Marvelous Saint Petersburg (6 days)
Saint Petersburg is an amazing and diverse city. Due to the variety of its appearances, it cannot bore even the most frequent tourists – regular guests of the Northern capital. It never ceases to amaze and inspire the residents of the city too.
Departure from Minsk at 5.30 p.m. (Yakub Kolas Square). Night transfer.
Arrival in St. Petersburg. Breakfast. 10 a.m. – country bus tour to Peterhof – the Grand residence of Russian emperors. Tour of the Lower Park with the world's largest fountain complex. Independent visit to one of the Small Palaces.
Optionally: an excursion to Kronstadt "Fortress City on the Baltic" (for an additional fee). Return to the city. Check-in at the hotel. Free time.
Breakfast at the hotel. 9 a.m. - bus sightseeing tour of the city (2.5-3 hours) – the ensemble of Old Saint Petersburg Stock Exchange and Rostral Columns, Nevsky Prospekt, Palace Square, Admiralty, Bronze Horseman, St. Isaac's Square, the Smolny Cathedral. A visit to the main temple of the city – Kazan Cathedral built in the name of the icon Our Lady of Kazan.
Tour of the Peter and Paul Fortress for 1 hour (self-inspection of Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral for an additional fee).
Optionally in your free time: excursion to the "Northern Venice" along the rivers and canals (for an additional fee). Free time in the city.
9 a.m. – breakfast at the hotel. 10 a.m. - bus thematic tour "Palaces of St. Petersburg and their owners" – the palaces of the Royal family and the great nobility: Menshikov, Sheremetyevo palaces, the Winter Palace of Peter I, the Summer Palace of Peter I, Tauride Palace, Mikhailovsky Palace, Vladimir Palace).
Optionally in your free time: an excursion to the State Hermitage Museum – a treasury of world art, one of the richest museums located in the magnificent Winter Palace (entrance tickets + guide for an additional fee).
Optionally: an excursion "Night mysteries of St. Petersburg" (for an additional fee).
9 a.m. – breakfast at the hotel. 10 a.m. - Country bus tour "Under the shadow of Tsarskoye Selo gardens" with a visit to Catherine Park – a magnificent work of Russian landscape art of the XVIII-XIX centuries. A tour of the state halls of the Catherine Palace with the famous Amber room.
Optionally, in your free time: an excursion to the Pavlovsk State Museum-Reserve – the summer residence of Emperor Paul and his family, the magnificent landscape Park and the Pavlovsk Palace (for an additional fee). Buying souvenirs in a hypermarket. Departure to Minsk.
Arrival in Minsk in the first half of the day.
Regional tourism centre
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