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Summer of 2015

Welcome to Riga. The Summer is on – shiny sunny days, good weather and flowers in the air.

We are getting busy with tour bookings, so make sure you contact us ahead to ensure an availability for a tour.

Looking for Tours in Old Riga?

Hi there!

Welcome to our site. We offer tours around Riga, focusing on the Old Town area and Art Nouveau architecture. Additionally we offer tours outside of Old Riga and Central district.

Riga Old Town
“Rātslaukums” – the historical Town Hall Square

The WW2 Jewish Ghetto area and Moscow District tour takes you out from the traditional routes of old Riga into unseen parts of the city. If you want to “taste” Riga – check the Beer and Balsam tour and for food enthusiasts we offer Latvian Food Tasting Tour.

What is there to see in Old Riga?

Riga is more than 800 years old now, it has accumulated a lot of history and architectural styles, the Old Town has quite a few stories from the medieval and later periods marked in its landscape.

Art nouveau ornament
Art Nouveau of Riga

Also areas outside of old Riga has a lot to offer – Art Nouveau architecture, quirky old wooden buildings, modernist experiments and contemporary architectural wonders. Not to mention the great green areas – parks and gardens and a few hidden cemeteries that even local do not know about.

How to book our tour?

Simply check our offers – book using the provided contacts form and wait for our response – usually within 2 hours we will get back to you, but give it some time during Summer months, as we can get quite busy during daytime.

Monument to those who helped save Jews in Riga
Monument to those who helped save Jews in Riga

If you have some special requirements – please let us know ahead. It is possible, giving time ahead, to also organize a special customized tour for you – just let us know what are you interested in.

Welcome to Riga Old Town

Welcome to Riga Old Town, inside our page you can find all kinds of information and help that will assist you in planning your trip to our fantastic city. Come inside and have a look! From guided city tours of Riga for the keen sightseer, listings of places to eat and where to drink in Riga, as well as reviews on great Riga guide books that you can also purchase.

So what to do in Riga? Well, simply you have so many options. After all Riga is a city that with so much going for it. A fantastic rich history, provides Riga with a diversity rarely seen in a city of less than 1 million inhabitants. Why not spend the day walking  Old Riga’s streets followed by a fantastic meal in one of the many great places to dine in Riga. City sauna’s are easy to find at great prices as well as fantastic relaxing spa experiences. If you are feeling more adventurous you could try some of the many activities within reach of the city limits such as a Bobsleigh run or a Bungee jump, maybe some AK47 shooting? For the more chilled out visitors what about simply heading out to the fine beaches for the day, by train or even by bicycle and  relaxing in the sun and enjoying a picnic.

These are just some ideas for you and within the Riga Old Town site you will be able to see some of the options that we believe can provide you with a great Riga experience. Our Riga city tours are by far some of the most contempary, entertaining tours within the city. Please do not hesitate to contact us for more info.

Riga Old Town dot com is brought to you by a group of Riga enthusiasts, Riga tour guides and Riga tour operators. The whole project is a work in progress, so please feel free to come back and see what we have updated.