10 days in Latvia Itinerary

10 days in Latvia Itinerary

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10 days in Latvia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Riga
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Liepaja
— 2 nights
Fly:  33 h
End: Sydney

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.
St. Peter's Church and Salaspils Memorial Ensemble will appeal to history buffs. Bring the kids along to Jurmala Beach and Livu Akvaparks. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Old City Riga (Vecriga), see the interesting displays at Riga Motormuseum, browse the exhibits of Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum, and hunt for treasures at Central Market (Centraltirgus).

For maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Riga planning website.

Sydney, Australia to Riga is an approximately 22.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Sydney to Riga. When traveling from Sydney in September, plan for slightly colder days in Riga, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Liepaja.

Things to do in Riga

Parks Historic Sites 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 ©

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 maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Liepaja day trip planner.

Fly from Riga to Liepaja in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; 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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