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- 3 hours
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Riddle me this. What do beer, pie, and ice cream have in common? Yes, they're all delicious but they're all also available to try on this Riga tour that takes you from fresh food markets housed in old zeppelin hangars to ye olde bakeries and new wave cafes.
* Get a taste of real Latvian cuisine with your local Riga guide
* Shop alongside locals at the Riga Central Market
* Smell the aroma of bread baking in the city’s many small bakeries
* Down a shot of Riga Balzam (the local liqueur)
* Visit local cafés to discover the city’s best dishes
What's included in this trip
Carbon Offset:Voucher exchange details
Please present your voucher to the local guide at the beginning of the tour.
Confirmation of booking
Please contact Riga Urban Adventures to confirm your tour 24 hours prior to departure.
Children must be 6 years of age to 11 years inclusively. Children below the age of 6 are not permitted on this tour.
If you are happy with the services provided by your local guides and drivers a tip - though not compulsory - is appropriate. While it may not be customary to you, it is of great significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels, inspires excellent service, and is an entrenched feature of the tourism industry across many Intrepid Urban Adventures destinations. Please consider this when budgeting for your extra expenses on this tour
From bustling markets to quirky cafés, the Latvian capital is packed to the brim with food destinations – and we aim to discover them all on this delightful Riga food tour. Set off from the Riga Central Market, a huge local marketplace housed within five old zeppelin hangars. Try your hand at haggling for fresh fruit, cheese or berries and taste some locally produced dairy products. This is the ideal place to witness everyday Latvian life.
Leave the market behind to stroll around the wealth of cafés, bakeries, bars and small grocery stores that are dotted around the city. Grab the chance to taste a range of seasonal Latvian food specialties: fresh cottage cheese with dill, amazingly cooked deer meat, sweet blueberry pie, creamy ice-creams, locally brewed beer and, of course, Riga Balsam - an ultimate Riga experience.
If your visit falls on the second or fourth Saturday of the month there will also be the chance to visit the Riga Slow Food Market. Here, local farmers and craftspeople gather to sell their products and you can shop alongside locals for amazing fresh produce and a range of tasty treats. Be sure to ask your Riga guide for some local favourites!
No matter the time of year, or the day of the week, this Riga food tour is a delight for anyone interested in the flavours of Latvia, and is sure to leave you with a full belly and a smile on your face.