The Ceremonial Saint Petersburg

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Northern Palmira
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FROM €199.29

Saint Petersburg – Tsarskoe Selo - Saint Petersburg

7 days/6 nights. Mixed tour for individual tourists

An exciting tour through the Northern capital of Russia, and visit one of the main and most beautiful attractions near St. Petersburg, Tsarskoye Selo, the residence of the Russian emperors. A sightseeing tour around Saint Petersburg. A guided tour to the Kunstkamera Museum. A tour around the Petersburg Metro. A tour to the world famous Cathedrals. And, of course, an out-of-town tour to Tsarskoe Selo with a visit to the Catherine Palace and the park.


1st day

 

Self check-in at the hotel.

A free day without excursions or transportation.

 

 

2nd day

 

Breakfast at the hotel.

A city tour, “The Masterpieces of the Northern Palmira”. From house to house, from palace to palace - you will immerse yourself in the history of the incredible town, owing its existence to talented masters, who lived in it and created for it.

An excursion to the Kunstkamera - the first Russian museum, established by the emperor Peter I. You will see a unique collection of ancient items, revealing the history and daily life of many nations, and you will get acquainted with a part of Peter the Great’s collection - the collection of anatomical rarities and anomalies.

Pick up and transportation will be provided from the airport or train station to your hotel, from your hotel to the tour starting point, and for the city tour.

3rd day

Breakfast at the hotel.

A free day without excursions or transportation.

 

4th day

 

Breakfast at the hotel restaurant.

A walking excursion, “The Orthodox Shrines of Saint Petersburg”. with a visit to Alexandro-Nevskaya Lavra - one of the richest and most significant monasteries of pre-revolutionary Russia. You will go to the Troitskiy Temple, where the relics of Alexander Nevskiy, the protector of Saint Petersburg, are kept.

A visit to the Kazanskiy Temple, a memorial of the War of 1812, a unique architectural building, where one of the Orthodox relics, the esteemed icon of Kazan Mother of God is kept.

An excursion, “The Underground Castles” around the Petersburg subway - the deepest and one of the most beautiful in the world, where the decorations of stations reflect all periods of the city’s history.

Transportation is not provided.

 

5th day

 

Breakfast at the hotel.

A free day without excursions or transportation.

 

6th day

 

Breakfast at the hotel.

A free day without excursions or transportation.

 

 

7th day

 

Breakfast at the hotel restaurant.

Check-out till 12 a.m.

A suburban excursion to Tsarskoye Selo, including a visit to the Palace of Ekaterina. Tsarskoye selo is a suburban residence of Russian emperors, and today is one of the most spectacular suburbs of Petersburg, which you can visit at any time of the year. During the excursion you will get to see world-renown monuments, such as the Palace of Ekaterina, the Kameron Gallery, and the Ermitage and Grotto pavilions. And, of course, you will hear a story about the main singer of Tsarskoe Selo’s masterpieces - Alexander Pushkin, whose name the town bears now.

The program will end around 6 p.m in the town center.

 

*** Every last Tuesday of a month the visit to the Kunstkamera is replaced with a visit to the Peter and Paul Fortress due to a cleaning day at the museum.

 

 

Check-out time: check-in after 2 p.m, check-out until 12 p.m







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