16 days in Latvia Itinerary

16 days in Latvia Itinerary

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Sigulda
— 3 nights
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Bauska
— 2 nights
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Ventspils
— 3 nights
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Riga
— 6 nights

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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. Go for a jaunt from Sigulda to Cesis to see Cesis Medieval Castle about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gauja National Park, head outdoors with Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan, Head underground at Gutman's Cave, and visit Aerodium Sigulda.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Sigulda sightseeing planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Sigulda is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from Vancouver to Sigulda due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bauska.

Things to do in Sigulda

Nature · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Cesis Medieval Castle, Gauja National Park
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Gauja National Park ©
Gauja National Park
Turaida Castle ©
Turaida Castle
Cesis Medieval Castle ©
Cesis Medieval Castle

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Bauska

Bauska ©
Bauska is a town in Bauska Municipality, in the Zemgale region of southern Latvia. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Rundāle Palace, look for all kinds of wild species at Trusu Pilsetina, and then explore the historical opulence of Bauska Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from Pedestrian Bridge Mitava, look for all kinds of wild species at Tervete Nature Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bauskas Sveta Gara Evangeliski Luteriska Baznica, and finally examine the collection at The branch of the Riga Motor Museum in Bauska.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bauska trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Sigulda to Bauska takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Ventspils.

Things to do in Bauska

Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Pedestrian Bridge Mitava, Rundāle Palace, Tervete Nature Park
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Rundāle Palace ©
Rundāle Palace
Tervete Nature Park ©
Tervete Nature Park

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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 Venta Rapid Waterfall (in Kuldiga), Lighthouse Akmensrags (in Pavilosta) and Slitere National Park (in Talsi). There's still lots to do: get outside with Ventspils Beach, let little ones run wild at Children’s Town, see the interesting displays at Piejuras Brivdabas Muzejs, and get in on the family fun at Children Park Fantaziya.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Ventspils trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bauska to Ventspils takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Bauska 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 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Riga.

Things to do in Ventspils

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Venta Rapid Waterfall, Lighthouse Akmensrags, Slitere National Park
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Ventspils Beach ©
Ventspils Beach
Slitere National Park ©
Slitere National Park
Lighthouse Akmensrags
Lighthouse Akmensrags

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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.
When in Riga, make a side trip to see Kemeri National Park in Jurmala, approximately Jurmala away. And it doesn't end there: stop by Old City Riga (Vecriga), take in the spiritual surroundings of Riga Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum, and enjoy breathtaking views from View of Riga from St Peter's Church Tower.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Riga trip planner.

You can drive from Ventspils to Riga in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Ventspils, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Riga, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Riga

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jurmala, Salaspils Memorial Ensemble
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Freedom Monument ©
Freedom Monument
Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach

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