NORDIC EXPERIENCE has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence for the 7th consecutive year. Now in our 12th year, this achievement allows us to say thank you to all of our lovely guests for trusting your vacation experience in our hands. We can´t wait to welcome you again and share this magical and dynamic culture around the Baltic Sea and in Scandinavia with you.
NORDIC EXPERIENCE PRIVATE TOURS AND SHORE EXCURSIONS IN BALTICS AND SCANDINAVIAN CRUISE PORTS
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Riga has everything for a memorable visit. A day in Riga is enough to make you smile for the joy of wonderful Latvian discoveries.
Riga Central Market
For a shopping experience like no other, head to Riga’s Central Market. One of the largest markets in Europe, the vast area of five zeppelin hangars filled with cheese, fish, smoked meat, honey, fresh fruit and vegetables and lots more superb seasonal produce is a fantastic treat.
Bold Concept Store– Riga’s largest and best selection of items made by Baltic designers – 60 brands under one roof in downtown Riga.
Bold Concept Store offers customers clothing, as well as various design items and household items created by designers from Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. You can also stop by for a tasty cup of Illy coffee, as well as delicious eclairs by Anna Panna.
Address: Tērbatas iela 45a
Valmiermuiža`s Beer Embassy in Riga
“Valmiermuiža`s alus” is a small manor brewery where the beer is brewed slowly, with utmost care.
The “Valmiermuiža” shop offers fine beer as the priority product, as well as Latvian grain malt drink “Zelta Zirgs” and the non-alcoholic lemonade “Gardu Muti”. You can buy “Valmiermuiža`s” Degalus (distilled craft beer) and other elegant strong drinks as a special treat. Fresh homemade bread and sauces made from beer as well as variety of sweet and sour delicacies made from local products also are available here. Real gourmands can discover new taste sensations, like beer together with special hors d’oeuvre made from “Valmiermuiža” beer. If you want to buy special gifts you can choose assortment of treats and snacks and handicrafts.
Address: A. Briāna iela 9a
Art Nouveau architecture– the outstanding art of the city
Riga experienced its golden age in the early 20th century just as Art Nouveau architecture was coming into fashion, and so the city has one of the world’s richest collections of this exuberant style. There are over 800 amazing Art Nouveau structures throughout the city, but the greatest concentration is on Alberta iela, a street largely built in a flurry of creativity by a single architect, Mikhail Eisenstein.
ACCESSIBLE PRIVATE TOURS AT BALTIC SEA PORTS OF CALL
A Baltic Sea Cruise offers an amazing opportunity to experience some of the most unique and exceptionally beautiful countries with great accessible port cities. Prepare yourself for old-world charm, fascinating Viking heritage and rich culture at every step of the way!
The towns bordering Baltic Sea each have their own rich history, with our accessible Baltic Shore Excursions & Tours, you also will have a unique chance of exploring this without having to worry about accessibility limitations and challenges. Take a look at our tours below, pick your Baltic adventures and let us take care of the rest! Our tour guides are attentive, have years of experience in entertaining both young and experienced travelers to make sure everyone makes unforgettable memories.
We booked Nordic Experience handicap accessible tours for three different countries (Denmark, Estonia, and Sweden). We were a group of 14 people, ages ranging from 10 to 72. All three tours were amazing, our guides and drivers were kind, friendly, had great knowledge of each of the countries we visited and were very attentive to our needs and requests (specially my dad´s needs who has polio hence needs handicap assistance). They gave us exact instructions as to where we should meet our guides/drivers, and they were always on time.
I highly recommend this tour company to anyone who is looking for a handicap accessible tour. You can request a handicap accessible van which has an integrated lift, hence the person can stay in his/her scooter when getting on and off the bus, making it very easy to visit all places. All places visited are handicap friendly, guides are very flexible regarding your needs.
When booking, you can also ask for guides who speak a certain language and they will do everything in their possibilities to make sure they can provide it to you. Another great perk when booking with Nordic Experience is that the more tours you book with them, the better price you will receive.
