Things to do in Latvia
Riga Art Nouveau: City Exploration Game
Discover Riga’s Art Nouveau scene by solving clues and unlocking stories on your phone. Play an engaging exploration game, playing the part of Valdis, a stonemason with the heart of an artist. As he reaches up to brush stone powder from his latest carving, he hears it sneeze. Highlights include: • Explore Riga’s First Art Nouveau Building, Golden Sun Artwork, Dettman house, and other lesser-known places. • Enjoy a uniquely crafted story brought to you by our top-notch team of writers. • Learn about the fascinating stories behind Art Nouveau’s inception. - Decode the Art Nouveau architectural style. -Try a new type of experience, the perfect mix between a tour, outdoor escape game, and treasure hunt. After your booking you will receive an email with instructions on how to download and play the game on your phone. We recommend that each user purchases a ticket for an optimal experience, although several people can share a phone.
Riga's Architecture: An art nouveau history audio tour
On this self guided audio tour, we’ll explore Art Nouveau’s history, visit the city’s most iconic examples of the style and hear about its architects – like Mikhail Eisenstein, whose son Sergei became a legendary Soviet filmmaker. Riga is a true Art Nouveau metropolis with over 800 buildings in this unique architectural style. In fact, it has the world’s highest concentration of Art Nouveau architecture. On this tour you’ll discover: How to identify an Art Nouveau building The incredibly decorative work of Michael Eisenstein The courtyard of one of Riga's most impressive residential buildings How Riga’s architects developed a unique Latvian style called National Romanticism
An audio tour of Old Riga: from St Peter's Church to the Monument of Freedom
If you’re looking for an engaging and informative tour that covers the complex history of Riga but also explores what it is like to live here today, then this is the self guided audio tour for you. I’ve made sure that we don’t miss any of old Riga’s most famous landmarks on our walk including St Peter’s Church, Town Hall Square and Dome Square, but don’t expect a dry history lesson. On this tour, you’ll find out about the surprising origins of the Latvian language, the fate of churches during the Soviet occupation and the little known history of Latvia’s symbol of independence. Some of the highlights you can look forward to include: • Discovering the origins of the Christmas tree • The street used in the filming of the popular Russian production of Sherlock Holmes • The unique history of Dome square • The home of what was once the largest pipe organ in the world • An in-depth look at the local Russian community • The meaning behind Latvia's symbol of independence
Riga Art Nouveau walking tour
Our Riga ART NOUVEAU walking tour is NEW and FRESH offer in Riga! With us you will see more, as we will not only pass by Alberta street buildings, but we will also walk with you through Riga boulevards and parks. Explore silent centre of Riga in a more relaxed and pleasant walk. It will involve 2 hour walking, but in a calm and relaxed way.
Admission Ticket to Live Silver Museum
A unique collection of large-scale silver masterpieces will leave each and every one in awe of what is possible with silver. Take a tour with us and learn the story and meaning behind the creation of each meticulous work of art. Discover the spirit of the world in silver!
Photo Orienteering Game in Old Riga
Take photos, solve puzzles and learn more about interesting places and objects in Old Riga. Photo game is full of fun and positive emotions. Photo Orienteering Game is suitable for everybody: tourists and locals, team building, stag or birthday parties etc. Photo quest is a great idea to have fun and discover the city.
Photo Orienteering Game in Jurmala
Take photos, solve puzzles and learn more about interesting places and objects in Jurmala. Photo game is full of fun and positive emotions. Photo Orienteering Game is suitable for everybody: tourists and locals, team building, stag or birthday parties etc. Photo quest is a great idea to have fun and discover the city.
Tickets for House of the Black Heads and Self-Guided Tours in Riga
The House of the Blackheads is located in the very heart of Old Riga. Wonderful, surprising, royal – the house deserves to be complimented and is a must-see for each and every visitor to the city. For nearly 700 years the House of the Blackheads has delighted and enchanted locals and visitors. Initially built in 1334, the house was used by the Brotherhood of Black Heads, a fraternity for unwed merchants, shipowners, and foreigners. Visiting the House is a travel through its history, which reveals both its luxurious halls, historical cabinets and medieval cellars. Complete your experience with audio self-guided tour of Riga. The tour is available in the Lokimo app. It includes ready-to-go itinerary, GPS navigation, descriptions, tips and advices.
