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Day Trip to Rundale Palace

Riga LV-1001, Latvia
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Beautiful palace with stunning interiors worth a detour

I have seen complaints that it difficult to get to this palace. However, HELPFUL HINT - car hire is... read more

Reviewed November 13, 2017
Josi S
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London, United Kingdom
Worth a trip!

We stopped here as part of our tour - didn't take the day trip, but I would say it's definitely... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2017
ChuckP440
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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RĪGA - BAUSKA - RUNDĀLE - RĪGAProgramme:10:00 Departure from RigaArrival at the Bauska castle, opportunity to climb to the tower of the castleDeparture to Rundale palaceTour of Rundale palace and its French style gardenLunchVisit to Riga Motor Museum in BauskaDeparture to Riga17:00 Arrival to Riga
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  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Riga LV-1001, Latvia
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Reviewed November 13, 2017

I have seen complaints that it difficult to get to this palace. However, HELPFUL HINT - car hire is very cheap especially for the day, and far cheaper than a private taxi or guided tour. Rundale is within easy reach of Riga and there is...More

1  Thank Josi S
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Reviewed November 12, 2017

We stopped here as part of our tour - didn't take the day trip, but I would say it's definitely worth a day trip from Riga. Interior and grounds are really nice, and our guide did a good job of explaining history and providing details....More

Thank ChuckP440
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Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile

Take the bus from riga bus station to bauska(last stop) 3.05eur per pax, around 1.5hrs. At bauska station ask the lady at the station and she will direct you to the correct platform. Mini bus to the palace, 0.85euro per pax. Entrance fee 6.50euro per...More

Thank Geraldine P
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Reviewed October 7, 2017

Well worth the travel and time to view this attraction. Magnificent furniture and ornamental walls and ceilings. The gardens are extensive and it is well worth to ride the mini train through. The parts of the palace that are unrestored show a great contrast, the...More

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Reviewed June 5, 2017

Beautiful Palace ...worth a trip although it is not the easiest to get to. I got there with TourPoint, great company.

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Reviewed June 4, 2017

This was an unknown place to me until now, Amazing place place, really. We were guided by a lady who had stayed in Norway for 7 years, and were really good at Norwegian. Afterwards we had lunch at a a nearby restaurant

1  Thank Jostein G
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Reviewed May 14, 2017

A national gem of Latvia, Rundale Palace is a must-see, if you visit a country for more than just one or two days. It is a 1,5 h drive from Riga. The palace is completely restored, there are spectacular interiors (and no glass walls around)...More

2  Thank Bauditaja
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Reviewed March 18, 2017

Whery nice palace, good food, and many things around also what to look and see, go there for a few days

Thank Kristine P
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Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

This was a lovely place to visit in Riga! Cheap entry, cheap places to eat once there too! Tasty food! The Palace is beautiful and not very big so you can get around it in under two hours. The gardens are gorgeous and interesting. I...More

1  Thank LynchyA
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Reviewed October 2, 2016

Certainly worth a visit. Something for those interested in the Arts, Architecture, Ceramics or Furniture. That said the Ceramics are tucked away in alcoves so viewing is at some distance. I would have appreciated closer viewing even if from behind glass. I did find the...More

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kanderfood
August 6, 2017|
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Also, do we have to go with a guide?
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