12 days in Latvia Itinerary

12 days in Latvia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Delhi
Fly + Drive:  14 h 15 min
1
Pilsrundale
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Cesis
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Riga
— 7 nights
Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: New Delhi

1
day
Pilsrundale

Pilsrundale ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): examine the collection at The branch of the Riga Motor Museum in Bauska, make a trip to Bauska Town Hall, then admire the striking features of Bauska Castle, and finally get engrossed in the history at Rundāle Palace.

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New Delhi, India to Pilsrundale is an approximately 14- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Pilsrundale is minus 3.5 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in December, expect nights in Pilsrundale to be a bit cooler, around -1°C, while days are much colder, around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Cesis.

Things to do in Pilsrundale

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bauska
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Rundāle Palace ©
Rundāle Palace
The branch of the Riga Motor Museum in Bauska ©
The branch of the Riga Motor Museum in Bauska
Bauska Castle ©
Bauska Castle

2
nights
Cesis

Cesis ©
Cēsis, is a town in Latvia located in the northern part of the Central Vidzeme Upland. You've now added Cesis Concert Hall to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): catch a live performance at Cesis Concert Hall, step into the grandiose world of Cesis Medieval Castle, then fly down the slopes at Zagarkalns, and finally step into the grandiose world of Turaida Castle. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Old Sigulda Castle, head outdoors with Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan, then explore the fascinating underground world of Gutman's Cave, and finally steep yourself in history at Ungurmuiza Manor.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Cesis vacation site.

You can drive from Pilsrundale to Cesis in 2.5 hours. In December in Cesis, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Riga.

Things to do in Cesis

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Jurmala Beach and Dzintari Forest Park. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old City Riga (Vecriga) and Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs, see the interesting displays at Riga Motormuseum, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, and don't miss a visit to Riga Town Hall Square.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Riga road trip planning tool.

Getting from Cesis to Riga by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In January in Riga, expect temperatures between -1°C during the day and -5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Riga

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Jurmala, Salaspils Memorial Ensemble
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs ©
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs

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