Rundale Palace Sightseeing Tour - Riga

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 6 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    11:00 AM Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.Valid from the time you exchange your voucher, for the duration selecte.. read more
  • Departure Details :
    Town Hall square, House of the Blackheads, from Yellow umbrella.
  • Return Details :
    Town Hall square or hotel
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Rundale, one of the most beautiful baroque palaces in Latvia, was built in 1736-1740 as a summer residence for the Duke of Courland, Ernst Johann Biron. The palace was designed by the outstanding Italian architect Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli, the creator of the Winter Palace in Saint Petersburg. Crystal chandeliers, silk wallpaper, rich stucco molding, sculptures, luxurious tiled fireplaces, mirrors, elegant galleries and refined colors and frescos were made by Italian artists Francesco Martini and Carlo Zucci. Now the renovated areas show the former glory of the palace. During the summer the tour includes a visit to the palaces French regular park.

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Start time: Nov-Mar: 11:00, Apr- Oct: 12:00.
The whole tour usually takes around 6 hours. This tour is mostly inside, so different weather conditions don't normally have any impact on the tour. During the summer there is the possibility to visit the magnificent Rundale palace Rose garden.
Rundale is an extraordinary place from Barocco era. More than 40 rooms have been restored in their full glory. The chambersof the Duke and the duchess are worth visiting. To experience the aura, you must visit the palace.
Extra admission tickets: 6-9 euros.
Hotel pick up and drop off can be arranged.
Meals are not included in the price.

Inclusions

Local guide

Professional guide

Hotel drop-off

Hotel pickup

Driver/guide

Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)

Exclusions

Food and drinks

Gratuities

Lunch

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Wheelchair accessible

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers

Traveler Reviews

  • 29-Sep-2018

    Alexander was a marvelous guide, friendly and very knowledgeable about the palace and the history it embodies. He made everything come alive.

  • 12-Jan-2018

    The visit was made extra special because it had snowed the night before. Magical!