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All the splendours of the capitals of the Tsars

  • Moscow St. Petersburg
  • From Moscow to St-Petersburg, discover the two historic capitals of greater Russia by connecting these two cities with a comfortable and exotic night train journey, ideal for the smooth gliding from the splendors of one to the magic of the other...

day 2 - Moscow
Voyage Moscou - Place Rouge
Place Rouge
Voyage Russie, Moscou - Cathédrale du Christ Saint Sauveur
Cathédrale du Christ Saint Sauveur

Petit-déjeuner à l'hôtel. 

Rendez-vous avec votre guide et votre chauffeur personnels pour un tour de ville en transport : Découvrez la Place Rouge, la Cathédrale Saint Basile le Bienheureux, le GOUM, le Kremlin, le Bolchoï, la place du Manège, la rue Tverskaïa, puis le Mont "Vorobievi" (ou mont des moineaux) avec son superbe panorama et enfin la vue sur le couvent Novodiévitchi.

Déjeuner libre, puis visite guidée du métro et de la cathédrale Saint-SauveurLes stations du métro de Moscou sont souvent comparées à de véritables "palais souterrains". La Cathédrale Saint-Sauveur est quant à elle un monument emblématique de la capitale.

Dîner libre et nuit à l'hôtel.

day 3 - Moscow
Voyage Russie, Moscou - Kremlin cathédrales
Kremlin cathédrales
Voyage Moscou - Canon du Kremlin
Canon du Kremlin

Breakfast at the hotel.

Guided tour of the Kremlin Palace, its territory and its cathedrals : the former residence of the Tsars, the largest and most famous fortress in the country, the Kremlin is a complex of palaces and cathedrals, the oldest of which date back to the 16th century. In this walls are also home to the graves of 47 tsars and numerous other curiosities.

Free lunch then free afternoon for a personal discovery of the city.

Dinner then night at the hotel.

day 4 - Moscow
Voyage Moscou - Alexandrovsky Sad
Alexandrovsky Sad
Rue Tverskaya à Moscou
Rue Tverskaya

Petit-déjeuner à l'hôtel.

Journée libre à Moscou pour une découverte personnelle de la ville (En option : visite guidée de la Galerie Tretiakov).

Le soir, transfert à la gare pour prendre votre train de nuit 2e classe en direction de Saint-Pétersbourg (supplément 80€/pers. pour voyager en 1ere classe - compartiement de deux personnes). Heure de départ à définir en fonction des horaires du train (En option : prenez le train rapide (4h) l'après-midi, et passez une nuit supplémentaire à Saint-Pétersbourg).

Dîner libre puis nuit dans le train.

day 5 - St. Petersburg
Voyage SPB - Forteresse Pierre et Paul
Forteresse Pierre et Paul
Voyage Saint-Pétersbourg - Canaux et Neva
Canaux et Neva
Voyage Saint-Pétersbourg - Palais Youssoupov
Palais Youssoupov

Early welcome by your guide at the train station (breakfast on the train). 

Departure with your guide for a city tour of St. Petersburg by transport then visit the Peter and Paul Fortress: discovery of the sumptuous capital dreamed by Peter the great at the mouth of the Neva. The Decembrist square, the Admiralty and the Cathedral of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, the Nevsky Prospect, the canals, Savior on the Spilled Blood ... the city tour is the ideal excursion to understand the geography of this great city.

Free lunch and free afternoon for a personal discovery of the city (optional: guided tour of the sumptuous private apartments of the Yssupov Palace). 

Free dinner and night at the hotel.

day 6 - St. Petersburg
Saint Pétersbourg - Ermitage
Musée de l'Ermitage
Voyage Saint-Pétersbourg - Ermitage

Petit-déjeuner à l'hôtel.

Matinée libre pour une découverte personnelle de la ville. Déjeuner libre.

Rendez-vous avec votre guide et départ à pied pour la visite du Musée de l’Ermitage : Véritable joyau de l’art baroque russe, le musée de l’Ermitage est l’un des plus importants musées du monde. Classé au patrimoine mondial de l’UNESCO, il abrite des trésors de l’Antiquité et les oeuvres des grands maîtres des écoles hollandaise, italienne, flamande, espagnole. Une visite appréciée tant pour la richesse des collections que pour la magnificence des bâtiments.

Dîner libre et nuit à l'hôtel.

day 7 - St. Petersburg
Voyage SPB - Peterhof
Voyage SPB - Peterhof
Voyage SPB - Pavlovsk
Voyage Saint-Pétersbourg - Palais de Pavlovsk
Palais de Pavlovsk

Breakfast at the hotel. 

During the summer, guided tour of the domain of Peterhof: The palace of Peterhof was the Russian Versailles. The long canal connecting it to the Gulf of Finland allowed guests to reach the palace by boat. Admire the Great Waterfall and the formidable set of waterfalls, fountains, and sculptures that operate from mid-May to September.

During the winter, guided tour of Tsarskoye Selo (Pushkin): The village of Tsarskoye Selo (Imperial Village) was founded in the 18th century to accommodate the summer residence of the czars. Renamed "Pushkin" after the Revolution, it houses the splendid Catherine Palace, built by Rastrelli on the order of Elizabeth I, and the Alexander Palace built by Catherine II on the occasion of the marriage of her son, the future Alexander I (In option: guided tour of Pavlovsk in addition).

Free time for dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

day 8 - St. Petersburg
Voyage Saint-Pétersbourg - Cathédrale Saint-Sauveur-sur-le-sang-versé
Cathédrale Saint-Sauveur-sur-le-sang-versé

Free time, depending on flight schedules. Transfer to the airport and return flight.

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. Accommodation in indicated hotels or similar hotels, in a standard double room (except if your quotation indicates another room category)

. Breakfasts

. Transfers mentioned in the program

. Excursions mentioned in the program, with an English-speaking guide and admission tickets


. Meals which are not mentioned in the program

. Tips and personal expenses

. Optional visits and excursions not mentioned in the program


. These services are not included in the price, except if there are explicitly mentioned in the quotation


. 30% deposit upon reservation

. Balance payment one month before departure

. The order of the excursions can be modified according the touristic sites or for any other technical reasons  

. Non-binding pictures 

. According to the Warsaw Convention, in case of delayed baggage delivery, in the context of air travel, the passenger must personally hand in a written protestation letter to the effective carrier (the air company ensuring the flight, which can be different from the selling company, in case of code-share flights) no more than 21 days after said luggage was given to them 


. If the cancellation is made more than 30 days before departure, the fee is 100€ 

. Between 30 and 20 days before departure, cancellation fee equals 25 % of the total amount of the trip price

. Between 19 and 13 days, the fee equals 35 %

. Between 12 and 9 days, the fee equals 60 %

. If the cancellation is made less than 9 days before departure, the cancellation fee is 100% of the total amount

Ticketing service: except if specified otherwise, flight and train tickets are non-changeable and non-refundable

Other services: insurance and administrative fees are non-refundable

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