Escape to St Petersburg WEEK END in Saint-Petersburg - 4 Days / 3 Nights
Escape to St Petersburg WEEK END in Saint-Petersburg - 4 Days / 3 Nights. During this week-end you will discover the best treasures of the Imperial capital in all its European brilliance.
D1Arrival to Saint-Petersburg. Meet by English-speaking guide(or guide speaking your language). Transfer to the hotel. Check-in. Time at leisure. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
After a long journey you may feel jet lagged so we wouldn’t recommend taking tours or excursions on the first day. Just make yourself comfortable at first. Then get one of the city maps and have a walk around your hotel or go to the city centre. St. Petersburg is beautiful at night, all the lights are on, people having fun outside, and a lot of bars and restaurants are ready to welcome you in!
D2Breakfastatthehotel. Meeting with the guide at the hotel lobby. Visit to the Hermitage museum. City tour. Time at leisure. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
During a sightseeing tour you will see the central part of a city with its cathedrals, the buildings decorated with a delightful stucco molding, sculptural angels and lions, wonderful parks and embankments . To your look will appear also Nevsky prospect, a sculptural complex of Anichkov bridge, the bright architecture of Savior on the Blood Church, the Mars field, the Copper Horseman monument, ensemble of the Isaak Cathedral , Palace Square, the Arrow of Vasilevsky Island and other monuments of architecture.
The Hermitage — one of the oldest and largest museums of the world. It is located in five historical buildings of St.-Petersburg, including the Winter palace - residence of Russian tsars. Buildings of a museum are architectural masterpieces. Hermitage collections total 3 million exhibits, from the most ancient times up to now. In 400 halls magnificent samples of primitive art, art of Egypt, ancient art, gold of Scythians, extensive collections of the West European art and many other things are presented.
D3Breakfast at the hotel. Meeting with the guide at the hotel lobby. Departure to Pushkin (Tsarskoye Selo). Visit to the Catherine palace and park. Return to Saint-Petersburg. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Tsarskoe Selo ( Pushkin) Catherine’s Palace
The Memorial estate is a monument of world architecture and landscape gardening art XXVIII – the beginnings XX, included in the List of the world heritage of UNESCO. In territory of Ekaterina's and Aleksandrovsky parks it is located more than 100. Architectural constructions: from majestic palaces and monumental monuments to pavilions and the bridges created by a brilliant galaxy of Russian and foreign masters, among which – architects: M.Zemtsov, A.Kvasov, S.Chevakinsky, V.Rastrelli, C.Kameron, G.Quarenghi, A.Rinaldi, I.Monigetti, V.Stasov. Today in the Ekaterina's palace are offered 12 survey and thematic excursions from which the greatest popularity was received by the Amber room
D4Breakfast at the hotel. Check out. Meeting with the guide at the hotel lobby. Transfer to the airport. Departure from Saint-Petersburg.
The more you explore of your destination city the merrier is your holiday. We recommend taking optional tours in St. Petersburg:
- Pushkin is situated near another St. Petersburg suburb – Pavlovsk. You may go there as well and amidst these beautiful places order a meal in Russian-styled restaurant “Podvorye” where you may taste all traditional dishes for a reasonable price.
- At night you could go on a tour “St. Petersburg by night”. In summer season you will see the bridges over Neva being drawn, stunning illuminations of the city, and all splendors of the city in full swing.