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Baltic Excursions Old Riga walking tour














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Baltic Excursions

Baltic excursions will discover you some of the most fascinating places with the best guides in Baltic States. Visit Riga, Tallinn, Vilnius, Helsinki and other cities of Baltic Sea region like and Stockholm while travel around Baltics.

The most requested Baltic excursions are to the historic centre of Riga with the largest collection of Art Nouveau buildings in Europe; to Riga Old Town with narrow alleys and a medieval atmosphere. Out of Riga excursions - the historically rich Sigulda dominated by castle ruins and unspoiled nature won’t disappoint you as well as daily Baltic excursions to Rundale Palace – the most prominent Baroque and Rococo architectural monument in Latvia.

Vilnius excursions are the best known for their highlights of Baroque, Gothic and Renaissance architecture and numerous churches - each having a different story of creation. Excursion to the Trakai is one of the most popular Baltic excursions with natural beauty of landscapes, wildlife reserves, forests and the island castle on Lake Galvė.

In Estonia discover the charming routes of Tallinn excursion, where cobbled streets are winding between the upper and lower part of the city and labyrinths between former castle walls offer plenty of possibilities to escape the crowds. Presidential Palace, City Hall.

Baltic Travel Services offers to design package of Baltic excursions which would fit your personal interest and needs. Request your Baltic excursions and enjoy the colorful history and major attractions of these beautiful cities and sights.

Old Riga walking tour

Riga is the capital of Latvia, the very heart of Riga is its medieval Old Town. Here, in Old Riga you’ll walk along the narrow streets; enjoy the ancient buildings of the Dome Cathedral, St. Peters Church, dwelling houses "Three Brothers”, Black heads house and many more things. Find out the secrets and mystery of the city, which dates back to the beginning of the 13th century. Tour will include walking part in Old Town with English speaking guide.

Duration: around 2 hours
Price:       40 Euro from 1 to 40 persons

Old Riga and Art Nouveau walking tour

In Old Riga you’ll walk along the narrow streets; enjoy the ancient buildings of the Dome Cathedral, Riga Castle and many more things. Find out the secrets and mystery of the city, which dates back to the beginning of the 13 th century. As Riga is also a metropolis of Art Nouveau style you must see the masterpieces of this style. Tour will include walking part in Old Town and in the area of Art Nouveau, including Museum of Art Nouveau with English speaking guide.

Duration:   around 3,5 hours
Price:       60 Euro from 1 to 40 persons

Grand Riga

If You would like to get a broader overview of our city, this tour is made especially for You. It includes excursion in the Old town of Riga and seeing famous for its magnificentarchitectural buildings in the Art Nouveau quarterin the so-called "quiet centre”, and a visit to Riga Central Market and a small tour of Riga.

As part of the city excursion tour You will get acquainted with the surroundings of the city and the sights that are outside the historic Riga city. Furthermore, You will be able see the central market - in 1930 it was the most modern market in Europe. In the central market you will be able to taste delicious Latvian food. This tour also involves a walking tour of the Old Town and learning about the history of the Old Town. But in addition to medieval Riga, You will have a chance to enjoy the architectural masterpieces that are concentrated in the Art Nouveau style. These are the buildings, built mostly in the early 20th century, as projects of Mikhail Eisenstein ‘s, father of the famous director, and other architects of the era. In the end of the tour, if You will desire, You will visit the museum of Art Nouveau.

Duration:    about 4,5 hours
Including: Transfer, English speaking guide, food tasting (degustation of cheese, smoked products, pickled and fres vegetables, fish, local bread)

Price:

1 pax - 120 Eur
2 pax - 120 Eur
for a group
3 pax - 125 Eur for a group
4 pax - 130 Eur for a group
5 pax - 175 Eur for a group

Art Nouveau walking tour

As Riga is also a metropolis of Art Nouveau, you must see the masterpieces of this style. The style spread across Europe at the beginning of the 20th century and reached Riga, where it left noteworthy heritage – about 800 buildings of this style. Tour will include walking part in the area of Art Nouveau and visit of the museum of Art Nouveau with English speaking guide.

Duration:    about 1,5 hours
Price:         40 Euro from 1 to 40 persons

To order a tour, you can write us an email   latviaguidetours@gmail.com , or text a message
or phone to +371 29354574

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Shore Excursions for Cruise Passengers in Riga

Riga Shore Excursions

  We offer private Riga Shore Excursions for those of you visiting this amazing city by Cruise Ship.

What better way to visit Riga than by Cruise Ship! after all Riga was founded by those sailing the seas and cruising the river ways! Just watch the great video below to see what is on offer here in Riga.

Why book with us? Well simply we are very different to the other companies who want to get you on bus, or lead you around in a group of 50, following a characterless guide, holding a stick with a number on the end of it! We offer personalized, small group tours that cater for "your" needs. We know that you have limited time here in Riga. We know that you want to get the most out of your trip and we know that for the most part you want to have as much fun as we do!

What we offer:

Personalized, small group tours.
Pick up and drop off from your Cruise Ship.
Walking tours.
Bike tours.
Shopping tours.
Background information before your arrival.
Big smiles and a sense of humor!

In the past we have mixed our themed tours to fit our Cruise Ship customers in Riga over the years, allowing you to see the Riga you want. For example, you may have some ancestors from the region or a particular interest in the region. We can do our best to then focus your time accordingly.

Do not get stuck on a large group tour, being led around Amber shops. Do not follow the crowd, break away and see the "Real Riga" with us at E.a.t. Riga – Our name sound like we sell only food tours but in fact we want you to taste the city we love so much.

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Tour Guide Legal Requirements

If the nature of the tour is that the guide is 'interpreting the cultural and natural heritage of an area', Latvia requires the guide have a guiding license. A person giving tours such as the 'best nightlife spots', 'shopping and fashion tour' or 'restaurant tour' for example, does not require a license. This definition follows the European standard for tour guiding (CEN).

Licensed Tourist Guides are the only professionals permitted to conduct tours in all sites and museums within a city. Licensed guides are required in those areas where the local authorities state that one of them is mandatory.

To become a Licensed Tourist Guide, candidates must pass an examination given by the local public tourist authorities.

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