Christmas Markets in Riga - 4 days

Christmas Markets in Riga - 4 days

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Christmas Markets in Riga - 4 days

4 Days Starting in Riga and ending in Farewell to Riga

Visiting: Riga

Tour operator:

On The Go Tours

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Guide Type:

Fully Guided

Group size:

2 - 16

Age range:

Children welcome on these tours. 5 years and up. Although if you have a big family and one of the children is 3 or 4, we can accept the booking.Children between 5-11 will pay 50% of the adult price.No upper age limit but please just use your best judgemen

From: $535 $421 Operator discount: -$102 Mid-Year Mayhem Discount: -$12 -21%

NB: Prices correct on 24-Jun-2024 but subject to change.

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Tour Overview

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.


  • Experience the festive delights of Riga's Christmas market. Shop for seasonal gifts and mouth-watering food.

  • Explore Riga this Christmas taking in the highlights of Old Town on walking tour

  • See unique exhibitions at the Riga History and Navigation Museum.

  • Enjoy a performance at the Latvia National Opera house


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Day 1: Riga

Location: Riga

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.

Day 2: Riga

Location: Riga

Meals Included: Breakfast

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.

Day 3: Free Day In Riga

Location: Riga

Meals Included: Breakfast

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.

Day 4: Farewell To Riga

Location: Riga

Meals Included: Breakfast

Our magical Christmas getaway comes to an end today. Check out and included transfer to the Riga Airport.

What's Included

  • Accommodation
    4 star

  • 3 nights at the 4 Star Hotel Radisson Blu Latvija or similar

  • 3 breakfasts

  • Entrance to the Riga History and Navigation museum

  • Welcome meeting with a Champagne-cocktail or Juice

  • 3-hour walking tour of Riga Old town

  • 1 ticket to Latvia National Opera or European Christmas Festival

  • One airport arrival transfer on Day 1 and one airport departure transfer on Day 4 included per booking

What's Not Included

  • International flights and visas

  • Items of a personal nature and additional meals

  • Tipping - an entirely personal gesture


Hotel Radisson Blu Latvija

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.

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    Ensuring our footprint is light and that the benefits of travelling reach the local communities you visit is paramount to us. We’re proud to say that when travelling with us, the large majority of your holiday funds remain within the countries you visit, supporting local economies at a grass roots level.

  • How long has the tour company been trading?

    Since 1998

  • Who will be my travelling companions on the tour?

    With English-speaking tours, it's not a huge surprise that most on our travellers are from English-speaking countries or have English as their second language. Our group tours cater for everyone from 18 years old to 70+

  • Will the accommodation included meet local health and safety regulations?


Reviews from travellers on this tour

Linda Hammond  

Christmas Markets in Riga - 4 days


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.

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