11 days in Latvia Itinerary

11 days in Latvia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Chennai
Fly:  16 h 15 min
1
Riga
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  2 h 30 min
2
Liepaja
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 15 min
3
Valmiera
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Tervete
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  18 h
End: Chennai

2
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.
On the 21st (Thu), browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market (Centraltirgus), take an in-depth tour of Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs, steep yourself in history at Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, and finally pause for some photo ops at Bremen Town Musicians.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Riga tour planner.

Chennai, India to Riga is an approximately 14- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Chennai to Riga, you'll gain 3.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chennai in November, expect Riga to be much colder, temps between 5°C and 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Liepaja.

Things to do in Riga

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Central Market (Centraltirgus) ©
Central Market (Centraltirgus)
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs ©
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs
Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum ©
Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum

2
nights
Liepaja

Liepaja ©
Liepāja, is a city in western Latvia, located on the Baltic Sea directly at 21°E. On the 22nd (Fri), contemplate the long history of Northern Forts, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas Orthodox Sea Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Karosta Prison, then appreciate the history behind Monument to Mariners Lost at Sea, and finally take an in-depth tour of Liepaja Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Cathedral, stop by Peter Market, then identify plant and animal life at Pape Nature Park, and finally take an in-depth tour of Open air museum Vitolnieki.

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You can do a combination of flight and bus from Riga to Liepaja in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Liepaja can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Valmiera.

Things to do in Liepaja

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Pape
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Holy Trinity Cathedral ©
Holy Trinity Cathedral
Northern Forts ©
Northern Forts
Karosta Prison ©
Karosta Prison

2
nights
Valmiera

Valmiera ©
Valmiera is the largest city of the historical Vidzeme region, Latvia, with a total area of 18.1km². Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cesis Medieval Castle and St. John’s Church. Museum-lovers will appreciate Silver Museum and ZINOO Cesis. Change things up with these side-trips from Valmiera: Ligatnes Nature Trails (in Ligatne) and May Park (in Cesis). Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gauja National Park, sample the tasty concoctions at Valmiermuiza Craft Brewery, and explore the striking landscape at Sietiniezis Rock.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Valmiera online trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Liepaja to Valmiera in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Tervete.

Things to do in Valmiera

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Cesis, Gauja National Park, Silver Museum, Ligatnes Nature Trails
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Ligatnes Nature Trails ©
Ligatnes Nature Trails
Gauja National Park ©
Gauja National Park
Cesis Medieval Castle ©
Cesis Medieval Castle

3
nights
Tervete

Tervete ©
On the 27th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Jaunpils baznica, then take an in-depth tour of Jaunpils Pils, then step into the grandiose world of Dobele Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Dobele Evangelical Lutheran Church. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Tervete Nature Park, then identify plant and animal life at Tervetes Taurini, and then explore the historical opulence of Tervetes Wooden Castle.

To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Tervete online journey maker.

Getting from Valmiera to Tervete by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tervete

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

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

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