5 hours |Max 16 pax or private |Activity level:  Strenuous 

Tour highlights
  • Art Nouveau District
  • Central Market and Bazaar
  • Riga's Old Town
  • Town Hall Square
  • Ring of Boulevards
  • Freedom Monument
  • Dome Cathedral
  • Opera House (photo stop)

Marvel at Riga's many charming sides. Here, you'll find architectural gems such as Gothic, Baroque, Renaissance and Art Nouveau buildings, as well as modern structures living side by side. Recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this "Little Paris of the Baltic" radiates Old World charm and beauty. Sample local cuisine at Central marketplace. Walk through the cozy maze of cobblestone streets of Old Riga. Get ready to set your sights and camera on the magnificent treasures that define charming Riga.

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– Anne Weisz Alexander,
June 2017

Serenade of the Seas

"We took an Alla Tour in Riga, Latvia, with an excellent tour guide Jennifer. She gave us an outstanding tour of the Old Town, full of history & local stories. She was great!"

Itinerary
Day 1
09:00   
A warm meet and greet with your expert guide and driver on the pier
09:00 - 09:45 
Panoramic driving tour through the central part of Riga to view the iconic Freedom Monument (erected in 1935, it became the heart of the Latvian independence movement in the late 1980s) and the Neo-Classic Latvian Opera House
09:45 - 10:45 
Stroll through Art Nouveau district, home to over 800 captivating Art Nouveau masterpieces
10:45 - 11:30 
Visit to Riga's Central Market, Europe's largest market and bazaar for typical and unique Latvian specialties and crafts
11:30 - 12:00 
Scenic drive through the Ring of Boulevards with a green belt on both sides of the City Canal and a rectangular network of streets and centuries-old wooden structures
12:00 - 13:45 
Guided walking tour of Riga's Old Town around Town Hall Square, the impressive Blackhead's House (now hosts the official President's office), the Great and Small Guild Halls, the Laima Clock (famous meeting point in Riga), the Three Brothers, the Statue of Roland, the Cat House (known for the cat sculptures that sit atop the turrets), St. Peter's Church, the Dome Cathedral (originally established in 1211, the cathedral has been rebuilt over and over resulting in a Romanesque design, Baroque roof, and a Gothic spire), Riga Castle, the medieval Powder Tower (current home to Latvia's largest military history museum), and the historic city wall gates
13:45 - 14:00 
Walk back to the port with your guide
   
Optional: you may opt to remain a bit longer in Riga's Old Town and then make your own way back to the ship
14:00   
Back at the pier
Special Notes

— The itinerary above is a sample only. The actual start and end times of the tour are adjusted to coordinate with your arrival and departure time. You will never miss your ship touring with us. Sequence and timing of sightseeing may vary based on congestions at venues, capacity allowances mandated by museums, and museums' closing days or other logistical issues, however the content will always remain as confirmed.

 

Activity level: Strenuous. This tour involves extensive walking, at times over uneven surfaces, and may not be suitable for guests with walking difficulties. Wear comfortable walking shoes and be equipped for the possibility of rain.

Minimum age for group tours: 7 years. If you are travelling with kids under the age of 7, we recommend that you book a private tour to allow your youngsters the flexibility to comfortably move at a slower pace.

Discounts: Children under 7 years old are free of charge. Discount for older children and teenagers up to 18 years old is 10% per person.

Group Tour

Small group: Max group size is 16 persons, no more

The flat-rate group tour does not run every day. Please check the availability for your dates.

Price: from: $ 75 USD pp
Price includes:

+ Professional and personable local guide for 5 hours
+ Experienced and conscientious driver with a comfortable A/C vehicle for 3 hours
+ All port fees
+ All local taxes

Price does not include:

- Any admission fees
- Cost of meals
- Gratuity. Recommended gratuity is 10% for the guide and 5% for the driver, given separately.

Private Tour

We will be happy to arrange a private tour for you should you wish to keep your party private or your group less than 16 people.

The price varies based on the number of people in your party:

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$ USD pp 3552351751401351201059085858585858575
Price includes:

+ Professional and personable local guide for 5 hours
+ Experienced and conscientious driver with a comfortable A/C vehicle for 3 hours
+ All port fees
+ All local taxes

Price does not include:

- Any admission fees
- Cost of meals
- Gratuity. Recommended gratuity is 10% for the guide and 5% for the driver, given separately.

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Silver Cloud
Silver Muse
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Silver Spirit
Silver Whisper
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