Recommended period: all the year round
Destination: Saint Petersburg
Main sights: State Hermitage, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Veliky Novgorod, Peterhof, Tsarskoe Selo,
Accommodation: 3* and 4* hotels
Meeting at the airport with guide. Welcome to the legendary Russian City Saint-Petersburg. Transfer to hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is free so you can start exploring the magnificent city center on your own.
After breakfast you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and go on an amazing panoramic city tour around the most outstanding attractions of St. Petersburg: St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood which stands on the site where Russia's great emperor Alexander II was mortally wounded. The tour will continue with visit to the legendary Hermitage Museum that houses its unique collection of world art.
After breakfast you meet your guide and driver who takes you to the outskirts of St. Petersburg to Pushkin (Tsarskoe Selo) to explore the brilliant Catherine's Palace that is a striking example of baroque architecture gifted by Peter the Great to his wife Catherine I.
During the tour you take a walk through the lavish parks and gardens of this outstanding palace and enjoy its gorgeous interiors, including the replica of the world-renowned Amber Room.
Departure for Peterhof on the Gulf of Finland. You will walk in the baroque gardens of Peterhof and see its unique fountains and cascades, which were designed by Peter the Great himself. It is considered as the most beautiful summer residence of Russian tsars. Walk in the Lower fountain park and the Upper gardens.
Day trip to Veliky Novgorod - one of Russia’s most ancient cities and Russia’s first capital Novgorod is located in the North-West part of the Russia, about 3 hours drive from Saint Petersburg.
Day at leisure
This is the final day of your amazing St. Petersburg tour! After breakfast your driver transfers you to the airport for your flight back home. We hope you've enjoyed magnificent Russian City and return home with lifelong memories and unforgettable impressions. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips.