14 days in Latvia Itinerary

14 days in Latvia Itinerary

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14 days in Latvia Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Riga
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Sigulda
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Tervete
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Ventspils
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
End: Stockholm

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.
Get some historical perspective at Holy Trinity Church and Livu Square. Shop till you drop at Central Market (Centraltirgus) and Art Nouveau Riga. Step out of Riga to go to Jurmala and see Kemeri National Park, which is approximately 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the lush surroundings at Dzintari Forest Park, explore the world behind art at Latvian National Museum Of Art, steep yourself in history at Salaspils Memorial Ensemble, and identify plant and animal life at Ragakapa Nature Park.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Riga trip itinerary planner .

Stockholm, Sweden to Riga is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and bus; or ride a ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Stockholm to Riga. In June, daily temperatures in Riga can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Sigulda.

Things to do in Riga

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Jurmala, Holy Trinity Church, Salaspils Memorial Ensemble
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Kemeri National Park ©
Kemeri National Park
Holy Trinity Church ©
Holy Trinity 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. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): get outside with Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan, then identify plant and animal life at Ligatnes Nature Trails, then step into the grandiose world of Cesis Medieval Castle, and finally do a tasting at Ligatne Winery. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Sigulda Evangelic Lutheran Church, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gauja National Park, and then steep yourself in history at Old Brewery.

Make your Sigulda itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by train from Riga to Sigulda takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. June in Sigulda sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Tervete.

Things to do in Sigulda

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ligatne, Cesis, Gauja National Park
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Cesis Medieval Castle ©
Cesis Medieval Castle
Gauja National Park ©
Gauja National Park
Ligatnes Nature Trails ©
Ligatnes Nature Trails

2
nights
Tervete

Tervete ©
On the 9th (Tue), go for a walk through Tervetes Wooden Castle, identify plant and animal life at Tervetes Taurini, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Tervete Nature Park. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Dobele Castle, explore the historical opulence of Jaunpils Pils, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jaunpils baznica.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, use the Tervete day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Sigulda to Tervete takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daytime highs in Tervete are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ventspils.

Things to do in Tervete

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Jaunpils, Dobele Castle
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Tervete Nature Park ©
Tervete Nature Park
Jaunpils Pils ©
Jaunpils Pils
Dobele Castle ©
Dobele Castle

4
nights
Ventspils

Ventspils ©
Ventspils is a town in northwestern Latvia in the historical Courland region of Latvia, and is the sixth largest city in the country. Northern Forts and Karosta Prison will appeal to history buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Ventspils Beach and Venta Rapid Waterfall. Change things up with these side-trips from Ventspils: Abandoned Military Town (in Skrunda), Jurmalciems beach (in Jurmalciems) and Liepaja (Holy Trinity Cathedral & St. Nicholas Orthodox Sea Cathedral). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of The Castle of the Livonian order and take a leisurely stroll along Ventspils Southern Pier.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Ventspils tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Tervete to Ventspils in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. When traveling from Tervete in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Ventspils: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ventspils

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Liepaja, Jurmalciems beach, Abandoned Military Town, Venta Rapid Waterfall
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Northern Forts ©
Northern Forts
Ventspils Beach ©
Ventspils Beach
Karosta Prison ©
Karosta Prison

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