16 days in Latvia Itinerary

16 days in Latvia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Stockholm
Fly + Bus:  6 h 15 min
1
Jurmala
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  2 h 30 min
2
Liepaja
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  4 h 30 min
3
Jekabpils
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
4
Ogre
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Stockholm

5
nights
Jurmala

Jurmala ©
Known for its long white-sand beaches and Art Nouveau wooden houses, Jurmala presents itself as a luxurious seaside resort and family getaway spot.
Jaunmoku Pils and Sulphur Water Spring Lizzard will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at St. Simeon’s and St. Anna’s Orthodox Cathedral and Jaunpils Pils. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jurmala: Jelgava (Virgin Anna Roman Catholic Cathedral & Pedestrian Bridge Mitava), Dobele (Dobele Evangelical Lutheran Church & Dobele Castle) and Cinevilla (in Tukums). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the lush surroundings at Dzintari Forest Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Jurmala Beach, get engrossed in the history at Summer House and Garden Complex of Kristaps and Auguste Morbergs, and admire the striking features of Dubulti Lutheran church.

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

Stockholm, Sweden to Jurmala is an approximately 6.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Liepaja.

Things to do in Jurmala

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Jelgava, Dobele, Tukums, Jaunpils Pils
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Jaunmoku Pils ©
Jaunmoku Pils
Jaunpils Pils ©
Jaunpils Pils

4
nights
Liepaja

Liepaja ©
Liepāja, is a city in western Latvia, located on the Baltic Sea directly at 21°E. You'll discover tucked-away gems like St. Joseph's Cathedral and Lighthouse Akmensrags. Popular historic sites such as Edole Castle and Kuldiga Orthodox Church are in your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Abandoned Military Town in Skrunda (about 1 hour away). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Karosta Prison, make a trip to Skede Dunes Memorial, take an in-depth tour of Liepaja Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Cathedral.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Liepaja trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Jurmala to Liepaja takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Liepaja sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Jekabpils.

Things to do in Liepaja

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Lighthouse Akmensrags, Abandoned Military Town, Edole Castle, Kuldiga Orthodox Church
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St. Joseph's Cathedral ©
St. Joseph's Cathedral
Lighthouse Akmensrags
Lighthouse Akmensrags
Edole Castle ©
Edole Castle

3
nights
Jekabpils

Jekabpils ©
Jēkabpils is a city in southeastern Latvia roughly halfway between Riga and Daugavpils and spanning the Daugava River. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cesvaines Castle and The Orthodox Church of The Holy Spirit and men's monastery. Explore hidden gems such as Preili Museum of Dolls and Odzienas Manor. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jekabpils: Koknese Ruins (in Koknese) and Madona City Museum (in Madona). There's more to do: step into the grandiose world of Krustpils castle.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Jekabpils tour itinerary maker app.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Liepaja to Jekabpils takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Ogre.

Things to do in Jekabpils

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Odzienas Manor, Cesvaines Castle, Koknese Ruins, Madona City Museum, Preili Museum of Dolls
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Krustpils castle ©
Krustpils castle
Odzienas Manor ©
Odzienas Manor

3
nights
Ogre

Ogre ©
Ogre is the principal town of Ogre District in Central Latvia, 36km east of the capital Riga, situated at the confluence of the Daugava and Ogre rivers. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bauskas Sveta Gara Evangeliski Luteriska Baznica and Ogres Zilie Kalni. Get some historical perspective at Salaspils Memorial Ensemble and Bauska Castle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ogre: Rundāle Palace (in Pilsrundale) and Bauska (Trusu Pilsetina, Bauska Town Hall, &more). There's more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Salaspils Botanic Garden and stroll around Dendrological Park Lazdukalni.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Ogre tour planner.

Take a train from Jekabpils to Ogre in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Ogre can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ogre

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Bauska, Salaspils, Rundāle Palace
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Rundāle Palace ©
Rundāle Palace
Salaspils Memorial Ensemble ©
Salaspils Memorial Ensemble
Bauska Castle ©
Bauska Castle

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