7 days in Latvia Itinerary

7 days in Latvia Itinerary

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7 days in Latvia Itinerary

Start: Riga
Train:  1​h 15​min
1
Sigulda
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h 15​min
2
Riga
— 4 nights
End: Riga

2
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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sigulda: Sietiniezis Rock (in Valmiera) and Cesis (Ancient Jewellery Smithy & Cesis Medieval Castle). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Turaida Castle, Head underground at Gutman's Cave, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gauja National Park, and pause for some photo ops at Sculptural Group Parade of the Knights.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Sigulda trip planner .

Riga to Sigulda is an approximately 1.5-hour train ride. You can also take a bus; or drive. December in Sigulda sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Riga.

Things to do in Sigulda

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cesis, 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

4
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.
Riga is known for museums, historic sites, shopping, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Old City Riga (Vecriga), take in the spiritual surroundings of Riga Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Riga Town Hall Square, and enjoy breathtaking views from View of Riga from St Peter's Church Tower.

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You can take a train from Sigulda to Riga in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Riga

Museums Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Jurmala Beach, Salaspils Memorial Ensemble
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Freedom Monument ©
Freedom Monument
Central Market (Centraltirgus) ©
Central Market (Centraltirgus)

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