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4 Days in St. Petersburg

RUSSIAN PORT CITY ON THE BALTIC SEA

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Russia Tour

Duration: 3 Nights / 4 Days

Russia Tour

St. Petersburg

TOUR INTRO

St. Petersburg is a Russian port city on the Baltic Sea. It was the imperial capital for 2 centuries, having been founded in 1703 by Peter the Great, subject of the city’s iconic “Bronze Horseman” statue. It remains Russia’s cultural center, with venues like the ultramodern Mariinsky Theatre hosting opera and ballet, and the State Russian Museum showcasing Russian art, from Orthodox icon paintings to Kandinsky works.

PACKAGE DETAILS

ARRIVAL TO SAINT-PETERSBURG

The meeting with the driver at the airport (railway station) and transfer to your hotel.

DAY 1 - ST. PETERSBURG

10:00 meeting with the guide and the driver

 

10:00 – 13:00 sightseeing tour(including stops by sphinxes near the spit of Vasilevsky Island)

 

13:00-14:00 Visit toSt Peter and Paul Fortressand excursion in St Peter and Paul Cathedral(This is the first building of the ancient city of St.Petersburg and there are tombs of the Romanov dynasty in the Cathedral)

 

14:00-15:00 Time forLunch(not included)

 

14:00-15:00 The Savior on Spilled Blood(The Church of the Russian styled domes which attracts by its dazzling and colorful facades andinteriors)

 

15.00-16.00 Boat tripby the rivers and canals 16:30 Back to the hotel

 

19:00 Optinal evening program on a further request

DAY 2 - ST. PETERSBURG

10:00 meeting with the guide and the driver

 

10:00 – 11:00 The way to Peterhof (the summer residence of the czars, called the “Russian Versailles”). Peterhof (Petrodvorets) is a jewel ofRussian art, a city of parks, palaces and fountains. It is located 29 km to the west of St. Petersburg

 

11:00-12:30 Peterhof Grand Palace

 

12:30-14:00 Walking tour trough Peterh of Park

 

14:00-15:00 Time for Lunch (not included)

 

15.00-16.00 Driving back to the city

 

16:00-17:00 The Saint Isaac Cathedral (The Church of the biggest Russian gilded dome which attracts by its enormous facades and interiors)

 

17.30 –back to the hotel

 

19:00 Optinal evening program on a further request

DAY 3 - ST. PETERSBURG

10:00 Meeting with the guide and the driver

 

10:00-11:00 The tour in Pushkin town which is 25 km from St Petersburg and famous for its Catherine Palaceand the magnificent interior: thefamous “Amber Room” (a work of art of inestimable value and beauty)

 

11.00-13.00 The tour in Catherine Palace

 

13:30-14:00 Driving to the city of Pavlovsk

 

14:00-14:30 Time for Coffee break (not included)

 

14:00-15:30 The tour innThe Palace of Paul The First

 

17:00 back to the hotel

 

19:00 Optinal evening program on a further request

DAY 4 - ST. PETERSBURG

10:00 Meeting with the guide and the driver

 

10:30-13:00 Hermitage Museum (one of the major museums of the world, an important and grandiose architectural complex which has one of the most important art collections)

 

13:30-14:00 Time for Coffee break (not included)

 

14:00-16:00 The Yusupov Palace tour The Yusupov Palace is a unique architectural and cultural monument rightfully acclaimed as an”encyclopedia” of St. Petersburg aristocratic interiors.The palace went down in Russian history as the scene of the assassination of Grigory Rasputin, the Siberian peasant who became the spiritual mentor and friend of the family of Emperor Nicholas II at the beginning of the twentieth century. The tragedy played out on the night of 17 December in the living quarters of the young Prince Felix Yusupov. These rooms now house a historical-documentary exhibition.

 

17:00 back to the hotel

 

19:00 Optinal evening program on a further request

DEPARTURE FROM ST. PETERSBURG

Meeting with the driver and transfer to the airport (railway station).

INCLUDED SERVICES

  • Transportation (Private Van) in accordance with the program
  • The English-speaking professional guide
  • Entrance to the museums (The Hermitage, Peterhof Grand Palace and Park, Catherine Palace and Park, Fortress of St. Peter and St. Paul, Savior on Spilled Blood, Yusupov Palace with exposition “murder of Rasputin”, The Cathedral of Saint Isaac, The Palace and Park of Paul The First”)
  • Excursion by rivers and canals (boat with private terrace for photographs and coverage in case of bad weather is used as a common one for the groups of Aventura Travel)
  • Transfers to/from airport (railway station)
  • Taxes
  • Free water bottles

 

We recommend this tour to see and enjoy as much as possible of the city and its suburbs. This program is very tight, interesting and non-standard.

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