11 days in Latvia Itinerary

11 days in Latvia Itinerary

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11 days in Latvia Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  14​h
1
Riga
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Sigulda
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Bauska
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old City Riga (Vecriga) and Riga Cathedral. St. Peter's Church and Nativity of Christ Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: browse the exhibits of Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum, kick back and relax at Jurmala Beach, enjoy breathtaking views from View of Riga from St Peter's Church Tower, and don't miss a visit to Riga Town Hall Square.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Riga tour planning tool .

Bengaluru, India to Riga is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Bengaluru in April; daily highs in Riga reach 13°C and lows reach 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Sigulda.

Things to do in Riga

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Salaspils Memorial Ensemble, Jurmala Beach
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum ©
St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church

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. On the 18th (Sat), step into the grandiose world of Cesis Medieval Castle, do a tasting at Ligatne Winery, and then step into the grandiose world of Turaida Castle. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Old Brewery, contemplate the long history of Ungurmuiza Manor, then don't miss a visit to Araisi Lake Dwelling Site, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sigulda Evangelic Lutheran Church, and finally explore the historical opulence of Old Sigulda Castle.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Sigulda trip planner .

Take a train from Riga to Sigulda in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Sigulda can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bauska.

Things to do in Sigulda

Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Cesis, Ungurmuiza Manor, Ligatne Winery
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Turaida Castle ©
Turaida Castle
Cesis Medieval Castle ©
Cesis Medieval Castle
Old Sigulda Castle ©
Old Sigulda Castle

3
nights
Bauska

Bauska ©
Bauska is a town in Bauska Municipality, in the Zemgale region of southern Latvia. On the 20th (Mon), see the interesting displays at The branch of the Riga Motor Museum in Bauska, get engrossed in the history at Rundāle Palace, and then explore the historical opulence of Bauska Castle. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Jelgava Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, then make a trip to Bauska Town Hall, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Bauskas Sveta Gara Evangeliski Luteriska Baznica.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bauska journey builder tool .

Drive from Sigulda to Bauska in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, daytime highs in Bauska are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bauska

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Jelgava, Rundāle Palace
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Bauska Castle ©
Bauska Castle
Rundāle Palace ©
Rundāle Palace
Holy Trinity Church ©
Holy Trinity Church

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