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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 behind their own cultural legacies.
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Morning flight from London (regional
connections available) to St Petersburg
with British Airways. Transfer to the Helvetia
Deluxe Hotel (or similar) for 3 nights. Welcome
Morning tour of St Petersburg, including Nevsky
Prospekt and Vasilievsky island. Afternoon visit
to Catherine Palace at Pushkin, including the
renowned Amber Room. (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 Park Inn Sadu (or similar) for 3 nights. (B)
Morning tour of Moscow. View the magnificent
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.
Pre- and post-tour extensions are available
in Moscow and St Petersburg, and include 2 nights’ accommodation with arrival or
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
These small group tours have been specially created
for solo travellers. Benefits include single
occupancy of double / twin rooms as standard
and at sensible prices, plus the company of
like-minded travellers. View the complete
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 in Moscow.
Opera or ballet performances in
St Petersburg or Moscow can be pre-booked.
Please contact Cox & Kings for details.
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