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Grand Tour around Latvia 5 days

Riga-Bauska-Rundāle-Sigulda-Jurmala This route will introduce you to the most interesting places in Latvia - Riga-Bauska-Rundāle-Sigulda-Jurmala The hotels are located in the city center, transfers at the beginning and end of the program are included in the price, comfortable movement of buses between cities, qualified guides - all this will make your trip unforgettable

Location:

Riga

Type of tour:

5-day Tours

Season:

All Year

Availability:

available

Number of people:

1

Duration:

120 hours

Transport:

Day 1: Wednesday
Arrival in Riga. Meeting at the railway station. Transfer to hotel, check-in.
11:00 – Riga walking tour (starts from Latvian Riflemen Monument, next to the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia, Latviešu Strelnieku Laukums 1).
Riga is a city of good coffee, jazz, small tasty pastries, and stylish cafés. You will be lost in admiration of the beauty of architecture and the charm of the Old Town, which is overflowed with love legends. You will stroll past the luxurious House of the Blackheads, along the Town Hall Square, past the fortress walls and tower, visit St. Peter’s Church and Riga Dome Cathedral, take a seat for a cup of coffee with balsam in a small cosy café on Livu square, where all loving couples meet, and then continue your walk to the Clock of “Happiness” and head on through the beautiful Opera House Park to admire the magnificence of Latvian National Opera.
Duration: 2 hours
Spare time. A night in the hotel.

Day 2: Thursday
Buffet breakfast in the hotel.
10:00 – “Gems of Latvia: Rundāle Palace” tour.
Ruins of the castle of knights that belonged to Livonian Order and the castle of Dukes of Courland from the 16th century in the town of Bauske. Visit to Rundāle Palace. The palace located 80 km away from Riga is a beautiful piece of 18th Latvian baroque architecture and a creation of the great architect F. B. Rastrelli.
Duration: 6 hours
Return to Riga.
Spare time. A night in the hotel.

Day 3: Friday
Buffet breakfast in the hotel.
10:00 – “Sigulda: Switzerland of Latvia” tour.
Sigulda is situated 55 km away from Riga. This is a famous town of romance, love, history, and beautiful legends. We suggest visiting the most outstanding sights of Latvia (Turaida castle complex, the ruins of the Livonian Order castle in Sigulda, 18.8-meters-deep Gutman’s Cave), riding a funicular that binds the banks of Gauja River and seeing a delightful view on Krimulda Castle from the height of 40 metres.
There is a cosy home amber processing workshop in the vicinity of Turaida Castle in Sigulda. In his studio, the craftsman Harijs Jākobsons will tell you how to distinguish real amber from counterfeit, show different kinds of amber and demonstrate all stages of its processing.
Duration: 6 hours
Return to Riga.
Spare time. A night in the hotel.

Day 4: Saturday
Buffet breakfast in the hotel.
10:00 – Tour to Jurmala.
Jurmala is the largest Baltic resort located on the shore of the Gulf of Riga. Sightseeing tour around the town from Lielupe to Dubulti with its distinctive wooden housing (cottage architecture) and modern buildings. Dzintari concert hall, where the international contest for young performers of pop music “New Wave” and many other events and concerts take place. In the end of the tour you will have an opportunity to take a stroll along the pedestrian street of the town – Jomas street, sit in cosy cafés, and walk along the seashore. The second half of the tour is dedicated to Livu Aquapark, which offers active recreation: swimming pools, saunas, Jacuzzi, river cascades with an artificial stream, water amusements; Zambezy bistro, Lāsēns café as well as Hot Dog and Red Bull bars. Attractions are open the whole year round.
Duration: 5 hours
Return to Riga.
Spare time. A night in the hotel.

Day 5: Sunday
Buffet breakfast in the hotel. Check-out before 12:00.
Spare time. Transfer to the railway station or the airport. Departure.