Rundale Palace Day Tour from Riga

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Rundale Palace is one of the crown gems of Latvia. Just a 70 min drive from Riga, this Baroque pearl is in the heart of a picture-perfect rural landscape. Known to many as the Little Versailles for its exquisite French garden and architecture, it was built in 1736-1740.

Duration
4 hours
Distance
~120km
Prices
75 EUR
Languages
Eng

Day tour to the Rundale Palace– a tale of 280 years

The Palace has been demolished twice – first during the Franco-Russian War in 1812, then in 1919 as Latvia was fighting for its newfound independence. Yet every time the Palace has reclaimed its charm, attracting visitors from near and far. In fact, even movie producers recognise its allure – did you know that Rundale Palace was featured as one of the residences in the BBC Series “War & Peace”?

Two palaces and a castle in one day

This Rundale day tour includes the visit of 3 of the most beautiful locations in Latvia – 2 palaces and a castle. Allow us to take you back to the time when ballroom dancing was a form of discourse and decadent luxury – the way of life.

Rundale Palace day tour from Riga itinerary

10:00Departure from the hotel
 11:30Drive to the Rundale Palace
 11:30 Arrival at Rundale Palace
 Self-guided tour of the Palace and its garden (guided tour optional)
 13:30 Lunch*
 14:15Return to Riga
 15:45 Arrival in Riga

 

*The lunch is not included in the price of the tour. We highly recommend the Rundale Palace restaurant – their meals are very delicious! We can provide you with the menu beforehand and make your reservation in order to avoid long waiting times. If you would prefer a restaurant of your choice in Bauska, we will gladly make similar arrangements for you.

**Total length of the tour: 5 hours.

Why Choose Us?

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Experience

We are a relatively new incoming tourism agency that already has a significant experience in the field. It all started in 2009 when we decided to open the first bicycle rental shop in Riga Old Town. Since then, every year we have grown more, learned more, and introduced new products. Today we can proudly say that BicycleRental.lv is the largest and the only full-service bike rental in Riga Old Town. Due to our expertise and the high quality of our products, we have been selected as the technical provider of National Geographic. On Tripadvisor we are ranked among the Top 3 best outdoor activities in Riga.

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Family Business

We are family of 7, consisting of 2 adults, 2 grown kids and 3 pets (2 cats and a dog). Over the recent years, tourism activities have become our main business focus. It is quite likely that you will meet at least one of us in person when visiting our office at Pils Street 14. Combined we speak 6 languages: Latvian, English, German, Russian, Norwegian, and Danish (plus meowing and barking). To us, our customers are a part of our family. We strive to create a cosy and homey atmosphere at our office – visit us and make yourself at home! Looking forward to seeing you in Riga!

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Certificates

Our slogan is „Making Latvia exciting”; meeting this statement means constant improvement both in our services and the product portfolio. Every year we introduce new products in order to ensure that we meet the expectations of even the most demanding customer. Our efforts have been noticed – BicycleRental.lv, which is an extension of Allure Tours.lv, for the last two consecutive years has received the Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor; it has been also RECCOMENDED by Petittfute as the only place to rent a bike in Riga.

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Passion

Every member of the Allure Tours.lv team, including our excellent guides, is born in Latvia. We all share the same love and passion for our beautiful country, its nature, rich culture and traditions. When asked “Which is the nicest city in the world?”, our answer, without a moment of hesitation, is “Riga”. We feel privileged to have the opportunity to share our knowledge, passion and love with the visitors of Latvia and Riga, making sure that our little corner of the world remains in their hearts forever.