13 days in Latvia Itinerary

13 days in Latvia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Riga
— 5 nights
2
Ventspils
— 3 nights
3
Liepaja
— 4 nights

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.
Kids will enjoy Jurmala Beach and Old City Riga (Vecriga). There's much more to do: appreciate the history behind Freedom Monument, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market (Centraltirgus), and relax and rejuvenate at Livu Akvaparks.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Riga road trip planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Riga. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Ventspils.

Things to do in Riga

Museums · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Jurmala, Salaspils Memorial Ensemble
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Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach
Dzintari Forest Park ©
Dzintari Forest Park
Livu Akvaparks ©
Livu Akvaparks

3
nights
Ventspils

Ventspils ©
Ventspils is a town in northwestern Latvia in the historical Courland region of Latvia, and is the sixth largest city in the country. Family-friendly places like Ventspils Beach and Children’s Town will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ventspils: Irbene Radio Astronomy Center (in Irbene), Venta Rapid Waterfall (in Kuldiga) and Dundaga Castle (in Dundaga). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of The Castle of the Livonian order, browse the collection at Parventas Library, and see the interesting displays at Piejuras Brivdabas Muzejs.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Ventspils trip planning site.

Drive from Riga to Ventspils in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Ventspils sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can go by car to Liepaja.

Things to do in Ventspils

Parks · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Irbene Radio Astronomy Center, Venta Rapid Waterfall, Dundaga Castle
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Ventspils Beach ©
Ventspils Beach
Children’s Town ©
Children’s Town
Piejuras Brivdabas Muzejs
Piejuras Brivdabas Muzejs

4
nights
Liepaja

Liepaja ©
Liepāja, is a city in western Latvia, located on the Baltic Sea directly at 21°E. Get out of town with these interesting Liepaja side-trips: Jurmalciems beach (in Jurmalciems) and Aizpute Castle (in Aizpute). There's much more to do: walk around Jurmalas Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas Orthodox Sea Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Sculptures of Liepaja Anthem Characters, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Cathedral.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Liepaja visit planner.

Getting from Ventspils to Liepaja by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Liepaja

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Jurmalciems beach, Aizpute Castle
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Northern Forts ©
Northern Forts
Jurmalciems beach ©
Jurmalciems beach
Jurmalas Park ©
Jurmalas Park

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