9 days in Latvia Itinerary

9 days in Latvia Itinerary

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9 days in Latvia Itinerary

Start: La Fortuna de San Carlos
+2
Shuttle + Bus + Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Riga
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Liepaja
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  28 h
End: La Fortuna de San Carlos

4
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 discover tucked-away gems like Rundāle Palace and Bremen Town Musicians. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Old City Riga (Vecriga), admire the landmark architecture of House of the Black Heads, see the interesting displays at Riga Motormuseum, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market (Centraltirgus).

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Riga visit planner.

La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica to Riga is an approximately 22.5- hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from La Fortuna de San Carlos to Riga, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. March in Riga sees daily highs of 6°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Liepaja.

Things to do in Riga

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Rundāle Palace, Jurmala Beach
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Freedom Monument ©
Freedom Monument
Rundāle Palace ©
Rundāle Palace

2
nights
Liepaja

Liepaja ©
Liepāja, is a city in western Latvia, located on the Baltic Sea directly at 21°E. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph's Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Northern Forts, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas Orthodox Sea Cathedral, and finally contemplate the long history of Karosta Prison. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne’s Church, then look for gifts at Peter Market, then walk around Jurmalas Park, and finally don't miss a visit to Sculptures of Liepaja Anthem Characters.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Liepaja trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Riga to Liepaja in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Liepaja sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Liepaja

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
St. Nicholas Orthodox Sea Cathedral ©
Jurmalas Park ©
Jurmalas Park
Northern Forts ©
Northern Forts

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