Winter Tour of St. Petersburg

Winter Tour of St. Petersburg
Duration:

5 days/4 nights

Destinations:St. Petersburg Tours
Activities:Sightseeing

Cultural holidays in St. Petersburg
- Visit the Hermitage, one of the best museums in the World
- Explore Catherine’s Palace in Pushkin with its famous Amber Room
- Horse sleigh ride in Pavlovsk Park
- Taste Russian cuisine

Brief itinerary

Day 1. Arrival in St. Petersburg

Meals No

Arrival in St. Petersburg.

Transfer to the hotel.

Optional sightseeing in the afternoon (depending on arrival time).

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 2. Historical Center, Yusupov Palace and Cathedrals

Meals B

Breakfast at the hotel.

09:00 – 18:00 – Tours of St. Petersburg with local guide:

-          Historical Center - Vassilyevsky Island, Nevsky prospect, Neva Embankments, Senate Square, Bronze Horseman, Field of Mars etc.;

-          Yusupov Palace, including the exhibition “Murder of Grigoriy Rasputin”.

-          Church on the Spilled Blood;

-          St. Isaac Cathedral.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3. Peter and Paul Fortress and the Hermitage Museum

Meals B

Breakfast at the hotel.

10:00 – 17:00 – Tours of St. Petersburg with local guide:

-          Peter and Paul Fortress;

-          The Hermitage Museum;

-          General Staff Building (Impressionist and Postimpressionist paintings).

Optional: ballet or opera in one of the Imperial theatres.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 4. Pushkin and Pavlovsk

Meals B, L

Breakfast at the hotel.

10:00 – 16:00 Tours of St. Petersburg with local guide:

-          Pushkin (Tsarskoye Selo) - Catherine's Palace and Park;

-          Walk in Pavlovsk Park. Horse sleigh ride;

-          Lunch in traditional Russian restaurant.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 5. The Russian Museum. Departure

Meals B

Breakfast the hotel.

Visit the Russian Museum in Mikhailovsky Palace.

Transfer to the railway terminal or airport.

Departure.

Sights

St. Petersburg Historic Center

St. Petersburg Historic Center

The Historic Center of St. Petersburg is enlisted in the UNESCO's World Heritage List and features churches, palaces and houses dated back to the 18th-19th Centuries

The Hermitage and Winter Palace

The Hermitage and Winter Palace

This is one of the most famous St. Petersburg attractions. It had been the winter residence for emperors of Russia since the end of the 18th century till the revolution of 1917. The Hermtage, one of the biggest museums of the world, is in the same architectural ensemble.

Peter and Paul Fortress

Peter and Paul Fortress

The fortress was founded by Peter the Great in 1703 on Zayachy island, which is located on the Neva River.

St. Isaac's Cathedral

St. Isaac's Cathedral

St. Isaac's Cathedral is one of the biggest Orthodox churches in Russia.

Kazan Cathedral

Kazan Cathedral

Kazan Cathedral in St. Petersburg was built in honour of the victory over Napoleon in the war of 1812.

Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood

Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood

The Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood is an Orthodox memorial cathedral, a museum and a monument of Russian architecture.

Pushkin (Tsarskoe Selo)

Pushkin (Tsarskoe Selo)

The town of Pushkin (former Tsarskoe Selo or Tzar Village) is one of the most picturesque suburbs of Saint Petersburg.

This trip is operated daily from October till May.

Request a Quote.

  1. Hotel accommodation with breakfasts (TWIN/DBL or SGL room);
  2. Roundtrip transfers to/from airport or railway terminal;
  3. Local English-speaking guide's services;
  4. Entrance fees to all mentioned sights;
  5. Private transport on transfers and tours (except for the walking tours and boat tours);
  6. Lunch in Pavlovsk;
  7. Horse sled ride in Pavlovsk.

3* - M-hotel or similar/better 3* hotel in the city centre.

4* - Rossi hotel or similar/better 4* hotel in the city centre.

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