Riga Christmas Market
04 Days

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04 Days: Riga

Guaranteed Departure 2024
Max 16 Guest in Group


Tour Overview:

Latvians love to celebrate Christmas. It has been said that the world’s first ever Christmas tree was put up in Riga in 1510. Visit Latvia’s capital Riga and stop by the many Christmas markets around the city.


Day 1 (Thursday): Arrival Riga

Arrival in Riga, transfer to Hotel Radisson Blu Latvija****, check-in; welcome meeting, optiona l welcome dinner at hotel.


Day 2 (Friday): 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 Riga History and Navigation Museum. The tour ends at the Old Town Hall Square where we join the bustle of the traditional Christmas Market and shop for unique gifts. The afternoon offers an optional tour to Riga Art Nouveau district and a visit to the Art Nouveau Museum. In the evening we attend a ballet or opera performance at the Latvian National Opera or the European Christmas Festival.


Day 3 (Saturday): Riga

“The morning offers on optional tour to Riga Motor Museum. Riga Motor Museum roots lay in the Antique Automobile Club of Latvia traditions, member enthusiasm
and passion towards antique vehicles as an aesthetic value and part of cultural heritage. The optional guided shopping tour in the afternoon will take us to interior decoration and design stores, art galleries and fashion boutiques in the Old Town with the main focus on local brands and artists. En route we enjoy a warm cup of coffee with Latvian Christmas pastry at a cosy café. In the evening an optional farewell dinner at the elegant Restaurant Kalku Varti is on offer.”


Day 4 (Sunday): Depart Riga

Private transfer to airport.

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DATES/PRICING/ACCOMMODATIONS

2024
Max 16 Guest in Group
Dates Dbl Occ Sgl Occ
Dec 05 - Dec 08 CAD 790 CAD 1,080
Dec 12 - Dec 15 CAD 790 CAD 1,080
Dec 19 - Dec 22 CAD 790 CAD 1,080
Optional Activities
Welcome dinner at hotel CAD 90 Per Person
3-hours visit to Riga Art Nouveau district and visit to Art Nouveau Museum CAD 100 Per Person
3-hours visit to Riga Motor Museum CAD 115 Per Person
Guided shopping tour CAD 70 Per Person
Farewell dinner at Restaurant Kalku Varti CAD 115 Per Person

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INCLUSIONS

Inclusions:

  • 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
  • Entrance to the Riga History and Navigation Museum
  • 1 ticket to Latvia National Opera or European Christmas Festival
  • 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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