8 days in Latvia Itinerary

8 days in Latvia Itinerary

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8 days in Latvia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Sigulda
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
2
Riga
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h
End: London

3
nights
Sigulda

Sigulda ©
Sigulda is a town in the Vidzeme Region of Latvia, 53km from the capital city Riga.OverviewSigulda is on a picturesque stretch of the primeval Gauja river valley. Explore Sigulda's surroundings by going to Sietiniezis Rock (in Valmiera), Saulkrasti (Sunset Trail & Sea Park) and Cesis Medieval Castle (in Cesis). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Turaida Castle, visit Aerodium Sigulda, and explore the striking landscape of Gauja National Park.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Sigulda vacation maker website .

London, UK to Sigulda is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Sigulda due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in February, things will get slightly colder in Sigulda: highs are around 2°C and lows about -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Riga.

Things to do in Sigulda

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Saulkrasti, Cesis Medieval Castle, Sietiniezis Rock, Gauja National Park
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Gauja National Park ©
Gauja National Park
Turaida Castle ©
Turaida Castle
Cesis Medieval Castle ©
Cesis Medieval Castle

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.
Riga is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Old City Riga (Vecriga), don't miss a visit to Riga Town Hall Square, pause for some photo ops at Freedom Monument, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Riga driving holiday planner.

You can take a train from Sigulda to Riga in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. February in Riga sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Riga

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Jurmala
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Freedom Monument ©
Freedom Monument
Central Market (Centraltirgus) ©
Central Market (Centraltirgus)

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