31 days in Kurzeme Region Itinerary

31 days in Kurzeme Region Itinerary

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31 days in Kurzeme Region Itinerary

Start: Kaunas
Drive:  6 h 15 min
1
Skrunda
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Talsi
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Kolka
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Ventspils
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Liepaja
— 7 nights
Drive:  6 h 30 min
End: Kaunas

5
nights
Skrunda

Skrunda ©
Skrunda is a town in Latvia. Take a break from the city and head to Venta Waterfall and The Riezupe Sand Caves. Change things up with these side-trips from Skrunda: Kuldiga (Museum of the Kuldiga Region, Kuldiga Town Garden & Sculpture Park, & more), Aizpute (Valda Jerina Dolls room & Aizpute Castle) and Saldus (Baiba Ritere Textile Art, Fountain the Drop of Honey, & more). There's more to do: see a world frozen in time at Abandoned Military Town.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Skrunda trip planner .

Kaunas, Lithuania to Skrunda is an approximately 4-hour car ride. In October in Skrunda, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 5°C at night. On the 31st (Wed), you're off toTalsi.

Things to do in Skrunda

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Kuldiga, Saldus, Aizpute, Jaunstuci Murksku Audzetava
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Venta Rapid Waterfall ©
Venta Rapid Waterfall
The Riezupe Sand Caves ©
The Riezupe Sand Caves
Jaunstuci Murksku Audzetava ©
Jaunstuci Murksku Audzetava

6
nights
Talsi

Talsi ©
Talsi is a town in Latvia. Venture out of the city with trips to Sabile (Sabile Wine Mountain, Garden of Dolls, & more), Kandava (Abavas Rumba & Castle Mound of the Knights) and Open-Air Art Museum at Pedvale (in Pedvale). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Bilavu Velna Laivas and get great views at Kanieris Lake Bird Watching Tower.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Talsi journey planner.

Traveling by car from Skrunda to Talsi takes 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 4°C. On the 6th (Tue), you'll travel to Kolka.

Things to do in Talsi

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Sabile, Kandava, Open-Air Art Museum at Pedvale, Kanieris Lake Bird Watching Tower
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Open-Air Art Museum at Pedvale ©
Open-Air Art Museum at Pedvale
Abavas Rumba ©
Abavas Rumba
Castle Mound of the Knights ©
Castle Mound of the Knights

6
nights
Kolka

Kolka ©
Kolka is a village in Kolka parish, Dundaga municipality, on the tip of Cape Kolka in Courland in Latvia, on the coast of the Gulf of Riga in ancient Livonia.Livonian homelandKolka and other surrounding villages of Livonian coast are home to the last remnants of Latvia's Livonian ethnic group, whose Livonian language is highly endangered. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Slitere Light and Roja Marine Fisheries Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Kolka side-trips: Mazirbe plague stone (in Mazirbe) and Dundaga (Peldanga labyrinth (Liepniekvalka Caves) & Dundaga Castle). There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Slitere National Park and visit a coastal fixture at Kolkas Baka.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Kolka online journey maker .

Drive from Talsi to Kolka in an hour. In November in Kolka, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 3°C at night. On the 12th (Mon), you'll travel to Ventspils.

Things to do in Kolka

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Dundaga, Slitere Light, Slitere National Park, Mazirbe plague stone, Roja Marine Fisheries Museum
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Kolkas Baka ©
Kolkas Baka
Slitere National Park ©
Slitere National Park
Dundaga Castle ©
Dundaga Castle

6
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. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Castle of the Livonian order and Edole Castle. Get some cultural insight at Piejuras Brivdabas Muzejs and Ventspils Creativity House Planetarium and Observatory. Step out of Ventspils to go to Irbene and see Irbene Radio Astronomy Center, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Ventspils Beach, head outdoors with Piedzivojumu Parks, find something for the whole family at Children Park Fantaziya, and engage your brain at Science and Technology Museum Kurzeme Demo Centre.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Ventspils online holiday planner .

Drive from Kolka to Ventspils in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Ventspils are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. On the 18th (Sun), you're off toLiepaja.

Things to do in Ventspils

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Edole Castle, Irbene Radio Astronomy Center
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Ventspils Beach ©
Ventspils Beach
The Castle of the Livonian order ©
The Castle of the Livonian order
Edole Castle ©
Edole Castle

7
nights
Liepaja

Liepaja ©
Liepāja, is a city in western Latvia, located on the Baltic Sea directly at 21°E. Escape the urban bustle at Jurmalciems beach and Wetland Pathway Dunika. Your inner history buff will appreciate Northern Forts and St. Joseph's Cathedral. Explore Liepaja's surroundings by going to Pape (Pape Nature Park & Open air museum Vitolnieki). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Karosta Prison, pause for some photo ops at Latvian Musicians’ Walk of Fame, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas Orthodox Sea Cathedral, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Liepaja trip app .

Traveling by car from Ventspils to Liepaja takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, daytime highs in Liepaja are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Liepaja

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pape, Wetland Pathway Dunika, Grobina Castle, Bernati Lighthouse, Jurmalciems beach
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Northern Forts ©
Northern Forts
Karosta Prison ©
Karosta Prison
Holy Trinity Cathedral ©
Holy Trinity Cathedral