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Welcome to the city of the Tsars! After an included airport arrival transfer and hotel check.
Founded by Peter the Great in 1703, St Petersburg is built around a series of bridge-connected canals and rivers. This morning we visit Peter and Paul Fortress, home to the SS Peter and Paul Cathedral, housing the tombs of the Romanov monachs. This afternoon enjoy a guided tour of the Hermitage, where you will be taken to see the highlights of this incredible collection and the beautiful baroque palace that houses it.
Today you can enjoy a day at leisure exploring St Petersburg independently or chose to do one of our optional activities: Option 1: Visit the amazing royal residences of the Russian Tsars, located on the outskirts of St Petersburg and enjoy views of the russian countryside en route. Take a guided tour around the beautiful summer gardens at Peterhof and Catherine Palace at Tsarkoe Selo. Option 2: Take a guided tour of the Yusupov's Palace on the banksof the Moika River.
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The ancient and provincial town of Novgorod is en route from St Petersburg to Moscow and a popular pit-stop. ...