TOURS


RIGA OLD TOWN

A walking tour through Riga Old Town seeing remarkable sights like St. Peter's Church, St. Jacobs Church, Dom Square and St. Dom Cathedral. The Powder Tower, the Swedish Gate and city walls, the oldest stone residential dwellings in Riga known as Three Brothers, the Great and Small Guilds. You will hear an interesting story of Cat House and will see Town Hall Square with beautiful and elegant Blackheads House. The tour will take you to pass by Riga Castle and the building of Parliament.

Tour Type: Private walking tour
Tour Duration: 2 hours
Tour Price:
1-2 people = 50,00 EUR/ per group
3-4 people = 60,00 EUR/ per group
5-6 people = 70,00 EUR/ per group
7-8 people = 80,00 EUR/ per group
More than 8 people, please request the price!

ART NOUVEAU DISTRICT

Walk to Art Nouveau district and discover the real treasure of the city – one of the largest and best-preserved collections of Art Nouveau buildings in the world. There are 800 buildings of Art Nouveau in Riga, thanks to this fact Riga is sometimes called the "capital" of Art Nouveau. During the tour you will see the most colourful and amazing samples and guide will point you out Art Nouveau Museum – apartment restored authentic Art Nouveau design from year 1903. Art Nouveau area of Riga is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1997.

Tour Type: Private walking tour
Tour Duration: 2 hours
Tour Price:
1-2 people = 50,00 EUR/ per group
3-4 people = 60,00 EUR/ per group
5-6 people = 70,00 EUR/ per group
7-8 people = 80,00 EUR/ per group
More than 8 people, please request the price!

Extra costs: entrance fee in Art Nouveau Museum 6,00 EUR / per person main floor, 9,00 EUR / per person two floors (closed on Mondays)

RIGA CENTRAL MARKET & TRADITIONAL FOOD TASTING

Visiting Riga Central Market – one of the Europe's largest markets covering 72 000m2, built from five zeppelin hangers left over from the First World War. Since opening in 1930 Riga Central Market was one of the most modern markets in Europe - with 24 freezers, many elevators and laboratories. Nowadays Riga Central Market is not only the place for shopping, but also the place for social and cultural events.
Expressive smells and colorful views are characterizing Riga Central Market. Taste traditional Latvian food - seasonal fishes, different type of cheeses, various pickles and the local drink kvass.

Tour Type: Private walking tour
Tour Duration: 1,5 hours
Tour Price:
1-2 people = 50,00 EUR/ per group
3-4 people = 65,00 EUR/ per group
5-6 people = 75,00 EUR/ per group
7-8 people = 90,00 EUR/ per group
More than 8 people, please request the price!

JURMALA SIGHTSEEING

Drive to Jurmala (30km one way) – one of the first resorts in Europe developed in 18th century. Surrounded by pine trees, the wooden cottages of Jurmala from the beginning of the 20th century are unique monuments of cultural heritage; in which Classicism, Art Nouveau, National Romanticism and Functionalism harmoniously co-exist. Nowadays Jurmala is also TOP area for luxuries villas. Jurmala offers to enjoy the endless golden beach, the Baltic Sea, salubrious air and the unique beauty of pine forests blended with romantic wooden and modern architecture.

Tour Type: Private tour (walking + train)
Tour Duration: 4 hours

Tour Price:
1-2 people = 70,00 EUR/ per group
3-4 people = 80,00 EUR/ per group
5-6 people = 90,00 EUR/ per group
7-8 people = 100,00 EUR/ per group
More than 8 people, please request the price!
Extra costs: train tickets: 4,00 EUR return/ per person

Tour Type: Private tour (walking + private transfer)
Tour Duration: 4 hours

Tour Price:
1-2 people = 160,00 EUR/ per group
3-4 people = 170,00 EUR/ per group
5-6 people = 180,00 EUR/ per group
7-8 people = 200,00 EUR/ per group
More than 8 people, please request the price!

TURAIDA-SIGULDA & GAUJA NATIONAL PARK

Sigulda is situated on a picturesque stretch of the Gauja River Valley and it is known as the "Switzerland of Vidzeme" because of the reddish Devonian sandstone which forms rocks and caves on both banks of the river.
During the tour you will discover the history and lifestyle of ancient Latvian tribes. You will visit sightseeing attractions like Livonian Order Castle ruins, Turaida Medieval Castle built in 1214, the wooden church built in 1750, and a sculpture garden dedicated to Latvian folklore on Dainu Hill. Gutmanis Cave, the deepest internal erosion cave in the Baltic States, measuring 19m deep, 12m wide and 10m high, is not only a natural wonder, but also a place steeped in myths and legends.

Tour Type: Private (walking + public coach)
Tour Duration: 8 hours
Tour Price:
1-2 people = 100,00 EUR/ per group
3-4 people = 120,00 EUR/ per group
5-6 people = 150,00 EUR/ per group
7-8 people = 180,00 EUR/ per group
More than 8 people, please request the price!
Extra costs are entrance fees:
Public coach tickets: 6,00 EUR return/ per person
Livonian Castle ruins 2,50 EUR/ per person
Turaida Castle 6,00 EUR/ per person

Tour Type: Private (walking + private transfer)
Tour Duration: 6 hours
Tour Price:
1-2 people = 220,00 EUR/ per group
3-4 people = 230,00 EUR/ per group
5-6 people = 260,00 EUR/ per group
7-8 people = 290,00 EUR/ per group
More than 8 people, please request the price!

