24 days in Latvia Itinerary

24 days in Latvia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Helsinki
Drive:  6 h 30 min
1
Ainazi
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Sigulda
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Ventspils
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Liepaja
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Tervete
— 1 night
Drive + Train:  1 h 15 min
6
Riga
— 11 nights
Bus + Fly:  5 h
End: Helsinki

1
night
Ainazi

Ainazi
Ainaži is a harbour town in the Vidzeme region of Latvia. For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Ainazi trip planner.

Helsinki, Finland to Ainazi is an approximately 7- hour car ride. Traveling from Helsinki in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 17°C in Ainazi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Sigulda.

Things to do in Ainazi

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Skanakalna Nature park
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 26:

4
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. Change things up with these side-trips from Sigulda: Saulkrasti (Sunset Trail & White Dune), Sietiniezis Rock (in Valmiera) and Cesis (Old Brewery & Cesis Medieval Castle). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Gauja National Park, visit Aerodium Sigulda, step into the grandiose world of Birini Castle, and explore the fascinating underground world of Gutman's Cave.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Sigulda day trip app.

Traveling by car from Ainazi to Sigulda takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Ainazi in June, plan for little chillier nights in Sigulda, with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Ventspils.

Things to do in Sigulda

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Saulkrasti, Cesis, Gauja National Park, Birini Castle, Sietiniezis Rock
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 30:
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Gauja National Park ©
Gauja National Park
Sunset Trail ©
Sunset Trail
Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan ©
Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan

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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ventspils: Dundaga Castle (in Dundaga), Kuldiga (Kuldiga Orthodox Church, Venta Rapid Waterfall, &more) and Slitere National Park (in Talsi). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Ventspils Beach, get in on the family fun at Children Park Fantaziya, let little ones run wild at Ventspils Children’s Town, and take in nature's colorful creations at Renka Garden.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ventspils route planner.

You can drive from Sigulda to Ventspils in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Sigulda, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Ventspils, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Liepaja.

Things to do in Ventspils

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kuldiga, Dundaga Castle, Slitere National Park
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 3:
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Ventspils Beach ©
Ventspils Beach
Slitere National Park ©
Slitere National Park
Venta Rapid Waterfall ©
Venta Rapid Waterfall

3
nights
Liepaja

Liepaja ©
Liepāja, is a city in western Latvia, located on the Baltic Sea directly at 21°E. Change things up with these side-trips from Liepaja: Wetland Pathway Dunika (in Rucava) and Pape Nature Park (in Pape). There's much more to do: stroll around Jurmalas Park, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph's Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Northern Forts, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Cathedral.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Liepaja trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Ventspils to Liepaja takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Liepaja sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Tervete.

Things to do in Liepaja

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Wetland Pathway Dunika, Pape Nature Park
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 6:
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Jurmalas Park ©
Jurmalas Park
Northern Forts ©
Northern Forts
Karosta Prison ©
Karosta Prison

1
night
Tervete

Tervete ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Tervete Nature Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at Tervetes Taurini, and then admire the natural beauty at Museum and Garden of Peteris Upitis.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Tervete day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Liepaja to Tervete takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Tervete, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Riga.

Things to do in Tervete

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Museum and Garden of Peteris Upitis
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 7:
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Tervete Nature Park ©
Tervete Nature Park
Tervetes Taurini ©
Tervetes Taurini

11
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Riga side-trips: Bauska (Bauska Castle & The branch of the Riga Motor Museum in Bauska), Jomas iela (in Jurmala) and Rundāle Palace (in Pilsrundale). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Jurmala Beach, take an in-depth tour of Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs, pause for some photo ops at Freedom Monument, and don't miss a visit to Riga Town Hall Square.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Riga trip app.

Traveling by combination of car and train from Tervete to Riga takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. July in Riga sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Riga

Museums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Jurmala, Bauska, Salaspils Memorial Ensemble, Rundāle Palace
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 18:
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Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach
Dzintari Forest Park ©
Dzintari Forest Park
Livu Akvaparks ©
Livu Akvaparks

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