42 days in Latvia Itinerary

42 days in Latvia Itinerary

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42 days in Latvia Itinerary

Start: Amritsar
Fly + Drive:  16​h 15​min
1
Sigulda
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Rezekne
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Daugavpils
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Bauska
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Ventspils
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Liepaja
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
7
Riga
— 11 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Amritsar

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. Change things up with these side-trips from Sigulda: Saulkrasti (Sea Park & Saulkrasti Bicycle Museum), Sietiniezis Rock (in Valmiera) and Cesis (Ancient Jewellery Smithy & Cesis Medieval Castle). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Gauja National Park, step into the grandiose world of Old Sigulda Castle, get outside with Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan, and Head underground at Gutman's Cave.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Sigulda day trip planner.

Amritsar, India to Sigulda is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Eastern European Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Amritsar in September, expect Sigulda to be much colder, temps between 20°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Rezekne.

Things to do in Sigulda

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Saulkrasti, Cesis, Veczemju Klintis, Gauja National Park, Sietiniezis Rock
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Gauja National Park ©
Gauja National Park
Turaida Castle ©
Turaida Castle
Cesis Medieval Castle ©
Cesis Medieval Castle

5
nights
Rezekne

Rezekne ©
Rēzekne is a city in the Rēzekne River valley in Latgale region of eastern Latvia. Explore Rezekne's surroundings by going to Preili Museum of Dolls (in Preili), Mura lokas tilts par Kujas upi (in Bebri) and Cesvaines Castle (in Cesvaine). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Luznavas Muiza, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Green Synagogue, take in the pleasant sights at Makonkalns Hill and Volkenberg Castle Ruins, and look for all kinds of wild species at Krustkalnu dabas rezervats.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Rezekne tour itinerary builder website .

Getting from Sigulda to Rezekne by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Traveling from Sigulda in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Rezekne, with lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can go by car to Daugavpils.

Things to do in Rezekne

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Stameriena, Krustkalnu dabas rezervats, Preili Museum of Dolls, Mura lokas tilts par Kujas upi, Ludza Museum of Local History
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Luznavas Muiza ©
Luznavas Muiza
Preili Museum of Dolls ©
Preili Museum of Dolls
Raznas ezers ©
Raznas ezers

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. Venture out of the city with trips to Pilskalnes Siguldina (in Ilukste), The Orthodox Church of The Holy Spirit and men's monastery (in Jekabpils) and Aglona Basilica (in Aglona). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Daugavpils Regional and Art Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple-chapel of Alexander Nevsky, stroll around Dubrovin Park, and examine the collection at Shmakovka Museum.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Daugavpils trip itinerary builder website .

Drive from Rezekne to Daugavpils in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Daugavpils sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can drive to Bauska.

Things to do in Daugavpils

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Aglona Basilica, The Orthodox Church of The Holy Spirit and men's monastery, Pilskalnes Siguldina
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Aglona Basilica ©
Aglona Basilica
Dubrovin Park ©
Dubrovin Park
Zinoo ©
Zinoo

5
nights
Bauska

Bauska ©
Bauska is a town in Bauska Municipality, in the Zemgale region of southern Latvia. Change things up with these side-trips from Bauska: Jelgava (Holy Trinity Church, Pedestrian Bridge Mitava, & more), Museum and Garden of Peteris Upitis (in Dobele) and Tervete (Tervetes Wooden Castle, Tervete Nature Park, & more). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Rundāle Palace, see the interesting displays at The branch of the Riga Motor Museum in Bauska, look for all kinds of wild species at Trusu Pilsetina, and step into the grandiose world of Bauska Castle.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bauska trip maker tool .

Drive from Daugavpils to Bauska in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. October in Bauska sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Ventspils.

Things to do in Bauska

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Tervete, Jelgava, Rundale Palace, Rundāle Palace, Museum and Garden of Peteris Upitis
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Tervete Nature Park ©
Tervete Nature Park
Rundāle Palace ©
Rundāle Palace
Rundale Palace ©
Rundale Palace

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. Change things up with these side-trips from Ventspils: Slitere National Park (in Talsi), Abavas Rumba (in Kandava) and Kuldiga (Kuldigas Sv. Katrinas Baznica & Venta Rapid Waterfall). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Ventspils Beach, see the interesting displays at Piejuras Brivdabas Muzejs, get outside with Daba Laba - Day Adventures, and pause for some serene contemplation at Edole Castle.

Find out how to plan Ventspils trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Bauska to Ventspils takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in Ventspils are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Liepaja.

Things to do in Ventspils

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Kuldiga, Abavas Rumba, Slitere National Park, Garden of Dolls, Irbene Radio Astronomy Center
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Slitere National Park ©
Slitere National Park
Ventspils Beach ©
Ventspils Beach
Venta Rapid Waterfall ©
Venta Rapid Waterfall

5
nights
Liepaja

Liepaja ©
Liepāja, is a city in western Latvia, located on the Baltic Sea directly at 21°E. Explore Liepaja's surroundings by going to Aizpute Castle (in Aizpute), Abandoned Military Town (in Skrunda) and Lighthouse Akmensrags (in Pavilosta). The adventure continues: walk around Jurmalas Park, contemplate the long history of Karosta Prison, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Joseph's Cathedral.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Liepaja trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Ventspils to Liepaja by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Liepaja are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Riga.

Things to do in Liepaja

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Pape, Aizpute Castle, Lighthouse Akmensrags, Bernati Lighthouse, Wetland Pathway Dunika
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Northern Forts ©
Northern Forts
Jurmalas Park ©
Jurmalas Park
Room Escape Games

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.
Explore Riga's surroundings by going to Jurmala (Jomas iela & Kemeri National Park). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Old City Riga (Vecriga), steep yourself in history at Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market (Centraltirgus), and admire the landmark architecture of Alberta Iela.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Riga trip itinerary site .

You can fly from Liepaja to Riga in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and flight. In October, daily temperatures in Riga can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Riga

Parks Museums Nature

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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