From Red Square and the Kremlin in
Moscow to the imperial palaces of
St Petersburg, join a group of like-minded
solo travellers on a 7-day tour visiting
some of the best attractions that Russia
has to offer. Both cities are renowned for
their world-class museums and grand
architecture, and each have left their
own cultural legacies on the country.
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Morning flight from London to St Petersburg
with British Airways. Transfer to the Radisson
Sonya for 3 nights. Welcome dinner. (D)
Morning tour of St Petersburg, including Nevsky
Prospekt and Vasilievsky island. Afternoon visit
to Catherine’s Palace at Pushkin, including the
renowned Amber Room. This opulent palace is
considered one of the finest in Europe. (B)
Morning visit to the world’s largest museum, the
Hermitage. Founded by Catherine the Great and
the former residence of the Tsars, the museum
now has an unrivalled collection of European
and Russian masterpieces. Optional afternoon
tour of the Fabergé Museum. (B)
Morning at leisure or optional visit to Peterhof
to view the exterior of Peter the Great’s Summer
Palace and explore the gardens. Late afternoon
train to Moscow (4 hours). On arrival, transfer to
the Holiday Inn Lesnaya for 3 nights. (B)
Morning tour of Moscow. View the iconic Red
Square with St Basil’s Cathedral, the Moscow State University and Novodevichy Convent.
Afternoon at leisure. (B)
Morning visit to the Kremlin, including Cathedral
Square and the Armoury Museum with its
collection of imperial crowns and carriages.
Optional visit to the Arbat quarter, followed
by a tour of selected Moscow metro stations
– so-called underground palaces adorned with
marble and chandeliers. Farewell dinner in the
evening. (B, D)
Morning at leisure. Afternoon transfer to the
airport and fly to London. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
group tours have been specially created
for single travellers. Benefits include single
occupancy of double / twin rooms as standard
and at sensible prices, plus the company of likeminded
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This tour is led in each
destination en route by a local tour escort. You
will be assisted with boarding the train in St
Petersburg and met on the platform on arrival
Based in 4- and 5-star
Opera or ballet performances in St
Petersburg or Moscow can be pre-booked. Please
contact Cox & Kings for details
Pre- and post-tour extensions are
available in Moscow and St Petersburg, and
include 2 nights’ accommodation with arrival or
The Holiday Inn Lesnaya is located close to Belorusskaya metro station, allowing easy access to central Moscow. The Kremlin and Red Square are a 15 minute journey away and Moscow's main shopping area is within walking distance of the hotel. This 12-storey modern hotel building has 300 rooms and suites equipped with high speed internet access, min bar, tea & coffee making facilities and satellite television. Other hotel facilities include a curency exchange, gym, bar and...
Opened in 2009, the Radisson Sonya Hotel, St Petersburg is a design hotel with 173 rooms over 7 floors. The hotel was styled by Swedish design company, Stylt Trampoli AB to reflect the fiction of Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Upon entering the hotel's lobby, you will feel you are entering Dostoyevsky's own studio. Book shelves on one side contain no less than 80 copies of Crime & Punishment in different editions and languages, mixed with piles of manuscript paper. Each of the guest room doors feature a plaque with a quotation from his novels in Russian and English, while the writing desks are contemporary replicas of Dostoyevsky's own desk. The carpets in the room corridors are patterned with further text from the books, while the walls feature photos from specific landmarks in St. Petersburg named in the novels. Guests can dine at the Metamorfos restaurant, which contains numerou...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
If you choose to take the tour without flights arranged through Cox & Kings, please contact one of our travel consultants prior to booking the flights to ensure that you are aware of the tour timings and all the implications of not booking through us. We strongly advise you not to book flights independently of Cox & Kings if significant charges would apply in case of cancellation.
Flight details may be subject to change prior to departure.
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