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Riga Stopover

Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 406

Take a break from your continental travels and head to Riga, Latvia's capital and one of the most picturesque cities in Eastern Europe. Tour the Old Town, seeing the spires of Riga Castle and the elaborate red-brick ornamentations of the Brother of Blackheads building, before hitting up the nightlife in Livu Square and taking a day trip to the coastal resort town of Jurmala.


This 4-day independent itinerary takes you to the Latvian capital of Riga. It allows you to choose your preferred level of accommodation and can be modified or extended. We at Goway are experts at customizing itineraries to suit your personal interests and budget and are at your service!

Your Latvian tour takes you to the nation's capital and the largest capital in the Baltic, Riga. Known for its medieval architecture and lively market life, Riga offers a relaxing city to explore at your own pace. A city tour will make sure you see the highlights like the Old Town, which combines gothic spires with art nouveau facades. Walk the cobblestoned streets to learn about the city's history and admire its gorgeous sites like the red-brick Brother of Blackheads building and the imposing Riga Castle. If you're looking for some excitement, head to Livu Square to find the city's best bars and nightclubs. This trip to Estonia also includes a day trip to Jurmala, a resort town on the coast that boasts 40 kilometres of sandy beach and picturesque wooden houses that attract vacationers the country over.

This city stopover in Riga is a perfect add-on to a larger exploration of Eastern Europe and its cultural wonders.


 

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Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 406

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Day 1

Riga Airport to City Hotels

Duration30 Minutes

Hotel Hanza

Originally was constructed as apartment building in 1907. In Spring 2007 it was completely reconstructed and reopened as the hotel, last renovation was in 2015. Hotel has 80 rooms: 22 standard singles, 15 standard doubles, 26 standard twins and 11 superior twins, 6 senior suites.

Meal Plan Room Only
Duration3 Nights
Accommodation

Hotel Hanza

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    Hotel Hanza



    Originally was constructed as apartment building in 1907. In Spring 2007 it was completely reconstructed and reopened as the hotel, last renovation was in 2015. Hotel has 80 rooms: 22 standard singles, 15 standard doubles, 26 standard twins and 11 superior twins, 6 senior suites.

    Originally was constructed as apartment building in 1907. In Spring 2007 it was completely reconstructed and reopened as the hotel, last renovation was in 2015. Hotel has 80 rooms: 22 standard singles, 15 standard doubles, 26 standard twins and 11 superior twins, 6 senior suites.

    Facilities

    • Bar(s)
    • Free WiFi
    • Laundry Service
    • Restaurant(s)
    • Room Service

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Day 2

Riga Old Town Walking Tour

The tour begins from hotel reception in direction to Old Town with private guide and then walking tour at the Old Riga, which was first referred to in chronicles in 1201, excursion starts by passing pedestrian Kalku Street with Livu Square and it's medieval buildings, Small and Great Guild Houses, Dome Cathedral (entrance), Stock exchange building, Blackheads House (photo stop only), St. Peter's Church, then passing Latvian National Opera House, city canal, tour ends at Freedom Monument and back to hotel.

Duration4 Hours
Day 3

Jurmala Day trip. Riga to Riga

Tour to Jurmala starts in Riga from hotel reception with private guide and after 20 minutes drive by car/minivan to Latvian favorite summer time vacation town of Jurmala, the vibrant Latvian sea resort, famous with its numerous fantasy-like wooden summer houses architecture on Jomas Street and strolls over 40 km near great sandy beach of Baltic Sea with its wooden, the SPA's and health temples which are facing the white beach, where historically rich and the aristocracy have come for more then a century, enjoyed the calm tranquility of this place and took a walk next to the beach with chance to finding the amber, later return back to Riga.

Duration4 Hours
Day 4

Riga City Hotels to Airport

Duration30 Minutes

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DEPARTURES:

Daily

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Roundtrip transfers between airport and hotel
  • 3 nights' accommodation
  • Half day Riga Old Town Walking Tour
  • Full day Jurmala Tour

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Travel insurance
  • International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please inquire.

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11 Dec 2017

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As there is so much to see and do in many of our City Breaks/Stopover Ideas, you should consider staying longer. Below is a list of suggestions that can be added to your stay.

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