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Discovery of St. Petersburg

  • St. Petersburg
  • Discover the wonders of St Petersburg: the Peter and Paul Fortress, the Hermitage, the Cathedral of St. Savior on the Blood, but keep time to explore at your own pace a vibrant and modern city, knowing how to offer everyone, even what they didn't think they would find there...

day 1 - St. Petersburg
Saint-Pétersbourg - Canaux
Canaux

Arrival in St. Petersburg, the Venice of the North. Your driver welcomes you at the airport and accompanies you to the hotel.

Free time for dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Saint-Pétersbourg - Hôtel Sokos Palace Bridge
Saint-Pétersbourg - Hôtel Sokos Palace Bridge
day 2 - St. Petersburg
Voyage Russie, Saint-Pétersbourg - Forteresse Pierre et Paul
Forteresse Pierre et Paul
Voyage Russie, Saint-Pétersbourg - Cathédrale Pierre et Paul
Cathédrale Pierre et Paul
Voyage Saint-Pétersbourg - Palais Youssoupov
Palais Youssoupov

Breakfast at the hotel.

Departure with your guide for a panoramic city tour by transport and a guided tour of the Peter and Paul Fortress: Discovery of the sumptuous capital imagined by Peter the Great at the mouth of the Neva. Decembrists’ Square, the Admiralty and Sts. Peter and Paul Cathedral, Nevsky Prospekt, the Canals, the Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood ...The city tour is the ideal excursion to understand and tame the geography of this human-sized city.

Free time for lunch then visit the Yusupov Palace: Yusupov Palace is one of four palaces owned by the Yusupovs, the richest family in St-Petersburg on the eve of the Revolution. You will visit the sumptuous private apartments and small basement theater of these princes renowned for their philanthropy and their art collections. In the basement, you will relive the last moments of Rasputin who was murdered in this place.

Free time for dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Saint-Pétersbourg - Hôtel Sokos Palace Bridge
Saint-Pétersbourg - Hôtel Sokos Palace Bridge
day 3 - St. Petersburg
Voyage Saint-Pétersbourg - Palais de Peterhof
Palais de Peterhof
Voyage Saint-Pétersbourg - Palais de Peterhof
Palais de Peterhof
Voyage Saint-Pétersbourg - Palais de Peterhof
Palais de Peterhof

Breakfast at the hotel.

Meeting in the hotel lobby with guide, departure by minibus or airboat for the visit of Peterhof: Very impressed by the pomp of the French court, Peter the Great installed his "Russian Versailles" on the Baltic Sea to celebrate his victory against the Swedes. A long canal connected to the Gulf of Finland allowed guests to reach the palace by boat, admiring the Great Waterfall, this formidable ensemble of fountains, water jets and sculptures that still operates from mid-May to September. In summer, you can take a airboat to Peterhof, which adds to the charm of the excursion.

Lunch on site, back to town, free end of afternoon.

Free time for dinner and overnight stay at the hotel. (In option: Folklore show at the Nikolaevsky Palace: 60€ per person (without guide, without transport) or show at the Mariinsky Theatre: price upon request).

Saint-Pétersbourg - Hôtel Sokos Palace Bridge
Saint-Pétersbourg - Hôtel Sokos Palace Bridge
day 4 - St. Petersburg
Voyage Russie, Saint-Pétersbourg - Cathédrale Saint-Isaac
Cathédrale Saint-Isaac
Voyage Saint-Pétersbourg - Cathédrale Saint-Isaac Intérieur
Cathédrale Saint-Isaac Intérieur
Saint-Pétersbourg - Cathédrale Saint-Sauveur-sur-le-Sang-Versé
Cathédrale Saint-Sauveur-sur-le-Sang-Versé
Visite Saint-Pétersbourg - Cathédrale Saint Sauveur sur le Sang Versé
Cathédrale Saint Sauveur sur le Sang Versé

Breakfast at the hotel.

Departure with your guide to visit St-Isaac's Cathedral (with a climb to the dome), and to the Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood: The Orthodox Cathedral of St-Isaac, built in the nineteenth century under the reigns of Alexander I, Nicholas I, and Alexander II, was the center of religious life in St. Petersburg until the Revolution. The third largest cathedral in Europe, it offers a magnificent view of the city and the Neva from its main dome at 102 m high.

Built by Alexander III on the site where his father, Alexander II, was murdered in 1881, the Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood was constructed in the neo-Russian style. Greatly inspired by St-Basil's Cathedral of Moscow, the cathedral is one of the most picturesque and most visited buildings of St-Petersburg today.

Free time for lunch then a free afternoon for a personal discovery of the city. (Optional: canal tour: 15€ per person (without guide) or other excursions on request).

Free time for dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Saint-Pétersbourg - Hôtel Sokos Palace Bridge
Saint-Pétersbourg - Hôtel Sokos Palace Bridge
day 5 - St. Petersburg
Voyage Saint-Pétersbourg - Ermitage
Ermitage
Ermitage, Palais Etat Major, Saint-Pétersbourg
Ermitage, Palais Etat Major, Saint-Pétersbourg

Petit-déjeuner à l'hôtel.

Départ à pied ou en transport en commun avec votre guide 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 œuvres des grands maîtres des écoles française, hollandaise, italienne, flamande ou espagnole. Une visite appréciée tant pour la richesse des collections que pour la magnificence des bâtiments.

Dîner libre et nuit à l'hôtel.

En option : Balade très matinale en kayak sur les canaux : 35 euros par personne (sans guide, avec accompagnateur anglophone)

day 6 - 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.

Alternative programs on request

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Guaranteed departures
June 2022
05/06 - 10/06
19/06 - 24/06
July 2022
03/07 - 08/07
17/07 - 22/07
31/07 - 05/08
August 2022
14/08 - 19/08
28/08 - 02/09
September 2022
11/09 - 16/09
25/09 - 30/09
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. Accommodation in indicated hotels or similar hotels, in a standard double room (except if your quotation indicates another room category)

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

THE PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE

. Meals which are not mentioned in the program

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

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

. 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 

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. 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

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