12 days in Latvia Itinerary

12 days in Latvia Itinerary

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12 days in Latvia Itinerary

Start: Riga
Bus:  45​min
1
Jurmala
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Sigulda
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Liepaja
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
End: Riga

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 Riga (Riga Zoo, Pilsetas kanals, &more) and Rundāle Palace (in Pilsrundale). On the 31st (Sun), enjoy a perfect day by the water at Jurmala Beach. It doesn't end there: stroll around Dzintari Forest Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Jurmala travel route builder.

Riga to Jurmala is an approximately 1-hour bus ride. You can also drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Jurmala can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive 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 Sigulda Evangelic Lutheran Church. Step out of the city life by going to Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan and Rāmkalni Atpūtas parks. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sigulda: Cesis (Cesis Medieval Castle & St. John’s Church). And it doesn't end there: explore the fascinating underground world of Gutman's Cave, explore the historical opulence of Turaida Castle, stop by Aerodium Sigulda, and stop by Amber Workshop.

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Drive from Jurmala to Sigulda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. 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

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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, where to stay, other places to visit, 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 train and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and car. 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 travel back home.

Things to do in Liepaja

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Jurmalciems beach
Highlights from your plan
Karosta Prison ©
Karosta Prison
Northern Forts ©
Northern Forts
Jurmalciems beach ©
Jurmalciems beach

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