Riga Christmas Markets | Riga | Latvia
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Christmas Markets in Riga - 4 days map

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.

Prices & Dates

Trip Highlights

Explore Riga this Christmas taking in the highlights of Old Town on walking tour
See unique exhibitions at the Riga History and Navigation Museum.
Experience the festive delights of Riga's Christmas market. Shop for seasonal gifts and mouth-watering food.
Enjoy a performance at the Latvia National Opera house


3 nights at the 4 Star Hotel Radisson Blu Latvija or similar
Entrance to the Riga History and Navigation museum
3-hour walking tour of Riga Old town
One airport arrival transfer on Day 1 and one airport departure transfer on Day 4 included per booking
3 breakfasts
Welcome meeting with a Champagne-cocktail or Juice
1 ticket to Latvia National Opera or European Christmas Festival

Not Included

International flights and visas
Tipping - an entirely personal gesture


Day 1


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.
Overnight: Riga

Day 2

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

Day 3

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

Day 4

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.

Guaranteed Departure
Twin Share
Single Room
05 Dec - 08 Dec 35% off G
12 Dec - 15 Dec 35% off G
19 Dec - 22 Dec 35% off G


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

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

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.

At a Glance

Trip Type
December 2024
Group Size
Min 2 / Max 16
Hotel Rating
4 star
Tour Guide
Yes - for all included sightseeing
Breakfast: 3
Minimum Age
5 yrs, accompanied by an adult
Arr. Transfer
Dep. Transfer

My friend and I had a wonderful experience last December, 2023, at the Riga, Latvia Christmas market. The accommodations were excellent. Breakfast buffet was the best ever. Our personal guide was great: knowledgeable, friendly, and helpful. And more than that, the price was so affordable. Looking forward to the Lithuanian Christmas market this upcoming December.

Linda Hammond
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