Duration: 5-6 hours, transfer time included.
Price: From €65,00 per person
Included: pick-up and drop off, guided tour, transport, friendly driver,
Not Included: souvenirs, gratuities, lunch, entrance fees,
Languages supported on this tour:
*Tour starts from 2 people
This Tour offers not only to see the palace, but to take a 1h to 1,5h drive by the Latvia’s beautiful country side. Our proffessional guides will tell you everything there is to know about Rundale palace. Our guide will pick you up from your hotel or other address and drop you off after the tour. This is a private tour with question/ answer opprotunity. 5-6 hour tour that will be worth to remember!
Rundale Palace is one of the most beautiful palaces in Latvia. It is made from Baroque and Rococo art style. This palace was designed by an Italian architect called Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli. This amazing palace was built in the 18th century with two floors and 138 rooms. The Rundale Palace had many owners since it was built and once it even hosted an elementary school. There are few halls opened to the public whichc are: White Hall, Great Gallery Hall and Gilt Hall, Duke’s suit and some private rooms, and also suite of Dushess’s rooms. As well as 4 staircases and 2 kitchens. This is one of the ”must see” when you travel to Latvia.
During the summer you will see the beautiful rose gardens. The roses are grouped in 44 small groups.They are amazing, it is also called rose museum. So many different colors and breeds. In 2012 there were 2450 different rose breeds, in 2015 they added 140 breeds and now there are growing about 8000 different rose plants. You will see all sorts of roses, red, yellow, pink, white, orange and even black and blue. The garden is most beautiful during the spring and summer period when everything thrives.
However during the autumn and winter you can see the French garden. The garden is situated in fron of the palace and stretches about 10 hectares. There are five alleys that passes on to the hostorical forest hunting park. The French garden has all the Baroque elements which are parterre, hedge contained bosketus, green theatre, pavilions and even arbor walways.
The Rundale Palace museum was opened in 1972. In this museum you can find historical expositions and fine art. The main task of this museum is to research the history and the art that has left in the palace.