8 days in Latvia Itinerary

8 days in Latvia Itinerary

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8 days in Latvia Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Riga
— 5 nights
Train:  1​h 15​min
2
Dobele
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h
End: Manchester

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Jurmala Beach and Dzintari Forest Park. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Old City Riga (Vecriga), pause for some photo ops at Freedom Monument (Brivibas Piemineklis), admire the striking features of House of Blackheads, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market (Centraltirgus).

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Riga trip planner .

Manchester, UK to Riga is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Manchester to Riga, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. April in Riga sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Dobele.

Things to do in Riga

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Jurmala
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach
Dzintari Forest Park ©
Dzintari Forest Park

2
nights
Dobele

Dobele ©
Dobele is a town in the cultural region Zemgale in Latvia, and is located near the center of Latvia on the banks of the river Bērze. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Dobele Evangelical Lutheran Church, then identify plant and animal life at Tervetes Taurini, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Tervete Nature Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the galleries of Jaunpils Pils, explore the historical opulence of Dobele Castle, and then admire the natural beauty at Museum and Garden of Peteris Upitis.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Dobele trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by train from Riga to Dobele takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Dobele are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dobele

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Tervete, Jaunpils Pils
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Tervete Nature Park ©
Tervete Nature Park
Dobele Evangelical Lutheran Church ©
Dobele Evangelical Lutheran Church
Jaunpils Pils ©
Jaunpils Pils

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