New Year in Saint-Petersburg 4 Days/3 Nights
If you want to join to an English-speaking or French-speaking group (min 6 persons) we offer the programme NEW YEAR IN SAINT-PETERSBURG 4 DAYS/3 NIGHTS with accommodation in hotels 3* or 4* in the centre of Saint-Petersburg.
Day 1: 30 December. Arrive in St. Petersburg. Transfer to a chosen hotel.
Day 2: 31 December. Excursion to Peterhof (Petrodvorets), an amazing ensemble of parks and palaces. You will visit Grand palace. Lunch in local restaurant. After lunch visit of Hermitage museum, the most celebrated and the most important of Russian museums, one of the most beautiful in the world. Walking tour. Overview of the area surrounding the Hermitage - including Palace Square – forecourt of Capella –Square of Arts – Michael’s Gardens – Michael’s Castle – Mars’ fields–Marble Palace-Milionnaja Street-Winter Canal - Palace Square.
Optional: New Year’s party
Day 3: 1 January. Morning Tour of the City. General overview of the history and architecture incorporates a visit to the Peter and Paul Fortress. While there, you will see St. Peter and Paul Cathedral, the burial place of the Russian Tsars from Peter the Great onward. The tour will be continued by the visit to the Naval Cathedral of St. Nicolas. Lunch in local restaurant. Visit to Yussupov palace, a very nice home of the richest Russian noble family. This place with its refined style could compete with any royal residence. The palace theatre was always considered as a real attraction for its stylish interior and outstanding performances.
Optional: Folk show in Palace of Grand Duke Nicolay.
Day 4: 2 January. Free time in the morning.
Optional: Excursion to Pushkin (Tsarskoe Selo), the famous imperial residence that contains the legendary “Amber room”.
Departure. Transfer to the airport.