8 days in Latvia Itinerary

8 days in Latvia Itinerary

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8 days in Latvia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  4 h
1
Riga
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
2
Sigulda
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
End: London

5
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Rundāle Palace and Tervete Nature Park. Go for a jaunt from Riga to Jurmala to see Kemeri National Park about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Dzintari Forest Park, look for gifts at Art Nouveau Riga, explore the world behind art at Art Museum RIGA BOURSE, and enjoy the sand and surf at Vecaki Beach.

To see maps, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Riga visit app .

London, UK to Riga is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Riga. Traveling from London in March, expect Riga to be a bit cooler, temps between 6°C and 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Sigulda.

Things to do in Riga

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Jurmala, Rundāle Palace, Tervete Nature Park, Golf Club Viesturi
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Art Nouveau Riga ©
Art Nouveau Riga
Tervete Nature Park ©
Tervete Nature Park
Kemeri National Park ©
Kemeri National Park

2
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. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Ligatne Winery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ieriku Dzirnavas, then enjoy the sand and surf at Saulkrasti Beach, and finally hike along Sunset Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Velnalas klintis un Velna ala, get great views at Keizarkresls un keizarskats, admire the sheer force of Dauda Waterfall, then steep yourself in history at Imperial Throne, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Small cave (Maza ala).

For topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Sigulda trip itinerary maker app .

You can take a train from Riga to Sigulda in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in March, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sigulda

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Saulkrasti, Ligatne Winery, Ieriku Dzirnavas
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Saulkrasti Beach ©
Saulkrasti Beach
Velnalas klintis un Velna ala ©
Velnalas klintis un Velna ala
Ligatne Winery ©
Ligatne Winery

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