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Riga’s Old Town is a UNESCO World Heritage site, renowned for its medieval monuments and striking architecture. On this tour, explore at your own pace with a private guide and learn more about the history of the Latvian capital. Along the way, stop to admire landmarks such as Saint Peter’s Church, Riga Cathedral, and Town Hall Square; see the Three Brothers and the Swedish Gate; and visit the historic Convention Yard.
Visiting Latvia’s many palaces can be tricky without hiring a car. On this full-day tour from Riga, travel directly from your hotel to the Bauska region’s many palaces in an air-conditioned minivan. Stop at Rundale Palace, Mezotne Palace, Kaucmindes Palace, Bauska Castle, and Jelgava Palace and learn about the area from your English speaking driver.
Firstly, after selecting most suitable transport – passenger car or minivan your tour will start along the central boulevards of Riga to Art Nouveau district. You will be able to discover one of the largest and best-preserved collections of Art Nouveau buildings in the world.
After that district excursion will continue to the Riga Central market, where on the way you will be able to enjoy City Canal parks, the Fine Arts Museum, the Freedom Monumen and Daugava river with its bridges. Reaching the Riga Central market you will enjoy the diversity of typical national food.
Secondly, you will have the opportunity to leave your transport and continue with a walking tour through Riga Old Town seeing most famous sights like St. Peter's Church, St. Jacobs Church, Dom Square, and St. Dom Cathedral. You will be introduced with a secretes of Cat House and will see Town Hall Square with beautiful and elegant Blackheads House.
Benefit from personalized attention and a flexible itinerary on this private tour of Cesis and Sigulda from Riga. With our English speaking driver in the lead, you'll follow a carefully curated itinerary and be able to focus on your interests along the way. Learn about the history of the region and visit three medieval castles.
Take a day trip away from Riga and avoid the hassle of traveling with a group tour on this private tour to Rundale and Jelgava Palaces, Bauska Castle, and the Hill of Crosses. Enjoy time to explore independently and the option to add on additional excursions.
Sigulda Castle and Turaida Castle are two of Latvia’s stunning 13th-century buildings, but it can be tricky to tick them off in a day without hiring a car. On this half-day tour from Riga, depart from your hotel in an air-conditioned minivan and make your way to the castles with our English speaking driver. Learn about the area’s history and take in the views of the landscape from the castles.
Get to know the Latvian towns of Sigulda and Cēsis on this full-day private tour. With a dedicated guide for just you and your party, enjoy personalized attention and a flexible itinerary while learning about the local culture and tasting traditional Latvian cuisine. Stop at a local winery to try the vintages, visit local castles, and snap photos of the scenery in Gauja National Park. Hotel pickup and drop-off in Riga included.
Riga is definitely a city with beautiful architecture everywhere, but especially stunning are the Art Nouveau buildings. This luxurious, totally decorative style of architecture is one of the main reasons why the historical centre is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List and why those who appreciate culture and art visit Riga in the first instance. This tour will introduce you to so-called "beautiful era" or La Belle Époque in the beginning of 20th century, when Riga was one of the wealthiest cities in Europe. Our unbeatable guides will explain you the philosophical meaning hidden behind the luxury facade decorations and will show you some stunning Art Nouveau examples - the most famous ones on Alberta Street and those that only locals know. The tour also includes visit to Art Nouveau Museum that has an unique collection of Art Nouveau design, art & furnishings.
There’s no better way to get a thorough overview of Riga than on a private tour, which combines the undivided attention of your guide with hassle-free transport between attractions. As well as traveling between city highlights with ease, you’ll discover off-the-beaten path attractions and benefit from insider knowledge from your guide. Plus, convenient hotel pickup means you won’t waste time trying to find a start point.
Riga, the historic capital of Latvia, holds multi-dimensional appeal. Opt for a personalized experience of the city on a private 2-hour walking tour of Old City Riga (Vecriga) and other monumental highlights. While you receive undivided attention, you’ll tick off top attractions such as St. Peter’s Church, Riga Dome Cathedral, and the Gunpowder Tower. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
With Full Riga tour with car cold weather, rain, that does not matter. Comfortably with a local guide, you will see more than just an Old town that is 1 % of actual town! Discover real Riga with various stories and places that are not in brochures! Must see places included of course as well!
We will meet at your hotel, apartment or an arranged place. Further, the tour will lead us to most popular places around Old Riga to the historical center, Moscow district, Soviet time neighborhood, Quiet center, left coast of Riga and many more to understand what we have suffered and achieved.
After the tour, you will be able to understand Latvia and Riga fully.
It takes 30 km around the town in comfortable and cozy car (approximately 3h). Before the tour I ask about interests and wishes that we include in tailor made tour that suits to you the most (shops, sights, natural site, monument, restaurant). Private tour gives opportunities to stop where ever you wish to know or explore more.
Some group tours can seem rushed and impersonal. Ensure a more personal and immersive experience on this private guided tour from Riga to Sigulda and Turaida. Enjoy the flexibility of being able to customize the itinerary to your preferences and visit such landmarks as Gauja National Park, Sigulda Castle, and Turaida Castle.
Discover the rich history of Latvia on this half-day private palace tour from Riga. Explore the beautiful 18th-century Rundale Palace, one of the two Baroque palaces built for the Dukes of Courland, and the 16th-century Bauska Castle, which was built on even older castle ruins and then transformed into a palace. Admire the beautiful Latvian countryside as you drive from the busy city of Riga to the Bauska region.
More than 8 years of experience organizing sightseeing tours in Latvia and Baltic states makes or clients fully satisfied. Only experienced and professional guides speaking on different languages.
