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Private day trip to Rundale Palace, Hill of Crosses &more with Premium class van

Private day trip to Rundale Palace, Hill of Crosses &more with Premium class van

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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.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$143.11
Price varies by group size
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US$143.11
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Private Photoshoot Tour in Riga

Private Photoshoot Tour in Riga

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"Discover Old Riga" is a spontaneous photo walk activity that will show you around the beautiful Old Town of Riga, during a 90 min. waking tour along the most emblematic spots. Using its medieval streets and historical buildings as unique creative backgrounds, you will have a professional photoshoot taken along the way, while learning stories and interesting facts about Riga's fascinating medieval past. The resulting pictures will be edited and sent to your email within 3 working days. Overall, an exciting activity for couples, families, groups of friends or solo travellers who want to experience Riga in the most unique way!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$58.49
Price varies by group size
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US$58.49
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Soviet Heritage Walking Tour - Riga after WW2

Soviet Heritage Walking Tour - Riga after WW2

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Learn about Riga’s Soviet past as you explore the city’s highlights on this walking tour. Learn about the history of the city and what it was like to live during the Soviet era. This private tour is perfect for those who love Soviet history and want a deeper look at life behind the Iron Curtain.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$71.63
Price varies by group size
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US$71.63
Price varies by group size
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Private Trip to Sigulda and Turaida from Riga

Private Trip to Sigulda and Turaida from Riga

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It will take less that one hour to get from Riga to the first stop will be at Gauja National park famous Cesarview, where you will enjoy the beauty of an amazing viewpoint. It was established in the 19th century, because of the Car Aleksandr II visit in Sigulda. At that place you will be educated how river Gauja is related to Angels falls in Venezuela. During the tour, you will discover the history and lifestyle of ancient Latvian tribes. You will visit sightseeing attractions like Livonian Order Castle ruins, Turaida Medieval Castle. Gutmanis Cave, the deepest internal erosion cave in the Baltic States is not only a natural wonder but also a place that tells us a tragic love story from the 17th century. Additionally, you will be provided with a choice of excellent places to have lunch with traditional Latvian or modern cuisine during this tour.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$89.53
Price varies by group size
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US$89.53
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Stunning Art Nouveau Architecture Walk in Riga

Stunning Art Nouveau Architecture Walk in Riga

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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 lovely and professional 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.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$53.72
Price varies by group size
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US$53.72
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Culinary, Historic and Wine Tour to Sigulda and Cesis

Culinary, Historic and Wine Tour to Sigulda and Cesis

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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.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$214.88
Price varies by group size
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US$214.88
Price varies by group size
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Riga Art Nouveau walking tour

Riga Art Nouveau walking tour

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Our Riga ART NOUVEAU walking tour is NEW and FRESH offer in Riga! With us you will see more, as we will not only pass by Alberta street buildings, but we will also walk with you through Riga boulevards and parks. Explore silent centre of Riga in a more relaxed and pleasant walk. It will involve 2 hour walking, but in a calm and relaxed way.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$18.37
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US$18.37

Private grand Riga city tour

Private grand Riga city tour

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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.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$66.85
Price varies by group size
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US$66.85
Price varies by group size
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Private Trip to The Hill of Crosses from Riga

Private Trip to The Hill of Crosses from Riga

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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.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$89.53
Price varies by group size
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US$89.53
Price varies by group size
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Riga Discovery Tour Small-Group Walking Tour

Riga Discovery Tour Small-Group Walking Tour

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Discover Old City Riga (Vecriga) and the Art Nouveau District on a walking tour that combines Riga highlights and lesser-known spots beyond the Old City walls. You’ll get views across the city from an observation deck, stroll through the Riga Central Market, then hop a bus to a creative neighborhood of shops and cafes, with a guide to share insights into Latvia's history and culture along the way.
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  • 3 hours to 3 hours 30 minutes
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US$56.11
From
US$56.11

