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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 01/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Our public tours are carried out in small groups (maximum 8 - 10 people, but usually there is less than than), as well as the social distancing between participants is encouraged.
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Updated 01/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
First-time visitors to Latvia enjoy a complete cultural outing on this foodie-friendly Riga tour, with stops at top sights around the city. Meet your guide and stroll to the historic areas of Old Riga—including landmarks like the House of Blackheads, and St. Peter's Church—and marvel at architecture in the Art Nouveau District. End your day by rewarding your palate at the Central Market, where you sample traditional Latvian cuisine.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Vecpilsētas iela 12
    Or, you can also get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    Art Nouveau Riga
    Stop: 90 minutes
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  • 2
    Old City Riga (Vecriga)
    Stop: 90 minutes
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  • 3
    Central Market (Centraltirgus)
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    Riga Central Market
    Nēģu iela 7, Latgales priekšpilsēta, Rīga, LV-1050, Latvia
    The public tour ends in Riga Central Market. For private tours you can request different ending location.
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Highlights
  • Uncover Latvian culture on this foodie-friendly tasting tour, in Riga
  • Pass landmarks in the Old City, and visit the Central Market for tastings
  • Get a personal experience on this small-group tour, capped at 10 travelers
  • Hassle-free pickup, from your hotel or port near the Old Town, is included
Important Information
Departure Point
Vecpilsētas iela 12, Centra rajons, Rīga, LV-1050, Latvia
Duration
3–4 hours
Return Details
Riga Central Market, Nēģu iela 7, Latgales priekšpilsēta, Rīga, LV-1050, Latvia
Inclusions
  • Local and professional guide
  • Small-group tour (maximum 10 participants)
  • Hotel/port pickup (for private tours / from hotels or port within the walking distance of Old Town)
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks in Riga Central Market (2-5 EUR)
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Suitable as a shore excursion in Riga.
  • The walking distance for this tour is approximately 8 km, it is 4 hours long and includes walking on cobble-stoned streets. Before you book this experience please make sure that you are capable of doing this tour without causing danger to your health or wellbeing. If you have walking difficulties or a stroller, please inform us about that before the tour. In this case we also sincerely suggest you to book a private tour option that can also be shortened according to your preferences.
  • There is a a break in the middle of the tour for refreshments and wc.
  • Minimum numbers apply (for public tours). There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the rare event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • We do not allow groups of more than 5 to join our public tours. If your group is 6 or more, please book a private tour option.
  • For private tours we offer pick up from a centrally located place within a walking distance (20 min.) of Riga Old Town. Private tour option can be altered according to your preferred walking distance and tour length.
  • Although we try to adjust the tour to the weather conditions, please dress appropriately: in winter please wear thermo clothing, winter boots, hat and warm gloves; take an umbrella if it rains; wear comfortable shoes; sunscreen and head cover during the summer. Do not spoil your experience with being cold :)
  • In extreme weather (less than -15C, more than +33C, heavy rain or wind) the tour might be shortened or cancelled. In this case full refund will be arranged. Please note that such weather conditions in Riga are extremely rare.
  • Not recommended for people with walking difficulties
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Kadir ay wrote a review Jul 2020
Amsterdam, The Netherlands15 contributions1 helpful vote
Its was great. And thanks to the tourguide... she was very good, and love his job to introduced the turist the beautyfull RIGA
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MiliPop wrote a review Jul 2020
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Outstanding tour by a local expert who has a passion for travelling. Our tour guide took us around Riga, showing the amazing sites, but also provided a very personalised insight by asking about our interests and then showing things that we might like. Not only was the tour
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Nicole J wrote a review Mar 2020
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We went on the walking tour this past weekend and enjoyed it very much! We learned about the history of Riga, and went to all the "must-see" places that were previously on my list. Our tour guide was very personable, patient, and friendly, letting us stop for many photos of the
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from LigaVanaga, Owner at Best of Riga Walking Tour - Highlights and Hidden Gems
Responded 14 Apr 2020
Thank you very much for leaving such nice review! We work only with the best guides and Edite is definitely a charm and knowledge in one person! I'm glad you enjoyed your time in Riga :)
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Louise w wrote a review Feb 2020
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This tour won’t disappoint! We had a fantastic tour guide who was very knowledgeable. She gave us lots of historical and cultural information and was more than happy to answer questions. Even on a cold and windy day she took this into account and we enjoyed stops to look at
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Carlodev wrote a review Feb 2020
Bowdon, United Kingdom2 contributions
Our guide Edita was lovely and charming on our 3.5 hour trip, we got to choose what we wanted to see and even stop for coffee as it was cold, a great tour would highly recommend it.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from LigaVanaga, Owner at Best of Riga Walking Tour - Highlights and Hidden Gems
Responded 14 Apr 2020
Thank you very much for taking time to review your experience! It is very important especially in times like now to show your support to small businesses like ours. Edite is one of the best guides we have and we are very lucky to be able to work with her. Our guides also read the reviews and always respond with excitement that they are very happy and motivated after reading reviews like yours. Thank you for booking with us and please don't hesitate to contact us in future if you decide to visit Riga again! Sincerely, Liga
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The ultimate Latvian experience
Latvian cuisine is exquisite and this is the perfect tour to discover it. We went around Rīga's central market with
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CAPerth
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Excellent private tour and guide
I found Raami Travel through a web search for tour guides in Riga and contacted several local guides regarding a fu
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missdc2015
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A must-do!
A great way to kick off a trip to Riga! Our guide Liga was very knowledgeable and friendly and we had a great time
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tillmann159
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Would totally recommend Liga's tour of the food market!
Our travel guide Liga was really nice and personalized our tour regarding our expectations. We tasted a lot of real
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DietmarBautz
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Nice, knowledgeable and interesting
We’ve enjoyed a city tour with the guide Liga throughout the old town of Riga, followed by the architect sites and
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Custom Tour and Market Tour
Raami Travel was excellent. My parents were from Latvia and this was our first trip to Latvia. We wanted to visit t
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AlexHayesNorwich
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Great insight
Edite, our guide, was brilliant and took us on a comprehensive three-hour tour. We packed a lot in: travelling on a
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Susan W
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Lativian Food is Wonderful
Liga was an excellent guide giving us first a brief history of Riga and Latvia, explaining the culture and food. S
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Michael H
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Riga Market
We had a very enjoyable couple of hours in the company of Liga Vanaga as she took us through the market. We were a
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biancagior
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Amazing time in Riga
The tour was really great ! We had a stunning weather, crispy cold with a bright sun! Our guide was super nice, Edī
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RobertT470
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Wonderful Riga Tour
Our wonderful guide Edite was waiting for us at the end of the pier for our group of 14’s scheduled private walking
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We arranged for this tour with Liga in advance of arriving in Latvia. Liga was very helpful and responsive to our
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1.5 hour art nouveau architectural walking tour. Let me make the distinction between the tour guide Liga, and the
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An amazing experience
This was a brilliant tour. Our guide was incredibly friendly, very knowledgeable and took us to the real highlights
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Absolutely Amazing Experience
I simply cannot express enough how much my partner and I loved this tour. It was so extremely informative and a rea
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