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Where does the tour start?
You will receive the full meeting point details and a map after you finalize your booking, in a confirmation email.
Do I have to book my Free Tour?
Yes, it's necessary to book your Free Tour in order to receive the full meeting point details via email on time. This helps ensure an enjoyable experience and good coordination between guides and tour guests. Booking is free, quick, and easy!
Can I contact my guide?
Yes, you will be able to message your guide with any questions that you might have after making a reservation, up until the start of the tour.
Can I make a booking for a larger group?
Maybe! In order to keep the group sizes manageable, each guide sets their own limit of guests per booking and departure. Choose the Free Tour you want to book, select the number of people in your group, and see if there are any departures available that suit your needs.
Are Free Tours really Free?
Yes, with Free Tours, there's no set price; instead, the guides rely on the tips of participants to sustain their livelihoods. By contributing a fair amount that reflects the value you receive from the tour, you not only support the guides but also express your appreciation for their expertise and dedication.
Highlights of your trip!
Best Free Tours in Jurmala
A stone's throw away from Latvia's capital, Riga, lays the picturesque coastal town of Jurmala. A shimmering jewel nestled on the Baltic Sea's shores, Jurmala perfectly juxtaposes stunning natural beauty with timeless architectural grandeur. Free walking tours in Jurmala are an absolute must for any traveler seeking to experience this enchanting locale without burning a hole in their pocket. These tours offer an invaluable opportunity to uncover the town's intriguing history, picturesque scenery, and rich cultural tapestry. Two stellar options among these free tours are the Essential Jurmala City Tour and the Jurmala by Night Free Tour. The Essential Jurmala City Tour is an absolute treat for history buffs and architecture enthusiasts alike, while the Jurmala by Night Free Tour opens up a magical nocturnal realm of twinkling lights reflecting off the tranquil sea. Regardless of your preference, you can trust your knowledgeable guide to lead you through a memorable exploration. So, what are you waiting for? Make the most of your trip to Latvia today! Book your seats for a free tour in Jurmala and come enjoy a wonderful day of sightseeing!
Highlights of a Free Tour in Jurmala
This calm coastal town is a perfect getaway if you want to escape the bustling Riga and relax looking at the blue waters of the Baltic Sea. And, in particular, a Jurmala free walking tour provides the perfect platform to marvel at some of the town’s iconic landmarks. Majori Beach, with its soft golden sand, clear waters and cool Baltic breezes, is an absolute delight to behold. The tour further embraces the city's charm by escorting you past various awe-inspiring statues, each with a unique story that weaves into the grand tapestry of Jurmala's history. You will want to take many group pictures with the bronze statue “The Turtle” and with the mysterious “Lacplesis”, a piece of art that mixes Latvian mythology and modernity. The pièce de résistance of these free tours has to be the Emilija Benjamina Summer House. This magnificent edifice stands as a testament to the town's rich architectural history, taking you back to a time when the elite of Latvian society sought refuge in Jurmala. Its carefully preserved features and beautiful surroundings create an unforgettable atmosphere that will linger in your memories long after the tour ends.
Things to Do in Jurmala
Many tourists come to Jurmala for a quick day trip, but the city offers a treasure trove of activities and dining options for those who linger for two or three days. After taking a free tour around the charming beach and the old town, no trip to Jurmala would be complete without indulging in some of the town's other delightful offerings. Whether you're a foodie, an adrenaline junkie, or someone simply looking to unwind, Jurmala has you covered. Sample delectable Latvian delicacies at one of the many world-class restaurants or cafés scattered across town. Grilled fish is the star here, accompanied by wine or local beer. If you're seeking a more adventurous escapade, engage in a variety of sports, from beach volleyball to windsurfing, available across the region's pristine beaches. Alternatively, you could partake in a peaceful afternoon strolling along Jurmala's famous pedestrian street, Jomas Street, brimming with vibrant boutiques and artisan shops. No matter how you choose to spend your time in Jurmala, you are sure to return home with a suitcase full of fond memories and a heart filled with the desire to return.