29 days in Riga, Daugavpils & Cesvaine Itinerary

29 days in Riga, Daugavpils & Cesvaine Itinerary

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Riga
— 4 nights
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Daugavpils
— 16 nights
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Cesvaine
— 7 nights

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Riga — 4 nights

Paris of the North

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 sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Old City Riga (Vecriga), appreciate the history behind Freedom Monument, hunt for treasures at Central Market (Centraltirgus), and get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Occupation of Latvia.

Plan my day in Riga using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Bangkok, Thailand to Riga is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 5 hours. In September, Riga is colder than Bangkok - with highs of 20°C and lows of 12°C. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Daugavpils.
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Daugavpils — 16 nights

Daugavpils is a city in southeastern Latvia, located on the banks of the Daugava River, from which the city gets its name. Get out of town with these interesting Daugavpils side-trips: Latgale Art and Craft Centre (in Livani), Ludza (Ludza Orthodox Church, Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, &more) and Rezekne (St. Nicholas Old-Believers Church, Green Synagogue, &more). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Daugavpils Shot Factory, have fun and explore at Zinoo, pause for some serene contemplation at Temple-chapel of Alexander Nevsky, and admire the natural beauty at Latgale Zoological Garden.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Daugavpils online trip builder.

You can drive from Riga to Daugavpils in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. October in Daugavpils sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 2°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Cesvaine.
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Cesvaine — 7 nights

Cesvaine is a town in Cesvaine municipality, Vidzeme Region, Latvia. Venture out of the city with trips to Odzienas Manor (in Odziena), Krustkalnu dabas rezervats (in Madona) and Balvi Region Museum (in Balvi). There's lots more to do: walk around Cesvaines Castle, get in on the family fun at Lacites - Recreation Centre, take in the views from Mura lokas tilts par Kujas upi, and steep yourself in history at ViLanu Sv. Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Cesvaine trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Daugavpils to Cesvaine takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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