St Petersburg Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF RUSSIA 404

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Day 1: St Petersburg

Welcome to Russia and the start of your holiday! Meet and greet arrival transfer from St Petersburg Pulkovo Airport. Overnight St Petersburg

Day 2: St Petersburg

Today enjoy a half day guided sightseeing tour of the Hermitage Museum. The State Hermitage is a museum of art and culture in Saint Petersburg, Russia. One of the largest and oldest museums in the world, it was founded in 1764 by Catherine the Great and has been open to the public since 1852. Overnight St Petersburg.

Days 3-4: St Petersburg

Enjoy the next 2 days at your leisure exploring this city your way. Overnight St Petersburg.

Day 5: St Petersburg - Moscow

Today we visit a winter palace of the Tsars. Catherine Palace is home to the Amber Room, made from several tons of amber. The lavish Palace and gardens offer insight into the privileged lives of Russia’s Tsarsist aristocracy. After we enjoy a guided city tour and also visit Peter and Paul Cathedral. Later, we transfer to the train station for our overnight journey to Moscow. Overnight - train to Moscow

Day 6: Moscow

After hotel check-in, we head to legendary Red Square and on to the mighty Kremlin - seat of Russia’s power; where we enjoy a guided tour or the Kremlin and Armoury, taking in the cathedrals, the bell-tower complex, the treasures in the armoury chamber and the largest bell in the world (200 ton) which has never been rung and is situated near the Tsar cannon that has never been fired. Overnight - Moscow

Day 7: Moscow

A day combining art in every sense! We explore the Tretyakov Gallery which houses the best examples of Russian art, from icons to modern art, including Soviet propaganda paintings. This afternoon, we take a ride on the underground, seeing the Moscow Metro stations, built during Stalin’s rule as “palaces for the people”. Lavish designs, with columns and chandeliers, sculptures and paintings, they truly are a sight to behold. Overnight - Moscow

Days 8-9: Moscow

Enjoy the rest of your time in Russia at your leisure. Overnight Moscow

Day 10: Moscow

Sadly your time with us has come to an end as you are transferred to the airport in time for your departure flight to you onward destination.

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. ...

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last updated - 24 Nov 2014 6:37 PM