Gorgeous St Petersburg is beloved by tourists. This is not by accident. Founded by Peter the great in the 18th century it so resembles old Europe with typical for this time buildings, tiny streets, and spirit. St Petersburg is a city of thousand rivers and channels, so taking a boat trip is a must there. As it was the capital of Russian Empire it has enormously beautiful architectural pieces, including famous Winter Palace, and emperor’s residences Catherina Palace and Peterhof.
Museum lovers will be amazed by collections of Hermitage and Russian Museum. Those who are fond of modern lifestyle will be amazed by St Petersburg too. Etazhi and Tkachi creative centers based in former factories, small local shops with brands of young Russian designers, flea-markets and much more will surprise you and make to fall in love with the spirit of this city.
Also being so close to Europe (just one ferry away from Finland) St Petersburg seems to be more liberal, creative and in a way progressive then other Russian cities. For sure it is the most tourists-friendly city in Russia with tourist centers, people speaking English and English signs in the street.
Holidays in St Petersburg featured below are to inspire you own tailor-made tour. ExploRussia team will be happy to customize any tour to suit it for your timing, interests and style of travel. Just send us an inquiry for your tour to St Petersburg!
All must-see places of the Northen Capital of Russia! Join a full day excursion to Peterhof Palace, commonly known as the “Russian Versailles”.
Enjoy one of the most enjoyable private St. Petersburg guided tours with personalized approach and nicely arranged logistics. Discover one of the largest and oldest art museums in the world.
Join the tour if you are in this beautiful Russian city for the first time. You will get to know the major facts and see all the most important touristic landmarks situated in the city center.
Enjoy Moscow and St.Petersburg to experience close connections with your significant half in the magic foreign land! Discover best romantic spots and interesting cultural sights of two Russian capitals.
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