17 days in Latvia Itinerary

17 days in Latvia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Riga
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  2 h 30 min
1
Liepaja
— 2 nights
2
Liepaja
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Pilsrundale
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h
4
Sigulda
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
5
Riga
— 9 nights
End: Riga

2
nights
Liepaja

Liepaja ©
Liepāja, is a city in western Latvia, located on the Baltic Sea directly at 21°E. Liepaja is known for historic sites, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Skede Dunes Memorial, go for a walk through North breakwater Liepaja, get great views at Liepaja lake watchtower, and steep yourself in history at House of Peter.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Liepaja attractions planning app.

Riga to Liepaja is an approximately 2.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. In August in Liepaja, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Liepaja.

Things to do in Liepaja

Historic Sites
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St. Joseph's Cathedral ©
St. Joseph's Cathedral
Liepaja lake watchtower ©
Liepaja lake watchtower
North breakwater Liepaja ©
North breakwater Liepaja

2
nights
Liepaja

Liepaja ©
On the 4th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Cathedral, make a trip to Rose Square (Rozu laukums), then stroll around Jurmalas Park, and finally appreciate the history behind Latvian Musicians’ Walk of Fame. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Liepaja Museum, appreciate the history behind Monument to Mariners Lost at Sea, then steep yourself in history at Karosta Prison, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas Orthodox Sea Cathedral, and finally contemplate the long history of Northern Forts.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Liepaja day trip tool.

Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Pilsrundale.

Things to do in Liepaja

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Karosta Prison ©
Karosta Prison
Jurmalas Park ©
Jurmalas Park
Holy Trinity Cathedral ©
Holy Trinity Cathedral

1
day
Pilsrundale

Pilsrundale ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Mezotne Palace and then get engrossed in the history at Rundāle Palace.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Pilsrundale online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Liepaja to Pilsrundale takes 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Pilsrundale can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Sigulda.

Things to do in Pilsrundale

Museums

Side Trip

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

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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sigulda: Cesis (St. John’s Church & Cesis Medieval Castle). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape of Gauja National Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Sigulda Evangelic Lutheran Church, explore the fascinating underground world of Gutman's Cave, and explore the historical opulence of Old Sigulda Castle.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Sigulda online day trip planner.

You can drive from Pilsrundale to Sigulda in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Riga.

Things to do in Sigulda

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Cesis, Gauja National Park, The Secret Soviet Bunker
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Turaida Castle ©
Turaida Castle
Gauja National Park ©
Gauja National Park
Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan ©
Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan

9
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.
Go for a jaunt from Riga to Jurmala to see Jomas iela about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Old City Riga (Vecriga), admire the striking features of House of the Black Heads, kick back and relax at Jurmala Beach, and pause for some photo ops at Freedom Monument.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Riga trip itinerary maker tool.

You can take a train from Sigulda to Riga in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Riga are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Riga

Museums Parks 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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