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FLOWER FESTIVAL IN ST. PETERSBURG

08 June 2022

From 9 to 11 June, St. Petersburg will host the International Flower Festival. The colorful event will be dedicated to the 350th anniversary of the birth of Peter I, the founder of the city. In the very center of the Northern capital, the best florists from different cities of Russia (St. Petersburg, Moscow, Kazan, Novosibirsk and others) will present their works.

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1-day programs. Day of big impressions



Included: the panoramic tour, the Peter and Paul Fortress, the Hermitage, Peterhof (walk through the Lower Park).


1 Day

DAY 1. ST. PETERSBURG


Meeting with your local guide in the hall of the St. Petersburg port terminal.


Departure for the panoramic tour of the city during which you will see the perspective of Nevsky Avenue, the Fine Arts Square and the St. Isaak Cathedral, the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, the Mariinsky Theater. We will visit the Peter and Paul Fortress considered to be the historical center of the city and will enter the first cathedral of St. Petersburg - one of St. Peter and St. Paul. Then we will visit the Hermitage, the largest museum in Russia and one of the most important and well-known in the world. The museum collections originated by the Empress Catherine the Great in 1764 today contain more than 3 million samples dating from prehistoric to modern times and are exhibited in 400 rooms. Its real jewels are paintings of Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Titian, Rembrandt, P.P. Rubens, A. Van Dyck, El Greco...


Free time for lunch.


Then we go to one of the most beautiful summer residences of the Russian Emperors - Peterhof. The Peterhof or Petrodvorets ensemble is a city of parks, palaces and fountains founded in the early 18th century by Peter the Great to commemorate the glory of Russia. Included in the excursion is a guided tour and walk through the Lower Park that surrounds the palace.


Return to the port.


NB The order of the visits is subject to changing according to the museum work hours.

 

Prices in US DOLLARS, per person, including commission for tour operators:

Number of pax 1 pax 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax 5 pax 6 pax 7 pax 8 pax 9 pax 10 pax
Tour price, p.p. $555 $305 $250 $205 $175 $160 $145 $130 $120 $120


Price includes:

meeting at the port terminal

English-speaking guide

transport with a/c

entrance tickets: Hermitage, Peter and Paul Fortress, Peterhof (park only).


The final program and cost might suffer changes due to sanitary requirements and protocols that will apply at the time of your guests' arrival in Russia (such as: group size restrictions on museum visits and transportation, restrictions on restaurants’ operations etc.).


To find out the options for the night program, you can visit the section Optional night tours in St. Petersburg or write to us in the Comments of the Book the Tour form.