Do you want to see the most of Riga, but can’t figure out how to fit everything into a couple of days?
We have looked up some great itineraries that you might find very useful during your (most likely) short stay in the heart of Latvia – the city of Riga.
Check out these few plans that we’ve found for you! 👇
This itinerary will provide you with some tips & tricks on how to get around Riga. It also has some of the most picturesque sights on its plans, such as Bastion Hill Park, Riga Old Town, Līvu Square, Dome Square, Art Nouveau Buildings, and more. If you’re looking for a good spot where to view Riga from above, then the Latvian Academy of Sciences Observation Deck is the place to be.
This 2-day itinerary has some cozy local pubs and cafes on its list while you walk through the center of Riga. Here you can also find some places to visit that are a bit away from the centre of Riga, like Latvian Ethnographic Museum which is a great choice if you’d like to see farmsteads, windmills, fishing villages, churches and other historic structures that have been moved here from their original locations throughout the Latvian countryside and preserved for posterity.
Lonely Planet has you covered if you’re staying in Riga for longer than 2 days. This itinerary provides you with some places that are worth the visit and that are located outside of Riga. For example, check out Jūrmala – Latvia’s uber-resort town, or go to other breathtaking cities, like Sigulda, Turaida, Līgatne, and Cēsis.
Create your own itinerary by choosing some of the things to do in Riga! This link will provide you with 30 ideas things to do here, whether you’d like to learn more about the history of Latvia, visit the Old Town, spend some time in the parks of Riga, or go to the beach!