13 days in Latvia Itinerary

13 days in Latvia Itinerary

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13 days in Latvia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  22 h 30 min
1
Riga
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Kuldiga
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Pilsrundale
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Cesis
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  27 h
End: Sydney

4
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.
Old City Riga (Vecriga) and Salaspils Memorial Ensemble are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum and St. Peter's Church are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Riga: Kemeri National Park (in Jurmala) and Tervete Nature Park (in Tervete). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Latvian National Museum Of Art, hunt for treasures at Central Market (Centraltirgus), take an in-depth tour of Riga Ghetto and Latvian Holocaust Museum, and see the interesting displays at Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Riga day trip planning website .

Sydney, Australia to Riga is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Sydney to Riga, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kuldiga.

Things to do in Riga

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Jurmala, Salaspils Memorial Ensemble, Tervete Nature Park
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Tervete Nature Park ©
Tervete Nature Park
Kemeri National Park ©
Kemeri National Park

3
nights
Kuldiga

Kuldiga ©
Get in touch with nature at Venta Rapid Waterfall and Ventspils Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Karosta Prison and Northern Forts. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kuldiga: Liepaja (Holy Trinity Cathedral & St. Nicholas Orthodox Sea Cathedral), Baiba Ritere Textile Art (in Saldus) and The Castle of the Livonian order (in Ventspils).

To find photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kuldiga trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Riga to Kuldiga in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June in Kuldiga, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Pilsrundale.

Things to do in Kuldiga

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Liepaja, Ventspils, Lighthouse Akmensrags, Baiba Ritere Textile Art
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Venta Rapid Waterfall ©
Venta Rapid Waterfall
Ventspils Beach ©
Ventspils Beach
Northern Forts ©
Northern Forts

1
night
Pilsrundale

Pilsrundale ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Rundāle Palace.

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Getting from Kuldiga to Pilsrundale by car takes about 2.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Pilsrundale can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 22nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cesis.

Things to do in Pilsrundale

Museums
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Rundāle Palace ©
Rundāle Palace

2
nights
Cesis

Cesis ©
Cēsis, is a town in Latvia located in the northern part of the Central Vidzeme Upland. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gauja National Park and then get outside with Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Cesis online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Pilsrundale to Cesis takes 2.5 hours. In June in Cesis, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cesis

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gauja National Park, Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan, Ligatne Winery
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Gauja National Park ©
Gauja National Park
Cesis Medieval Castle ©
Cesis Medieval Castle
Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan ©
Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan

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