35 days in Latvia Itinerary

35 days in Latvia Itinerary

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35 days in Latvia Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly + Drive:  18​h
1
Sigulda
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Daugavpils
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Bauska
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Ventspils
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Liepaja
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
6
Riga
— 11 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Chennai

4
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. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Turaida Castle and Sigulda Evangelic Lutheran Church. Appreciate the collections at Saulkrasti Bicycle Museum and Munchhausen Landgut Dunte. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sigulda: Cesis (Cesis Medieval Castle, ZINOO Cesis, & more) and Saulkrasti Beach (in Saulkrasti). Spend the 20th (Fri) exploring nature at Gauja National Park. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Old Sigulda Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Turaida Lutheran Church, make a trip to Araisi Lake Dwelling Site, and head outdoors with Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan.

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Chennai, India to Sigulda is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Chennai to Sigulda, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chennai in September, things will get cooler in Sigulda: highs are around 20°C and lows about 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Daugavpils.

Things to do in Sigulda

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cesis, Saulkrasti, Gauja National Park, Munchhausen Landgut Dunte
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 21:
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Saulkrasti Beach ©
Saulkrasti Beach
Turaida Castle ©
Turaida Castle
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. You'll explore and learn at Preili Museum of Dolls and Aglona Bread Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Daugavpils Fortress and Aglona Basilica. Venture out of the city with trips to Ruins of the Rezekne Castle Hill (in Rezekne), Latgale Art and Craft Centre (in Livani) and The King's Hill of Christ (in Aglona). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Daugavpils Regional and Art Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saints Boris and Gleb Cathedral, shop like a local with Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Orthodox Church of The Holy Spirit and men's monastery.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Daugavpils attractions planner .

Drive from Sigulda to Daugavpils in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Sigulda in September, Daugavpils is a bit cooler at night with lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bauska.

Things to do in Daugavpils

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Aglona, Ruins of the Rezekne Castle Hill, Preili Museum of Dolls, Latgale Art and Craft Centre, The Orthodox Church of The Holy Spirit and men's monastery
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 25:
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Daugavpils Fortress ©
Daugavpils Fortress
Preili Museum of Dolls ©
Preili Museum of Dolls

4
nights
Bauska

Bauska ©
Bauska is a town in Bauska Municipality, in the Zemgale region of southern Latvia. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Rundāle Palace and The branch of the Riga Motor Museum in Bauska. Your inner history buff will appreciate Bauska Castle and Jelgava Palace. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bauska: Tervete Nature Park (in Tervete), Jelgava (Virgin Anna Roman Catholic Cathedral, Holy Trinity Church, & more) and Museum and Garden of Peteris Upitis (in Dobele). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Palazzo di Rundale, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bauskas Sveta Gara Evangeliski Luteriska Baznica, take an in-depth tour of Bauskas Muzejs, and contemplate the long history of Bauska Town Hall.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Bauska attractions planner.

You can drive from Daugavpils to Bauska in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. September in Bauska sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Ventspils.

Things to do in Bauska

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Jelgava, Tervete Nature Park, Rundāle Palace, Museum and Garden of Peteris Upitis, Rundale Palace
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 29:
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Rundāle Palace ©
Rundāle Palace
Bauska Castle ©
Bauska Castle

5
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. Piejuras Brivdabas Muzejs and Museum of the Kuldiga Region will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Edole Castle and Kolkas Baka. Venture out of the city with trips to Irbene Radio Astronomy Center (in Irbene), Slitere National Park (in Talsi) and Kuldiga (Kuldigas Identitates Pilars, Venta Rapid Waterfall, & more). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Ventspils Beach, step into the grandiose world of Dundaga Castle, admire the natural beauty at Renka Garden, and let little ones run wild at Ventspils Children’s Town.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Ventspils trip planner .

Drive from Bauska to Ventspils in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Ventspils can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can drive to Liepaja.

Things to do in Ventspils

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Kuldiga, Edole Castle, Kolkas Baka, Slitere Light, Slitere National Park
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 4:
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Ventspils Beach ©
Ventspils Beach
Edole Castle ©
Edole Castle
Kolkas Baka ©
Kolkas Baka

4
nights
Liepaja

Liepaja ©
Liepāja, is a city in western Latvia, located on the Baltic Sea directly at 21°E. Northern Forts and Abandoned Military Town will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Lighthouse Akmensrags and Holy Trinity Cathedral. Venture out of the city with trips to Jurmalciems beach (in Jurmalciems), Saldus (Fountain the Drop of Honey, Baiba Ritere Textile Art, & more) and Open air museum Vitolnieki (in Pape). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Karosta Prison, walk around Jurmalas Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Joseph's Cathedral, and explore the ancient world of Grobina Castle.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Liepaja online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Ventspils to Liepaja takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Liepaja can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Riga.

Things to do in Liepaja

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Saldus, Jurmalciems beach, Open air museum Vitolnieki, Grobina Castle, Abandoned Military Town
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Northern Forts ©
Northern Forts
St. Joseph's Cathedral ©
St. Joseph's Cathedral
Karosta Prison ©
Karosta Prison

11
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 enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Jurmala Beach and Vecaki Beach. Visit Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum and St. Peter's Church for their historical value. Step out of Riga to go to Jurmala and see Kemeri National Park, which is approximately 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Old City Riga (Vecriga), admire the masterpieces at Latvian National Museum Of Art, admire the landmark architecture of The Three Brothers, and hunt for treasures at Central Market (Centraltirgus).

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Riga itinerary planner.

Fly from Liepaja to Riga in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in October, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Riga

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Jurmala, Salaspils Memorial Ensemble, Silver Museum
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Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach
Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs ©
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs

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