Riga Self-Guided Audio Tour
This wonderful tour of Riga will take you through the flat cobblestone streets where you will see sights such as historic Riga Castle and the magnificent National Opera House of Riga. Perfectly suited for discovery on foot, our self-guided audio tour allows you to set the pace and explore at your leisure as you uncover the stories of this exciting city. You will learn about Riga’s history from its foundations as a trading port, to its rise in prominence as part of the Hanseatic League, the influence of the Brotherhood of Blackheads, and Latvia’s struggle for independence. To discover this magnificent city in your own time and at your own pace just download this self-guided audio tour, pop in your headphones, open the map that comes with your download and start walking. The tour will take approximately two hours, but you can pause the audio guide when needed. Grab a bite to eat or do some shopping along the way. Please note that this tour is only available in English.
Glass Jewellery Workshop
Create customized jewelry from glass! Our glass artist will show you the techniques and then you can get creative! Cut sheets of colorful glass to make your own unique jewelry. Broches, earrings, pendants or rings: You create the design and you put it into reality. If you want to book this workshop, please let us know your preferred time to attend so we can work out how to schedule the classes! The price includes 3 items per person. Shipping is included in price.
Private Airport Transfer: from Riga to Riga International Airport (RIX)
Book here your safe and reliable Private Airport Transfer from your hotel or location within the Riga city area to Riga International Airport (RIX). Our service operates across 150+ countries and 1500+ airports with an excellent customer satisfaction rating of 9/10 based on 35k+ reviews. - Fixed price with no hidden costs after booking. - Modern cars only. - Certified professional drivers. - 24/7 Customer Support (English, German, Spanish, French, Dutch and Portuguese).
Gastronomic tour with professional chef
A professional chef will guide you and share with own cooking tricks! You will Learn Latvian cuisine traditions and secrets, Taste of local delicacies and Find out the best places to buy souvenirs.
SUP rent in Jurmala - seaside resort with white dunes
Exciting way to experience Baltic seaside. Good fitness activity. Nice way to relax. Quality boards.
The Best Of Riga Walking Tour
Old Town is the heart of Riga. However, not all the places of it are shown to the tourists. There are many fascinating points, corners, and streets that even the locals would be surprised! You will discover the different face of Riga. You will hear fascinating facts and stories. Who and why hated the sculpture of the black cat in Riga? Why did Latvians put the golden roosters instead of the crosses on the church towers? Did you know that Latvian women are the tallest?! Why the world has to be thankful to Riga for Christmas tree decorating tradition?
Best of Riga Walking Tour - Regular Walking tours
Walk along the narrow streets of the Medieval Old Town with our knowledgeable guides. The tour starts from the Town Hall Square- the central square of the city from 13th to 19th century. You will find out why Riga is called the capital of the decorated Christmas tree, where the key of Riga is being kept and much more.
Airport transfer & private driver services
When you use our airport pick-up service you’ll enjoy: - Comfortable and safe transfer by a professional driver to the hotel or any other location in Riga/Europe - A personal welcome at the airport arrivals area - Assistance with your luggage - Complimentary bottled water in the car - Complimentary Wi-Fi internet
Arrival Private Transfer from Riga Airport RIX to Riga City by Sedan Car
Why spend your precious time waiting in long shuttle or taxi lines. Avoid the language barrier and currency exchange. Travel in style from Riga International Airport RIX to your Hotel in Riga City Center by private vehicle and reach your final destination relaxed and refreshed.
Best of Riga Walking Tour - Highlights and Hidden Gems
Experience the best that Riga can offer on this cultural and food tasting tour! Explore and discover Old Riga, Art Nouveau and Central Market - three "must see" districts in Riga during one tour. Together with a lovely local guide you will be able to immerse in the local culture, try real Latvian food, learn more about history and rich cultural heritage of Latvia, explore the best sights and enjoy stories about what makes Riga so unique and special. It will be a small-group tour where each tourist would be treated like a dear guest. You will be very warmly welcomed!
Riga old town I Self-guided city adventure tour
Roadgames app offers one of the most advanced scavenger hunt games in the world. It’s a unique self-guided city tour with a huge dose of gamification elements.
Private One Hour Riga Beer Bike Tour
One of a kind Beer Bike in Baltics. Easy to pedal with comfy chairs, neon lights, music and roof, just in case if it is raining. Sober driver/guide will meet you and guide to the Riga Beer Bike.