Day trip to Rundale Palace from Riga
Discover countryside with our Day Trip!
This day trip to Rundale Palace offers not only to see the palace, but to take a 1h to 1,5h drive by the Latvia’s beautiful country side. Your day will start with pick up from your Riga hotel at 10:00. Amazing opportunity to get away from the busy city of Riga. Also good way to explore Latvia if you are here for a short period of time. Up to 8 hour tour that will be worth to remember. Go on this day trip to Rundale Palace with us!
Day Trip to Rundale Palace
Rundale Palace is one of the most beautiful palaces in Latvia. It is made from Baroque and Rococo art style. It was designed by an Italian architect called Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli. 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 which 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 front of the palace and stretches about 10 hectares. There are five alleys that passes on to the historical forest hunting park. The French garden has all the Baroque elements which are parterre, hedge contained bosketus, green theater, pavilions and even arbor walkways.
Here you can find some additional information of this Day Trip to Rundale Palace:
- Tour starts at 10:00 (times are adjustable if needed), tour ends around 16:00.
- Optional choice to visit Bauska Castle
- No entrance fees are included
- If you wish to book guided tour please contact us
Probably the best Day Trip to Rundale Palace of all times.