Riga – capital city of Latvia and the pearl of the Baltic States. The city, which is more then 850 years old. The largest city in the Baltics. There are many cafes and restaurants and a number of interesting sights, such as the Dome Cathedral, Blackheads House, bringing luck watch “Laima” (in Latvian – “happiness”), parks and museums.
In Riga, you will also see, hear, remember:
– Unique architecture: Art Nouveau, as well as Gothic, Classicism, Baroque, etc .;
– Riga Old Town historic district;
– Riga Central Market – the largest market in Eastern Europe;
2 hour guided private tour around one of the largest marketplaces in Europe with tasting of many different local goods.
Located in the heart of Riga, in just a few minute walk distance from Old Town, Riga Central market is one the largest marketplaces in Europe. It was built in the 1920s, inside several large hangars from World War I originally used for military airships, now serving as food pavilions.
During the tour you will have degustation at five different sections:
Fish: rye bread with sprats, lightly salted herring, local beer or soft drink.
Vegetables: different kinds of salted cucumber (1 day, 1 week, 1 month), marinated cabbage (with beets, cranberry, curry), sauerkraut, marinated wild garlic, spicy carrot.
Hemp: rye bread with hemp butter.
Cheese: different kinds of Latvian cheese - smoked, with cumin, with cranberries.
Meat: ham, different kinds of sausages (smoked, with berries, from turkey, pork, chicken), smoked chicken.
Our private tours - are organized that way, so the travelled gets the full image of Riga and later on can decide what is more interesting specifically for him/her. We provide high quality individual service , as a locals in the area, with attention and special care of our guests' wishes. Also we have tours for children of all ages:)
Take a day trip from Riga to Rundāle Palace and Hill of Crosses while learning about the history and people of two countries. Our knowledgeable local guides take you for a fun filled 7 hour road trip through Latvia and Lithuania.
The Hill of Crosses, located near Siauliai city in Lithuania.
This place has a remarkable ambiance, and gratitude, wishes, dreams, and hopes are integral parts of this magic Hill that resembles the atmosphere of the Western wall of Jerusalem.
There have been several attempts to destroy the Hill, nevertheless, it survived as a sign of liberty and independence of Lithuania. Hill has become an important place for pilgrims all around the world.
In 1993 Pope John Paul II said a prayer about this Hill and gave a gift to Lithuania - a crucifix that was set up on the Hill. Later he referred to this special place in his many speeches.
The Hill of Crosses is a place of light and hope for its visitors!
On this trip, you will have a very well informed driver/guide, who will explain everything about this place. It will be a nice and pleasant day!
Additionally, you will be provided with a choice of excellent places to have lunch with traditional Lithuanian or modern cuisine during this tour.
Escape Riga to enjoy picturesque countryside and the historic town of Kuldīga!
Hidden villages of Kurzeme all have their little twists. Wander around the quiant streets of the gorgeous historic center of Kuldīga, visit the widest-stretching waterfall in Europe and cool down in fascinating sandstone caves of Riežupe. Fun stop at a private straw doll exhibition included.
Our young and entertaining guides show you the places you would never stumble across on your own and share personal stories about Latvia from the perspective of the local youth.
All our day trips are in small groups (up to 8 people) taken around in a minivan or a car.
NB! Kuldīga tour starts from Riga.
Latvia boasts an amazingly wide selection of exciting beers and a thriving beer culture. It's like "Mojito" in Cuba or tequila in Mexico- must try when you are in the country! Did you know that Latvia’s long and rich beer culture most probably started by accident?
You will visit 2 trending traditional beer bars with a large selection of beer. In the first bar, you will try 3 kinds of beer accompanied by traditional Latvian snacks. One of them- rye fried bread is extremely popular in Latvia and works perfectly with the beer. It's a match! What the unusual ingredients were used to make a beer?
In 1-hour open-air tour, you will learn how did the beer influence the city and the culture. What is a ‘green spoon’? Why were the Latvians adding rocks to the beer mixtures in wooden casks? You will finish the tour in the bar and will try 3 more kinds of beer. Everyone will find their favorite one. And which one is the most popular in Latvia?
You'll see beautiful wooden architecture and hear the story of the 21st century Jurmala. After lunch in an authentic local café by the beach we travel in time to the Soviet years while seeing the summerhouse built for Leonid Brezhnev, an authentic Soviet treasure with real design pearls from the 1970s, visit the first sanatorium buildings and go for a walk in the extraordinary bog landscape with many lakes.
For those with limited time in Riga, this mini-Baltic tour combines two of the region’s most popular day trips—Sigulda and Cesis. Visit the picturesque medieval town of Sigulda, explore the Gauja National Park and Gutmana Cave, admire the fairy-tale Cesis Castle, and venture underground into a Soviet war bunker.
Complete tour of the Jewish Heritage in Riga.
Rich Introduction of Jewish history with an expert guide.
Enjoy the privileges of a private tour and a comfortable vehicle.
See modern Jewish life in Riga
Learn about the lesser known remains of Jewish history in the Baltics under different political powers
Our journey starts from Riga to Sigulda on a private 6-hour trip. Firstly, visiting Sigulda's Luge and Bobsleigh Track, where Latvia's Olympic teams train. We will admire beautiful forests of the River Gauja valley, air tram, panoramic wheel, 19th-century castle and 13th-century castle ruins at Sigulda. Explore the nearby Gutmans cave (biggest in Baltics), medieval castle of Turaida and enjoy the breathtaking views from the main tower.