Celebrate this New Year in the vibrant city of Riga on this 4-day winter break. Explore the beautiful Old Town with its exquisite architecture and cobbled streets, admire the Dome Cathedral and enjoy a fabulous New Year Gala. The largest of the three Baltic Capitals invites you kick start the New Year in style!
Welcome to Riga, the Capital of Latvia. Upon arrival at Riga airport you'll be met and transferred to our centrally located hotel. This evening join the welcome meeting in the hotel lobby, at around 7pm, with champagne-cocktail or juice.
Riga Old Town & New Year Gala
Riga is the largest of the three Baltic capitals and founded by the German bishop Albert in 1201. This morning we'll enjoy the walking tour of the Old Town including Riga Castle, the Dome Cathedral, St. Peter's Church, followed by the Swedish Gate, the Three Brother and the Large and Small Guilds.
This afternoon you'll have time to explore Riga independently or take the opportunity to join the optional walking tour to Riga Art Nouveau district (book and pay locally). Your day comes to an end with an entertaining and fabulous New Year Gala with music, dance and a buffet dinner.
Overnight: Riga | Breakfast, Dinner
Optional Lido Recreational Centre
This morning there's free time to explore more of this vibrant city that boasts a real kaleidoscope of architectural styles and gothic spires. This afternoon there's the opportunity to join an optional excursion to the Lido Recreational Centre (book and pay locally). This large restaurant and entertainment center is located in the largest wooden log house in Europe, surrounded by a lot of winter attractions. End this optional excursion with a traditional Latvian dinner before heading back to the hotel.
Overnight: Riga | Breakfast
Our New Year in Riga experience ends after breakfast this morning and hotel check out. A transfer will be provided to take you to the airport.
Prices & Dates
All departure dates are guaranteed with a minimum of 2 persons. 'Twin Share' prices are per person when there are 2 people sharing a room. 'Single Room' prices are applicable those who don’t have anyone to share a room with or anyone wanting the privacy of a single room.
The hotels listed below are ones which we frequently use on this tour. We reserve the right to substitute these hotels to ones of a similar standard.
Hotel Radisson Blu Latvija, Riga
Ideally situated in the centre of Riga just 400 meters from the historical old town, the Radisson Blu Hotel Latvija offers impressive views over the city. The contemporary styled guestrooms are spacious and well equipped to cater for those visiting for leisure, business and even families with children. Guests can soak up the fabulous city views in the stylish Skyline bar located on the 26th floor. Or why not relax and visit the brand new and conceptually unique Spa Riga.