11 days in Latvia Itinerary

11 days in Latvia Itinerary

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11 days in Latvia Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  16 h 15 min
1
Riga
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  2 h 30 min
2
Liepaja
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 15 min
3
Valmiera
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Tervete
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  18 h
End: Chennai

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market (Centraltirgus), get engrossed in the history at Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs, then contemplate the long history of Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Bremen Town Musicians.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Riga tour itinerary builder website .

Chennai, India to Riga is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Eastern European Time is minus 3 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Chennai in November: high temperatures in Riga hover around 5°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Liepaja.

Things to do in Riga

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Central Market (Centraltirgus) ©
Central Market (Centraltirgus)
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs ©
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs
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 22nd (Fri), steep yourself in history at Northern Forts, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas Orthodox Sea Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Karosta Prison, then appreciate the history behind Monument to Mariners Lost at Sea, and finally take an in-depth tour of Liepaja Museum. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Cathedral, look for gifts at Peter Market, then identify plant and animal life at Pape Nature Park, and finally get engrossed in the history at Open air museum Vitolnieki.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Liepaja travel planner .

You can fly from Riga to Liepaja in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. In November, daily temperatures in Liepaja can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Valmiera.

Things to do in Liepaja

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Pape
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Holy Trinity Cathedral ©
Holy Trinity Cathedral
Northern Forts ©
Northern Forts
Karosta Prison ©
Karosta Prison

2
nights
Valmiera

Valmiera ©
Valmiera is the largest city of the historical Vidzeme region, Latvia, with a total area of 18.1km². Popular historic sites such as Cesis Medieval Castle and St. John’s Church are in your itinerary. Get outdoors at Gauja National Park and Ligatnes Nature Trails. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Valmiera: Silver Museum (in Limbazi) and May Park (in Cesis). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Sietiniezis Rock, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Valmiermuiza Craft Brewery, and engage your brain at ZINOO Cesis.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Valmiera online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Liepaja to Valmiera by combination of flight and bus takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can drive to Tervete.

Things to do in Valmiera

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Cesis, Ligatnes Nature Trails, Silver Museum, Gauja National Park
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Ligatnes Nature Trails ©
Ligatnes Nature Trails
Gauja National Park ©
Gauja National Park
Cesis Medieval Castle ©
Cesis Medieval Castle

3
nights
Tervete

Tervete ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Jaunpils baznica, then explore the historical opulence of Jaunpils Pils, then step into the grandiose world of Dobele Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Dobele Evangelical Lutheran Church. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Tervete Nature Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at Tervetes Taurini, and then go for a walk through Tervetes Wooden Castle.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Tervete trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Valmiera to Tervete in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in November, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Tervete

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Dobele, Jaunpils
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Jaunpils Pils ©
Jaunpils Pils
Tervete Nature Park ©
Tervete Nature Park
Dobele Evangelical Lutheran Church ©
Dobele Evangelical Lutheran Church

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