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Riga And Its Surroundings Tour

Riga And Its Surroundings Tour Packages
Country: Latvia
City: Riga
Duration: 4 Day(s) - 3 Night(s)
Tour Category: City Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

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Package Itinerary

We invite you to explore history of Riga and its surroundings, to feel it’s romantic atmosphere, to taste culinary heritage and to discover delicacy of it’s culture, archaic.

Arrival to Riga. Transfer to the hotel without escort guide. Check in. The first acquaintance with the city on their own.



2nd Day: RIGA
Breakfast at hotel.

Riga historical:.

A combined car  and walking tour encompasses the most significant sights of Riga: driving along the central boulevards of Riga, enjoying the view of the City Canal Parks, the Bastion Hill, the Powder Tower, the Latvian National Theatre, the Fine Arts Museum, the Art Nouveau Buildings of the beginning of the 20th century, the Freedom Monument, University of Latvia, Latvian National Opera House and the Daugava River. During the walking part of the tour you will enjoy the beauty of the ancient Hanseatic City: picturesque streets of the Old Town, the Dome Cathedral ( Entrance) , the Church of St.Peter, the old Guild Houses, the Swedish Gate, St.Jacob’s Church, the Parliament House, Old Riga Castle.

Riga and its surrounding archaic (optional):
A trip to the Ethnographic Open Air Museum is one of the show-pieces of Latvia’s cultural heritage, founded in 1924. Situated 10 km from the centre of Riga in a pine forest on the banks of Jugla Lake, the museum consists of some 90 traditional rural buildings: farmhouses, windmills, fishermen’s huts and churches that have been assembled here from the four provinces of Latvia: Kurzeme, Vidzeme, Latgale, Zemgale.

Riga culturaly (optional):
Visiting of the cultural event in Riga (concert, opera, ballet) (for additional cost).

Riga culinary (optional):
Dinner at a restaurant in the Old Town of Riga (for additional cost).



3rd Day: TRIP TO SIGULDA (National park Gauja)
Breakfast at hotel.

Riga  and its surroundings natural and  romantic( optional):
Excursion to SIGULDA often called the Latvian Switzerland, is located about 50 km from Riga on the Gauja River valley, in the Gauja National Park and is known as the most popular tourist and leisure destination as well as a famous winter sports resort in Latvia. Experience a genuine whiff of the Middle Ages, a time of romantic legends, castles and heroic figures, visiting the ruins of the 13th century Crusader Castle (entrance), and the 19th cent. Kropotkin’s Palace in the outskirts of Sigulda. A short drive down into the river valley, enjoying the landscape and the walk to the 13th century Turaida Castle (entrance). A chance to view ‘the garden of Gods’ from the 30- meter  high fortification tower and visit the local history museum. A relaxing walk in the adjoining sculpture park, dedicated to Latvian folklore. Return to Riga. Free time in Riga.

Riga cultural ( optional):
Visiting of the cultural event in Riga (concert, opera, ballet).  ( for additional cost)

Riga  culinary ( optional):
Dinner at a restaurant in the Old Town of Riga( for additional cost)



Breakfast at hotel.Transfer to Riga airport without escort guide.   


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