RUNDALE PALACE TOUR
Discover the true Latvia in this absolutely enjoyable day-trip! The tour includes the spectacular Rundale Palace and the French park, the Jelgava city tower with a great view over the surroundings
The 6-hour day-trip is a combined walking and driving tour.
The size of the group is not bigger than 8 people.
Tour language: English.
· Rundale Palace
· French Garden
· Jelgava city
Included in the price:
· Guide’s services
· Transfer to the sights in a minivan
· Entrance fee to the sights (together 10 EUR)
· Lunch (optional, approx. 10 EUR)
The tour starts with a journey to the glamorous life of the 18th century. You will see the lavish interiors and the beautiful park of the Rundale Palace and hear the exciting stories about the events and people who created this magnificent palace – the Duke of Courland Ernst Johan Biron, the architect BartolomeoRastrelli, and the Empress of Russia Anna Ivanonvna.
Then the route takes you to Jelgava – the former capital of the Dutchy of Courland, once a beautiful, flourishing city that was almost completely destroyed in the WWII and then rebuilt in the Soviet Times. The view tower gives a wonderful view over the surroundings.