60 days in The Baltics Itinerary

60 days in The Baltics Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Latvia travel route planner

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Liepaja
— 8 nights
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Daugavpils
— 8 nights
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Tervete
— 3 nights
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Riga
— 21 nights
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Ainazi
— 1 night
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Ventspils
— 8 nights
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Sigulda
— 10 nights
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Liepaja

— 8 nights
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 Holy Trinity Cathedral and Jurmalas Park. Explore Liepaja's surroundings by going to Pape Nature Park (in Pape), Wetland Pathway Dunika (in Rucava) and Aizpute (Aizpute Castle & Valda Jerina Dolls room). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Karosta Prison, take some stellar pictures from Liepaja lake watchtower, make a trip to Skede Dunes Memorial, and take in the views from The Oskars Kalpaks Bridge.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Liepaja tour itinerary maker website.

Stockholm, Sweden to Liepaja is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Stockholm to Liepaja. In June, daytime highs in Liepaja are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Daugavpils.

Things to do in Liepaja

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 1 — 9:

Daugavpils

— 8 nights
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 the less-touristy side of things at Pilskalnes Siguldina and Old Town Square. Venture out of the city with trips to Rezekne (Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church, Makonkalns Hill and Volkenberg Castle Ruins, &more), Jekabpils (Open Air Exhibition of Jekabpils History Museum & The Orthodox Church of The Holy Spirit and men's monastery) and Aglona (Aglona Basilica & Devil's Lake). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Daugavpils Fortress, walk around Dubrovin Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Berkenelsk (Birkinelsk) Lutheran Church, and pause for some serene contemplation at Saints Boris and Gleb Cathedral.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Daugavpils trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Liepaja to Daugavpils in 6 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. While traveling from Liepaja, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Daugavpils, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Tervete.

Things to do in Daugavpils

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 9 — 17:

Tervete

— 3 nights
Step off the beaten path and head to Tervete Nature Park and Jaunpils Pils. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tervete: Jaunpils baznica (in Jaunpils) and Pokaini Forest (in Dobele).

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Tervete online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Daugavpils to Tervete in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Riga.

Things to do in Tervete

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 17 — 20:

Riga

— 21 nights

Paris of the North

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dzintari Forest Park and Pilsetas kanals. Venture out of the city with trips to Salaspils Memorial Ensemble (in Salaspils), Bauska (Bauska Castle, Bauska Town Hall, &more) and Jurmala (Viewing Tower by Architect Bureau ARHIS & Kemeri National Park). And it doesn't end there: stroll around Bastejkalna Park, see the interesting displays at Museum of Riga's History and Navigation, explore the world behind art at Art Museum RIGA BOURSE, and make a trip to Jauniela.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Riga tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Tervete to Riga in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Riga can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ainazi.

Things to do in Riga

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 20 — Jul 11:

Ainazi

— 1 night
Ainaži is a harbour town in the Vidzeme region of Latvia. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take in the waterfront at The Ainazi North Pier and then take an in-depth tour of The Museum of Ainazi Naval School.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Ainazi route tool.

You can drive from Riga to Ainazi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ventspils.

Things to do in Ainazi

Museums
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 12:

Ventspils

— 8 nights
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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Venta Rapid Waterfall and Jaunstuci Murksku Audzetava. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ventspils: Mazirbe plague stone (in Mazirbe), Dundaga (Peldanga labyrinth (Liepniekvalka Caves) & Dundaga Castle) and Kuldiga (Kuldiga Library, Museum of the Kuldiga Region, &more). 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 hit the slopes at Zviedru Cepure.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Ventspils journey planner.

Drive from Ainazi to Ventspils in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sigulda.

Things to do in Ventspils

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 12 — 20:

Sigulda

— 10 nights
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. Discover out-of-the-way places like Gauja National Park and Cesis Medieval Castle. Venture out of the city with trips to Krustkalnu dabas rezervats (in Madona), Koknese (Koknese Ruins, Liktendarzs - Garden of Destiny, &more) and Cesis (Rozu Square, St. John’s Church, &more). There's still lots to do: expand your understanding of the military at The Secret Soviet Bunker, head outdoors with Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan, explore the striking landscape at Skanakalna Nature park, and explore the historical opulence of Turaida Castle.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Sigulda travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ventspils to Sigulda takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Sigulda are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sigulda

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 20 — 30: