Best of Riga Shore Excursion
75 USD pp
up to 26 pax
Essential Riga & Art Nouveau Tour is a perfect combination of exploring the splendid streets of old quarters and new town both by bus and on foot. The tour will take you from charming medieval townhouses to parts of Riga with a distinct cosmopolitan atmosphere.
During this program...
We will start the day with a delightful introduction to Latvian history and culture during an introductory city tour by bus. Your private tour guide is delighted to share stories of Riga´ s past and present with a few good twists of this Baltic nations character and charm. Some of the most significant sight on our way include the Opera House, Freedom Monument, the Bastion Hill, University of Riga and Daugava Riverbank.
An added enjoyment is the discovery of the opulent Art Nouveau quarter. Riga boasts a gift of more than 800 richly decorated facades from the period. We will enjoy a guided tour of the Art Nouveau Museum and revel in the creative freedom of its time. Inside this museum you will get to discover more about the lifestyle at the turn of the 20th century.
After the drive we will continue with a stroll back in time visiting the medieval old town of Riga on a lovely walking tour. The magic of olden days has not left the heart of town and we are able to revel in the beauty of lively area filled with cafes and restaurants.
The medley of cobbled streets will lead us on a journey filled with legends and local heritage. Proud to showcase the hanseatic period architecture with Small and Great Guild, Riga Cathedral and Dominican monastery as well as the Roland´s Statue, St. Jacob´s Church and Riga Castle.
Thereafter, continuing the tour we will see some of the best known Riga highlights, the House of Blackheads, Town Hall and the Three Brothers house, a complex of three oldest dwelling houses in the town.
We will also reserve some free time for individual exploring and a chance to enjoy a cup of coffee or indulge in the nearby shopping opportunities of local treats.
*Please, note that tour schedule will be adjusted based on the arrival time of your ship.
**Please note that the Art Nouveau Museum is closed on Mondays and it will be replaced with the visit of Dome Church with organ concert. The Dome Church organ concert lasts for 20 min
The price is $75 per person if you book a St Petersburg tour with us!*
- English speaking guide; other languages available upon request.
- Entrance fee to Art Nouveau Museum (on Mondays it will be replaced with organ concert in the Dome church)
- Pick-up from the harbor in the morning and drop-off at the harbour at the end of the tour
- Comfortable a/c bus during the tour
Price does not include:
- lunch expenses