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  • The Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood will be one of the highlights on your Russia vacation.
  • Saint Isaac Cathedral is a great photo opportunity on St Petersburg tours.
  • Monument to Emperor Nicholas I and St Isaacs Cathedral
  • The Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood in the evening
  • The Peterhof Palace
  • Tsar Horse Carriage in Front of Winter Palace

Known as the cultural capital of the country on Russia vacations, St. Petersburg is a beautiful city offering a blend of European architecture and Russian history. Situated on the eastern tip of the Baltic Sea, St. Petersburg is Russia’s second largest city, and has Neva River running through its centre.

St. Petersburg was founded by Peter the Great in 1703 AD, who then moved Russia’s capital from Moscow to St. Petersburg in 1712. It remained the seat of the Romanov Dynasty and the Imperial Court of the Russian Tzars, as well as the seat of the Russian government, for another 186 years until the communist revolution of 1917.

Known as Petrograd in 1914 during WWI, and later Leningrad in 1924, in honor of communist revolutionary and founder of the Soviet Union, Vladmir I. Lenin, St. Petersburg returned to its original name in 1991, after the fall of the Soviet Union.

St. Petersburg is home to various monuments featuring 18th century architecture. The Hermitage Museum, situated in the former Imperial Winter Palace, features one of the world’s largest art collections along with antiquities to be enjoyed on Russia vacations.

Peter and Paul’s Fortress, once used as a political prison during the tsarist regime, is home to Peter and Paul Cathedral. The church features a prominent 123.2 m (404 ft) bell-tower and is the burial site of most of the Russian tsars.

Once nicknamed ‘Venice of the North’, St. Petersburg offers beautiful sites along the Neva River, including ornate, Baroque bridges, along with scenic canals. With an offering of an opera or ballet performance, a scenic canal tour, and a dining experience featuring Russian crepes and caviar, St. Petersburg is one of the most romantic cities in the world which can be enjoyed while on Russia vacations.

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Consider an additional stopover to your Russia vacation at one of Goway's other European destinations. You can choose from  a Paris vacation, a London vacation or an Amsterdam vacation. This can be done stopping over en route to or from Russia.

 

 

 


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St Petersburg, Russia

  • 13 Day Baltic Capitals Copenhagen to Copenhagen

    You'll experience six incredible cities during this unforgettable cruise of the Baltics. Embark from Copenhagen, Scandanavia's most cosmopolitan city, and experience the fascinating Brandenburg Gate and Reichstag in Berlin, Peter the Great's Kadriorg Palace in Tallinn, the palaces and cathedrals of St. Petersburg, and so much more.
    Duration:
    13 Days
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Cruises & Sailing
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  • Classic Moscow to St Petersburg by High Speed Train

    Explore the great monuments and mysteries of Moscow before spending three nights in beautiful Saint Petersburg, Russia’s most European city.
    Duration:
    6 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 947
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Rail Travel Ideas, Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Classic St Petersburg to Moscow by High Speed Train

    Explore the cultural capitals of enigmatic Russia. Spend three nights in beautiful Saint Petersburg, Russia’s most European city, before exploring the great monuments and mysteries of Moscow.
    Duration:
    6 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 923
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Rail Travel Ideas, Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Colours of the Baltic Coach Tour: Stockholm to St. Petersburg

    Visit four amazing yet very different Baltic capitals which include elegant but quaint Stockholm, historic and surprising Tallinn, charming Helsinki with its distinct Nordic architecture and St. Petersburg, one of the most beautiful and enchanting cities anywhere. Enjoy two ferry journeys across the Baltic Sea.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,930
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring
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  • Cultural Finland & Russia: Helsinki to St Petersburg

    This 9 day tour starts in the vibrant seaside city of Helsinki where you will spend 2 nights taking in all the city has to offer before heading 150 miles north of the Arctic Circle in Finnish Lapland. Stay 2 nights enjoying the incredible beauty of arctic wilderness before travelling by train from Helsinki to St. Petersburg for the remainder of your vacation. Visit the must-see sights in St Petersburg including Peter and Paul Fortress, St. Isaac's Cathedral, the Hermitage and more!
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,336
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Fabulous Scandinavia & Russia Escorted: Copenhagen to Moscow

    Fabulous is the word for this combination of Norway’s amazing fjord scenery, stops in Oslo, Stockholm and Copenhagen and the magical iconic cities of St. Petersburg and Moscow. This unforgettable tour includes everything - majestic scenery, amazing culture and history and much more.
    Duration:
    17 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,655
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring
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  • Moscow to St. Petersburg Cruise