Riga: Jewish Heritage Private Tour

Riga: Jewish Heritage Private Tour

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Enjoy a complete and all included tour of the Jewish Heritage in Riga. Benefit from a rich Introduction of Jewish history with an expert local guide. Sit back and relax with the privileges of a private tour and a comfortable vehicle. See the history and the modern Jewish life in Riga on a 5 hour guided tour Learn about the lesser-known remains of Jewish history in the Baltics under different political powers
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$208.91
Price varies by group size
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US$208.91
Price varies by group size
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Riga to Vilnius via Bauska Castle, Rundale Palace & the Hill of Crosses

Riga to Vilnius via Bauska Castle, Rundale Palace & the Hill of Crosses

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If you are traveling from Riga to Vilnius, you can turn the trip into a sightseeing excursion on this tour that takes you directly from Riga to your Vilnius hotel, stopping at such attractions as Bauska Castle and the Hill of Crosses along the way. Your trip includes comfortable transportation and a guidebook to learn more about each location.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$53.72
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US$53.72

Daily Riga Bike Tour

Daily Riga Bike Tour

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Pedal through Riga’s gracious parks and historic neighborhoods on a bike tour that explores some of the city’s top landmarks. Riding a bike takes you beyond the compact Old Town to see parts of the city that aren’t easily walkable and many visitors miss; the option to upgrade to an e-bike makes this a good fit for riders of all fitness levels.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$21.49
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US$21.49

Riga's Night Photoshoot Tour

Riga's Night Photoshoot Tour

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There are places that have a special magic at night, and Riga is definitely on of them… "Riga's night" is an exclusive night photo walk around the beautiful Old Town of Riga, using its street lights and enlightened buildings as unique backgrounds where to take your most artistic pictures while learning stories and facts about Riga's medieval past. The resulting pictures will be edited and sent to your email within 3 working days. Overall, an alternative photoshoot-tour experience for those who want to enjoy Riga in the most creative way!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$58.49
Price varies by group size
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US$58.49
Price varies by group size

Riga: The Darkest 50 Years with Local Guide

Riga: The Darkest 50 Years with Local Guide

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Go in-depth into Riga's Soviet history on this private tour. With a guide providing personalized attention, you can move at your own pace and ask plenty of questions about the city's dark time under Soviet and German rule. Visit sites where the visual evidence of these occupations is still in place, listening to your guide's commentary about this tumultuous period in Latvia's history.
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  • 3 hours
From
US$51.33
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US$51.33

Tour to Cesis, Ligatne and Sigulda.

Tour to Cesis, Ligatne and Sigulda.

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Visit Vidzeme Pearls - CÄ“sis, LÄ«gatne and Sigulda! Day tour to Vidzeme region (Sigulda, LÄ«gatne and CÄ“sis) is one of the four historical territories in Latvia. It is famous with its beauty of nature, heritage relating to the history of civilization and ethnical traditions. In Vidzeme you can enjoy the picturesque beauty of rivers and lakes, to rejoice at the landscapes made by woods, meadows, hills and lowlands. When visiting the castles and manors of Middle ages you can feel the breath of history as well as get to know many interesting and fascinating facts about Latvian history, traditions and different life-styles. The ancient towns, each with its charm, its history and culture, keep significant heritage of culture and architecture.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$112.21
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US$112.21

Private Jurmala Sightseeing tour

Private Jurmala Sightseeing tour

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Jurmala is located on the Gulf of Riga, at a distance of 25 km to the West from Riga. During this tour, you will have a chance to see the charming wooden summer cottages, decorated with fascinating carvings dating back to the 1900s and successfully harmonizing with the more recently built cottages and spa health centers. You will have a stroll along the golden sand sea coast as well as a walk along the central pedestrian Jomas street full of cafes and souvenirs. Additionally, you will be provided with a choice of excellent places to have lunch with traditional Latvian or modern cuisine during this tour.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$75.21
Price varies by group size
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US$75.21
Price varies by group size
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Private Walking Tour of Old Riga

