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St Petersburg Highlights

Group Tour | General interest | Non-exclusive 5 Days & 4 Nights Lead-in price: £990

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.

The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • Tour of the city's highlights, including the Peter and Paul Fortress
  • Visit the vast Hermitage museum
  • Excursion to see Catherine Palace and the Amber Room
  • Stay in 4-star accommodation
  • Small group size - average 16 people (max 25)
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Superior Group Tour in brief

Day 1: Fly to St Petersburg

Morning flight from London (regional connections available) to St Petersburg with Aeroflot. Transfer to the Novotel St Petersburg City Centre (or similar) for 4 nights. (N)

Day 2: St Petersburg

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)

Day 3: St Petersburg

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)

Day 4: Pushkin

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)

Day 5: Fly to London

Morning at leisure. Afternoon transfer to the airport and fly to London. (B)

Meal basis

As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Important information Standard tour

This tour is based in 3- and 4-star accommodation.

Single supplement

Available on request.

Non-exclusive tour:

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.

Private & tailor-made travel

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 enquire online.

Superior group tour accommodation

  • Saint Petersburg Hotel
    Saint Petersburg Hotel

    The Hotel Saint Petersburg is centrally located on the Pirogov Embankment and offers fantastic views of the city and the Neva River. Its spacious guestrooms are modern and well-equipped, many featuring large picture windows. Facilities include an indoor pool, a fitness centre, and a rooftop bar that's open in the summer months. There are two on-site restaurants, one serving fine dining with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the river, and the other offering Russian and pan-Asian cuisine. Features: 554 rooms & suites, 2 restaurants, lounge bar, indoor swimming pool, gym, sauna, rooftop terrace. Room amenities: Air conditioning, television, tea & coffee facilities, robe & slippers, safe, Wi-Fi.

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Dates & prices


Guideline Prices

Low season from £990 per person

High season from £1290 per person

Main Costs

Vaccination Travel Policy
All clients must be fully vaccinated before travelling with us on a Cox & Kings (C&K) group tour. This means that a customer must have received their full two doses of the COVID‑19 vaccination at least 14 days before travelling with us. This does not apply to our private tours or tailor-made travel. If you have any questions please call us or visit our FAQs page on our website here

Flexible Prices & Itineraries
For a quote based on alternative accommodation standards or flight options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7873 5000 or send an email enquiry

Guaranteed Departures Where a tour date has ‘yes’ listed, this tour is guaranteed to run.

For all other departure dates, once the minimum number of people booked has been reached, this tour is also guaranteed to run. Our sales consultants will be able to advise how many people are booked for your chosen date at the time of enquiry, giving you the confidence to book safe in the knowledge your tour will go ahead.

Terms & Conditions Guaranteed departures will run except in the circumstances where travel to the destination is advised against by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) or entry restrictions relating to COVID-19 preclude travel.

Additional Information

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.

  • What's Included
    • International flights (and domestic flights if applicable)
    • UK departure and overseas airport taxes
    • Accommodation, Itinerary & meal basis as described
    • Local Transfers in an air-conditioned vehicle
    • Fully escorted by an English-speaking guide throughout
    • Entrance fees unless otherwise stated

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