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Private grand Riga city tour

Firstly, after selecting most suitable transport – passenger car or minivan your tour will start along the central boulevards of Riga to Art Nouveau district.  You will be able to discover one of the largest and best-preserved collections of Art Nouveau buildings in the world.
After that district excursion will continue to the Riga Central market, where on the way you will be able to enjoy City Canal parks, the Fine Arts Museum, the Freedom Monumen and Daugava river with its bridges. Reaching the Riga Central market you will enjoy the diversity of typical national food.
Secondly, you will have the opportunity to leave your transport and continue with a walking tour through Riga Old Town seeing most famous sights like St. Peter's Church, St. Jacobs Church, Dom Square, and St. Dom Cathedral. You will be introduced with a secretes of Cat House and will see Town Hall Square with beautiful and elegant Blackheads House.

per adult from

$91

AUD

Duration

3 to 4 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Transport by air-conditioned car or minivan
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • English speaking driver/guide
    What's excluded :
    • Foods and drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Museum entrances
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Art Nouveau Riga, Strelnieku iela 9, Riga 1010 Latvia

    Art Nouveau, the distinct style in art of end-19th century and early-20th, was the "father" of modern architecture. Riga is a well-known Art Nouveau mecca.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Central Market (Centraltirgus), Negu iela 7, Riga 1050 Latvia

    Riga Central Market is situated in the heart of Riga, a few hundred meters from Old Town on the banks of the River Daugava, next to Riga International Bus Terminal and Central Railway Station. It is not only one of the largest marketplaces in Eastern Europe in area, but also one of the most visited, as 80,000-100,000 people shop there per day on the average.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: House of the Black Heads, Ratslaukums 7, Riga 1050 Latvia

    The Black Heads house is located in the very heart of Old Riga. Wonderful, surprising, royal.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: Freedom Monument, Brivibas Laukums Central District, Riga 1050 Latvia

    The Freedom Monument has been Riga's central landmark for almost a century. This 42.7 m tall granite and copper work of art is a symbol of the Latvian nation's striving for freedom and independence. The woman on top of the monument is holding up three golden stars, which represent Latvia's historical regions of Kurzeme, Vidzeme, and Latgale.

    Pass By: Latvian National Museum Of Art, 1 Janis Rozentals Square, Riga 1010 Latvia

    Latvian National Museum of Art is the most significant depository in the nation for works of art. Reopened in May 2016, the building itself has been upgraded, modernized but its majestic beauty from a long-gone era - preserved.

    Pass By: National Library of Latvia, Mukusalas iela 3, Riga LV-1423 Latvia

    Just a bridge span from Old Town, on the left bank of the Daugava, looms an extraordinary, culturally significant edifice, the Castle of Light - the new National Library.

    Pass By: Latvian National Opera, Aspazijas bulvaris 3, Riga 1050 Latvia

    Riga's White House — the Latvian National Opera and Ballet on Aspazijas bulvāris was opened in 1923; an average of six new productions are presented each year, retaining balance between opera and ballet. In total, the opera sees over 200 performances and several symphonic and chamber music concerts a season.

    Pass By: Academie des sciences de Lettonie, Akademijas iela 1 Latgales priekšpilsēta, Rīga, LV-1050, Lettonie, Riga 1050 Latvia

    Latvian Academy of Sciences observation deck offers Riga guests and local residents to have a breath-taking view of Riga's Old Town and the Daugava River from the building's 17th-floor balcony at the height of 65 metres.

    Stop At: St. Peter's Church, Skarnu iela 19, Riga 1050 Latvia

    Riga's St.Peter's Church dominates the cityscape as the tallest spire, and as one of the oldest and most valuable monumental architecture edifices in the Baltic States from the Middle Ages. St.Peter's is the tallest of the Riga churches, a significant landmark, and a prime example of the 13th century Gothic style.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: St. John's Church, Jana 7, Riga 1011 Latvia

    St.John's Church is the oldest house of worship in Riga. Originally the Dominican monastery's chapel was located here in the 13th century. After several reconstructions, around 1500 the edifice acquired its present appearance - high Gothic pediment, span roof and a small tower.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Livu Square, Livu laukums 4, Riga 1050 Latvia

    It's hard to believe that the Square once was the site of the Riga River, which was a shipping route for transporting Latvian grain up to the 16th century. Later it was called the Rīdzene River and even Rīdziņa as it gradually became narrower. Today, along the old route of the river, pavement wears away the shoes of countless Rigans and visitors to the city, and beautiful flower-beds remind one of the past times.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Riga Castle, Pils laukums 3, Riga 1050 Latvia

    Riga Castle has stood on the right bank of the River Daugava for more than 700 years. Through the centuries, it has seen severe destruction, numerous rulers, and wars. Today it houses the residence of the President of Latvia.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Three Brothers, Maza Pils iela 19, Riga 1050 Latvia

    The oldest complex of dwelling houses in Riga was constructed in the 15th century.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Swedish Gate (Zviedru Varti), Torna iela 11, Riga 1050 Latvia

    The so-called Swedish Gate is only gate that remains standing today of eight total in Riga's fortification wall.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Powder Tower, Smilsu iela 20, Riga 1050 Latvia

    One of medieval Riga's fortification wall towers, originally called the Sand Tower.

    Duration: 10 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Riga centrally located hotel, apartment, hostel, etc.
    Departure Time :
    10:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Please bring your walking shoes
    • Coffee stops and detours can be arranged
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

7

Organised by Latvia Guide Tours

Activity ID: V-137705P5

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