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A Private Jurmala & Riga Tour, 7 hrs for cruise ship tourists

Tour duration: approx. 7 hours (1h Riga to Jurmala – 2,5hrs Jurmala visit - 1hr lunch – 1h Juramala to Riga – 1,5 h driving Riga City Tour)

Meeting point: Our guide will pick you up at harbor
Drop off point: Riga Old Town or Harbor
Included in price: Transfers, experienced guide service and lunch

This is a great full day shore excursion for cruise passengers in Riga, Latvia. This tour is a wonderful opportunity to get acquainted with lively capital city and its history as well as escape to the seaside visiting one of the most important Latvian cities Jurmala. Jurmala is a multi-coloured city since you can find many contrasts in here; it is well known by its beaches, white sands, luxurious spa complexes, wooden architecture, fishermen villages and posh living neighborhoods where famous Latvian people use to have their residences.
During this tour cruise ship passengers can have a relaxing morning wandering around this resourt city and getting familiar to its history. After having lunch you will be taken back to Riga City where you will have a short driving tour around most important places of Riga. Cruise passengers will be picked up at harbor and can be dropped off either at harbor or old town.

The Baltic Sea famous spa-resort Jurmala is located only 25 km to the West from Riga on the Gulf of Riga. Its natural curative features: mild climate, golden sandy beaches, conifer forests stretching along the coastline, curative medical mud and spa mineral water. During the tour you will see small wooden houses and summer cottages plunged into parks and forests, spa health centres and hotel. You will have a chance to have a stroll along the sand coast and along a famous central pedestrian Jomas Street where you will find plenty of souvenir shops, cafes. We recommend this tour particularly for those who come to Latvia in spring and summer.

The last part of this tour is a driving excursion around Riga and its surroundings: central streets and boulevards of Riga, the Bastion Hill, Laima clock, The University of Latvia, Latvian Opera House, Passenger Terminal and Daugava River, Brethren cemetery and Art Nouveau architecture. After the tour you can be dropped off either at harbor or in Old Town so that you can walk through its cobble-stoned streets and get more profound insight into this medieval hanseatic city.

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