18 June 2017
Pre-Congress Tour to Rundale Palace (optional)
Organized by Travel Agency ‘Con-Ex Latvia Tours group’
Contact information for inquiries: Ms. Alina Garejeva (Con-Ex Latvia Tours group), phone: +371 67085082, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Meeting Point to be confirmed.
A nice day trip to the Rundale Palace, 70 km to the south from Riga, where the Latvia’s most beautiful Baroque palace is located.
Built in the 18th century as a summer residence for the Duke of Courland Ernst Johann von Biron. Magnificent Galleries, a rich collection of art objects, the famous White Hall. The additional value for the palace is given by the name of the architect Bartolomeo Rastrelli, well known by his works in St.Petersburg (Winter Palace).
Visit to the Garden
Lunch at the White House – the Servants’ House at Rundale Palace.
Duration: Day excursion
10.00 departure from Riga
~ 11.00 arrival in Rundale
~ 11.30 start of the Rundale palace and park visit, which ends at ~ 13.30
~ 14.00-15.30 lunch at the Cafe
~ 15.30-16.30 way back to Riga