5 days in Riga Region Itinerary

5 days in Riga Region Itinerary

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5 days in Riga Region Itinerary

Start: Riga
1
Riga
— 1 night
train:  30​min
2
Salaspils
— 3 nights
train:  30​min
End: Riga

1
night
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.
On the 28th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Jurmala Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): take in panoramic vistas at View of Riga from St Peter's Church Tower, then pause for some photo ops at Freedom Monument (Brivibas Piemineklis), and then wander the streets of Old City Riga (Vecriga).

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Riga trip planner.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airport is Riga International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in April, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Salaspils.

Things to do in Riga

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Jurmala Beach
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Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach
Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Freedom Monument ©
Freedom Monument

3
nights
Salaspils

Salaspils ©
Salaspils is a town in Latvia, the administrative centre of Salaspils municipality. You've now added Daugava Museum to your itinerary. On the 29th (Mon), pause for some photo ops at Salaspils Memorial Ensemble, examine the collection at Daugava Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Aizkraukle St. Therese of the Child Jesus Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Koknese Ruins. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ogres Zilie Kalni, admire the masterpieces at Ogre History and Art Museum, then stroll through Dendrological Park Lazdukalni, and finally have some family-friendly fun at 333 Sports Complex.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Salaspils trip builder tool .

Salaspils is just a stone's throw from Riga. In April, daytime highs in Salaspils are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow time for the bus ride back home.

Things to do in Salaspils

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Ogre, Ikskile Medieval Church, Koknese Ruins, 333 Sports Complex, Aizkraukle St. Therese of the Child Jesus Church
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Salaspils Botanic Garden ©
Salaspils Botanic Garden
Salaspils Memorial Ensemble ©
Salaspils Memorial Ensemble
Ogres Zilie Kalni ©
Ogres Zilie Kalni

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