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 to St Petersburg with British Airways. Transfer to the Domina Prestige hotel (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 today a museum. (B)
After breakfast, spend the morning admiring the art collections in the Hermitage museum, home to an enormous array of oriental treasures and artwork by great masters. Your guide will ensure that you see the best of this vast museum. Afternoon at leisure. (B)
Today, travel to the town of Pushkin just outside of 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 reconstructed. (B)
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 5-star accommodation
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 between 20 to 25. Cox & Kings is acting as an agent on behalf of Intourist and its cancellation conditions will apply. Please contact Cox & Kings for details.
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Opened in 2011, the Domina Prestige Hotel is conveniently located in the heart of St Petersburg with St Isaac's Cathedral, only 2 minutes' walk from the hotel. The hotel enjoys a picturesque setting on the banks of one of St Petersburg's many canals, the exterior of the hotel gives guests the impression of a classical property but the interior offers avant garde design philosophy with brightly coloured rooms featuring the latest in modern amenities.
Features: 108 rooms & suites, restaurant, bar, fitness centre including sauna and hamman.
Room amenities: Satellite television, minibar, safe, air conditioning, Wi-Fi,...
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.
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TIJ2016: 4 Nights
Created 300 years ago by Peter the Great as his "window on the West" St Petersburg is a...