Built over 300 years ago by Peter the
Great as his 'window on the west',
St Petersburg is a city unlike any other.
In between the peaceful riverside
walkways and canals the city is packed
with the grandiose relics of tsarist days:
visit grand parks, imperial palaces, the
former citadel and museums bursting
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Morning flight from London (regional
connections available) to St Petersburg with
British Airways. Transfer to the Sokos Palace Bridge (or similar) for 4 nights. (N)
This morning, tour some of the highlights of
St Petersburg including the city's main street,
Nevsky Prospekt, the Admiralty buildings, the
immense Kazan Cathedral, the glittering domes
of the Church of Our Saviour on Spilled Blood
and Anichkov Bridge. In the afternoon visit Peter
and Paul Fortress, the original citadel and a
After breakfast, spend the morning admiring the
art collections in the Hermitage museum, home
to an enormous array of treasures and artwork
by great masters. Your guide will ensure that
you see the best of the exhibits. Afternoon at
Today, travel to the town of Pushkin just outside
St Petersburg for a guided tour of Catherine
Palace. Marvel at the opulence of this immense
rococo palace and visit the legendary Amber
Room, which famously disappeared during the
second world war and has only recently been
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.
This tour is fully escorted
throughout by a local tour manager from arrival
in St Petersburg.
This tour is based in 4-star
This tour will have transfers
and excursions shared with one or more other
parties who may or may not be Cox & Kings
clients. The maximum number of passengers
per departure is 25. Cox & Kings is acting as an
agent on behalf of Intourist and its cancellation
conditions will apply. Please contact Cox & Kings
Sokos Palace Bridge is 5 star hotel located in the historic centre of St. Petersburg on Vasily Island. The name of the hotel derives from the famous bridge nearby, the Palace Bridge, which leads directly to many of the main sights of St.Petersburg - the Hermitage, Palace Square, The Admiralty, St. Isaac's Cathedral and the beginning of Nevsky Prospect. The hotel is combination of new and old. Guest rooms are located in a modern building but the heart of the hotel is an old brick building, dating back to the mid 19th century. It used to serve as the wine cellars of a famous merchant dynasty, the Eliseev family. Now, under these old brick arches you will find a modern world of entertainment and wellness - restaurants Sevilla and Dans Le Noir, and a fitness and spa...
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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TIJ2017: 4 Nights
Created 300 years ago by Peter the Great as his "window on the West" St Petersburg is a...