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Tour Highlights

The historical city centre of St. Petersburg, Peter and Paul Fortress and Cathedral, the Hermitage museum and Winter Palace, Catherine's Palace (incl. Amber Room) and park

Included

  • Hotel accommodation on double room basis incl. breakfasts (2 nights) ATTN! Accommodation is not included in Light Tour Package
  • English-speaking guide
  • Private a/c transportation
  • Entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Photo fees
  • Arrival / departure transfers
  • Visa support
  • All taxes

Light Tour Package

(does not include any accommodation)

Price is given in USD
per person per tour package
on a double room basis
Dates of planned visit
/ Group size
246
High Season
01.05 - 10.10.2016
338 245 185
Low Season
11.10.2016 - 30.04.2017
310 225 170

3*** Standard Tour Package

(3-star Nevsky Grand Hotel)

Price is given in USD
per person per tour package
on a double room basis
Dates of planned visit
/ Group size
246
High Season
01.05 - 31.08.2016
518 427 370
Shoulder / Low Season
01.04 - 30.04.2016
01.09 -31.12.2016
446 355 297

4**** Superior Tour Package

(4-star Rossi Boutique Hotel)

Price is given in USD
per person per tour package
on a double room basis
Dates of planned visit
/ Group size
246
High Season
11.05-19.07.2016
780 635 578
Shoulder Season
01.04 - 10.05.2016
20.07 - 19.10.2016
580 489 432
Low Season
01.03 - 31.03.2016
20.10 - 31.12.2016
525 433 376

5***** Luxury Tour Package

(5-star Grand Hotel Europe)

Price is given in USD
per person per tour package
on a double room basis
Dates of planned visit
/ Group size
246
High Season
16.05 - 15.07.2016
1140 1049 996
Shoulder Season
01.04 - 15.05.2016
16.07 - 30.09.2016
910 818 765
Low Season
01.03 - 31.03.2016
01.10 - 31.12.2016
826 735 680

ATTN! The order of visits depend on day of your arrival and may be different

Day 1 - St Petersburg

Arrival transfer to the hotel

Panoramic city tour. Saint-Petersburg is known as one of the most beautiful city in the world. During the tour you’ll make several photo stops, enjoy the views of the city and its wonderful landmarks like Palace Square, the Winter Palace, St. Isaac’s Cathedral and Square, Spilt on the Blood Cathedral, Peter and Paul Fortress and many others. You’ll see famous bridges and wide Neva river which gave St. Petersburg its name of Northern Venice. Besides that you’ll find out a lot of amazing facts about the city history and culture.

Visit to the Peter and Paul Fortress and Cathedral. Established by Peter the Great in 1703 on small Hare Island, the Peter and Paul Fortress is one of the most popular touristic sights in the city. Built in order to protect the projected capital of Russian empire from a Swedish counterattack, the fort never fulfilled this purpose. The fort served as a base for the city garrison, as a prison for high ranking or political prisoners. The Peter and Paul’s Cathedral is the highest building in the historical centre of St. Petersburg. There’s a burial of the Russian Emperors.

 

Day 2 - St. Petersburg

Tour to the Hermitage museum and Winter Palace. The Hermitage and Winter Palace is known as one of the largest museums in the whole world. Founded in 1764 by Catherine the Great, it’s also one of the oldest museums. It was open to the public in 1852. There are about three million works of art and artifacts of the world culture in the museum collection. You’ll visit famous collection of Western European art which presents the art from the Middle Ages, and is regarded as one of the finest in the world and occupies 120 rooms in the museum buildings. The collection includes many works by outstanding masters from Italy, Spain, Holland, Flanders, France, England, Germany.

Optional: 
Visit to Spilt Blood or St. Isaac’s Cathedral
Rivers and canals tour
Evening folk show or Ballet Show

 

Day 3 - St. Petersburg

Tour to Catherine’s Palace and park. In the beginning of XVIII Peter I first gave Tsarskoe Selo land to his favorite, Alexander Menshikov, but later took his gift back and granted it his wife, Ekaterina, the future Empress Catherine I. In 1724 the first palace was built. In the middle of XVIII century a splendid Catherine Palace was built by architect Rastrelli, and numerous entertainment pavilions were erected in the park, including «Hall on the Island», Sliding Hill, Hermitage and Grotto. New baroque architecture was very popular in that time and new palace was a beautiful example of this architecture style. During the tour, you’ll see famous Amber Room which was lost during World War II and recently renewed.

Transfer to the airport

 

 
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