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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.

Free Tours Riga

Duration: 1.75-2 Hours
Next Tour: Tomorrow, 11:00
Duration: 2-2.25 Hours
Next Tour: Tomorrow, 14:00

Free Tour – What Does it Mean?

The tours are solely tips based so you can decide to contribute as much or as little as you feel the experience was worth.

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perfect tour! very nice guide! 2 h of interesting stories... go for it
Essential Free Tour Riga
perfect tour! very nice guide! 2 h of interesting stories... go for it
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Best Free Tours in Riga

Not many capital cities offer the elegance and beauty that Riga has to offer. Located on the shores of the Baltic Sea, Latvia’s capital is a destination for gastronomy, art and medieval architecture, as well as a UNESCO World Heritage City. Join one of the Free Walking Tours in Riga and stroll through Vecriga, the old town, while admiring the spectacular beauty of a perfectly preserved centuries-old city. With the Essential Riga City Tour, you will see the real city, meet the locals and immerse yourself in the authentic culture. Walking with your local guide, you’ll stroll through the old town while listening to fascinating stories of the different cultures that have influenced this beautiful city. On some evenings, there may be Free Riga Ghost Tours focusing on the legends and urban legends that haunt the city.

Highlights of a Free Tour in Riga

With Free Tours in Riga, you will understand that Latvia’s capital has a long and interesting history as it has lived under Swedish, Polish, Russian and Nazi rule. Learn about this history as you see sights such as St. Peter’s Church and explore Riga’s old town, Vecriga. You’ll see such sights as the House of the Blackheads, the Town Hall Square, the Swedish Gate and Riga Cathedral, as well as other hidden gems; all in the company of an expert local guide who will tell you extraordinary stories of the city. Along this Riga Free Walking Tour, you will also understand why Riga is known as the Art Nouveau capital of the world, as it is full of streets with buildings in this ornamental style. Highlights include the buildings on Alberta Street and Elizabetes Street, as well as the Riga Art Nouveau Museum, which offers travelers the opportunity to visit the interior of one of these impressive buildings.

Things to Do in Riga

Riga has plenty to offer all tastes. For those who crave a cultural experience, immerse yourself in culture by catching a show or ballet at the Latvian National Opera and Ballet Theatre. Riga is also known as the Baltic gastronomic capital of Latvia. Riga’s culinary experience is something else that you cannot miss. Pay a visit to the Riga Central Market, which has a wonderful and vast selection of local produce. A fusion of cuisines, including modern and traditional Latvian dishes, is served in many of Riga’s restaurants. Follow this with a stroll around the streets of Riga and experience the magic of seeing its beautiful architecture at night. If you are in Riga for longer time, take trip out to the cultural and historical monument Turaida Castle. A medieval castle set in gorgeous grounds that could be straight from a fairytale. In the surrounding area, there are art galleries and a sculpture garden. It’s well worth spending a day there.

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