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Day tour from Riga to Vilnius

If you are traveling from Riga to Vilnius, you can turn the trip into a sightseeing excursion on this guided tour that takes you directly from your Riga hotel to your Vilnius hotel, stopping at such attractions as Bauska Castle and the Hill of Crosses along the way. Upgrade to a private tour to include entrance to Rundale Palace.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Tour to Cesis, Ligatne and Sigulda.

Visit Vidzeme Pearls - Cēsis, Līgatne and Sigulda! Day tour to Vidzeme region (Sigulda, Līgatne and Cēsis) 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.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Riga: Jewish Heritage Tour

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 RigaLearn about the lesser known remains of Jewish history in the Baltics under different political powers
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Best of Riga Join-in Shore Excursion

Explore Riga highlights on a half-day shore excursion that combines the benefits of a coach tour with the up-close experience of a walking tour. You’ll cover key sites by bus, then leave the vehicle behind to discover the narrow, cobblestone streets of Old City Riga (Vecriga). There, pass by the House of Blackheads, Latvian National Opera, and Riga Castle before returning to the ship.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Beautiful Art Nouveau in Riga - Private 3 Hour Tour With Local Guide

When walking the streets of Riga and admiring the stunning Art Nouveau buildings, you might think “What a beauty contest!”. 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.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Riga Old Town Walking Tour

Discover the medieval heart of Riga on a 2-hour private walking tour that is perfect for first time visitors. Marvel at the UNESCO World Heritage monuments and learn what to see in your own time.Explore the narrow, cobblestone streets of Riga's Old Town with a private guide, and get a better appreciation of the city's medieval history as you marvel at the UNESCO World Heritage monuments.Learn how landmark buildings such as Saint Peter's Cathedral and the House of Blackheads reveal the story of Riga’s mercantile past. Appreciate the beauty of the Hanseatic architecture on the stately Town Hall Square. See the iconic Three Brothers houses on Maza Pils, each demonstrating different periods from the city's history.Get advice on the best museums and restaurants so that you can visit them in your free time.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Soviet Ghosts and Heritage Tour of Riga

Learn about Riga’s Soviet past as you explore the city’s highlights on this 3-hour tour. Learn about the history of the city and what it was like to live during the Soviet era. Taste some traditional Soviet-era food as you walk through the city and enjoy panoramic views. This small-group tour is perfect for those who love Soviet history and want a deeper look at life behind the Iron Curtain.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Riga Highlights Tour with Art Nouveau Museum

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.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Sigulda and Latvian Switzerland Private Tour

Benefit from personalized attention on this private tour of Sigulda and the Latvian countryside from Riga. With a dedicated guide and driver, you can focus on sites that interest you and get commentary tailored to you and your private group. Visit medieval castles and drive through pristine natural scenery; you can gaze out the windows instead of worrying about driving with round-trip private transportation included. Highlights include the Livonian Order Sigulda Castle, Gutmanis Cave, Turaida Castle, and others.
  • Duration: 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Riga: The Darkest 50 Years with Local Guide

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.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Best Of Riga Private Walking Tour: Old Town

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.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Riga's Night Photoshoot Tour

There are places that have a special magic at night, and Riga is definitely on of them… "Riga's night" is an exclusive nighttime photoshoot-tour 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!
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour
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Private Walking Tour of Old Riga

The main goal of the tour is not only to tell the history of each place in front of the travelers, but also to let them see the city from a local point of view. It will not be the usual stand and listen tour, but interactive, fun and informative. The tour is not graved in stone, it can easily be adjusted to the travelers wishes, if they desire something specific!As Riga is full of mysteries and legends, travelers will have the possibility to listen, explore and maybe even solve them!
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
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"Discover Old Riga" photoshoot-tour

Discover Old Riga is a walking tour that will take you around the most iconic places in Latvia’s capital of Rīga, using its medieval streets and historical buildings as unique backgrounds where to take your most spontaneous and creative pictures. As a result, you will get a set of professional portrait pictures to take as the best memory of your trip to Latvia :)
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Tour of Riga: Old Town and Art Nouveau Museum

Meet your driver and guide at the cruise ship / hotel and start your relaxed discovery of the stunning city of Riga.During the 4-hour sightseeing tour you will get to enjoy the best of this Baltic pearl. After a beautiful drive down the Daugava riverbank and city center sightseeing, we will enjoy a short walk on historic streets of medieval old town, where you will see the House of the Blackheads, Riga Castle, Cathedral and the National Opera in a wonderful park setting. An absolute must-have is a visit to the unique collection of Art Nouveau buildings before admiring this wonderfully lavish period in art history inside Art Nouveau Museum.We will also take some time in the Old Town to take in the atmosphere and enjoy some free time for a coffee break or shopping. From the medieval treasures of the 13th century old town to one of the finest collections of Art Nouveau in Europe, Riga is truly a culture hub not to miss out.The tour ends with a transfer back to the cruise port / hotel.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Riga Ghost Tour

