Jurmala - town on the wave


Tour Number

Activity Level



City, Day Trip / Out of Town, Hiking and Walking, Shore Excursion


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
You must be able to get in and out of a car

Maximum travelers: 6



Russian (fluent), English (fluent)

trip to Jurmala - town resort

Jurmala is a wonderful place situated on the shores of the Riga Bay.
Fine white sands, pine-trees on the dunes, fresh air and blue waters of the sea - all this makes Jurmala attractive for Latvians and our guests. Jurmala boasts its wooden architecture, most of the buildings are safe since the turn of the 19th-20th centuries.

We start our tour in Riga and drive directly to the open-air museum of fishery where we can see fishermen's dwelling houses brought from all parts of Jurmala, You will hear about history and nowadays of Jurmala and visit V. Jermolajev's art Gallery Inner Light where you'll enjoy his paintings made in a special light technique. You will walk along famous Jomas Street and have a nice cup of coffee on a lovely Jurmala cafe if you wish.


We start in Riga and have a drive to Jurmala. In Jurmala we visit 2 museums - Open-air Museum and Art Gallery and have a walk along the main street of the town resort.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Riga Port. I can also meet you in your hotel or at any other location.

End location: Riga Port or you hotel.

Duration: 4 hours

Sometimes but not very often and a lot traffic can affect the duration


Minivan Chrysler TC for 5/6 people. For a bigger group please ask for a bus and price

What’s Included

Other: Transfer to Jurmala and guidance, fuel and ecological taxes, parking.

What’s Extra

Other: 5 USD entrance fee to Inner Light Gallery
Personal expenses
Important! If the docking port is Krievu Sala then transfers to/from the centre and a pass to the port are needed. It takes about 20-40 min extra time (depending on roads) and costs 50-65 USD one way in my minivan or you can use shuttle buses and then we meet in the centre.


no restrictions

A Recent Review of this tour

Olga was lovely and we thoroughly enjoyed this tour, the weather was not on our side, but we all made the most of it. The Fishing Museum was really interesting, and the Art work that changed with the lighting was fabulous. If the weather had been kinder a walk along the seashore would have been nice too, however, Olga took us to a nice restaurant where we dried out and warmed up with some Blackcurrant and Riga Black Balsam.
Lynn McNamara

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