New Year's Eve in Riga (5 days/4 nights)
Day 1 (Sunday): Arrival in Riga
Arrival of the group. Meeting with the local English speaking tour guide at the Riga airport. Transfer to the hotel. Check-in at the Hotel GRAND POET ***** located in the historical center of Riga or at the Hotel GRAND PALACE ***** located in the Old Town of Riga. Welcome drink.
Guided walking tour through the Old Town with an organ concert in the Dome Cathedral of Riga (entrance fee).
OPTIONAL: dinner in a restaurant in the Old Town
Day 2 (Monday): Art Nouveau
Continuation of the sightseeing city tour, including:
Sightseeing city tour by coach and guided walking through the Art Nouveau district.
Visit to the National Art Museum (entrance fee), newly opened in 2016 - a prestige object that has been realized with European co-financing.
Small coffee break and tasting of the Riga Black Balsam in the Old Town.
Visit to the Opera house - "Behind the scenes" (entrance fee).
Free time: visit the Esplanade Christmas Market, next to the magnificent Orthodox Nativity Cathedral in Neo-Byzantine style.
OPTIONAL: Visit to the GALA concert at the National Opera
Day 3 (Tuesday): Rundale
Transfer to Rundale (Zemgale region). Guided tour of the baroque palace of the Duke Biron of Kurland in Rundale, built by Bartholomeo Rastrelli (entrance fee)
Return to Riga.
OPTIONAL: New Year's Eve dinner in the hotel restaurant.
Day 4 (Wednesday): Seaside
Excursion to the popular sea resort Jurmala. Sightseeing of the traditional wooden architecture in the Art Nouveau style. Walk on the beach with 100-year-old pines.
OPTIONAL: Lunch at the beach restaurant overlooking the sea in Jurmala
Return to Riga.
OPTIONAL: Dinner in the restaurant in the Old Town
Day 5 (Thursday): Departure
Departure from Riga. Transfer to the Riga airport. End of the service of the tour guide.
Departure of the group.
The prices are net prices and don’t include any commission. The prices include service and VAT. The prices are valid from 2 people in the specified time period 2019/2020.