Shore Excursion: Riga Highlights Tour With Art Nouveau Museum

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  • Duration: 5 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    It depends on the arrival time of your cruise ship. Exact STARTING TIME will be sent to you via Viator's messaging system. Please be on the look out for that message. Tour departs within walking .. read more
  • Departure Details :
    Freeport of Riga, Northern District, Riga, LV-1010, Latvia
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Ports
    Port of Riga
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Enjoy this guided 5-hour panoramic tour complete with photo stops, and a visit to the Art Nouveau Museum. The city of Riga-latvia">Riga is well known for its Art Nouveau, or Jugendstil, which you may also see expressed in St. Petersburg and other cities. This is the perfect opportunity to learn more about the era and see some stunning examples. This shared tour is great for anyone with an interest in architecture, and wanting an introductory tour of Riga with an expert local guide.

Highlights

Led by a local guide

Great overview and orientation of the city

Free port pickup and drop-off included

Step back in time on a history tour

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Explore the fascinating streets of Latvias capital city, Riga, where old and new worlds collide. Be picked up from your cruise at the Daugava riverbank and begin with a bus tour of the city. Pass by a number of Rigas must-see highlights, such as the iconic Freedom monument, a tribute to Latvias hard-won independence, Rigas stunning 14th century castle, and its elegant National Opera House.

Learn about Rigas rich recent history, how it found independence in the last century, and about its flourishing arts scene, which led to its appointment as the European Capital of Culture during 2014. Wander the charming Medieval cobblestone streets of Rigas Old town and see many buildings dating back to the Middle Ages, such as the famed House of blackheads, and the Three brothers, the oldest dwelling complex in Riga.

Then, head to the central district, home to the finest and the largest collection of Art Nouveau buildings in the world, an area which has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here, you will visit another site of significanthistorical importance, the Art Nouveau Museum, where you will learn about this beautiful architectural phenomenon.

Afterward, you will have free time to stroll along narrow streets and through cobbled alleys. Youll also enjoy free time to do some sightseeing independently or unwind at a cafe, before being taken back to your ship.

Inclusions

Port pickup and drop-off

English-speaking guide

Driver

Entry/Admission - Musee Art Nouveau

Exclusions

Gratuities

Photo passes for the Art Nouveau Museum (purchased directly from museum at approximately 1.5EURO)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund

This tour is okay for those with walking difficulties, but it is not wheelchair accessible.

This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If its canceled because the minimum isnt met, youll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund

Traveler Reviews

  • 14-Sep-2017

    Was hoping to see more early Art Nouveau,

  • 13-Sep-2017

    A great experience. Had an excellent guide who was passionate about art nouveau! Visiting the art nouveau district was great. The rest of Riga was fine