I highly recommend using Nordic Experience tours for your next Baltic trip.
Date of experience: July 2019
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See the best of Tallinn in a comfortable and wheelchair accessible vehicle on a tour designed to offer an enjoyable panoramic journey through the medieval and modern city. This tour is designed to fit both wheelchair users as well as guests with limited mobility for a fulfilling journey through the highlights of the Estonian capital city.
Enjoy a journey to the most popular Helsinki attractions from panoramic seaside views to Rock Church the accessible way. Discover Helsinki in comfort on a tour designed to take you from celebrated Nordic design and architecture to the best of local culture on your own accessible tour vehicle.
Discover the best of Copenhagen on a panoramic tour complete with a wheelchair accessible vehicle. This tour is built to offer both wheelchair users as well as guests with limited mobility a comfortable day discovering Copenhagen must-see sights. This half-day tour gives an excellent introduction to Copenhagen and its 850-year history by presenting some of the city’s most scenic areas.
Discover the best of Oslo complete in the comfort of a wheelchair-accessible vehicle. Oslo panoramic drive allows you to experience the best of this unique city and beautifully rugged landscape. From the strikingly modern and vibrant coastline to delightful Vigeland Park and historic Viking Ship Museum.
Enjoy the best of Stockholm sightseeing from historic old town to breathtaking panoramic views and archipelago in the comfort of your accessible van. Our Stockholm Accessible City Tour gives you an overview of all the must-see sights complete with city sightseeing and a charming harbor-side drive with your private guide.
The very best of Riga combined together in an accessible city tour through the Art Nouveau quarter and old town. Riga’s historic center is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List for a reason, the highly diverse architecture and impressive towers of the Riga Cathedral and St. Peter’s Church make it a truly eye-catching city to discover.
Contact us to inquire about availability or a custom tour itinerary meeting your needs and interests!
Certainly, it’s not easy to please everyone, any parent with multiple children knows that from a simple example of the most mundane everyday task. But how do you have a perfect family holiday making memories in a country you have never been to and let´s be honest, know little more than the second page of google dropped on your search attempts.
Well, listen here, we have a magic word, and that is a wonderful local friend, called a personal tour guide. A local friend, who will be there to greet you at the cruise port or your hotel, take care of any transportation and logistics issues while you kick back and enjoy a good laugh over a medieval legend and your mind is satisfied knowing your children are learning more here over a course of a day, then they would in any other academic institution at the same time. And you know what, it is a that more fun if you have a passionate and super tour guide to lead the way.
More importantly, because there aren´t any other guests in your group, your family can “go with the flow” at your own pace.
Such private tours are growing more popular, whether a family wants to celebrate an anniversary sailing on a Baltic Sea cruise, go canal boating in Copenhagen, explore the devilishly delicious marzipan in Tallinn, try on a real kings helmet in Stockholm or sit at the top of the world at Holmenkollen ski jump tower in Oslo, we got this!
We have hand-picked the most unique and original activities to be enjoyed with your children during your Baltic Sea cruise stops. The tour itineraries are built to entertain both the young with fantastic stories and legends, but also educate and offer a broader understanding of local culture and traditions to more experienced in life.
Ideal tour highlighting family friendly and entertaining atmosphere of Copenhagen in a perfect balance of city sightseeing and Tivoli adventures. Do not let the splendid historic appearance of this Nordic pearl trick you, as behind the delightfully medieval and charming facade lies a city with a soft spot for some simple pleasures in life – fun rides, lush parks and delicious local tastes waiting to be discovered. Just like the good old days, a day at your own pace to please both the lively and spirited to an adventurer seeker looking to sit back, relax and enjoy the day!
Tour the best of Copenhagen and visit the National Aquarium of Denmark with a private pick-up from your hotel, airport or cruise dock.
This short sightseeing tour and aquarium visit is an ideal way to discover Copenhagen with family in tow. The flexible order of visits in the itinerary allows this tour to be your pre- or post-cruise vacation discovery of Copenhagen. We will enjoy the wonderful must-see sights of the Danish capital on a panoramic drive with photo stops at Amalienborg Castle, Little Mermaid and Christiansborg Palace. The undeniable charm of Copenhagen is most visible when we see the colorful architecture and harbor front at Nyhavn. Classic sites, such as Tivoli gates and Town Hall square are also part of the program.
