6 days in Latvia Itinerary

6 days in Latvia Itinerary

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Liepaja
— 1 day
2
Ventspils
— 1 night
3
Kuldiga
— 2 nights
4
Jelgava
— 1 day
5
Riga
— 2 nights

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Liepaja

Liepaja ©
Liepāja, is a city in western Latvia, located on the Baltic Sea directly at 21°E. On the 4th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Karosta Prison, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas Orthodox Sea Cathedral, thencontemplate the long history of Northern Forts, and finally take an in-depth tour of Liepaja Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Liepaja trip itinerary website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Liepaja. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ventspils.

Things to do in Liepaja

Historic Sites Museums
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Northern Forts ©
Northern Forts
Karosta Prison ©
Karosta Prison
St. Nicholas Orthodox Sea Cathedral ©
St. Nicholas Orthodox Sea Cathedral

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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. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Ventspils Beach, examine the collection at Piejuras Brivdabas Muzejs, thenexplore the historical opulence of The Castle of the Livonian order, and finally examine the collection at Ventspils Creativity House Planetarium and Observatory.

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Traveling by car from Liepaja to Ventspils takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Kuldiga.

Things to do in Ventspils

Museums Outdoors Parks
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Piejuras Brivdabas Muzejs
Piejuras Brivdabas Muzejs
The Castle of the Livonian order ©
The Castle of the Livonian order

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nights
Kuldiga

Kuldiga ©
On the 6th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Edole Castle, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Kuldigas Sv. Katrinas Baznica, thenexamine the collection at Museum of the Kuldiga Region, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Venta Rapid Waterfall.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kuldiga online road trip planner.

You can drive from Ventspils to Kuldiga in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Kuldiga, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to drive to Jelgava.

Things to do in Kuldiga

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Edole Castle
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Edole Castle ©
Edole Castle
Museum of the Kuldiga Region ©
Museum of the Kuldiga Region
Venta Rapid Waterfall ©
Venta Rapid Waterfall

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Jelgava

Jelgava ©
Jelgava is a city in central Latvia about 41km southwest of Riga with about 63,000 inhabitants. On the 7th (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Jelgava Palace, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Church, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Virgin Anna Roman Catholic Cathedral, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Simeon’s and St. Anna’s Orthodox Cathedral.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Jelgava planning website.

Traveling by car from Kuldiga to Jelgava takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In May, daytime highs in Jelgava are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Riga.

Things to do in Jelgava

Historic Sites
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Jelgava Palace ©
Jelgava Palace
Holy Trinity Church ©
Holy Trinity Church

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take a stroll through Old City Riga (Vecriga), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, thentake an in-depth tour of Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs, thenmake a trip to Riga Town Hall Square, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Riga Cathedral. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Salaspils Memorial Ensemble, thenexamine the collection at Riga Motormuseum, thensee the interesting displays at Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Freedom Monument.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Riga road trip planning website.

Drive from Jelgava to Riga in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Riga

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Salaspils Memorial Ensemble
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs ©
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs
Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum ©
Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum

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