russia tour: St. Petersburg Classic Break

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Highlights of the Imperial City
4 days
All year
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Enjoy the premier sights of St Petersburg, as well as beautiful palaces and gardens just outside the city, on this fantastic tour. Highlights include the Peter & Paul’s Fortress, Vasilyevsky Spit, Palace Square, the amazing Church of the Saviour of the Spilled Blood, Nevsky Prospect, the majestic St Isaac's Cathedral, the Hermitage Art Museum, Catherine's Palace and Peterhof Palace. Each day explore this historic city with your private car, driver and English speaking guide, so you can make the absolute most of your time here.

Add the train from Helsinki to/from St Petersburg  (4hrs). Or add a visit to Moscow - see our Moscow Classic Break tour.

Day 1 St. Petersburg Arrival
Upon arrival at the airport or railway station, private transfer to your hotel. Check in and start exploring on your own, in this city rightly known as "The Venice of the North". Wander the canals and wide streets to marvel at the astonishing architecture, or perhaps taste some traditional  vodka at one of the many restaurants and bars!

Day 2 City Sightseeing and the Hermitage Art Museum
Breakfast at the hotel. Your privately guided morning sightseeing tour of the city includes Peter & Paul’s Fortress, Vasilyevsky Spit, Palace Square, the amazing Church of the Saviour of the Spilled Blood,  Nevsky Prospect, and the majestic St Isaac's Cathedral. The afternoon is then devoted to the many wonderful treasures of the world famous Hermitage Museum. This historic former palace is filled with countless works of art and houses one of the oldest and largest colllections in the world.

Day 3 Catherine's Palace (Tsarskoe Selo) and Amber Room
Breakfast at the hotel. Then meet your guide for the leisurely drive into the countryside, to the charming town of Pushkin (aka Tsarskoe Selo), to visit the luxurious and light filled Catherine’s Palace, including its famous Amber Room, magically reconstructed by specialist artisans after being lost during the second World War. Enjoy a stroll through the lovely gardens or through the delightful tree filled town. 

Day 4 Peterhof, Grand Palace and Departure
Breakfast at the hotel. Then meet your guide for the morning's privately guided visit to the majestic Peterhof, with the Park and Grand Palace. In the afternoon, private transfer to the railway station or airport for your onward journey.

Departurs: Daily all year 

Includes:  3 nights accommodation with breakfast daily, private arrival and departure airport / hotel or railway station / hotel  transfers, privately guided excursions: 3 hour St Petersburg city sightseeing including St. Isaac's Cathedral Day 2, 3 hour Hermitage Art Museum visit Day 2, 5 hour Catherine's Palace (Tsarskoe Selo) and Amber Room excursion Day 3, 5 hour Peterhof with the Park and Grand Palace visit Day 4.

Excludes: Russian Visa, any additional optional excursions

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Price per person FROM:
Double AUD$ 2174.00
Single AUD$ 3839.00

Includes:  3 nights accommodation with breakfast daily, private arrival and departure airport / hotel or railway station / hotel  transfers, privately guided excursions: 3 hour St Petersburg city sightseeing including St. Isaac's Cathedral Day 2, 3 hour Hermitage Art Museum visit Day 2, 5 hour Catherine's Palace (Tsarskoe Selo) and Amber Room excursion Day 3, 5 hour Peterhof with the Park and Grand Palace visit Day 4.

* The price for this tour will vary in accordance with the level of accommodation selected (choose from 4 or 5 star) and your exact dates of travel- please enquire.
 

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