St Petersburg Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF RUSSIA 289

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Day 1: St Petersburg

Welcome to Russia and the start of your holiday! Airport arrival and board the river cruiser, your home for the next 10 nights. Overnight - 3 star river cruiser

Day 2: St Petersburg

Today tour the stunning city of Tsars, with the whimsical Church on Spilled Blood, St Isaac’s Cathedral, St Savior Cathedral, Nevsky Prospect, Peter and Paul Fortress - home to the SS Peter and Paul Cathedral, housing the tombs of the Romanov monarchs. Overnight - 3 star river cruiser

Day 3: St Petersburg - Volga River

This morning visit the opulent Winter Palace. Once the royal residence of the Tsars, the palace is now home to the Hermitage Museum, which has one of the biggest art collections on earth! Overnight - 3 star river cruiser

Days 4-8: Volga River

Over the coming days, relax and enjoy life aboard, whilst you cruise along the Neva river, stopping for sightseeing at ancient Golden Ring towns and charming villages. With a beautiful backdrop of rolling hills, rivers, forest and steppes, cruise beyond Lake Ladoga to picturesque Kizhi Island on Lake Onega. The next port of call is Goritzy, where you’ll visit the Monastery of St Cyril on the White Lake - one of the oldest and most famous monasteries in Russia. In Yaroslavl explore the incredible Monastery of the Transfiguration of the Saviour. Continuing your journey, head to the historical Uglich, where you enjoy a walking tour of the Kremlin and the The Church of St. Dimitry on Blood. Overnight - 3 star river cruiser

Day 9: Moscow

Soak up the beautiful riverside views as you approach the big smoke. This afternoon arrive into Moscow and enjoy a city tour visiting Christ the Savior Cathedral, the Moskva River embankment and the observation platform of Sparrow Hill. Overnight - 3 star river cruiser

Day 10: Moscow

Today, venture to the legendary Red Square - site of the breathtaking and iconic St Basil’s Cathedral. Take a guided tour of Red Square and Moscow’s mighty Kremlin and Armoury. Overnight - 3 star river cruiser

Day 11: Moscow

Your tour finishes after breakfast. Onward departure transfer to the airport.

Russia Spotlight
Yuriev Monastery and Museum of Wooden Architecture

Novgorod

The ancient and provincial town of Novgorod is en route from St Petersburg to Moscow and a popular pit-stop. ...

Russia Weather

Weather in St Petersburg
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