30 days in Latvia Itinerary

30 days in Latvia Itinerary

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30 days in Latvia Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  4​h
1
Riga
— 9 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Sigulda
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Daugavpils
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Rundale
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Liepaja
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Ventspils
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
End: Stockholm

9
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Dzintari Forest Park and Bastejkalna Park. Step out of Riga with an excursion to Kemeri National Park in Jurmala--about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Old City Riga (Vecriga), walk around Mežaparks, identify plant and animal life at Ragakapa Nature Park, and make a trip to Jauniela.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Riga trip builder tool .

Stockholm, Sweden to Riga is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Stockholm to Riga. June in Riga sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Sigulda.

Things to do in Riga

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trip

Jurmala
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Ragakapa Nature Park ©
Ragakapa Nature Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours

5
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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Ligatnes Nature Trails and Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan. Get out of town with these interesting Sigulda side-trips: Veczemju Mantinu Cliffs (in Salacgriva), Cesis (Ancient Jewellery Smithy & Cesis Medieval Castle) and Valmiera (Valmiermuiza Craft Brewery & Sietiniezis Rock). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape of Gauja National Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Turaida Lutheran Church, step into the grandiose world of Turaida Castle, and expand your understanding of the military at The Secret Soviet Bunker.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Sigulda trip planner .

You can take a bus from Riga to Sigulda in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Sigulda can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to Daugavpils.

Things to do in Sigulda

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ligatne, Cesis, Valmiera, Gauja National Park, Veczemju Klintis
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Gauja National Park ©
Gauja National Park
Ligatnes Nature Trails ©
Ligatnes Nature Trails
Cesis Medieval Castle ©
Cesis Medieval Castle

4
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. Discover out-of-the-way places like Pilskalnes Siguldina and Daugavpils Fortress. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Daugavpils: Preili Museum of Dolls (in Preili), Luznavas Muiza (in Rezekne) and Aglona Basilica (in Aglona). There's lots more to do: view the masterpieces at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, stroll around Dubrovin Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Latgale Zoological Garden, and pause for some serene contemplation at Saints Boris and Gleb Cathedral.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Daugavpils tour itinerary builder app .

Drive from Sigulda to Daugavpils in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Daugavpils sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Rundale.

Things to do in Daugavpils

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Preili Museum of Dolls, Luznavas Muiza, Pilskalnes Siguldina, Aglona Basilica
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Daugavpils Fortress ©
Daugavpils Fortress
Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre ©
Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre
Dubrovin Park ©
Dubrovin Park

2
nights
Rundale

Rundale ©
On the 20th (Sat), make a trip to Rundale Palace and then take an in-depth tour of Rundāle Palace. On your second day here, go for a walk through Tervetes Wooden Castle, then look for all kinds of wild species at Tervete Nature Park, and then identify plant and animal life at Tervetes Taurini.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rundale trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Daugavpils to Rundale in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. June in Rundale sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Liepaja.

Things to do in Rundale

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Tervete, Rundāle Palace
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Tervete Nature Park ©
Tervete Nature Park
Rundale Palace ©
Rundale Palace
Rundāle Palace ©
Rundāle Palace

5
nights
Liepaja

Liepaja ©
Liepāja, is a city in western Latvia, located on the Baltic Sea directly at 21°E. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Jurmalas Park and Northern Forts. Venture out of the city with trips to Lighthouse Akmensrags (in Pavilosta), Pape Nature Park (in Pape) and Valda Jerina Dolls room (in Aizpute). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Cathedral, look for all kinds of wild species at Wetland Pathway Dunika, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas Orthodox Sea Cathedral, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Liepaja day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Rundale to Liepaja takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ventspils.

Things to do in Liepaja

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Valda Jerina Dolls room, Lighthouse Akmensrags, Wetland Pathway Dunika, Pape Nature Park
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Northern Forts ©
Northern Forts
Jurmalas Park ©
Jurmalas Park
Karosta Prison ©
Karosta Prison

4
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 discover tucked-away gems like Ventspils Beach and Venta Rapid Waterfall. Explore Ventspils' surroundings by going to Slitere National Park (in Talsi) and Jaunstuci Murksku Audzetava (in Regi). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of The Castle of the Livonian order, see the interesting displays at Piejuras Brivdabas Muzejs, head outdoors with Daba Laba - Day Adventures, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ventspils Children’s Town.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ventspils trip app .

You can drive from Liepaja to Ventspils in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ventspils

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Jaunstuci Murksku Audzetava, Slitere National Park, Venta Rapid Waterfall
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Ventspils Beach ©
Ventspils Beach
Jaunstuci Murksku Audzetava ©
Jaunstuci Murksku Audzetava
Venta Rapid Waterfall ©
Venta Rapid Waterfall

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