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Our special offer on St Petersburg Holiday is specially designed for people looking to explore the real jewels of Russia. Our first pick on the great Russia Holiday is St Petersburg that was founded in 1703 by Peter the Great. This is undoubtedly the finest city in Russia.
On this St Petersburg Holiday, we will be taking a tour of the many fascinating palaces and cathedrals, bridges over canals, spacious squares and wide streets lined by highly decorated baroque and classical buildings. This city is largely protected as a UNESCO World Heritage site. One of the most famous highlights of our St Petersburg Holiday includes Hermitage Museum that includes some of the most interesting collections like Western European art, the Peter and Paul Fortress, palaces, parks and lakes of Tsarskoe Selo and sumptuous Grand Palace at Peterhof.
Route: St Petersburg
St. Petersburg Holiday Itinerary Highlights
- Visit the Hermitage Museum, which is one of the largest museums in the world.
- Take the famous canal boat tour.
It is important to note that British Airways ply direct flights from London Heathrow to Moscow Domodedovo Airport and St Petersburg. Also, Aeroflot is another airline that flies direct from the UK to St Petersburg.
Average Flight Time
A direct flight from London Heathrow to St Petersburg takes about 4 hours. Therefore it is very easy to go on a quick weekend getaway or a short break to Russia or St. Petersburg Holiday.
Did you know Russia is the largest country and has 11 different time zones?
Do’s and don’ts
- Dress formals for any theatre visit or a musical concert.
- Don’t take photographs of government officials and buildings including airport, museums and military buildings.
- Make sure you cover your head and shoulders when you visit any church.
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UK to St PETERSBURG
In the morning, we will depart from the UK to St Petersburg on British Airways flight.
In the morning, after breakfast we will leave for Hermitage Museum that is also, a part of the Winter Palace and contains one of the most spectacular collections of Western European art in the world. Later, we will take a tour of St Isaac’s Cathedral that is known for its shimmering gold dome. End your day with St Petersburg’s oldest building, the Peter and Paul Fortress, which once held political prisoners.
St PETERSBURG to PUSHKIN
Today, we will be visiting Pushkin, the site of the grand imperial estate of Tsarskoe Selo, or ‘Tsar’s Village’ for its beautiful palaces, parks and lakes. On return to St Petersburg, spend the afternoon at one of the city's finest sites, the Yusupov Palace, a site famous for the murder of Rasputin.
St PETERSBURG to PETERHOF
Today, we will be visiting Petehof, former summer residence of the tsars. The grandeur of the palace is equivalent to the Palace of Versailles. The afternoon is free at leisure.
St PETERSBURG to THE UK
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