Get festive in Riga on this 4-day Christmas Markets city-break. Enjoy Riga's Christmas market with its enchanting ensemble of wooden huts, glittering lights, and towering Christmas tree. Browse through a maze of stalls, stock up on gifts, explore the medieval Old Town and more.
Upon arrival at Riga airport, you will 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.
Tour of Riga's Old Town
Riga is the largest of the three Baltic capitals, established by the German bishop Albert in 1201, the city showcases a diverse array of architectural styles. Take in the highlights of the Old Town on a walking tour this morning, taking in Riga Castle, the Dome Cathedral, St. Peter's Church and more. With an included visit to the Riga History and Navigation Museum. Our tour comes to an end at the Old Town Hall Square, where we can immerse ourselves in the vibrant atmosphere of the traditional Christmas Market and shop for gifts.
The afternoon is free to spend at leisure, or you have the opportunity to join an optional tour of the Riga Art Nouveau district and visit to the Art Nouveau Museum (book and pay locally). This evening we attend a performance at the Latvian National Opera house or the European Christmas Festival.
Overnight: Riga | Breakfast
Free day in Riga
Day 3 is free to spend at leisure, stroll around the city and see the Gothic spires that dominate Riga. Alternatively, choose from various optional excursions available throughout the day. This morning there is an optional excursion to Riga Motor Museum which showcases a range of antique vehicles.
The afternoon offers an opportunity to have a guided shopping tour taking in the design stores, art galleries and fashion boutiques of the Old Town.
Enjoy your last evening in Riga with an optional farewell dinner at the Restaurant Kalku Varti. All optional activities can be booked and paid locally.
Overnight: Riga | Breakfast
Farewell to Riga
Our magical Christmas getaway comes to an end today. Check out and included transfer to the Riga 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.