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Riga Christmas market

Riga, Latvia

Itinerary: Riga

Period: December 2019 – January 2020

Length: 4 days/3 nights

Tour languages: English German Italian Spanish French

 

 

DAY 1: ARRIVAL RIGA
Arrival to Riga, optional transfer to the Hotel Radisson Blu Ridzene***** and check-in. Welcome meeting with our guide and optional welcome dinner at hotel.

DAY 2: RIGA
Riga, founded in 1201 by the German bishop Albert, is the largest of the three Baltic capitals and boasts a real kaleidoscope of architectural styles. The walking tour of the Old Town includes Riga Castle, the Dome Cathedral, St. Peter’s Church, the Swedish Gate, the Three Brothers, the Large and Small Guilds and the Freedom Monument. The tour ends at the Old Town Hall Square where we join the bustle of the traditional Christmas Market and shop for unique gifts. In the afternoon we propose an optional half day tour to Riga Art Nouveaux district with a visit to Art Nouveaux Museum. The tour ends with warm-up Riga black balsam drink at a central cafe. In the evening we attend a ballet or opera performance at the Latvian National Opera or European Christmas festival.

DAY 3: RIGA
The morning offers on optional tour to Riga Motor Museum. Riga Motor Museum roots lay in the Antique Automobile Club of Latvia traditions, member enthusiasm and passion towards antique vehicles as an aesthetic value and part of cultural heritage. The optional guided shopping tour in the afternoon will take us to interior decoration and design stores, art galleries and fashion boutiques in the Old Town with the main focus on local brands and artists. En route we will enjoy a warm cup of coffee with a Latvian Christmas pastry in a cosy café. In the evening we offer an optional farewell dinner at the elegant Restaurant Forest.

DAY 4: RIGA DEPARTURE
Optional transfer to the airport.

 

Package prices per person
EUR 245.00 (double occupancy)
EUR 125.00 (single supplement)

Payment conditions:

20% upon reservation
80% 40 days before departure

Cancellation conditions:

40-21 days 50% refund
20-15 days 20% refund
less than 15 days no refund

3 x overnight at the centrally located Hotel Radisson Blu Ridzene*****
3 x buffet breakfast
Welcome meeting with champagne-cocktail or juice
3 hours guided walking tour of Riga Old Town
Entrance to the Riga History and Navigation Museum
1 ticket to Latvia National Opera or European Christmas festival
Service of English, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese and French speaking guide
Service and taxes

Transfer from airport/harbour to the Hotel Radisson Blu Ridzene: EUR 35.00 for private car (1-3 persons), EUR 55.00 for private minivan (4-7 persons)
Welcome dinner at the hotel: EUR 35.00 pp
Guided shopping tour: EUR 25.00 pp
3 hours visit to the Riga Art Nouveaux district with a visit to the Art Nouveaux museum: EUR 35.00 pp
3 hours visit to Riga Motor museum: EUR 50.00 pp
Farewell dinner at the Restaurant Forest: EUR 45.00 pp
Transfer from the Hotel Radisson Blu Ridzene to Riga airport/harbour: EUR 35.00 for private car (1-3 persons), EUR 55.00 for private minivan (4-7 persons)

GRH01: 05.12-08.12.2019
GRH02: 12.12-15.12.2019
GRH03: 19.12-22.12.2019
GRH04: 26.12-29.12.2019
GRH05: 02.01-05.01.2020