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  • 7 days / 6 nights
  • Level 1 (easy)
Tour Details

Discover a Russian winter wonderland on this Christmas escape. Experience Russia decked in wonderful Christmas lights on this festive 10-day tour. Dive into the traditions of Orthodox Christmas and find out why New Year’s Eve is the main holiday for locals. During the trip, you’ll get to see monuments and visit places that are recognized worldwide as symbols of Russia such as the Red Square, the Kremlin, the Hermitage, beautiful cathedrals and many more…

You’ll get from one city to the other on a high speed train (4 hours).

Itinerary

Day 1Saint Petersburg

Arrival. Transfer to the hotel. Accommodation.

Day 2Saint Petersburg

Breakfast. Morning starts with a visit to the Hermitage museum, Russia’s best
gallery of world art, one of the most prominent art museums in the world and definitely
the main tourist attraction of St. Petersburg. The principal building of the Hermitage
Museum is the Winter Palace, the residence of the Russian Czars. Today, the Hermitage
boasts over 2.7 million exhibits and displays a diverse range of art and artifacts from all
over the world and from throughout history. The Hermitage collection includes works by
Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael and Titian, a unique collection of Rembrandts
and Rubens.

Panoramic city tour. The historical capital of the Russian Empire invites you to admire
its splendid views: the Arts Square with 3 museums and 4 theatres along its perimeter,
the Palace Square offering an impressive view of the Baroque Winter Palace; the
historical Strelka (Cape) of the Vasilevsky Island; the famous Nevsky Avenue considered
the “heart” of the city.

Day 3Saint Petersburg - Tsarskoye Selo

Breakfast. Tsarskoye Selo (also known as Pushkin) is one of Saint Petersburg’s numerous
Imperial estates. Located just 25 kilometers south of the city, the estate boasts a large
landscape park and the magnificent blue, white and gold Catherine Palace. The Palace
houses the beautiful Baroque interiors, including the luxurious Grand Hall – a long
ballroom, decorated with gold and mirrors. The Palace also boasts the unique Amber
Room – its priceless amber panels were stolen by Nazi troops during World War II, but
have been painstakingly recreated by Russian craftsmen.
A romantic ride through the park on a horse-drawn sleigh. The coachman has many
stories to tell – about his horses, the Imperor’s farm and its history.

Day 3Saint Petersburg - Tsarskoye Selo

Breakfast. Tsarskoye Selo (also known as Pushkin) is one of Saint Petersburg’s numerous
Imperial estates. Located just 25 kilometers south of the city, the estate boasts a large
landscape park and the magnificent blue, white and gold Catherine Palace. The Palace
houses the beautiful Baroque interiors, including the luxurious Grand Hall – a long
ballroom, decorated with gold and mirrors. The Palace also boasts the unique Amber
Room – its priceless amber panels were stolen by Nazi troops during World War II, but
have been painstakingly recreated by Russian craftsmen.
A romantic ride through the park on a horse-drawn sleigh. The coachman has many
stories to tell – about his horses, the Imperor’s farm and its history.

Day 4Saint Petersburg - Moscow

Breakfast. Transfer to the train station for the high-speed train to Moscow. Arrival in
Moscow. Transfer to the hotel. Accommodation.

Day 5Moscow

Breakfast. City sightseeing tour of Moscow. During this tour you will have an excellent opportunity
to learn the history of the Russian capital and see the most impressive sights of great historic and
cultural value. Red Square, one of the most spacious squares of the world, famous for Lenin’s
Mausoleum and Saint Basil’s Cathedral, and dominated by the grand Kremlin Kremlin red-brick
walls. You will have a chance to see the magnificent tower buildings symbolizing the Soviet
Moscow, and also the Cathedral of Christ the Savior that was demolished and then reconstructed
as a symbol of the Russian faith.
Visit Cristmas toy decoration Factory with master class. This is where the magic happens. The
Toy Factory is home to the finest artisans, toy making and craft-elves in Moscow. Every year on
the factory floor, nimble hands create toys with amazing speed and beauty. You too will create a
souvenir of your Russian vacation with a professional painter.

Day 6Moscow

Breakfast. Moscow Metro which spans almost the entire Russian capital, is one of the world’s most
heavily used metro systems. It is well known for the ornate design of many of its stations, which
contain beautiful examples of socialist realist art. The stations of Moscow’s subway system have
often been called “the people’s palaces”, for their elegant designs and lavish use of marble,
mosaics, sculptures and chandeliers. Built during Stalin’s rule, these metro stations were
supposed to show how privileged the lifestyle of the Russian people was.
The Moscow Kremlin is a symbol of Moscow and of the entire Russia. This stronghold is the
historical, spiritual and political heart of Moscow and the city’s most famous landmark and tourist
attraction. It’s a gorgeous ensemble of buildings with an architectural variety that reveals a long
and fascinating history. The Kremlin stands at the confluence of the Moscow and Neglinnaya
Rivers on Borovitskiy Hill, named after the pine forest (“bor” in Russian) that covered it in the
past.
The Arbat is the most charming and lively pedestrian street in Moscow. Once a bohemian quarter
of the city, littered with cafes crammed full of the capital’s intellectual elite, the Arbat still retains
its vibrant and artistic air, with numerous souvenir stalls offering traditional Russian gifts, artists
demonstrating original canvases and street performers entertaining the shoppers.

Day 7Moscow

Breakfast. Transfer to the airport

*Please, take note that we reserve the right to change the order of visits.

Map

Why Book With Us?

  • Possibility to add custom activities
  • No limit to the number of visitors
  • Customer care available 24/7
  • Handling of invitations for visas

You Got a Question or Want to Customize the Tour?

Do not hesitate to give us a call. We’ll be happy to answer your questions. We are also ready to adapt the tour to your specific needs.

+7 (812) 403-00-83

amparus@amparus.ru

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