13 days in Latvia Itinerary

13 days in Latvia Itinerary

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13 days in Latvia Itinerary

Start: Riga
1
Riga
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Ventspils
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Liepaja
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
End: Riga

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 Dzintari Forest Park. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Old City Riga (Vecriga), pause for some photo ops at Freedom Monument, take in panoramic vistas at View of Riga from St Peter's Church Tower, and examine the collection at Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs.

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The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Riga. July in Riga sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Ventspils.

Things to do in Riga

Parks Outdoors 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 Irbene Radio Astronomy Center will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ventspils: Dundaga Castle (in Dundaga) and Venta Rapid Waterfall (in Kuldiga). And it doesn't end there: let little ones run wild at Ventspils Children’s Town, explore the historical opulence of The Castle of the Livonian order, examine the collection at Piejuras Brivdabas Muzejs, and get lost in a book at Parventas Library.

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Getting from Riga to Ventspils by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Ventspils are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Liepaja.

Things to do in Ventspils

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Dundaga Castle, Irbene Radio Astronomy Center, Venta Rapid Waterfall
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Ventspils Beach ©
Ventspils Beach
Irbene Radio Astronomy Center ©
Irbene Radio Astronomy Center
Venta Rapid Waterfall ©
Venta Rapid Waterfall

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: contemplate the long history of Northern Forts, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas Orthodox Sea Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Sculptures of Liepaja Anthem Characters, and stop by Peter Market.

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Traveling by car from Ventspils to Liepaja takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Liepaja are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel 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
Karosta Prison ©
Karosta Prison

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