7 days in Jelgava & Kaprun Itinerary

7 days in Jelgava & Kaprun Itinerary

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7 days in Jelgava & Kaprun Itinerary

Start: Riga, Latvia
Train:  1 h
Jelgava, Latvia
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7 h 30 min
Kaprun, Austria
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  7 h
End: Riga, Latvia

Jelgava, Latvia

Jelgava ©
Jelgava is a city in central Latvia about 41km southwest of Riga with about 63,000 inhabitants. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jelgava: Rundāle Palace (in Pilsrundale), Bauskas Sveta Gara Evangeliski Luteriska Baznica (in Bauska) and Salaspils Memorial Ensemble (in Salaspils). There's lots more to do: take in the views from Pedestrian Bridge Mitava, step into the grandiose world of Jelgava Palace, admire the striking features of Villa Medem, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Simeon’s and St. Anna’s Orthodox Cathedral.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Jelgava journey planner.

Riga to Jelgava is an approximately 1- hour train ride. You can also drive. In March in Jelgava, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kaprun.

Things to do in Jelgava

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Salaspils Memorial Ensemble, Rundāle Palace, Bauskas Sveta Gara Evangeliski Luteriska Baznica
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Holy Trinity Church ©
Holy Trinity Church
Monument to Janis Cakste ©
Monument to Janis Cakste

Kaprun, Austria

Kaprun ©
Kaprun is a municipality in the Zell am See District in the state of Salzburg, Austria. Venture out of the city with trips to Soll (Pfarramt Soll & SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental), Legendenpark (in Kitzbuhel) and Ellmau Ski Resort and Village (in Ellmau). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Kitzsteinhorn, get outside with Frost, look for gifts at Charisma Am Stadtplatz, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.Margareta Church.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kaprun day trip app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Jelgava to Kaprun. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Jelgava in March: highs in Kaprun hover around 11°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kaprun

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Zell am See, Soll, Ellmau Ski Resort and Village, Legendenpark, Mariastein
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Kitzsteinhorn ©
Klammsee ©
SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental ©
SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental