15 days in Latvia Itinerary

15 days in Latvia Itinerary

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15 days in Latvia Itinerary

Start: Reykjavik
Fly + bus:  9​h 30​min
1
Sigulda
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Pilsrundale
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Ventspils
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Liepaja
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Riga
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Reykjavik

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 (Ancient Jewellery Smithy & Cesis Medieval Castle) and Veczemju Mantinu Cliffs (in Salacgriva). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Gauja National Park, step into the grandiose world of Old Sigulda Castle, appreciate the history behind Sculptural Group Parade of the Knights, and head outdoors with Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Sigulda vacation maker site .

Reykjavik, Iceland to Sigulda is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Reykjavik to Sigulda is 2 hours. Traveling from Reykjavik in September, expect Sigulda to be somewhat warmer, temps between 20°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Pilsrundale.

Things to do in Sigulda

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

1
night
Pilsrundale

Pilsrundale ©
On the 3rd (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Rundāle Palace.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Pilsrundale travel route planner.

Drive from Sigulda to Pilsrundale in 2 hours. October in Pilsrundale sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Ventspils.

Things to do in Pilsrundale

Museums
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Rundāle Palace ©
Rundāle Palace

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. Get out of town with these interesting Ventspils side-trips: Kuldiga (Venta Rapid Waterfall & Museum of the Kuldiga Region) and Slitere National Park (in Talsi). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Ventspils Beach, enjoy some diversion at Ventspils Children’s Town, head outdoors with Daba Laba - Day Adventures, and get in on the family fun at Children Park Fantaziya.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, go to the Ventspils journey planner .

Getting from Pilsrundale to Ventspils by car takes about 3 hours. In October in Ventspils, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Liepaja.

Things to do in Ventspils

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Kuldiga, Slitere National Park
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Slitere National Park ©
Slitere National Park
Ventspils Beach ©
Ventspils Beach
Venta Rapid Waterfall ©
Venta Rapid Waterfall

2
nights
Liepaja

Liepaja ©
Liepāja, is a city in western Latvia, located on the Baltic Sea directly at 21°E. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): stroll around Jurmalas Park, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then steep yourself in history at Northern Forts, then make a trip to Skede Dunes Memorial, and finally have fun at LOC Ice Hall. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Joseph's Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Karosta Prison, take in the views from The Oskars Kalpaks Bridge, then enjoy the sea views from Lighthouse Akmensrags, and finally take some stellar pictures from Liepaja lake watchtower.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Liepaja tour itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Ventspils to Liepaja takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in October, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Riga.

Things to do in Liepaja

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Lighthouse Akmensrags
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Northern Forts ©
Northern Forts
Jurmalas Park ©
Jurmalas Park
Room Escape Games

5
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: take a stroll through Old City Riga (Vecriga), enjoy the sand and surf at Jurmala Beach, admire the striking features of Alberta Iela, and make a trip to Riga Town Hall Square.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Riga trip itinerary maker tool .

You can fly from Liepaja to Riga in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. In October in Riga, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Riga

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jurmala, Salaspils Memorial Ensemble
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Freedom Monument ©
Freedom Monument
Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach

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