Private Walking Tour of Old Riga

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A mobile and fulfilling 2 hour tour of exploring everything that is worth to see in The Old Town! Spectacular architecture, narrow streets with native shops, best places for food and drinks, finest spots for great photos and stories which go beyond pure history.This tour will include everything for you to feel like a tourist and a local in the same time. If you want to get new expiriences and escape your daily routine, this is for you. Lets make memories together!
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$35.96
Price varies by group size
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US$35.96
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Day Tour to Rundale Palace

Day Tour to Rundale Palace

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Spend a full day in the company of a private guide exploring the Latvian countryside, including Rundale Palace and Bauska Castle. Traveling with a private guide means you'll get personalized commentary tailored to your interests and plenty of time to ask questions. Round-trip transportation from Riga eliminates the need for a rental car; you can enjoy the scenery on the journey.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$229.57
per group
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US$229.57
per group

Riga–Tallinn One-Way Sightseeing Tour Bus

Riga–Tallinn One-Way Sightseeing Tour Bus

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Join our entertaining trip from Riga to Tallinn through the picturesque towns of Sigulda, Cēsis, Valga, and Viljandi. We’ll bring you to places you would not find on your own and help you discover two countries in one day. Our knowledgeable local guides take a small group, maximum of 8 people, for a fun filled 12 hour road trip from Riga to Tallinn. Learn about the diverse and interesting history of both Latvia and Estonia from your knowledgeable local guide. We’ll take you from small towns and medieval castle ruins to quirky local sights and through the beautiful countryside.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$84.48
Price varies by group size
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US$84.48
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Shore Excursion: Riga Highlights Tour with Art Nouveau Museum

Shore Excursion: Riga Highlights Tour with Art Nouveau Museum

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Check out Riga on this shore excursion that starts from the port. With a guide, you’ll take a panoramic sightseeing tour to see Riga Castle and a wealth of monuments around the pretty Latvian capital. Stroll around Riga Old Town to hear the history behind the House of the Blackheads, then finish with a visit to the UNESCO-listed central district and the Art Nouveau Museum.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$83.56
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US$83.56

Medieval Cesis Photoshoot Tour

Medieval Cesis Photoshoot Tour

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For those who believe Latvia is not only about Riga, this photo walk in Cesis will prove you right... Taking you to Latvia's oldest and best-preserved medieval town (1h drive from Riga), you will have a professional photoshoot around Cesis' most emblematic spots, while learning interesting stories and facts about its historical past. After the activity you will be taken back to Riga's Laima Clock (1h drive). The resulting pictures will be edited and sent to your email within 3 working days. Home of many artists and local poets, Cesis has an enchanting vibe that connects with every visitor. A special place where its unique atmosphere won’t leave you indifferent!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$74.61
Price varies by group size
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US$74.61
Price varies by group size

Sigulda Sightseeing Tour

Sigulda Sightseeing Tour

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Set out on foot to discover Sigulda highlights on a walking tour that includes Turaida Castle, Old Sigulda Castle, the Bobsled Track, and more. Exploring with a guide means you’ll get the cultural background along the way, from medieval history to Sigulda’s adventurous side, with the chance to get tips on where to eat, drink, and see in Sigulda.
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  • 5 hours
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US$89.53
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US$89.53

Private Day Tour to Rundale Palace from Riga

Private Day Tour to Rundale Palace from Riga

Explore Latvia’s royal history and culture on a full-day palace tour from Riga to Zemgale. Tour the 15th-century ruins of Bauska Castle, see period costumes and weapons in a restored, 16th-century dukes’ residence, then take in the rooms and grounds of the baroque Rundale Palace. This full-day Latvia tour includes pickup and drop-off at central Riga hotels, and it’s limited to 15 people for a personal experience.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$230.40
Price varies by group size
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US$230.40
Price varies by group size
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