How to Spend a Day in Bauska, Latvia

How to Spend a Day in Bauska, Latvia, Bauska, Latvia (B)

Who doesn’t like a nice surprise when they travel? Well, my time visiting Bauska definitely falls into that category. Found in southern Latvia, I went there mainly so I could visit Rundale Palace, a popular attraction nearby. But since I had a spare day up my sleeve, I decided to spend one day in Bauska seeing what it had to offer. 

Make no mistake, the town of Bauska is a reasonably small destination to visit. Latvia seems to excel at that kind of thing though, with Ludza across the country as further proof. And yet Bauska has quite a lot going for it, from a genuinely interesting castle to picturesque riverbanks and a quaint town centre. Here’s what you have to look forward to if you decide to make a day of this enjoyable Latvian town.

Before we get to the sightseeing, let’s touch on what you need to know to visit. Whether going as a day trip or staying overnight, you first need to travel there. To get there by public transport, it’s easiest to just take a Riga Bauska bus. You’ll find buses run very frequently, with the trip taking 1 hour 20 minutes and costing €3.15. As I said, easy. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: How to Spend a Day in Bauska, Latvia
Guide Location: Latvia » Bauska
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: David Johnston
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Bauska Castle
  • Hotel Berzkalni
  • Musa River
  • Town Hall
  • George the Martyr Orthodox Church