Culture Weekends in Riga
04 Days: Riga
Guaranteed Departure 2024
Max 16 Guest in Group
Discover the charms of Latvia’s capital city, Riga. It boasts a kaleidoscope of various architectural styles from Gothic cathedrals to world class Art Nouveau. Its Old Town is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. On your cultural weekend, explore its unique museums and markets.
Day 1: Arrival Riga
Arrival in Riga, transfer to Hotel Radisson Blu Latvija****, check-in; welcome meeting, optional welcome dinner at hotel.
Day 2: Riga
“Riga, founded in 1201 by the German bishop Albert, is the largest of the three Baltic capitals and boasts a real kaleidoscope of architectural styles. The walking tour of the Old Town includes Riga Castle, the Dome Cathedral, St. Peter’s Church, the Swedish Gate, the Three Brothers, the Large and Small Guilds,the Freedom Monument and the Riga History and Navigation Museum. The afternoon offers an optional tour to Riga Art Nouveau district and a visit
to the Art Nouveau Museum. In the evening an optional contemporary Latvian cuisine dinner at Restaurant Kalku Varti is offered.”
Day 3: Riga
“In the morning we go to Kalnciema Quarter, a bright and lively spot in Riga, on the left bank of the Daugava River, in the green and colorful area of Pardaugava. It regularly hosts events for families and children, art exhibitions, plays, open-air concerts, and educational events. Kalnciema Quarter is particularly famous for its weekly market – ever since 2008, on Saturdays, local farmers and artisans have been bringing their versatile produce to Kalnciema Quarter. The cluster of renovated wooden buildings contains a Wooden Architecture Center, wine shop and cafe, a restaurant, an art gallery and a design salon. We end the visit at nearby located Agenskalns market.
Depending on departure date we continue exploring Riga.: GRW01, GRW02, GRW03 and GRW04: we continue by exploring Riga arts and crafts and contemporary fashion and design, visiting local craftsman stores in the Old Town and learn about amber and knitted fabric traditions.
The afternoon offers on optional guided visit to the Museum of Decorative Arts and Design (MDAD) has been open to the public since 6 July 1989. The
museum has seven collections: textile art, ceramics, metal, leather, decorative wood and glaas art as well as a design collection. The permanent display
introduces visitors to the work of Latvia’s leading artists in decorative art and design. It tells about the dominant styles and movements in the period
from the end of the 19th century to the present day. The evening offers an optional a ballet or opera performance at the Latvian National Opera.”
Day 4: Depart Riga
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|Max 16 Guest in Group|
|Dates||Dbl Occ||Sgl Occ|
|Oct 30 - Nov 03||CAD 875||CAD 1,175|
|Nov 21 - Nov 24||CAD 875||CAD 1,175|
|Jan 19 - Jan 22||CAD 875||CAD 1,175|
|Feb 13 - Feb 16||CAD 875||CAD 1,175|
|Welcome dinner at hotel||CAD 100||Per Person|
|3-hours visit to Riga Art Nouveau district and visit to Art Nouveau Museum||CAD 100||Per Person|
|Contemporary cuisine Latvian dinner at Restaurant Kalku Varti||CAD 115||Per Person|
|3-hours visit to Museum of Decorative Arts and Design||CAD 90||Per Person|
|Optional ballet or opera performance at the Latvian National Opera||CAD 115||Per Person|
- Arrival and departure airport transfers
- 3 overnights at centrally located Hotel Radisson Blu Latvija****
- 3 x buffet breakfast
- Welcome meeting with champagne-cocktail or juice
- Personalised welcome package
- 3-hours guided walking tour of Riga Old Town and 3-hours excursion to Kalnciema Quarter and extended program depending on departure date
- Entrance to the Riga History and Navigation Museum
- Service of English and German speaking local guide
- Service of Italian and Spanish speaking local guide
- Service of Portuguese and French speaking local guide
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