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Grand Latvia Road Trip

Riga - Cēsis - Rezekne - Daugavpils - Bauska - Kalvene - Liepaja - Ventspils - Jūrmala

Expect on your Grand Latvia Road Trip Itinerary

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Urban life
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  • Motorhome Site
  • Hotels
  • Beach
  • Culture
  • Historical sites
  • Landscape
  • Camping
  • Restaurants
9 Stages 910 mi 2.4 h/stage

Best months to drive Grand Latvia Road Trip in Latvia

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Grand Latvia Road Trip Itinerary

If you are searching for an interesting trip around Latvia, Grand Latvia Road Trip will surely come up to your expectations. Our adventure will become an answer to the needs of family. If you choose this road trip, you will enjoy passing through such places as Riga, Rezekne, and Daugavpils. The route described in this article takes 10 days to complete, but travellers can also complete it in 7. There is always a possibility to extend your excursion if you are charmed with the allure of what Latvia has to offer. If you are wondering about the time spent on the road, it will be approximately 2.4 hours daily, and drivers will travel 910mi . So, sit comfortably behind the wheel, and let’s start the journey!
10 number of days
910 mi route length
low budget
family good for
on the right traffic direction
moderate accident level
During Grand Latvia Road Trip, tourists will have a great opportunity to marvel at scenic nature. During adventure, you can enjoy a wide range of interesting attractions to visit relatively stress-free. Tourists should expect moderate comfort from the accommodation, yet it is still offering value for money. Despite the fact that the trip is characterised by a lower security level in comparison to other road trips, staying careful while on the road will increase the security of you and your passengers. Travellers will be pleased with this adventure, as it is quite pocket-friendly thanks to a minimum number of amenities. Moving on the right and a moderate number of accidents are characteristic features of the road environment in the region. The months between May and September are consider for travelling in the region.

  Riga
Distance: 908 mi, Driving time: 23.9 h, Pace: modest
Airports: RIX

Your journey starts at the Riga Airport. It is precisely the place where you can collect your rental vehicle.

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1 Riga - Cēsis
Distance: 64 mi, Driving time: 1.7 h, Pace: fast
UNESCO World Heritage Site interesting  historic site accommodation options camper parking available EV charging station dining venues scenic road trip plan ↓ See stage route on map

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2 Cēsis - Rezekne
Distance: 170 mi, Driving time: 4.4 h, Pace: fast
interesting  historic site accommodation options dining venues scenic road trip plan ↓ See stage route on map

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3 Rezekne - Daugavpils
Distance: 112 mi, Driving time: 3.2 h, Pace: modest
interesting  historic site accommodation options EV charging station dining venues scenic road trip plan ↓ See stage route on map

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4 Daugavpils - Bauska
Distance: 168 mi, Driving time: 4.6 h, Pace: modest
interesting  historic site accommodation options EV charging station dining venues scenic road trip plan ↓ See stage route on map

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5 Bauska - Kalvene
Distance: 127 mi, Driving time: 3.1 h, Pace: fast
dining venues trip plan ↓ See stage route on map

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6 Kalvene - Liepaja
Distance: 44 mi, Driving time: 1.2 h, Pace: fast
interesting  historic site accommodation options camper parking available EV charging station dining venues trip plan ↓ See stage route on map

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7 Liepaja - Ventspils
Distance: 83 mi, Driving time: 1.9 h, Pace: fast
interesting  historic site accommodation options EV charging station dining venues scenic road trip plan ↓ See stage route on map

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8 Ventspils - Jūrmala
Distance: 119 mi, Driving time: 3.1 h, Pace: fast
interesting  historic site accommodation options EV charging station dining venues scenic road trip plan ↓ See stage route on map

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9 Jūrmala - Riga
Distance: 22 mi, Driving time: 0.8 h, Pace: modest
UNESCO World Heritage Site interesting  historic site accommodation options camper parking available EV charging station dining venues trip plan ↓ See stage route on map

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  Riga
Airports: RIX

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Grand Latvia Road Trip Summary

