15:00 Free Tour Around Old Riga
Overview of the tour in Riga
Take advantage of the afternoon and explore the historic heart of the Old City of Riga on a fun and entertaining free tour of Riga. Our guides will uncover the history, tales, and contemporary day-to-day life of Riga the capital of the tiny Baltic nation Latvia.
We will be visiting many of the main sites in the old city of Riga to make sure you tick the boxes of the must see' s and must know' s but we will also lead you into areas less seen, less explored and aim to uncover the historically untouched quarters as well as covering those main stretches of the old town often known as tourist traps.
This tour will give you everything from the middle ages to the present day. from the Crusades to the Soviets, from the foundation of Latvia to the reclamation of independence. Find out about Latvian demographics then and now and how the current geopolitics of Latvia will affect the country's development shortly.
Riga is a city rich in history, with many parts of its past formed through turbulent and traumatic periods. With the Crusades, Polish, Swedish, Imperial Russian, Soviet, Nazi, and others left their scars on its foundation.
This activity includes:
- Nothing included
Entrance to St Peter' s Church Riga
Your guide will await you at the entrance to St Peter's Church with an RIGA FREE TOUR sign around their neck
Things to note
Please cancel in advance if you will not join the tour. It is really difficult for guides when people do not show up to the tours without informing us in advance. We won't wait for late arrivals so please do be on time!
You are free to cancel a booking anytime. We kindly remind you to cancel bookings you cannot arrive for. Being reported as absent decreases your customer level points and the benefits you can enjoy.