Extra costs are entrance fees:
Livonian Castle ruins 2,00 EUR/ per person
Turaida Castle 6,00 EUR/ per person

JEWISH RIGA WALKING TOUR

Walking tour to important places connected with Jewish heritage and history in Riga. Visit the Peitav Shul synagogue which survived the Nazi period and, as the one and only synagogue in Riga, is still in use today. The tour includes visits of Jewish Ghetto Museum and area of Maskavas Forshtate – the district with its unique wooden housing, where the Ghetto once was located. Visit one of the most important memorial places with monument to Jewish savers - the previous Old Choral Synagogue.

Tour Type: Private walking tour
Tour Duration: 2-2,5 hours
Tour Price:
1-2 people = 60,00 EUR/ per group
3-4 people = 70,00 EUR/ per group
5-6 people = 80,00 EUR/ per group
7-8 people = 90,00 EUR/ per group
More than 8 people, please request the price!

Extra costs entrance fees:
Donations at Jewish Ghetto Museum (closed on Saturdays)
Peitav Shul synagogue 6,00 EUR/ per person (closed on Saturdays)
Donations at Jewish Museum at Jewish Comunity Center (closed on Saturdays)

JEWISH RIGA BY CAR & WALKING

Walking tour to important places connected with Jewish heritage and history in Riga. Visit the Peitav Shul synagogue which survived the Nazi period and, as the one and only synagogue in Riga, is still in use today. The tour includes visits of Jewish Ghetto Museum and area of Maskavas Forshtate – the district with its unique wooden housing, where the Ghetto once was located. Visit one of the most important memorial places with the monument to Jewish savers - the previous Old Choral Synagogue.

Extra Jewish Riga walking tour, visit 2 of the most visited memorial places, where thousands of Jewish people were killed in 1941. Drive to Bikernieki Forest- the biggest mass murders place with 55 mass graves, where from 1941 – 1944 approximately 35000 people were killed among them 20000 were Jewish from Latvia, Germany, Austria and Czechoslovakia. Continue with the visit of Rumbula, where 8 kilometers from Riga almost 25,500 were shot.
Continue the way to Zanis Lipke Memorial. Zanis Lipke was risking with his and his family lives to save more than 50 Jews from the death by hiding them in a bunker specially designed under his shed. The memorial building was designed so that it would represent the living conditions of people hiding as close as possible. Here you will also find life stories of persons saved by Lipke as well his own life story.


Tour Type: Private walking and driving tour
Tour Duration: 5 hours
Tour Price:
1-2 people = 180,00 EUR/ per group
3-4 people = 190,00 EUR/ per group
5-6 people = 200,00 EUR/ per group
7-8 people = 260,00 EUR/ per group
More than 8 people, please request the price!

Extra costs entrance fees:
Donations at Jewish Ghetto Museum (closed on Saturdays)
Peitav Shul synagogue 6,00 EUR/ per person (closed on Saturdays)
Donations at Jewish Museum at Jewish Comunity Center (closed on Saturdays)
Donations at Zanis Lipke Memorial (closed on Mondays)

SOVIET LEGACY IN RIGA AND LATVIA

Walking tour covers Riga Old Town and Riga Central Market but from different perspective and point of view than traditional. During the tour we will get answers on two questions. What people lost after 1991 the time when Latvia get independency? What are the circumstances we are still dealing with even after 25 years of independency?
We will talk about deficit and how people were dealing with it, factories and production principles, religion, Soviet nationalization and businesses nowadays, fight against nationalism and it`s different shapes. See the monuments and real time movies of Barricades – movement to protect strategically important places in 1991, when Soviet special forces were attacking Riga. See the layout of typical Soviet communal apartment and get idea of daily living conditions during Soviet era.

Tour Type: Private walking tour
Tour Duration: 2,5- 3 hours
Tour Price:
1-2 people = 65,00 EUR/ per group
3-4 people = 80,00 EUR/ per group
5-6 people = 90,00 EUR/ per group
7-8 people = 100,00 EUR/ per group
More than 8 people, please request the price!

Extra costs: Donations at Barricades Museum (closed on Sundays)

CESIS & LIVONIAN ORDER CASTLE

Visit one of the most Latvian and romantic towns 90 kilometers away from Riga with well-preserved medieval Livonian order castle ruins from the 13th century and beautiful Castle Park, which is famous as the venue for different events in Cesis. Have a guided sightseeing walk in the town by feeling the charming aura and enjoying medieval layouts of the streets and historical squares. Visit St.Johns Church – the main church in the town and enjoy an amazing view from the church tower. Small town charm, quietness, and lovely atmosphere will please all visitors.

Tour Type: Private (walking + public coach)
Tour Duration: 8 hours
Tour Price:
1-2 people = 100,00 EUR/ per group
3-4 people = 120,00 EUR/ per group
5-6 people = 130,00 EUR/ per group
7-8 people = 150,00 EUR/ per group
More than 8 people, please request the price!
Extra costs are entrance fees:
Public coach tickets: 8,30 EUR return/ per person
Cesis Livonian Castle ruins 5,00 EUR/ per person

Tour Type: Private (walking + private transfer)
Tour Duration: 6-7 hours
Tour Price:
1-2 people = 250,00 EUR/ per group
3-4 people = 275,00 EUR/ per group
5-6 people = 290,00 EUR/ per group
7-8 people = 310,00 EUR/ per group
More than 8 people, please request the price!

Extra costs are entrance fees:
Cesis Livonian Castle ruins 5,00 EUR/ per person