We hope that the presented road trip idea gave you plenty of inspirations for your future travels.
Our itinerary can be used as a template that you can recreate in its entirety or only partially and that can be enriched with diverse stopovers of your choice.
If you are planning on travelling by car in Latvia, there are a number of important road rules to follow and a number of elements to keep in mind to turn your adventure into pure pleasure. These tips will also become useful for tourists who are interested in car hire or renting a camper.
When on a tour around Latvia, there are numerous road regulations to be bore in mind. To be on the safe side, try to stay away from spirits at any cost. Tourists ought to remember that the permitted consumption limit is very low and cannot exceed 0.5‰. The maximum allowed speed in build-up areas is 31mph. In rural areas, drivers can travel at at speeds up to 56mph. On motorways, 81mph is the permissible speed that you should never exceed in Latvia. In order to stay safe, it is best to equip your car with a fire extinguisher and first aid kit and drive with your headlights on during the day.
But what are the costs of the whole trip. Well, depending on the budget option that you aim for, the amount of money that you have to pay for your holiday expenses will vary. A wide range of budget options is described below.
If you go for the cheapest option, you need to pay the maximum of 111 GBP for fuel to cover the planned 10 stages across Latvia. You will have to spend around 341 GBP on economy overnight stays. Holidaymakers who go for this option will spend around 256 GBP on restaurants and food. Travellers will have to pay about 128 GBP if they choose the budget car hire option as well. Thus, the estimated travel expenses amount to more or less 707 GBP without car hire and 835 GBP with car hire.
Drivers who are interested in greater comfort and the standard option will pay approximately 153 GBP for the gasoline needed to cover the trip. Cost amounting to 681 GBP can be expected by all drivers who are looking for standard accommodation. On food and restaurants within the standard range of services, you will have to spend more or less 341 GBP. Travellers who are also interested in a standard car rental should expect a cost of about 213 GBP. Drivers who would like to rent a car will pay around 1,388 GBP for the whole itinerary, whereas those who are not interested in car rental will spend about 1,175 GBP.
The available premium option has been prepared with the most demanding holidayers in mind. The whole estimated cost of the road trip in this versions of services is 2,146 GBP with a rental car and 1,175 GBP without a hire vehicle. Travellers who want to cover the road trip in a premium rental car can expect a cost of roughly 426 GBP. If you are interested in the highest comfort of the road trip, you should expect the average cost of more or less 187 GBP when it comes to gasoline. Travellers should expect to pay approximately 511 GBP for restaurants and food and about 1,022 GBP for accommodation options if they are interested in the top standard of services.
Our trip is also superb for camper enthusiasts. If you choose this travel option, you should expect the costs of approximately 1,278 GBP. Travellers will spend more or less 221 GBP on fuel allowing to cover all stages of the tour. Holidaymakers who are considering camper hire should expect to pay more or less 213 GBP for accommodation and approximately 256 GBP for expenses connected with food.
The section Road Trip Costs shows all the above-mentioned details in a simple manner.
The part of Latvia showed in our road trip idea is perfect to be explored between May and September. If Grand Latvia Road Trip has inspired you, there are plenty of exciting road trips and scenic drives on our website. Hopefully, the broad spectrum of ideas will definitely match up the expectations of the most demanding travellers.
  • Road Trip Costs
  • How much does it cost to go on a Grand Latvia Road Trip in Latvia?
  • Economy
    Low budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
    • rent & more 128 GBP
    • drive & more 111 GBP
    • sleep & more 341 GBP
    • eat & more 256 GBP
    • Total (est. for 2 prs.) 707 GBP
    • Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 835 GBP
  • Standard
    Mid budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
    • rent & more 213 GBP
    • drive & more 153 GBP
    • sleep & more 681 GBP
    • eat & more 341 GBP
    • Total (est. for 2 prs.) 1,175 GBP
    • Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 1,388 GBP
  • Premium
    High budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
    • rent & more 426 GBP
    • drive & more 187 GBP
    • sleep & more 1,022 GBP
    • eat & more 511 GBP
    • Total (est. for 2 prs.) 1,720 GBP
    • Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 2,146 GBP
  • Camper
    On the road in RV, overnight at camp grounds with self cooking. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
    • rent & more 1,278 GBP
    • drive & more 221 GBP
    • sleep & more 213 GBP
    • eat & more 256 GBP
    • Total (est. for 2 prs.) 690 GBP
    • Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 1,967 GBP

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Facts for safer driving in Latvia

drink drive limit
0.5
max speed urban
31 mph
max speed rural
56 mph
max speed highway
81 mph
headlights at daytime
on
fire extinguisher
yes
tolls
no
seat belts
yes