For a fun filled day to remember in a land of mystical medieval courtyards, castle walls and towers.
This tour is tailored for families with children to get the most out of their visit to both our medieval Old Town and the beautiful city outskirts.
This tour is designed to entertain and educate your young explorers with fun filled facts and fascinating stories and legends about Old Tallinn and the surrounding area. Tour activity options and a flexible schedule to suit your preferences make for an experience that both kids and parents will enjoy.
Join an exciting day of visits in the stunning Old Town Tallinn and gain a first-hand experience of fierce Viking village lifestyle in an authentic fortress. The Nordic cross has for long been known by the Estonians. The strong ties and not so amicable battles between the Estonian Vikings and Scandinavian tribes date back to the 13th century. After all, the Estonian sailing vessels were called pirate ships by the Nordic clans for a reason.
Perfect combination of Helsinki highlights on a city tour and a unique experience of the Nordic atmosphere in Winter Wonderland & Ice Bar. Experience the thrill of a fairy tale winter wonderland with fun skis and wondering around ice labyrinth finding your inner child or on a sliding hill in the cool atmosphere wrapped in protective thermal clothing and enjoy a drink at the Ice Bar from a frozen glass.
Experience the northern magic on a tour complete with Helsinki sightseeing and Finland’s southernmost Reindeer Park visit. Located at a short panoramic drive from Helsinki at Nuuksio National Park, the Reindeer Park offers a fantastic opportunity to enjoy traditional Lappish culture by meeting and feeding this fabled animal in a ‘up close and personal’ way.
A perfect day tour for discovering the Norwegian capitals best sights both on foot and by bus including Viking Ship and Open-Air Museum.
We will start our day with an enjoyable panoramic drive to the charming Bygdøy peninsula. One of Norway’s oldest cultural landscapes is rich in history and stunning nature. The area also boasts beautiful parks and forests and some of Oslo’s most delightful natural seaside. Our tour at the Museum of Cultural History presents an exquisite collection of artifacts in a village of more than 150 real-life buildings relocated to tell the story of Norwegian inhabitants over the last 500 years.
Get an excellent overview of Stockholm with Vasa Museum and delight in open-air museum adventures complete with a children’s zoo.
In addition to the Old Town we will visit the fascinating Vasa Ship Museum and see historic Sweden in miniature at the Skansen Outdoor Museum. We start with a panoramic drive through the city center, passing the neighboring island of Djurgården, known as Stockholm’s outdoor recreation center, and such historic sites as the National Museum and the Royal Dramatic Theater.
Experience the spectacular city of Stockholm and its history on a walking tour through the old town and The Armoury in the cellar of the Royal Palace. We will tour the The Royal Armoury housed in the spectacular cellar vaults and filled by not only great stories but priceless treasures of Swedish royal family. Display includes weapons, period fashion, carriages, coaches and event the blood soaked clothes worn by King Gustav III when he was assassinated by nobles at a masquerade ball in 1792.
Enjoy a countryside tour to one of the most beautiful Dutch villages- experience traditional windmills, cheese tasting and a clog workshop. We will take joy in a relaxing panoramic drive out of Amsterdam towards the wholesome setting of rich cultural heritage on the fine green fields of polder de Beemster. One of the most famous examples of how reclaiming land from water is done.
Sugar-coat your experience of Riga with a city sightseeing and old town tour followed by a visit to the Laima chocolate factory.
The capital of Latvia has such a culturally rich and diverse center to explore.
This tour is a perfect balance of charming tales of medieval old town, stunning Art Nouveau architecture and a bit of indulgence with a visit to the Laima Chocolate Factory. A sweet visit to a chocolate lovers paradise complete with a cup of molten cocoa drink. Although chocolate is often meant to be eaten when down and gloomy, it can also make a good day even better.
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