St Petersburg City Break - 4 Days

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Our most popular city break. A perfect introduction to the main attractions of the beautiful city of St Petersburg. Your personal driver and guide will be on hand to show you the main sights including a comprehensive city tour, a guided visit of the world renowned Hermitage and an excursion to the south of St Petersburg to tour magnificent Catherine's Palace. In the evenings we suggest a visit to the ballet or perhaps a night at a traditional Russian folklore show!

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Our accommodation page has helpful hotel suggestions, we introduce our local guides here and you can read more details about visitor attractions in our St Petersburg sightseeing section.

4 days - At a glance!
Day 1
Arrive, hotel transfer and check in
Day 2
City sightseeing tour, Peter & Paul Fortress
Day 3
Hermitage guided tour
Day 4
Catherine's Palace, flight home
* The above is just a general outline - schedule will depend on dates of visit and opening/closing times of above attractions


Arrive in St Petersburg on Day 1 where you will be met by one of our expert local guides who will assist with your hotel transfer and check in.

Start Day 2 with a guided sightseeing tour of St Petersburg. You will see highlights such as the Church on the Spilled Blood, St Isaac's Cathedral, the Winter Palace, Nevsky Prospekt and the majestic River Neva. We also include a guided visit of Peter and Paul Fortress, the birthplace of St Petersburg and resting place of the Tsars. Tonight is free for a ballet or opera performance at one of St Petersburg's beautiful theatres.*

On Day 3 enjoy a guided tour of the major works of art on display at the Hermitage museum. The tour is condensed into 3 hours as it would take several years to see everything! Tonight why not experience a traditional Russian Folklore show in the luxurious surroundings of Nikolayevsky Palace.*

Check out of your hotel on Day 4 and travel to the small town of Pushkin, named after the famous poet who once studied here. Visit magnificent Catherine's Palace and see the splendour of the extraordinary and recently fully restored Amber Room. Later on, transfer to the airport for your flight home

*Not included and subject to availability and schedule


What's included

  • Visa invitations and support
  • Airport transfers upon arrival and departure
  • 3 nights hotel accommodation
  • Breakfasts daily
  • Services of personal driver and expert local guide where mentioned in itinerary
  • Entrances to Peter and Paul Fortress, the Hermitage and St Catherine's Palace

What's not included

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