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Riga, Biržai, Rundalė palace

Riga trip

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Latvians, “brothers” of Lithuanians, have numerous things to be proud of. Riga –  the capital of Latvia – is the most significant one. During the trip you will have a chance to find out some  secrets of Riga  and explore all narrow streets in the Medieval Old Town. Moreover, the tour to Riga gives you  a unique chance to participate in the Pub Crawl; this is a night dedicated for going to the best pubs all around the town in order to experience the nightlife in Riga. Thus, a trip to Riga is the best way to spend a weekend with your  friends.

And that is not all! Next to all the aforementioned attractions we organise a stop in Biržai. This is a small Lithuanian town we visit on the way back to Vilnius. There you will have an opportunity to see a well-preserved bastion-type castle, to try the most authentic Lithuanian beer, to learn all the beer making secrets and traditions, and much much more. So, it is about time to prepare your backpack!

The educational Žaldokas beer program

You will have the unique possibility to hear about beer traditions at the oldest brewery in the town of Biržai. The program includes learning about traditional beer making processes and tools, savoring local beer and food, and getting to know some local customs. Also, you will be entertained by a folklore ensemble, and you will even have a chance to participate  in their performance.

Guided tour of Riga

There is no better way to explore narrow streets and ArtNouveau architecture in Riga than to do it  with a local guide. During a guided tour of Riga you will visit numerous  must-see places in the gorgeous capital of Latvia.

The pub crawl in Riga

The pub crawl in Riga includes visiting diverse pubs in the city , trying a variety of beer,  and enjoying the  atmosphere. The Pub Crawl will be leaded by fun and friendly guides, so all you will  have to do are  relax and enjoy!

Museum of the Occupation of Latvia (Optional)

Museum of the Occupation of Latvia will give you a brief view happened to Latvia, to the people and land of Latvia during the Soviet and German National Socialist regimes, from 1940-1991. Here, with a guide, you will take a 1 hour tour of the exposition.

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  • AVAILABILITY
  • COMING SOON
  • INCLUDED
  • Transportation
  • 2 night in a shared hostel rooms (8–14 ppl.)
  • Beer tasting with dances and music program in Biržai
  • Rundalė French garden visit
  • Guided tour in Riga
  • Latvian war museum with guide (early bird offer, places are limited)
  • Tour leader
  • OPTIONAL
  • Occupation museum with guide (~1h, 3€)
  • The Pub Crawl, 3 bars with beer + 1 club (~4h, 15€)
  • Boat ride (~1h, 5€)
  • Rundalė palace visit (~1 h, 7€)
  • 2x Breakfast in the hostel (6€)
  • EXTRA EXPENSES
  • Towel rental (3€) — if needed
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