Riga Classic Break

Introduction to Riga, “the capital of Art Nouveau”
Riga, Latvia © Pixabay

Riga, known as “The capital of Art Nouveau”, is a delight for the traveller. Everything is close and compact - next to the medieval Old Town you will find the New Town built in the 19th century. You'll fall in love with the cobbled narrow streets and historic buildings such the Dome Cathedral with it's world famous organ, St. Peters Church, Guild Square with the Large and the Small Guilds that represent the former glory of Riga as a Hanseatic City.

Itinerary

Day 1 Riga Arrival

Arrival in Riga and private transfer to your hotel, then check-in and time at leisure. Tonight enjoy a delightful dinner at Restaurant Muusu.

Day 2 Riga City Sightseeing and Walking Tour

This morning enjoy an extensive privately guided Riga city tour which includes a walking tour of the Old Town, seeing all the major sights including Riga Castle, the Dome Cathedral, St. Peter's Church, the Swedish Gate, the Three Brothers, the Large and Small Guilds and the Freedom Monument. The afternoon is free for you to explore on your own.

Day 3 Jurmala Excursion

Morning at leisure. Afternoon excursion to Jurmala, a vibrant, Latvian sea resort, famous for it's quirky wooden architecture and sandy beaches. Jurmala, the oldest and largest resort town in the Baltic States, is situated 25km from the capital, The beaches are covered in white quartz sand, with 33km stretches to wander along. It is a vibrant yet a peaceful and charming place, proud of its distinctive unique wooden 19th century architecture. Return to your hotel and evening at leisure.

Day 4 Riga Departure

Breakfast, then private departure transfer to the airport or the train station.


2020 departures: daily all year 

Notes:

Extra nights and excursions can be added to this tour.

Tour Overview

  • Summary

    Introduction to Riga, “the capital of Art Nouveau”
  • Tour Category

    Independent
  • Duration

    4+ days

    Departures

    All Year

Tour Prices

    • Double pp from:

      $ AUD

      Single from:

      $ AUD
    • Prices may vary according to dates of travel

      INCLUDES: private arrival and departure transfers; 3 nights accommodation in 4 star hotel; daily breakfast; 3hr City Sightseeing including walking tour of the Old Town; 4hr guided tour to Jurmala resort; dinner at Restaurant Muusu.

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