Located in the heart of the Latvian capital, Dodo Hotel is suitably located for exploring the medieval city of Riga and its UNESCO World Heritage Centre. Guests are welcomed in spacious en suite bedrooms kitted out with flat-screen TVs and Internet access. holidaymakers may enjoy a hearty breakfast consisting of French pancakes with a wide variety of toppings, while the lobby bar serves up refreshments and hot drinks.
Situated in Rotermanni district of Tallinn, Hotel Metropol welcomes tourists to a contemporary abode in the largest city of Estonia. Rooms at Hotel Metropol in Tallinn are equipped with en suite facilities, satellite TVs and wooden furnishings. Relaxing moments may be spent at the wellness centre, while the Berlin restaurant offers a wide variety of Estonian and international dishes, complemented by a glass of local wine.
Go Hotel Shnelli sits near the historic centre of Tallinn and is connected to the terminal Balti Jaam which offers a suitable spot from which to explore the city’s main sights and attractions. Its spacious rooms come equipped with traditional furnishings, plush bedding and flat-screen TVs. The hotel is also home to the Travel Restaurant which serves contemporary Estonian cuisine within the old walls of the Baltic Railway Station.
Groupon’s Guide To Riga
Straddling the Daugava River, Riga marries ancient and new in a blend of Russian and Latvian cultures. From open-air museums, world-renowned churches and the Art Nouveau buildings that have earned Riga’s status of UNESCO World Heritage Site to music festivals and taverns, the Latvian capital has plenty of entertainment for tourists.
Travellers may visit the House of the Blackheads, once a medieval meeting place for German merchants, reconstructed following its destruction in the 1940s. The contrastingly modern monolith of the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia offers an insight into the country’s turbulent 20th-century history, while the towering spire of St. Peter’s Church offers glorious metropolitan views. Visitors may also dive into Latvian life by exploring the Central Market, a vast, colourful sprawl of stands based in converted hangars. The climate in Riga is humid continental, and most of the time the sky is cloudy and the temperatures are quite low. The summers are hot and humid, boasting a level of 310 hours of sunshine, while during winters the temperatures drop below freezing and the days are not as bright as in the previous seasons. The city’s location near the sea delivers rainy days and fog during autumn and spring.
Groupon’s Guide To Tallinn
Though not counting more than half a million citizens, the capital city of Estonia is a magnet for history and culture seekers, often being referred to as the medieval pearl of Europe. With an 800-year-old past, the city boasts with authentic and well-preserved structures of Hanseatic origins.
The core of this archaic setting is represented by the Old Town. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this neighbourhood is enveloped in imposing examples of Baroque and Gothic landmarks, portrayed by churches and medieval buildings. Travellers may wander around the narrow streets guarded by twisted iron lamps and set eyes on the living monuments found in the Town Hall Square, such as St. Olaf’s Church or Aleksandr Nevsky Cathedral. As the sun goes down, tourists may discover the blend of cultural scenes, historic settings and a modern world defined by versatile nightlife. The weather gets colder and colder every autumn day, dropping below 0° in winter. Spring brings a fresh start with low temperatures that get higher towards the end of the season.
Option 1: stay in Riga
£59-£99 for 2 nights with London flights, depending on the departure date chosen
£79-£129 for 3 nights with London flights, depending on the departure date chosen
- £99-£149 for 4 nights with London flights, depending on the departure date chosen
- £119-£149 for 4 nights with Edinburgh flights, depending on the departure date chosen
- £119-£139 for 4 nights with Manchester flights, depending on the departure date chosen
Option 2: stay in Tallinn
£89-£149 for 2 nights with London flights, depending on the departure date chosen
£119-£179 for 3 nights with London flights, depending on the departure date chosen
- £139-£199 for 4 nights with London flights, depending on the departure date chosen
- £129-£189 for 4 nights with Edinburgh flights, depending on the departure date chosen