Private Shore Excursion: Best Of Riga With Art Nouveau Museum Visit

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    Cruise ship passengers: Tour departs 30 minutes after ship docks or other time if specified by your tour operator. You will receive the exact starting time and meeting instructions upon booking., Hote.. read more
  • Departure Details :
    Outside the port by the main port gate or the lobby of your Riga Hotel
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point

Overview

Make the most of your time in Riga with a private tour, and discover the culture and heritage of the Latvian capital in 4 hours. Get immersed in the historical atmosphere of this medieval pearl--a UNESCO World Heritage listed site. The tour is complimented with admission to the Art Nouveau Museum, as Riga is considered the hub of the art nouveau style. Tour includes round-trip transportation by private vehicle; choose from pickup and drop-off from the cruise port or your hotel in Riga.

Highlights

  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors

Know More about this tour

At the arranged time, start your city exploration with your guide and driver, with pickup from the cruise port or your hotel. Enjoy spectacular views during a 40-minute driving tour along the Daugava riverbank and take pictures of notable city destinations such as the Latvian national opera,Freedom monument, House of the BlackheadsandRiga Castle.

The next two hours will be devoted to architectural masterpieces of the old Hanseatic city, famous as a hub ofthe art Nouveau style. Contemplate some of the most renown specimens of art Nouveau architecture in the world. Your aesthetic enjoyment will reach its peak with a guided tour of theArt Nouveau Museum. The museum formerly belonged to Konstantins Peksens, a distinguished Latvian architect. It holds a unique collection of furniture and handicraft in the art Nouveau style, dated back the beginning of 20th century.

After the tour of the museum, spend around 40 minutes exploring the Old Town of Riga. Almost every corner of the Old Town reveals facts from the eventful history of the city--discover footprints left by Germans, Swedes, and Russians. The influences on these streets have been significant enough to place Old Town on the listing of world heritage sites.

Devote your free time to enjoy a cup of coffee at a local venue, or purchase a couple of souvenirs to remind you of this trip (own expense). At the end of the 4-hour tour, you will be transferred back to the sea port or your hotel.

Inclusions

  • Professional tour guide (multiple language options available)
  • Private, air-conditioned vehicle for 4 hours according to your party size
  • Port or hotel pickup
  • Entrance fees to theArt Nouveau museum

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food, drinks and souvenirs (available in local stores for payment by cash and credit card)
  • Photo passes in the Art Nouveau Museum(2per person; to be paid in cash in the museum)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Tour operator will contact you post booking to confirm pickup time and location

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Infant car seats are not provided but are mandatory because of laws. The client is responsible for bringing his/her own child-seat.

Adult pricing applies to all travelers

This tour is available for hotel guests and cruise ship passengers

Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time

A moderate amount of walking is involved

Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Personal food and drinks are prohibited in the tour vehicle

Dress code is casual