15 days in Latvia Itinerary

15 days in Latvia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Amsterdam
Fly + Drive:  3 h 45 min
1
Sigulda
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Ventspils
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Pilsrundale
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Riga
— 7 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
End: Amsterdam

3
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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sigulda: Sietiniezis Rock (in Valmiera) and Cesis (Erglu Cliffs, Cesis Medieval Castle, &more). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape of Gauja National Park, step into the grandiose world of Old Sigulda Castle, explore the fascinating underground world of Gutman's Cave, and pause for some photo ops at Sculptural Group Parade of the Knights.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Sigulda travel app.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Sigulda is an approximately 4- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Sigulda. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Ventspils.

Things to do in Sigulda

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cesis, Gauja National Park, Sietiniezis Rock
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Gauja National Park ©
Gauja National Park
Turaida Castle ©
Turaida Castle
Old Sigulda Castle ©
Old Sigulda Castle

3
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. Venture out of the city with trips to Kuldiga (Museum of the Kuldiga Region, Venta Rapid Waterfall, &more) and Slitere National Park (in Talsi). There's still lots to do: get outside with Daba Laba - Day Adventures, take in the waterfront at Ventspils South Pier, kick back and relax at Ventspils Beach, and let the kids burn off some steam at Ventspils Children’s Town.

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You can drive from Sigulda to Ventspils in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Sigulda in May, plan for slightly colder days in Ventspils, with highs around 16°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Pilsrundale.

Things to do in Ventspils

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Kuldiga, Slitere National Park
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Slitere National Park ©
Slitere National Park
Venta Rapid Waterfall ©
Venta Rapid Waterfall
Ventspils Beach ©
Ventspils Beach

1
night
Pilsrundale

Pilsrundale ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): don't miss a visit to Mezotne Palace and then take an in-depth tour of Rundāle Palace.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, go to the Pilsrundale travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ventspils to Pilsrundale in 3 hours. Traveling from Ventspils in June, expect nights in Pilsrundale to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Riga.

Things to do in Pilsrundale

Museums

Side Trip

Mezotne Palace
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Rundāle Palace ©
Rundāle Palace
Mezotne Palace ©
Mezotne Palace

7
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.
Riga is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Old City Riga (Vecriga), admire the landmark architecture of Alberta Iela, appreciate the history behind Freedom Monument, and make a trip to Riga Town Hall Square.

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You can drive from Pilsrundale to Riga in 1.5 hours. June in Riga sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Riga

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jurmala, Salaspils
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Freedom Monument ©
Freedom Monument
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs ©
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs

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