Highlights of Riga
Riga - Rundale - Sigulda - Riga

Day 1
Late arrival in Riga Airport. Transfer airport - hotel and check-in at the city centre hotel.

Day 2
After breakfast meet your tour guide, who shows you the magnificent town of Riga.
The main historical area is the Old Town, with its numerous medieval buildings, churches, guild houses, and narrow cobblestone streets. Among the most important sights are the Riga Castle, the 13th century Dome Cathedral, St. Peter's Church, St. Jacob's Church, the Large & Small Guild Houses and the Swedish Gates.
In the New Town, which was constructed after the city fortifications were taken down in the middle of last century, you will find the most impressive collection of Art Nouveau architecture that any European city can show.
Afternoon tour (4,5 hrs) includes lunch and goes to Rundale Palace, a masterpiece of the famous Italian architect Bartolomeo Rastrelli, and recognised as the most beautiful Baroque palace in Latvia.

Day 3
A full day tour to Sigulda, Natural Park of Gauja, with a visit to the Turaida Castle.
This includes a climb to the top of the medieval Turaida Castle tower to see a wonderful panorama of the Gauja River valley. Also included is an hour long trip down the River Gauja in an instructor guided raft.
Dinner in Sigulda.

Day 4
Morning free for leisure.
Transfer hotel - airport. Afternoon departure flight.

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