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New Year in Riga Experience
Celebrate the New Year in style with this spectacular Latvian get-away. Spend 4 days in the beautiful city of Riga, known for its unique heritage and exquisite architecture to which is has been labelled the ‘Metropolis of Art Nouveau’. Whether you are looking to get away with the family for New Year or wanting to toast the New Year in with style as a couple, this experience offers everything you need. This 4-day tour of Riga includes the perfect blend of culture, history and celebration from culture-packed walking tours of the old town to a unique liqueur-tasting experience.
Art Nouveau tour
Blackhead Brotherhood building
New year Gala
Riga Black Balsam tasting
Walking tour of the Old Town
Situated at the mouth of the River Daugava in the Baltic Sea, Riga is the capital and largest city in Latvia. The city is cultural centre of Latvia and is known for its museums and concert halls as well as its magnificent art nouveau style architecture which adorns the Old Town; a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Riga was founded in in the early 13th century and was appointed the European Capital of Culture in 2014.
Where you can stay
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Please note that the selection of hotels included here are examples of where you may stay on your tour, we will pick the best option for you based on your travel requirements.
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Dates & Rates
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- Accommodation as part of the tour
- All tours are COVID-19 secure and offer flexible booking options. Visit our Covid-19 information page to find out more
- Arrival & departure transfers
- English speaking guide
- Meals: Breakfast at all Hotels
- Riga Black Balsam tasting
What’s not included
- Food and drinks (unless specified)
- International train / plane tickets
- Personal costs (souvenirs, additional snacks etc)
- Tips for drivers/guides/in restaurants
- Travel / medical insurance
- All travellers are asked to check the vaccination requirements before travel. Visit our Vaccines and Health page to find out more
- Any dietary or allergy requirements will need to be disclosed before the start of the tour
- Carrying a water bottle with you is recommended
- Medication should always be taken with you and kept on your person
- Please ensure that you keep any personal documents and valuables on your person at all times
- WIFI will be available at most of the hotels, although mobile coverage may vary in rural areas
- Your local guides will recommend stops where you can go souvenir shopping during your tour
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