    A river cruise between two of the world’s great cities is the ultimate way to experience Russia. Cruise runs in both directions.
    Duration:
    8-12 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,759
    Trip Type:
    Cruises & Sailing
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  • Moscow to St. Petersburg Cruise Incl. Air

    A river cruise between two of the world’s great cities is the ultimate way to experience Russia. Cruise runs in both directions. Flights from North America are included in this itinerary.
    Duration:
    13 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,092
    Trip Type:
    Vacation Packages with Airfare
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  • St Petersburg to Moscow Cruise

    A river cruise between two of the world’s great cities is the ultimate way to experience Russia. Cruise runs in both directions.
    Duration:
    8-11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,759
    Trip Type:
    Cruises & Sailing
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  • St Petersburg: Alexander Nevsky Monastery Half Day Tour

    The Alexander Nevsky Monastery - named for the patron saint of St Petersburg - is the city's most ancient and eminent monastery. In 1797 it became a lavra, the most senior grade of Russian Orthodox monasteries. Today it is a working monastery that attracts the most devout believers - a revered and holy place - and the gravesite of some of Russia's most famous artistic figures.
    Duration:
    3 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • St Petersburg: Back in the USSR Half Day Tour

    Travel back in time to the reign of hammers and sickles on this tour of St. Petersburg (then known as Stalingrad). Learn about Russia’s Soviet history and explore communist ways of life on this tour through the city, learning from families that lived and worked during the days of the USSR.
    Duration:
    4 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • St Petersburg: Faberge Museum Half Day Tour

    The Faberge museum is the newest and probably the most popular museum in St Petersburg. It holds 14 large Faberge eggs, the majority of which used to belong to Russian royal family. Today it is the largest collection of this type in the world. Alongside the famed eggs, you can see many other jewelry pieces made by the Faberge company and the contemporaries of Carl Faberge.
    Duration:
    3 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • St Petersburg: Konstantinovsky Palace Full Day Tour

    Take a tour of the reconstructed Konstantinovsky Palace, an opulent palace originally intended as Peter the Great’s summer residence. A guided tour of the palace will illuminate its storied history and show off one of St. Petersburg’s most treasured architectural icons.
    Duration:
    5 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • St Petersburg: Kronstadt City & Fort Alexander Full Day Tour

    Kronstadt is St. Petersburg's main seaport. You will get a general impression of the legendary fortress city of Kronstadt, history and its construction, the Sea Cathedral, a monument to Peter I, Fort Constantine.
    Duration:
    6 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • St Petersburg: Revolutionary Half Day Tour

    St. Petersburg is the city of 3 revolutions. This is a tour to places which will give you an idea how Russia was preparing itself for the third, bloodiest revolution in the history of Russia and what the results were. Cruiser "Aurora" is included.
    Duration:
    3 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • St Petersburg: Rivers & Canals Half Day Tour

    Take a guided boat tour of St. Petersburg, seeing the city from the rivers and canals. Tour the Fontanka and Moika Rivers to see St. Petersburg’s famous bridges, palaces, and embankments, while also discovering some hidden secrets along the way.
    Duration:
    3 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • St Petersburg: Russian Museum Half Day Tour

    Opened in 1898, in the Mikhaylovsky Palace (architect C.Rossi), museum contains nearly 400,000 exhibits. It is the largest collection of Russian art in the country, with pieces from ancient icons to the Avant-garde paintings of the twentieth and twenty first centuries.
    Duration:
    3 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • St Petersburg: Siege of Leningrad Half Day Tour

    This tour of St. Petersburg that focuses on the city’s World War II history will command the attention of history buffs. Learn about the 900-day Siege of Leningrad (the Soviet name for St. Petersburg) as you tour the Museum of the History of St. Petersburg, the KV-85 Tank Memorial, old bunkers and tank traps, and a cemetery where civilian casualties were tragically buried during the war.
    Duration:
    4 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • St Petersburg: Stopover, City Break

    Get to know Russia’s “treasure house” with its vivid history and its many iconic sites. The past and present will come together on a tour of the highlights. Also enjoy spending time in one of the world’s greatest museums, the amazing Hermitage.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 405
    Trip Type:
    Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • St Petersburg: Yusupov Palace & Rasputin Half Day Tour

    Take a half-day guided tour to the Yusupov Palace, an opulent 18th century palace showcasing various architectural styles. The palace is a treasure of artistry and was also the infamous site of Grigory Rasputin’s murder, which you can learn about at the palace’s museum exhibit.
    Duration:
    3 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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