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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 with treasures.
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Morning flight from London (regional
connections available) to St Petersburg with
British Airways. Transfer to the Novotel St
Petersburg City Centre (or similar) for 4
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 museum. (B)
After breakfast, spend the morning admiring
the art collections in the Hermitage museum,
which houses an enormous array of treasures
and artwork by great masters. Your guide will
ensure that you see the best of the exhibits.
Afternoon at leisure. (B)
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 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 based in 3- and 4-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 25. Cox & Kings is
acting as an agent on behalf of Intourist and
its cancellation conditions will apply. Please
contact Cox & Kings for details.
This itinerary can be taken privately on a date that suits
you, for which guideline prices are shown.
Alternatively, it can be tailored to your exact
requirements. Please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
TIJ2019: 4 Nights