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UPDATE ON TRAVELLING TO RUSSIA

27 September 2022

From July 15th, Russia has lifted the restrictions on crossing its land borders established in connection with the pandemic. Foreign tourists once again have the opportunity to enter our country on regular bus lines Lux Express and Ecolines.
GASTRONOMIC FESTIVAL IN KAZAN

15 September 2022

On September 17-18, Kazan will host the Tasty Kazan gastronomic festival for the eighth time. The festival will take place on the square in front of the Palace of Farmers. Visitors will be able to try dishes, take part in culinary master classes from chefs, try tasting sets, learn the rules of hospitality and much more.

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2-day programs. St. Petersburg imperial



Included:

Day 1. the panoramic tour of the city, the Peter and Paul Fortress, the Hermitage.

Day 2. Peterhof (Upper and Lower parks), Pushkin (the Amber Room).


2 Days

DAY 1. ST. PETERSBURG

 

Meeting with your local guide in the hall of the St. Petersburg port terminal.


Departure for the panoramic tour of the city during which you will see the perspective of Nevsky Avenue, the Square of Fine Arts and the Cathedral of St. Isaak, the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood and the Mariinsky Theater. We will visit the Peter and Paul Fortress considered to be the historical centre of the city and we will enter the first cathedral of St. Petersburg – one of St. Peter and St. Paul. Next we will visit the cathedral of Our Lady of Kazan.


Free time for lunch.


Then we visit the Hermitage, the largest museum in Russia and one of the most important and well-known in the world. The museum collections originated by the Empress Catherine the Great in 1764 today contain more than 3 million samples dating from prehistoric to modern times and are exhibited in 400 rooms. Its real jewels are paintings of Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Titian, Rembrandt, P.P. Rubens, A. Van Dyck, El Greco...


Return to the port.

 

DAY 2. ST. PETERSBURG

 

Meeting with your local guide in the hall of the St. Petersburg port terminal.


Today we go to one of the most beautiful summer residences of the Russian Emperors - Peterhof.  The Peterhof or Petrodvorets ensemble is a city of parks, palaces and fountains, founded in the early 18th century by Peter the Great to commemorate the glory of Russia. The excursion includes a walk through the parks only (Upper and Lower parks).


Free time for lunch.


Then we will visit another fascinating monument of architecture and gardening, Pushkin (Tsarskoe Selo). The combination of gold, sky blue walls, snowy columns and a silver ceiling create an impressive effect. The jewel of the palace - the Amber Room - is known as the eighth wonder of the world. The romantic alleys around the Catherine Palace invite for a walk to see the pavilions and ponds of the favorite park of the Russian Emperors.


Return to the port.


NB The order of the visits is subject to changing according to the museum work hours.

 

Prices in US DOLLARS, per person, including commission for tour operators:

Number of pax 1 pax 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax 5 pax 6 pax 7 pax 8 pax 9 pax 10 pax
Tour price, p.p. $985 $545 $450 $365 $310 $285 $265 $245 $230 $220

Price includes:

- meeting at the port terminal

- English-speaking guide

- transport with a/c

- entrance tickets: Hermitage, Peter and Paul Fortress, cathedral of Our Lady of Kazan, Peterhof (only park), Pushkin.


The final program and cost might suffer changes due to sanitary requirements and protocols that will apply at the time of your guests' arrival in Russia (such as: group size restrictions on museum visits and transportation, restrictions on restaurants’ operations etc.).


To find out the options for the night program, you can visit the section Optional night tours in St. Petersburg or write to us in the Comments of the Book the Tour form.