6 days in Riga Itinerary

6 days in Riga Itinerary

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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.
Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum and Turaida Castle will appeal to history buffs. Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs and Riga Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Riga: Cesis Medieval Castle (in Cesis) and Salaspils Memorial Ensemble (in Salaspils). On the 17th (Tue), enjoy a perfect day by the water at Jurmala Beach. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Old City Riga (Vecriga), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nativity of Christ Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Riga Motormuseum, and take in panoramic vistas at View of Riga from St Peter's Church Tower.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Riga trip maker website .

If you are flying in from Ukraine, the closest major airport is Riga International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Riga

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Side Trips

Salaspils Memorial Ensemble, Cesis Medieval Castle, Jurmala Beach, Turaida Castle
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Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs ©
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs
Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)

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