Touch your dream and visit St-Petersburg! A City break that will break your heart! St-Petersburg is most famous for its summer white nights but as the epic Russian writer Tolstoi said in his novel Anna Karenine: “All the variety, all the charm, all the beauty of life is made up of light and shadow”. These words would truly describe St-Petersburg. Lights and shadows would also describe St-Petersburg, sweet mistress of the Baltic Sea tempting tourists in its summer lights and mysterious winter shadows. St-Petersburg mysterious winter nights bewitch all of its visitors covering them with an elegant blanket of white snow. Magnificent Imperial palaces, huge cathedrals, frozen canals and awesome drawbridges will dazzle you with their fairy lights. In the midst of winter, St-Petersburg will never leave you cold, offering you “blini” or thin pancakes, vodka and banya, the traditional Russian sauna to warm you up!
Day 1 Thursday: Arrival St. Petersburg Arrival in St. Petersburg, optional transfer to Hotel Sokos Vasilievsky**** check-in, welcome meeting, optional welcome dinner at the hotel.
Day 2 Friday: St. Petersburg St. Petersburg is an amazing city. Its imperial palaces and museums enjoy worldwide fame, while the Neva River and the many canals have deservedly given the city the title “The Venice of the North”. When the city is covered in snow it has a special romantic atmosphere. During the morning sightseeing tour, we get acquainted with all the splendours of the city: The Winter Palace, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the Church of the Bleeding Saviour, the Nevsky Convent and much more. The afternoon offers a visit to the world-famous Hermitage Art Museum.
Day 3 Saturday: St. Petersburg The morning offers excursion to Zarskoye Selo with the impressive Catherine’s Palace and the Amber Room, which vanished during World War II and was restored for St. Petersburg’s tri-centennial celebrations. Afternoon is at leisure in the city to explore it on your own hand.
Day 4 Sunday: St. Petersburg Departure Optional transfer to the airport.