7 days in Riga & Salaspils Itinerary

7 days in Riga & Salaspils Itinerary

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7 days in Riga & Salaspils Itinerary

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

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Cesis Medieval Castle and JJugenda Stila Nami, Riga. Go for a jaunt from Riga to Rundale to see Palazzo di Rundale about 1h 15 min away. Spend the 10th (Tue) exploring nature at Gauja National Park. There's much more to do: take a peaceful walk through Dzintari Forest Park, explore the world behind art at Latvian National Museum Of Art, get to know the fascinating history of Livu Square, and make a trip to Jauniela.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Riga trip planner .

If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major airport is Riga International Airport. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Riga

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Cesis Medieval Castle, Gauja National Park, Rundale Palace, Dzintari Forest Park
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Bikernieki Memorial ©
Bikernieki Memorial
Dzintari Forest Park ©
Dzintari Forest Park
Gauja National Park ©
Gauja National Park

3
nights
Salaspils

Salaspils ©
Salaspils is a town in Latvia, the administrative centre of Salaspils municipality. Salaspils Memorial Ensemble has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Ogre River, then steep yourself in history at Ikskile Medieval Church, and then contemplate the long history of Salaspils Memorial Ensemble. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Uldevena Castle, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Dendrological Park Lazdukalni, then delve into the lush surroundings at Ogres Zilie Kalni, and finally have some family-friendly fun at 333 Sports Complex.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Salaspils trip planner .

Salaspils is just a short distance from Riga. In September, daytime highs in Salaspils are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow time for the bus ride back home.

Things to do in Salaspils

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ogre, Uldevena Castle, Ikskile Medieval Church, 333 Sports Complex
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 15:
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Ogre River ©
Ogre River
Salaspils Memorial Ensemble ©
Salaspils Memorial Ensemble
Dendrological Park Lazdukalni ©
Dendrological Park Lazdukalni

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