Petersburg is the cultural capital and the second most popular city in Russia, for tourists visiting. Most travelers from Europe try to choose interesting St. Petersburg tours to learn the history, to spend a weekend or admire the promenades. After all, the cultural northern capital is located on 42 islands connected by bridges. This is a city of palaces, founded by the royal dynasty, and with 36 urban cultural sites protected by UNESCO.
The city is interesting for its architecture and geographical location. From late spring to mid-summer, you can see the “white nights”. It is a unique natural phenomenon - the sun does not go much beyond the horizon, forming twilight, but it is almost as light as day. Reception in St. Petersburg and excursion routes can also be tailored to your interests. The northern capital is very rich in attractions:
Palaces, squares located in the city and suburbs.
Channels, where summer trips are carried out on motor ships along the Neva.
More than 430 bridges, 13 of which are movable.
The Hermitage - the largest museum in the world, the second largest, with more than 3 million art exhibits.
Russian tour operator, which organizes reception and tours in St. Petersburg “Russian Horizons”, invites you to visit this amazing capital. Excursion routes can take place individually or in groups. The standard program contains guide escort, transport, accommodation in comfortable hotels, restaurants of ancient Russian cuisine, visits to historical places, museums. A guide speaking your language works for you.
3 – 4 days tours to St. Petersburg (short tour) would help you be acquainted with the central part of the city, with historical, cultural, religious places. The program includes visits of palaces, museums, walk along city streets, embankments. There are many cafes and restaurants on Nevsky Prospekt, where you can try national, European or other cuisines. In addition, you can buy different Souvenir products here. The most common souvenirs are dolls, magnets, porcelain figurines that will remind you your trip.
5 – 6 days tours to St. Petersburg (average duration tour) tours are suitable for those who want to be acquainted with the city, as well as the suburbs. The program includes walking and transport. The route includes visits to royal residences, parks - Tsarskoye Selo, Peterhof. The palaces of the suburbs of St. Petersburg will amaze you with their beauty. The buildings are located in huge park complexes, surrounded by fountains. On the territory of the Tsar’s residences works restaurants of ancient Russian cuisine. In summer, you can see the “white nights”, staing on the embankments of the streets you would admire the how the bridges moves apart.
7 days tour to St. Petersburg (multi day tour) tours are most interesting for families from Europe or large groups. The excursion route introduces you to the architectural objects of wartime - the Peter and Paul Fortress, the cathedrals - St. Isaac's, Kazan. It is safe to move around the city - special pedestrian paths and comfortable transport are equipped for you. During the walking along the central streets of the city, you will see how rich the history of St. Petersburg is. Be sure to visit the metro of St. Petersburg. The stations have special technical facilities that prevent flooding in case of danger to passengers.
A trip out of town will open an amazing view of the palaces, the natural beauty of the parks. If you want to be photographed in royal suits, the service of rental outfits is available. In summer, a night boat trip on the Neva is avaliable. For those who are interested in mystical stories, a separate excursion to Vasilievsky Island can be organized. After the tour you will find out how great, mysterious and cozy Petersburg is. The city is beautiful regardless of the time of year. Come and see for yourself.