17 days in Latvia Itinerary

17 days in Latvia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Liepaja
— 2 nights
2
Jurmala
— 2 nights
3
Riga
— 3 nights
4
Daugavpils
— 3 nights
5
Cesis
— 3 nights
6
Sigulda
— 3 nights

2
nights
Liepaja

Liepaja ©
Liepāja, is a city in western Latvia, located on the Baltic Sea directly at 21°E. On the 16th (Tue), pause for some photo ops at Latvian Musicians’ Walk of Fame, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Joseph's Cathedral, thenwalk around Jurmalas Park, and finally don't miss a visit to Rose Square (Rozu laukums). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Karosta Prison, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas Orthodox Sea Cathedral, and finally contemplate the long history of Northern Forts.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Liepaja trip itinerary maker website.

Riga to Liepaja is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. While traveling from Riga, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Liepaja, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Jurmala.

Things to do in Liepaja

Historic Sites Parks
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Karosta Prison ©
Karosta Prison
Northern Forts ©
Northern Forts
Jurmalas Park ©
Jurmalas Park

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Jurmala Beach, thenstroll around Dzintari Forest Park, and then don't miss a visit to Jomas iela. Keep things going the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Viewing Tower by Architect Bureau ARHIS and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kemeri National Park.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Jurmala online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Liepaja to Jurmala takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Jurmala are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Riga.

Things to do in Jurmala

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach
Dzintari Forest Park ©
Dzintari Forest Park
Kemeri National Park ©
Kemeri National Park

3
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: make a trip to Old City Riga (Vecriga), admire the landmark architecture of Alberta Iela, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Riga Cathedral, and contemplate the long history of House of the Black Heads.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Riga road trip planning website.

Getting from Jurmala to Riga by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Riga can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Daugavpils.

Things to do in Riga

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Freedom Monument ©
Freedom Monument
Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum ©
Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum

3
nights
Daugavpils

Daugavpils ©
Daugavpils is a city in southeastern Latvia, located on the banks of the Daugava River, from which the city gets its name. On the 24th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Daugavpils Fortress, thentake in the exciting artwork at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple-chapel of Alexander Nevsky, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saints Boris and Gleb Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aglona Basilica, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Berkenelsk (Birkinelsk) Lutheran Church, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Latgale Zoological Garden, and finally walk around Dubrovin Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Daugavpils trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Riga to Daugavpils in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Daugavpils, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 26th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Cesis.

Things to do in Daugavpils

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Preili Museum of Dolls, Aglona Basilica
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Daugavpils Fortress ©
Daugavpils Fortress
Preili Museum of Dolls ©
Preili Museum of Dolls
Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre ©
Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre

3
nights
Cesis

Cesis ©
Cēsis, is a town in Latvia located in the northern part of the Central Vidzeme Upland. Explore Cesis' surroundings by going to Valmiera (Valmiermuiza Craft Brewery & Sietiniezis Rock). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Cesis Medieval Castle, contemplate the long history of Old Brewery, take in the dramatic scenery at Ieriku Dzirnavas, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Raksi Park.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Cesis trip planner.

You can drive from Daugavpils to Cesis in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to drive to Sigulda.

Things to do in Cesis

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Valmiera, Ieriku Dzirnavas
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Raksi Park ©
Raksi Park
Cesis Medieval Castle ©
Cesis Medieval Castle
Sietiniezis Rock
Sietiniezis Rock

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. On the 30th (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gauja National Park, thenHead underground at Gutman's Cave, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cable Car Across Gauja. On the next day, explore the historical opulence of Turaida Castle, thenget outside with Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan, thenstep into the grandiose world of Old Sigulda Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Sigulda Evangelic Lutheran Church.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Sigulda visit planner.

Sigulda is just a short distance from Cesis. June in Sigulda sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Sigulda

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gauja National Park, The Secret Soviet Bunker
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Gauja National Park ©
Gauja National Park
Turaida Castle ©
Turaida Castle
Old Sigulda Castle ©
Old Sigulda Castle

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