Tours

Here you will find information on various guided tours in Riga and outside the city, while you will be attending BSCOSO 2015. Please note, that the below listed excursions are offered by our partners. The dates are not indicated, since you are welcome to offer date and time, convenient for yourself. If you have any specific requirements, or know exact places you would like to visit, please contact the tour operators directly and they will provide you with all details.

Riga sightseeing tour (by walking)

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Tour including panoramic tour by walking around Art-Nouveau district in Riga and Old Town walking tour with visits to Riga castle, Big and Small Guild Houses, Dome Cathedral with English speaking guide.

Duration: 2 hours.
Price per person: EUR 15,00

Tour “Art Nouveau of Riga” (by walking)
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Riga is considered as a capital of Art Nouveau. More than 700 buildings or nearly 40% of all the buildings in the very centre of today’s Riga are built in the style of Art Nouveau. The tour includes walking in the city center and Old Town with English speaking guide and entrance to the Art Nouveau museum.

Duration: 2 hours
Price per person: EUR 20,00

Visit Seaside Resort Jurmala
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Excursion to Jurmala, a famous resort-city with a lot of examples of the beautiful villas and summer houses of the wooden Art Nouveau style. The tour is including transfer to/from Jurmala and English speaking guide on services. You will enjoy the sightseeing of Jurmala and walking on the pedestrian Jomas street with a lot of small cafeterias and handicrafts shops, followed by strolling on the white sandy beach.

Duration: 4 hours
Price per person: EUR 35,00*
(*The Jurmala tour will be realized by min. size of the group – of 10 pax)

Visit to the Rundale Palace
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Excursion to the Baroque Rundale Palace, built in the 18th century as the summer residence of the Duke of Courland, Ernest Johann von Biron, including entrance to the palace and park, transfer to/from the Palace and services of English speaking guide.

Duration: 6 hours
Price per person: EUR 45,00*
(*The Rundale tour will be realized by min. size of the group – 10 pax)

Visit to the Gauja National Park
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Excursion to the Gauja National Park including visit to the ruins of Turaida and Sigulda Castle, to the tombstone of “Rose of Turaida” and Cutman cave, entrance to the medieval Turaida Castle, transfer to/from and services of English speaking guide.

Duration: 6 hours
Price per person: EUR 45,00 *
(*The Sigulda tour will be realized by min. size of the group – 10 pax)

For booking the above excursions, please contact our partners:

Via Baltic Ltd
Stella Tinika
Phone: +371 26540219
E-mail: stella@viabaltic.eu
www.viabaltic.eu

Alternative Walking Tour

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If you really want to get to know a city then see it as the locals do, this is what our alternative walking tour offers. Get away from the Old Town and into the areas that most guide books leave out. With our ‘alternative’ guides you will visit the Riga central market, learn about Stalins Birthday Cake and take a walk around the wooden buildings of ‘Maskacka’.

Duration: 2 Hours
Price per person: €20

Segway City Tour

The Segway has revolutiosegwaynised how city tours are done, it is no different here in Riga. Once you have mastered control of the Segway you will zip between all the best sights Riga has to offer. Our Segway guide will navigate you around Riga’s Old Town and parks, showing you all the sights from the Freedom Monument to the National Opera house.

Duration: 1.5 Hours
Price per person:  €45

Riga By Night Tour

Riga by Night is a greanightt way to see the city bathed in neon and spotlights. See some of Riga’s most famous sights as they take on a new look, see the streets and tackle the dark medieval alleys. Our experienced Riga guides will take you around the city, stopping at the best examples of Latvian history and architecture.

Duration: 2 Hours
Price per person: €30

Cocktail Workshop

Every corporate trip cocktailneeds an element of fun, there is no better way to bond with your colleagues than learning to make cocktails. You will learn some tricks from the professionals on how to look good while doing it.
You will learn how to make the famous Riga Black Balzam cocktail as well as some good old favourites, prizes will be awarded for the most unique cocktail…remember its all in the name

Duration: 3 Hours
Price per person: €40


For booking the above excursions, please contact our partners:

Travel 2 Riga
Graham Williams
Tel +371 2208 4613
E-mail: graham@travel2riga.com
www.travel2riga.com

 Other excursions in Riga

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– Riga sightseeing tour on foot/ segways/ bikes (3 hours)
– Riga Canal Boat Cruise (1 hour)
– Visit to Riga Central Market and Local Food Tasting (1,5 hour)
– Excursion to Jurmala Beach resort (4 hours)
– Visit to Ethnographical open-air museum (4 hours)
– Excursion to Latvian National Opera backstage (1 hour)
– Excursion to baroque Rundale Palace (6 hours)
– Excursion to Sigulda and visit to medieval Turaida Castle (6 hours)

If you are interested in the excursions above, please contact our partners:

VIA HANSA DMC & PCO
Anna Manuhina
Tel: +371 6 7114984
GSM: +371 2 7791918
Fax: +371 6 7820294
E-mail: anna.manuhina@viahansa.com
www.viahansadmc.com

Riga

– Riga Old Town sightseeing
– Riga Art Nouveau
– The resort town Jurmala
– Tasting of Latvian beer
– Open Air Museum
– Backstage tour of Riga Opera
– For groups: boat tour to the Lielupe and Gulf of Riga on the yacht of XVII century
– Riga orientation tour
– Discover Riga from the birds’ eye
– Riga Canal sightseeing
– Lāči bakery

For more information about the tours offered please click HERE.
If you are interested in the excursions above, please contact our partners:

Ansbergs Travel
Anita Lindenberga
Lufthansa City Center
Tel.: +371-67299325
Fax: +371-67299327
Email: anita@ansbergs.lv
www.ansbergs.lv
www.avio24.lv