10 days in Latvia Itinerary

10 days in Latvia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Riga
— 5 nights
2
Liepaja
— 2 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.
House of the Black Heads and Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum will appeal to history buffs. Bring the kids along to Old City Riga (Vecriga) and Freedom Monument. The adventure continues: get outside with Jurmala Beach, admire the striking features of Alberta Iela, don't miss a visit to Riga Town Hall Square, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Riga road trip planning site.

Sydney, Australia to Riga is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in September: highs in Riga hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Liepaja.

Things to do in Riga

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Jurmala, Salaspils Memorial Ensemble
Highlights from your plan
Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach
Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum ©
Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum

2
nights
Liepaja

Liepaja ©
Liepāja, is a city in western Latvia, located on the Baltic Sea directly at 21°E. On the 17th (Sat), walk around Jurmalas Park, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas Orthodox Sea Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Karosta Prison, and finally take an in-depth tour of Liepaja Museum. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Joseph's Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne’s Church, then contemplate the long history of Northern Forts, and finally make a trip to Sculptures of Liepaja Anthem Characters.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Liepaja day trip planner.

Drive from Riga to Liepaja in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Liepaja are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Liepaja

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Karosta Prison ©
Karosta Prison
Northern Forts ©
Northern Forts
St. Joseph's Cathedral ©
St. Joseph's Cathedral

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