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
— 1 night
Train:  1​h 15​min
2
Riga
— 5 nights
End: Riga

1
night
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. On the 5th (Sun), hit the slopes at Mezakakis Adventure Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turaida Lutheran Church, and then explore the historical opulence of Turaida Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Old Sigulda Castle, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gauja National Park, and then appreciate the history behind Sculptural Group Parade of the Knights.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Sigulda online itinerary planner .

Riga to Sigulda is an approximately 1.5-hour train ride. You can also take a bus; or drive. In January, daily temperatures in Sigulda can reach -1°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Riga.

Things to do in Sigulda

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gauja National Park
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Gauja National Park ©
Gauja National Park
Turaida Castle ©
Turaida Castle
Old Sigulda Castle ©
Old Sigulda Castle

5
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: wander the streets of Old City Riga (Vecriga), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Riga Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Riga Town Hall Square, and admire the striking features of House of the Black Heads.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Riga day trip planning app .

Traveling by train from Sigulda to Riga takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Riga are -1°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Riga

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Jurmala, 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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