Get ready to be spooked on a ghost tour of Riga after dark, and encounter all the unknown things that have always attracted people to the city. Search for the ghosts that wander the streets at night, and hear stories from the city's past that will make you shiver.Learn about the ghouls of Riga on a walk with a professional guide as they talk about the various legends regarding the former city walls and imposing Swedish Gate. Find out where all the ghosts come from, and why people were incarcerated in the walls. Discover the site of an historical prison and what the cellars of the 16th century looked like.Visit one of the most haunted sites in Riga on a spooky itinerary that ends with a balsam tasting. Savor the high alcoholic herbal drink traditional to Latvia and Eastern Europe, made from many different natural ingredients.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Riga's Central Market Tour & Tasting

There are many legends and stories hidden in the walls of the old Central Market building. You will find out how this market became the largest and most modern market in all of Europe.Your guide will tell you how the pavilions of the Central Market were used during World War II and hear what was the purpose of this building in Soviet times. You will also see interesting cellars of the market and the places around it.At the end of the tour, you will have a chance to try many different kinds of delicious Latvian food: fish, cheese, meat, specific jam, drinks and more. You will also discover interesting and unexpected product combinations.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Highlights of Riga private walking tour

This 4-hour walking tour is a wonderfully captivating way to get to know Riga. Your tour guide will meet you by the ship and take you on a journey through this nearly 800-year old medieval town.Meet your guide at the cruise ship/hotel and start your relaxed discovery of the stunning city of Riga.Old Riga narrow streets and charming open squares linking them together are best discovered on foot. We will pay a visit to the Dome Church, Town Hall, House of the Blackheads, The Three Brothers and Statue of Roland. On our way, there are also the National Opera building nestled in a green park and Freedom Monument.The fascinating past of Riga will come alive through the stories and legends shared by your guide.Your walking tour ends on the square in front of the House of the Blackheads, a short walk away from the cruise port or centrally located hotel. Your guide is pleased to assist you with recommendations for spending your free time in town or with directions back to the ship/hotel.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Art Nouveau walking tour in Riga

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.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Jewish Heritage of Riga Private Tour

Meet your guide and driver by the ship / hotel and start Riga sightseeing tour by bus with overview of Jewish history and sites.Driving along the scenic Daugava riverbank, we will admire the medieval heart of Riga, the Old Town. We will take a stroll through the magnificent squares and medieval streets of this Hanseatic merchants town. On our way we will see the Town Hall and House of Blackheads. Our next stop is at the Synagogue - a unique building with a fascinating history.Leaving the city center behind, we will now head to discover a period in time, where the most beautiful houses in Riga were built in art nouveau style. The Art Nouveau Museum exhibits the best of it in a charming and inviting way.Thereafter, Riga Ghetto and Holocaust museum visit (Note: donation required).The tour includes some free time for shopping and roundtrip transfer from cruise port. At the end of the tour you will be taken back to the ship/hotel.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Free Walking Tour Old Town Riga

NEW and FRESh offer! Riga Old town FREE TOUR, starts at EVERYDAY at 10.30! It will be ALL in ONE TOUR with true local's story on history, art nouveau architecture, local food guidance and tips what else to do in Riga! We will end the tour with FREE tasting of world famous Riga Black Balsam and FREE tasting of Latvian produced black chocolate - LAIMA. Welcome to join us! It will be fun!
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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Old Riga Private Walking Tour including Organ Music Concert in Riga Cathedral

This will be a beautiful experience for all culture and music lovers. During this personalized tour with a friendly local you will take a fascinating walk through the centuries and hear stories from the different times in the history, starting with the foundation of Riga 800 years ago and finishing with the incredible fight for freedom in 1980's. You will see all the most important sights of Riga Old Town and listen to the magnificence and beauty of Riga Cathedral Organ, one of the world's most valuable historic organs. You will experience the UNESCO heritage site of Riga Old Town, learn more about traditional culture and discover what makes Riga so beautiful unique.
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Discover Old Riga Photoshoot Tour

"Discover Old Riga" is a spontaneous photoshoot-tour 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!
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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"Riga's night" photoshoot-tour

Riga's night is a nighttime walking tour that will take you around the most iconic places in Old Riga, using its streets lanterns and enlightened buildings as unique backgrounds where to take your most creative pictures. As a result, you will get a set of professional portrait pictures to take as the best memory of your trip to Latvia :)
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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