Medieval Cesis Photoshoot Tour from Riga

Unique Experience

Uri B.

Riga
Catalan (Native), English, Spanish (Native)
5 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 4 people

Feel like exploring Latvia beyond Riga? This photoshoot-tour in the charming villa of Cesis will discover you some of the most impressive heritage in Latvia and the whole of the Baltic States. Featuring a majestic Castle Fortress as iconic location, you will have professional pictures taken around the romantic gardens and charming streets of its medieval Old Town. A unique vacation photography experience for families, couples or solo travellers looking to get a deeper insight of Latvia.

Itinerary

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Meeting Point

At your hotel

09:00

Hotel pick-up in Riga

You will be picked-up from your hotel or accomodation place at the scheduled time to depart towards Cesis (1.20h drive)

10:20

Arrival in Cesis

We'll arive in Cesis at the convenient time and head towards the Old Town to start our photoshoot-tour.

10:30

Riga's street

Nowadays the main street in Cesis Old Town, it used to connect this ancient villa with the nowadays capital of Riga, back in the medieval times. Here we'll take the first pictures of our photoshoot against the little alleys and old craftmen's buildings before reaching the Rose Square.

10:50

The Rose Square & St. John's Church

The old market square, nowadays renamed as "Rose Square", is the heart of the ancient villa of Cesis. After taking more pictures in this iconic location we'll stop to contemplate the majestic St. John's Church nearby, a 13th century Lutheran temple that could easily rival with the monumental St. Peter's Church in Riga.

11:10

Coffee break

We'll stop for a break in a cosy coffee place to degustate true Arabica coffee or another drink of your choice, before heading towards our last spot: the impressive Livonian Castle, just 5 minutes away.

11:40

Livonian Castle Park

Surrounded by a XIX century park with a pond, the impressive Castle Fortress that seats in the middle is the great landmark of Cesis Old Town, and the best medieval heritage to be found in Latvia. Dating back from the 13th century, this once residential place of the Master of the Livonian Order is an ideal location to take the last pictures of our photoshoot-tour. After contemplating its majestic walls, we'll dive into the beautiful gardens to enjoy a true romantic essence, finishing back in front of the castle to capture one last iconic snap.

12:40

Departure from Cesis

After we finish our visit to the Castle Park, we will head to our transportation vehicle to depart back towards Riga (1.20h drive)

14:00

Hotel drop-off in Riga

Arrival at your hotel. Farewell and best wishes!

Ending Point

At your hotel

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

A professional photoshoot on location

English speaking guide and photographer

A gallery of beautifully edited pictures in digital format

Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Private transportation to Cesis and back from Riga

1 beverage in a cosy coffee place

What‘s not included

Personal expenses

Guide gratuities

Important Information

Current availability is aproximate. Booking times are fixed, but they can be adapted depending on the guide's availability.

Tour available from April to September

It is recommended to wear colourful clothes (please avoid pure blacks or white tones)

Please wear comfortable shoes as we'll be walking for about 2h.

Not wheelchair / stroller accessible

This experience allows a max. of 4 participants x booking.

Private tour. Only your group will participate

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time
$215/ per group

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