Overview

There will be no 11:00 AM tour on August 10th!

You will get familiar with this magnificent city, which stands proudly on the banks of river Daugava for more than 800 years, however never gets old. Different kinds and rulers have always regarded this city as the most valuable part of their possessions, however, the city and the citizens have always been too proud to subject fully and all the rulers have granted to the city the privileges to live according to own rules :)
The old city counts for only 1/600 part of the whole city, however, in those buildings and narrow streets you can feel the complex history of this small spot of land.
Did you know that this used to be the biggest city in Swedish kingdom? Did you know the worlds largest planes were produced here? Did you know the worlds smallest cameras were produced here as well? Did you know the inventor of jeans was born here? :)
You will hear about these and many other interesting facts and people during the tour and you will also see the impressive architecture of the Old City, which is proudly listed on UNESCO world heritage list.
Hope to see you soon!

This activity includes:

Perhaps you may have an opportunity to taste the black balsam - You will even see a ghost -

    FREETOUR.com Traveler Reviews

  • “Good tour, but not for me.”
      Reviewed on July 18, 2018

    Tour was good. But It was hot outside, so was hard for me.

  • “Very interesting and informative”
      Reviewed on July 18, 2018

    I really enjoyed the 2 hour city tour with Andis. We got to know a lot about the history of the city /country and saw many great places throughout the city. I do recommend taking this tour.

  • “Knowledgable tour guide”
      Reviewed on July 15, 2018

    Andis certainly knows his history of Riga and Latvia in general. His English vocabulary is fantastic, although he was slightly difficult to understand at times due to his peculiar (or charming) pronunciation of certain words

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Meeting point

Alberta laukums

On arrival

The meeting point is behind the hotel Avalon. I will be there 15 minutes prior to start of the tour, holding a small flag of Riga and wearing the guide's badge.

Things to note

As the tour is in the old town of Riga, please wear walking shoes, as there are cobblestone streets. High-heels are not appropriate :)

Bookings must be made in advance, current-day bookings are not allowed!

The tour may include a free tasting of Riga Black Balsam.
Please take into notice that the guide may not show-up in case there are no bookings for the particular tour!
If the tour was enjoyed by you we are happy and grateful to get your tips too!

There will be no tours from July 18th to July 25th as well as on July 31st!

There will be no 11:00 AM tour on August 10th!

Cancellation policy

This tour has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge of €2 fee per person.

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