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Our Daily Bike Tours are 2-2.5 hour guided bike tours starting in Riga's Old Town and heading into the suburbs to discover the beauty of the city away from the touristy centre. The two tours each day, at 12:00 and 15:00 have different routes and cover different

The tour at 12:00 covers the old fisherman's district of Kipsala island, famous for the beautifully restored wooden houses, then crosses the Daugava river and heads into the pearl of Riga, the Art Nouveau or Jugenstil district. In between we ride through the green belt surrounding the old fortified heart of Riga, take in beautiful views across the mighty Daugava river and provide some suggestions how to better enjoy the city after the end of the tour.

The 15:00 tour rides along the banks of the Daugava river, with beautiful panoramas, before delving into the Moscow district, famous for its wooden houses, and also for being the location of the Jewish ghetto in the second world war. We then pass into the old St. Petersburg district, now called the City Centre, passing the factories, workers houses and Art Nouveau apartment buildings that developed as Riga grew in the early 1900's. We ride all the way up to the Great Cemetery, a decaying testament to the Baltic German ruling class that controlled the city right up until the beginning of the first world war.

We provide comfortable city bikes for all sizes (even the little ones), helmets and safety gear are also available. The tour is lead by a licensed guide who is happy to answer any questions you may have along the way.

The routes are easy and safe, and the pace depends on the ability of the riders. This is a great way to discover the city while having fun and getting some exercise.
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Overview
Cover more of Riga’s highlights in less time on a bike tour that provides a great introduction for first-time visitors. Gain access to parts of the city that are difficult to reach by coach and car, and stop regularly to take photos and listen to commentary without the worry of finding a parking space. Plus, you can choose from two departure times to suit your schedule.
Highlights
  • See more of Riga on a bike tour that's ideal for first-time visitors
  • Stop and start without the hassle of parking
  • Get a more intimate glimpse in the capital city with the insider knowledge of a guide
  • A great introduction for first-time visitors
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Reviewed 6 days ago
Good bike tour, recommended

The start to the tour was a bit unorganized and not the most pleasant. Several tours were starting from this little shop, and getting a bike and waiting for the tour was a bit stressful - could be handled better. On the tour, the tour...More

Thank rls8008
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Great way to see and learn about Riga & Latvia

We did both the tours, the 12.00 the first day and the 15.00 on the following day. Our tour guide Arsony (not 100% on spelling. Sorry!) is Latvian and grew up in the city and spoke perfect English. He's very knowledge about the city and...More

Thank Beck1979
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great tour

This was an excellent tour, with an excellent guide. Highly recommended to see areas of Riga outwith the main tourist area.

Thank perscot
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile
Very nice bike tour out of the Old City

This was a great tour, with a great guide, Ansis. He was very knowledgeable and personable (and unscripted), and he was was very good at answering participants’ questions. The tour focused on the Art Nouveau district, Kipsala with its restored (and unrestored) wooden buildings, and...More

Thank kcbarton101
Reviewed May 31, 2018
Get outside of the center and see the real Riga!

James was a fantastic tour guide -- knowledgeable, funny, and made an effort to point out things no normal tour would do. We liked the island and getting away from Old Town. Good mix of tour + riding. Guides also helpful when asked about good...More

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