39 days in Latvia Itinerary

39 days in Latvia Itinerary

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39 days in Latvia Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly + Drive:  19​h 30​min
1
Tervete
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Liepaja
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Ventspils
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Cesis
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Jekabpils
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Daugavpils
— 4 nights
Train:  3​h
7
Riga
— 13 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Ahmedabad

3
nights
Tervete

Tervete ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Tervete Nature Park and Tervetes Taurini. Rundāle Palace and Holy Trinity Church will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Dobele Evangelical Lutheran Church (in Dobele), Palazzo di Rundale (in Rundale) and Bauska (Bauska Castle & Trusu Pilsetina).

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Tervete online vacation planner .

Ahmedabad, India to Tervete is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Ahmedabad to Tervete is minus 3 hours. When traveling from Ahmedabad in July, plan for slightly colder days in Tervete, with highs around 26°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Liepaja.

Things to do in Tervete

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Jelgava, Dobele, Bauska, Jaunpils Pils, Rundāle Palace
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 10:
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Rundāle Palace ©
Rundāle Palace
Tervete Nature Park ©
Tervete Nature Park
Bauska Castle ©
Bauska Castle

5
nights
Liepaja

Liepaja ©
Liepāja, is a city in western Latvia, located on the Baltic Sea directly at 21°E. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Karosta Prison and Pape Nature Park. Get some cultural insight at Northern Forts and St. Nicholas Orthodox Sea Cathedral. Venture out of the city with trips to Aizpute (Valda Jerina Dolls room & Aizpute Castle), Jurmalciems beach (in Jurmalciems) and Abandoned Military Town (in Skrunda). Spend the 15th (Sun) exploring nature at Wetland Pathway Dunika. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sea views from Lighthouse Akmensrags, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne’s Church, delve into the distant past at Grobina Castle, and get engrossed in the history at Liepaja Museum.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Liepaja online route planner .

Traveling by car from Tervete to Liepaja takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Ventspils.

Things to do in Liepaja

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Aizpute, Bernati Lighthouse, Abandoned Military Town, Wetland Pathway Dunika, Grobina Castle
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 15:
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Northern Forts ©
Northern Forts
Karosta Prison ©
Karosta Prison
Holy Trinity Cathedral ©
Holy Trinity Cathedral

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. Edole Castle and The Castle of the Livonian order are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Dundaga Castle and Slitere Light will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ventspils: Irbene Radio Astronomy Center (in Irbene), Kolkas Baka (in Kolka) and Venta Waterfall (in Kuldiga). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ventspils Beach, see the interesting displays at Ventspils Creativity House Planetarium and Observatory, get outside with Daba Laba - Day Adventures, and take in nature's colorful creations at Renka Garden.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Ventspils trip planner .

You can drive from Liepaja to Ventspils in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Ventspils sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Cesis.

Things to do in Ventspils

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Slitere Light, Edole Castle, Kolkas Baka, Irbene Radio Astronomy Center, Venta Rapid Waterfall
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 19:
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Ventspils Beach ©
Ventspils Beach
The Castle of the Livonian order ©
The Castle of the Livonian order
Kolkas Baka ©
Kolkas Baka

4
nights
Cesis

Cesis ©
Cēsis, is a town in Latvia located in the northern part of the Central Vidzeme Upland. Explore hidden gems such as Cesis Medieval Castle and Gauja National Park. Old Sigulda Castle and Turaida Castle will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cesis: Sigulda Evangelic Lutheran Church (in Sigulda), Birini Castle (in Birini) and Silver Museum (in Limbazi).

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Cesis trip simple and quick.

Getting from Ventspils to Cesis by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Cesis are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Jekabpils.

Things to do in Cesis

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Sigulda, Limbazi, Gauja National Park, Ungurmuiza Manor, Birini Castle
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 23:
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Cesis Medieval Castle ©
Cesis Medieval Castle
Sigulda Evangelic Lutheran Church ©
Sigulda Evangelic Lutheran Church
Old Sigulda Castle ©
Old Sigulda Castle

3
nights
Jekabpils

Jekabpils ©
Jēkabpils is a city in southeastern Latvia roughly halfway between Riga and Daugavpils and spanning the Daugava River. Cesvaines Castle and Odzienas Manor are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Krustpils castle and Aizkraukle St. Therese of the Child Jesus Church for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Jekabpils: Koknese (Liktendarzs - Garden of Destiny & Koknese Ruins) and Madona (Madona City Museum & Krustkalnu dabas rezervats). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Holy Ghost and examine the collection at Open Air Exhibition of Jekabpils History Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Jekabpils day trip planning tool .

Getting from Cesis to Jekabpils by car takes about 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Daugavpils.

Things to do in Jekabpils

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Madona, Koknese, Cesvaines Castle, Odzienas Manor, Aizkraukle St. Therese of the Child Jesus Church
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 26:
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Krustpils castle ©
Krustpils castle
Odzienas Manor ©
Odzienas Manor

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. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Daugavpils Fortress and Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre. Aglona Basilica and Luznavas Muiza will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Daugavpils: Rezekne (Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church & Heart of Jesus Cathedral), Pilskalnes Siguldina (in Ilukste) and Castle of Earls Platery (in Kraslava). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Saints Boris and Gleb Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Aglona Bread Museum, and explore the world behind art at Daugavpils Regional and Art Museum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Daugavpils road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Jekabpils to Daugavpils in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can take a train to Riga.

Things to do in Daugavpils

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Rezekne, Aglona, Pilskalnes Siguldina, Preili Museum of Dolls, Castle of Earls Platery
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 30:
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Daugavpils Fortress ©
Daugavpils Fortress
Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre ©
Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre
Luznavas Muiza ©
Luznavas Muiza

13
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.
Vermanes Garden and Livu Square will appeal to history buffs. We've included these beaches for you: Jurmala Beach and Vecaki Beach. Explore Riga's surroundings by going to Saulkrasti Beach (in Saulkrasti), Tukums (Jaunmoku Pils & Durbes Pils) and Jurmala (Kemeri National Park & Jurmalas Globe). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Old City Riga (Vecriga), examine the collection at Riga Motormuseum, pause for some photo ops at Freedom Monument (Brivibas Piemineklis), and take an in-depth tour of Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Riga road trip planner .

Take a train from Daugavpils to Riga in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Riga, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Riga

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jurmala, Tukums, Salaspils Memorial Ensemble, Katlakalna Evangelic Lutheran Church, Saulkrasti Beach
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 12:
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Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach
Salaspils Memorial Ensemble ©
Salaspils Memorial Ensemble
Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)

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