Ventspils

Ventspils ©
Ventspils is a town in northwestern Latvia in the historical Courland region of Latvia, and is the sixth largest city in the country. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ventspils: Dundaga Castle (in Dundaga), Venta Rapid Waterfall (in Kuldiga) and Slitere National Park (in Talsi). There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at Children Park Fantaziya, examine the collection at Piejuras Brivdabas Muzejs, let the kids burn off some steam at Bernu pilsetina, and enjoy the sand and surf at Ventspils Beach.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Ventspils travel route planner.

Drive from Liepaja to Ventspils in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Ventspils, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Pilsrundale.

Things to do in Ventspils

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Venta Rapid Waterfall, Slitere National Park, Dundaga Castle
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Slitere National Park ©
Slitere National Park
Venta Rapid Waterfall ©
Venta Rapid Waterfall
Piejuras Brivdabas Muzejs
Piejuras Brivdabas Muzejs

1
night
Pilsrundale

Pilsrundale ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Rundāle Palace.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Pilsrundale trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ventspils to Pilsrundale takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in October, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Sigulda.

Things to do in Pilsrundale

Museums
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Rundāle Palace ©
Rundāle Palace

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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sigulda: Cesis Medieval Castle (in Cesis), Sunset Trail (in Saulkrasti) and Veczemju Mantinu Cliffs (in Salacgriva). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Turaida Castle, explore the striking landscape of Gauja National Park, appreciate the history behind Sculptural Group Parade of the Knights, and Head underground at Gutman's Cave.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Sigulda trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Pilsrundale to Sigulda by car takes about 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Sigulda are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sigulda

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cesis Medieval Castle, Gauja National Park, Sunset Trail, Veczemju Klintis
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Gauja National Park ©
Gauja National Park
Turaida Castle ©
Turaida Castle
Cesis Medieval Castle ©
Cesis Medieval Castle

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