17.10.2019

Day 1

  • Upon arrival you will be met by our professional guide at the airport and taken to the hotel. After the check-in you will have free time to relax and get some rest after a long international flight.
  • Dinner at a restaurant
  • Private boat tour. After the dinner you will be taken to a private boat where you will be served with fruits and champagne and enjoy the night views of the city illuminated with lights.

Day 2

  • After the breakfast at the hotel you will meet your guide and go on a sightseeing tour, which features the Peter and Paul Fortress, the Admiralty, Nevsky Prospect, the Palace Square, the Senate’s Square, the Cruiser Aurora, the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood and the Kazan Cathedral. You will visit the Saint Isaac’s Cathedral or the Church on the Spilled Blood from inside.
  • During the excursion we will also offer you traditional Russian crepes - blini
  • Lunch
  • Visit to the State Hermitage Museum complex, which occupies five buildings including the Winter Palace – a former residence of Russian Tsars. You will explore one of the world’s largest collections of such celebrated artists as Da Vinci, Rembrandt, Titian and Rafael and see the collection of antiquity from Rome, Greece and Egypt.

Day 3

  • After the breakfast at the hotel you will visit the fabulous gardens and fountains of Peter the Great’s summer residence in Peterhof, located on the shore of the Baltic Sea, 35 km from the city. For over 200 years the Great Palace in Peterhof had been used by Russian Tsars for official ceremonies, lavish feasts and formal receptions.
  • Lunch

Optional programs:

- Russian bath culture with the visit to a Russian village

- Workshops: painting on a Russian wooden doll Matryoshka, Pelmeni (dumplings) or Borsch cooking class

- Dinner at a Russian family (for individual tourists or groups up to 6 pax)

  • Bar-hopping tour (for individual tourists or groups up to 6 pax)

Day 4

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer to Pushkin, a town which is also known as Tsar Selo and famous because of a former imperial residence – Catherine’s Palace.
  • You will visit the Catherine’s Place from inside and explore its posh interiors in baroque and classical style, including one of the gems of Petersburg – the Amber room.
  • Lunch
  • Metro tour. After lunch, when back to the city, you will go on metro tour to see our old metro, which is the deepest in the world. The average depth of stations is 57 meters and some soviet stations are great examples of the the 20th century architecture. In 2014, The Guardian included Avtovo metro station on the list of 12 most beautiful stations in the world.

Day 5

After the breakfast at the hotel you will be taken to the airport or to the railway station.

 

P.S. We can change our program according to your tastes and preferences.

 

 
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