Night at the Museum (aka Long Night of Museums) began in Berlin in 1997, in an aim to attract a larger and also younger audience to its museums and cultural institutions. Over 120 cities in Europe, including St Petersburg and Moscow, have now jumped on board, showcasing their unique museums, galleries and heritage sites.
We are running a special Night At The Museums departure of our Simply St Pete's tour departing Friday 16th May 2014. Coinciding with the wonderful Russian 'White Nights' when the sun barely sets and St Petersburg comes to life. Join us for this wonderful event accompanied by our expert guide, explore a selection of the cities best late night galleries and museums on day 2 of your tour.
|Night At The Museums Departure|
|07 FEB - 10 FEB||USD $799||USD $429|
|21 MAR - 24 MAR||USD $799||USD $429|
|04 APR - 07 APR||USD $899||USD $579|
|02 MAY - 05 MAY||USD $899||USD $579|
|15 MAY - 18 MAY||USD $979||USD $589|
|06 JUN - 09 JUN||USD $899||USD $579|
|11 JUL - 14 JUL||USD $899||USD $579|
|25 JUL - 28 JUL||USD $899||USD $579|
|15 AUG - 18 AUG||USD $899||USD $579|
|05 SEP - 08 SEP||USD $899||USD $579|
|03 OCT - 06 OCT||USD $899||USD $579|
|07 NOV - 10 NOV||USD $799||USD $429|
Make the most of your time away! Listed below are the optional activities that are available on this trip. Please note that you will need to book these prior to travel as we cannot always guarantee availability of these activities once you are on holiday.
|Take a step back in time - enjoy a guided tour of the stunning Royal Residences of the Russian Tsars, located in the outskirts of St Pete's and admire the beautiful Russian countryside on the way. Our Catherine Palace (winter) or Peterhof Gardens (summer) bolt on is available on all tours visiting St Petersburg.|
|Escape the bustling city of St Petersburg with an overnight stay in ancient Novgorod. Your visit begins with a tour of the historic Kremlin (Fortress) grounds and the open air museum of Russian wooden architecture, then there's free time to independently explore Novgorod - listed by UNESCO as one of the top 100 cities of the world. Why not soak up the views from a leisurely walk along the Volkhov river, visit one of the great medieval abbeys, or wander round the quaint shops and bars.|
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Below is a list of key highlights and what is included on this tour. Further, where appropriate, we have listed the items that are not included in the tour price.
The hotels listed below are ones which we frequently use on this tour. We reserve the right to substitute these hotels to ones of a similar standard when necessary.