Opera festival in Riga

Day 1 

Arrival in Riga, meeting with Swedish speaking guide, panorama tour in Riga, transfer to Hotel Roma****(or similar) Check-in

Walking tour in the Old town with Swedish speaking guide including  St. Peters Church, Brotherhood of the Blackheads Home, Dome Cathedral, guildhalls, St. Jacobs Church, Riga Castle., during sightseeing degustation Riga's famous local liquor Black Balsam, made from 24 different herbs and plants unchanged for 250 years.

Dinner at Traditional Latvian Restaurant with live music “Folk club ALA” 3-course menu tea/coffee and 1 glass bear

 

Day 2

Buffet breakfast at the hotel,  

10.00-11.00 Riga Canal cruise tour by Retro boat

12.00-13.00 Visiting Dom Cathedral, sightseeing inside and piccolo Organ Concert 30 min.

14.00-16.00 visiting central market.  Market halls are located in hangers build for Dirigibles, now it is one of most popular place in Riga is in UNESCO Heritage list. Degustation of local food, different  Latvian rye bread, local smoked fish, smoked chicken,  hemp butter and many others.

19.00 Visiting opera performance

 

Day 3

Buffet breakfast at the hotel,

City bus tour included Art Noveau district, visiting Art Noveau museum (entrance)

Optional Excursion: Variant 1. Excursion to Gauja National Park 60 km, visit  the ruins of Sigulda castle, walking through the Gutman Cave, visiting medieval  Castle Turaida (entrance), return to Riga

Variant 2. Trip via Bauska to Rundale 80 km, the former summer residence of the Duke of Courland E.J. Biron, visit the baroque palace and park facilities (entrance), Return to Riga on the way visit Latvian country farm, meeting with the owner, tea/coffee break with local pie.

Visiting Opera performance

 

Day 4

Buffet breakfast at the hotel, check out

10.00 -13.00, trip to resort city Jurmala, sightseeing in Jurmala, Art Niveau in Wood, historical and modern Villas typical for a city on the beach. Walking on the beach and thought main pedestrian street Jomas, return to Riga

Leisure time, transfer to airport.

 

Dates:

 

Opera performance

  •  Option 1

6 June 2018

THE IMMURED  Eriks Eshenwals Inese Zandere

8 Junie2018

DAUKA Andris Dzenitis

9 June 2018

THE ROSE F TURAIDA Zigmars Liepinš

10 June 2018

VALENTINA Arturs Maskats

 

  •  Option 2 

13 June 2018

RAKE’S PROGRESS Igor Travinsky

14 June 2018

TURANDOT  Guacomo Puccini

15 June 2018

DON PASQUALE Gaetano Donizetti

17 June 2018

Gala Concert Viva

(4 days / 3 nights)

          Package prices per person:

 

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EUR 415 (double occupancy)

EUR 125 (single supplement)

 

 

Package price include: accommodation 3 nights with breakfast,  dinner at National Latvian restaurant, walking tour in Old Town with Black Balsam degustation, 1 h boat trip through  Riga canal, sightseeing in Riga including entrance to Art Noveau museum  and trip to Jurmala, visiting central market, degustation of local specialities, visiting Dom cathedral and piccolo concert, all transfers by minivan or 1st class bus, all sightseeing’s or visits with English, German or Swedish speaking guide.

 

Optional tour variants:

 

  • Optional services:

  • Excursion to Gauja National park with entrance to Sigulda castle by minivan or 1st class bus and English, German or Swedish speaking guide EUR 35,00 p.p

  • Excursion to Rundale Palace including entrance ticket and a minivan or 1st class bus and English, German or Swedish speaking Guide EUR 40,00 p.p.

  • Visiting Opera performance tickets for 1st class seats EUR 55,00 p.p tickets 1st class, EUR 35,00 p.p. 2nd class *

*Prices are net and do not enclose any commission.  Prices  include VAT

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