Baltic City Break Riga

Escorted TourBaltics


From $235 USD
May 20 - September 2, 2018
3 Days / 2 Nights

Baltic City Break visits Riga, capital of Latvia, largest city in the Baltic States. Riga's historic medieval Old Town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Overview

Baltic City Break visits Riga, the capital of Latvia and largest city in the Baltic States. Founded in 1201, Riga is more than 800 years old; from the 13th - 15th Century Riga was a major trading center of the Hanseatic League. Today, Riga is largest center of education and science. Riga's historical center, the medieval Old Town, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, noted for its Art Nouveau/Jugendstil architecture and 19th century wooden architecture.

Operation

May 20 - September 2, 2018

Departure

Guaranteed departures 2018:

May 20 - May 22
June  10 - June 12
June 24 - June 26
July 8 - July 10
July 22 - July 24
August 5 -  August 7
August 19 - August 21
September 2 - September 4

Price

  • from $235 per person in double room
  • from $315 single room

Included

  • 2 nights at the 4 star Hotel Radisson Blu Latvija or similar
  • Buffet breakfast daily
  • Welcome cocktail at hotel in Riga
  • Transportation by air-conditioned coach or minivan
  • English speaking guide on day 2
  • Entrances to: the Dome Church, St. Jacob's Church and St. Mary Magdalene's Church
  • Individual information package (city guides and program)

Not Included

  • International airfare
  • Optional tours
  • Meals other than mentioned
  • Personal insurance
  • $25 service fee

Tour Options

  • Arrival/ departure transfers in Riga
  • Additional hotel nights
  • Excursion to Jurmala, 4 hours
  • Latvian dinner at restaurant "Key to Riga" or similar
  • Half board at hotel: 2 x dinners, 3 course menu + tea/coffee

Day 1 RIGA
Sunday

Arrival in Riga. Individual transfer to your hotel (not included). Check-in at the hotel. 7:00 p.m. Welcome meeting at the hotel with guide.

Radisson Blu Latvija ****

Day 2 RIGA - CITY SIGHSEEING (B)
Monday

9:00 a.m. City tour of Riga, a combined coach and walking tour encompasses the most significant sights of Riga: driving along the central boulevards of Riga, enjoying the view of the City Canal Parks, the Bastion Hill, the Powder Tower, the Latvian National Theatre, the Fine Arts Museum, the Art Nouveau Buildings of the beginning of the 20th century, the Freedom Monument, University of Latvia, Latvian National Opera House and the Daugava River.

During the walking part of the tour you will enjoy the beauty of the ancient Hanseatic City: picturesque streets of the Old Town, the Dome Cathedral, the Church of St.Peter, the old Guild Houses, the Swedish Gate, St.Jacob's Church, St. Mary Magdalene's Church, the Parliament House, Old Riga Castle. Following the visit of the famous market halls of Riga.

Afternoon optional: Excursion to Jurmala
In the evening optional: Dinner at Latvian restaurant "Key to Riga" or similar

Radisson Blu Latvija ****

Day 3 RIGA DEPARTURE (B)
Tuesday

Breakfast. Transfer to Riga airport (not included). End of the tour.

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