WEEKEND IN RIGA

WEEKEND IN RIGA

Day 1
Arrival to Riga. Transfer to your hotel.  Afternoon walking city tour of Riga including it's most famous architectural monuments: 13th century St. Peter's Church, St. George's Church, St. John's Church, 14th century Riga Castle, Big and Small Guildhouses,  medieval dwelling houses “Three Brothers” and the Dome Square with its famous Dome Cathedral boasting one of the biggest organs in Europe.

Day 2
Morning tour to Gauja National Park (50 km from Riga), often referred to as the Latvian Switzerland. Enjoy beautiful vistas of the Gauja River Valley, visit the 13th century Turaida Castle, now housing a small History Museum, relax walking in the adjoining Sculpture Park, featuring works of Latvian sculptors.

Day 3
Transfer to the airport.

Extension
A day on your own. Find your own Riga at your own pace. Interesting and numerous museums of Riga could  keep you busy for a whole day.  Those who opt for a relaxed day may just sip

Day 3
A day on your own. Find your own Riga at your own pace. Interesting and numerous museums of Riga could  keep you busy for a whole day.  Those who opt for a relaxed day may just sip Latvian beer at a sidewalk open air café-bar in the Dome Square and watch life go by. 

Day 4
Transfer to the airport.

Optional
A tour to Rundale Castle
(80 km from Riga) one of the most beautiful Baroque palaces in Latvia designed and built by the famous Italian architect F.B.Rastrelli. Open to the visitors are fully restored to the authentic beauty the Golden Hall, the White Hall, private quarters of the Duke of Courland Johan Ernst Biron. Interiors are decorated with authentic 18th century furniture, paintings and china.

Tour features: bed/breakfast, return transfer, transport and guide services as per itinerary, admission fees, info package.

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