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UPDATE ON TRAVELLING TO RUSSIA

27 September 2022

From July 15th, Russia has lifted the restrictions on crossing its land borders established in connection with the pandemic. Foreign tourists once again have the opportunity to enter our country on regular bus lines Lux Express and Ecolines.
GASTRONOMIC FESTIVAL IN KAZAN

15 September 2022

On September 17-18, Kazan will host the Tasty Kazan gastronomic festival for the eighth time. The festival will take place on the square in front of the Palace of Farmers. Visitors will be able to try dishes, take part in culinary master classes from chefs, try tasting sets, learn the rules of hospitality and much more.

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RIGA WINTER CITY BREAK



Riga

3 Days / 2 Nights

 


DAY 1.  RIGA

Arrival, transfer with guide to the hotel, check-in.


DAY 2.  RIGA

HD Visit to the Central Market + Walking tour of the city of Riga / Duration - 4 hours.

Breakfast

Riga Central Market is the largest market in the Baltic States and one of the largest in Europe. Inaugurated in 1930, it was the largest architectural project in Latvia of its time, an imposing construction of 5 large Art Nouveau naves in the heart of Riga. Up to this day this market is very popular and farmers from all over the country sell their different merchandise here: vegetables, fruits, berries, charcuterie, meat, fish, cheeses etc. An excellent opportunity to discover the daily life of Riga, as well as the rich local products.

Then we will continue with the walking tour of Riga city. Riga is the largest of the three Baltic capitals. The city was founded in 1201 on the banks of the Daugava River and in the 13th century became an important commercial center of the German Hansa. Known as the "Paris of the Baltic States", it stands out for the beauty of its old town where all architectural styles are mixed: Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, Classic, Art Nouveau, etc. The guided tour will take us through the most interesting places of this ancient Hanseatic city. We will start from the central boulevards of Riga and then will see the Arsenal Tower, the National Theater, the Freedom Monument, the Opera House, the University of Riga and the bridges over the Daugava River. Once we reach the old town we will see the Dome Cathedral (entrance), the Church of S. Pedro, the Old medieval Castle, the house of Blackheads, the buildings of the old guilds, the Bridge of the Swedes, the Three Brothers, the Parliament and many other buildings converted into restaurants, pubs and souvenir shops.


OPTIONAL: In the afternoon we offer an optional visit to the Ethnographic Open Air Museum of Latvia / Duration - 3 hours. We will visit one of the masterpieces of Latvian cultural heritage. Founded in 1924, it is located 10 km from Riga, in a pine forest by the shore of Lake Jugla. The museum consists of about 90 traditional rural buildings, farms, windmills, churches, fishermen's huts, etc., from the four Latvian provinces: Kurzeme, Vidzeme, Latéale and Zemgale.


Prices of the optional tour in US DOLLARS, per person, including commission for tour operators:
1 pax 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax 5 pax 6 pax 7 pax 8 pax 9 pax 10 pax
$245 $125 $110 $75 $65 $55 $50 $40 $36 $34


DAY 3. RIGA

Breakfast.

Your transfer to the airport is scheduled according to the departure of the plane (without guide).


Prices in US DOLLARS, per person, including commission for tour operators:


November 2021 – March 2022 (except the Holy Week)
  1 pax (SGL) 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax 5 pax 6 pax 7 pax 8 pax 9 pax 10 pax
Tour price, ½ DBL in 3* $595 $370 $320 $265 $240 $240 $225 $215 $205 $200
SGL spl in 3* $105
Tour price, ½ DBL in 4* $655 $405 $355 $300 $275 $275 $260 $250 $240 $230
SGL spl in 4* $110


Price includes:

Accommodation in Riga:  2 nights at hotel 3* (A1/HANZA HOTEL RIGA or similar) or at the hotel 4* (TALLINK RIGA/WELLTON CENTRUM or similar)

Daily breakfasts in the hotel

Arrival and departure transfers (arrival transfer with guide / departure transfer without guide)

Transportation and English-speaking guide service as mentioned in the program

Entrance tickets: Riga Dome Cathedral


Prices and availability are subject to reconfirmation at the time of booking!


The final program and price may suffer changes due to the sanitary requirements and protocols in force at the time of the arrival of your passengers in Latvia (such as: additional PCR tests required by hotels and museums, group size restrictions in museums and transport, restaurant operation restrictions etc.). Please verify current sanitary requirements before booking your tour!

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