ST.PETERSBURG 5 days/4 nights

Day 1 – St.Petersburg/Arrival

Meet-and-greet at the Airport. Transfer to the hotel. Check-in.

Dinner at the hotel

Overnight – St.Petersburg

 

Day 2 – St.Petersburg

10.00 – Departure for the morning City sightseeing tour

IsaakiyDuring your memorable city sightseeing tour guided by our professional guide you will see the most remarkable architectural ensembles of St.Petersburg: Palace Square and Winter Palace, Spit of the Vassilievsky Island, University Embankment, Main Building of the State St.Petersburg University, Admiralty, Senat Square, Monument to Peter the Great (Bronze Horseman), St.Isaac's Cathedral and St.Isaac's Square, Field of Mars and Summer Gardens, Cruiser Aurora, Smolny Cathedral. You will have several photo breaks and plenty of opportunities to take pictures.

Free time for lunch (cost of lunch is not included in the package price)

Afternoon tour of the Church of Our Savior on the Spilled Blood

spasThe Church of Our Savior on the Spilled Blood was built between 1883 and 1907 on the site where Emperor Alexander II was fatally wounded in March 1881. The interior was designed by some of the most celebrated Russian artists of the day. The walls and ceilings inside the Church are completely covered in intricately detailed mosaics - over 7500 square meters of it.

A visit to the Church of Our Savior on the Spilled Blood will be followed by the walking tour of the Nevsky Prospect

Nevsky prospect is one of the most famous streets in Russia. Saint Petersburg's main shops and businesses are located on and around this central thoroughfare, where a diverse culinary choice of restaurants, cafes and bars to suit all tastes and pockets is available. They match any European City for quality and atmosphere. Nevsky Prospekt's architecture is in spirit with the Champs-Elysées and it rivals the best of Amsterdam, Rome and Venice. "Step into it, and you step into a fairground," wrote Nikolai Gogol.

Transfer to the hotel.

19.00 - Dinner at the hotel.

Overnight – St.Petersburg

 

Day 3 – St.Petersburg

Hermitage209.30 – Departure for the morning State Hermitage tour including a tour of the Main Museum Complex

Founded in 1764 by the Russian empress Catherine the Great, the State Hermitage Museum is one of the oldest and largest art galleries in the world. It houses more than 2.7 million exhibits. During the tour you will visit 4 buildings of the Main Museum Complex: the Winter Palace, Small Hermitage, Old Hermitage and New Hermitage; and see works by Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Roden, Rembrandt, Rubens, etc.

Free time for lunch (cost of lunch is not included in the package price)

Afternoon tour of the Peterhof Lower Gardens

PeterhofThe Peterhof Museum Complex - the "capital of fountains” – is one of the most popular museums not only in Russia, but in the whole world. The Lower Park is the most famous part of the entire complex. This regular garden is decorated with many handsome palaces and sculptures, but the most important ornaments are the fountains, drawing millions of visitors every year.

Transfer to the hotel.

19.00 - Dinner at the hotel.

Overnight – St.Petersburg

 

Day 4 – St.Petersburg

09.30 – Departure for a tour of the Catherine palace and park in Tsarskoye Selo (Pushkin)

Located 29 km south of pushkin4St.Petersburg.  Tsarskoye selo became the official summer royal residence in the middle of the 18th century. Catherine palace - a splendid example of the Russian Baroque style - is a stunning royal retreat well-known the world over. The splendor of the palace is magnified by the beautiful park surrounding it. During the tour of the palace you will see elegant state rooms as well as the famous Amber Room.

14.00 – Back at the hotel

Afternoon – at leisure

19.00 - Dinner at the hotel

Overnight – St.Petersburg

 

Day 5 – St.Petersburg/Departure

Transfer to the Airport

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