12 days in Latvia Itinerary

12 days in Latvia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Jurmala
— 5 nights
2
Sigulda
— 4 nights
3
Liepaja
— 2 nights

5
nights
Jurmala

Jurmala ©
Known for its long white-sand beaches and Art Nouveau wooden houses, Jurmala presents itself as a luxurious seaside resort and family getaway spot.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Art Nouveau Riga and Kalnciema Quarter Farmer's Market. Head to Hobbywool and Doma Antikvariatsfor some retail therapy. Explore Jurmala's surroundings by going to Rundāle Palace (in Pilsrundale) and Riga (Riga Zoo, Pilsetas kanals, &more). It doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Jurmala Beach and delve into the lush surroundings at Dzintari Forest Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Jurmala trip planner.

Riga to Jurmala is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In July in Jurmala, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Sigulda.

Things to do in Jurmala

Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Riga, Rundāle Palace
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Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach
Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church

4
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. Discover out-of-the-way places like Gauja National Park and St. John’s Church. Step out of the city life by going to Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan and Rāmkalni Atpūtas parks. Step out of Sigulda with an excursion to Cesis Medieval Castle in Cesis--about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sigulda Evangelic Lutheran Church, explore the historical opulence of Turaida Castle, Head underground at Gutman's Cave, and visit Aerodium Sigulda.

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Drive from Jurmala to Sigulda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Sigulda are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Liepaja.

Things to do in Sigulda

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cesis, Rāmkalni Atpūtas parks, Gauja National Park
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Sigulda Evangelic Lutheran Church ©
Sigulda Evangelic Lutheran Church
Gauja National Park ©
Gauja National Park
Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan ©
Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan

2
nights
Liepaja

Liepaja ©
Liepāja, is a city in western Latvia, located on the Baltic Sea directly at 21°E. On the 9th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Karosta Prison, stop by Peter Market, then stroll around Jurmalas Park, and finally contemplate the long history of Northern Forts. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph's Cathedral, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne’s Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas Orthodox Sea Cathedral, and finally kick back and relax at Jurmalciems beach.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Liepaja trip planner.

Getting from Sigulda to Liepaja by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or take a bus. In August in Liepaja, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Liepaja

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Jurmalciems beach
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Karosta Prison ©
Karosta Prison
Northern Forts ©
Northern Forts
Jurmalciems beach ©
Jurmalciems beach

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