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Events and Shows
Folk Show with Buffet and Illuminations Tour
Folk Show with Buffet and Illuminations Tour From $155.70 per Traveler
Begin anenchanting evening in the Nikolaevsky Palace restaurant where traditional Russian dances and music entertain during an elegant buffet dinner. Then admire the city center as floodlit monuments and illuminated buildings ignite the night sky.
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Traditional Folk Show with Buffet
Traditional Folk Show with Buffet From $65.87 per Traveler
Revel in the history and spirit of Russia during an enchanting evening of traditional dancing and dining.
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Tours and Sightseeing
Grand Tour of Saint Petersburg with Lunch
Grand Tour of Saint Petersburg with Lunch From $194.02 per Traveler
Bring together the best of Saint Petersburg in one comprehensive tour. Explore the city centre—a UNESCO World Heritage Site—and enjoy an insightful tour of the State Hermitage Museum. An elegant restaurant lunch is included.
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A Visit to Peterhof
A Visit to Peterhof From $167.97 per Traveler
Spend a day at Peterhof. With its dreamy setting on the seafront, grandiose palace, and impressive gardens boasting over 140 fountains, Peterhof is widely recognized as being the most spectacular imperial palace in Saint Petersburg.
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The Imperial Residences Tour
The Imperial Residences Tour From $228.35 per Traveler
Visit two summer residences of the Russian tsars—the baroque Catherine Palace and Pavlovsk Palace.
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A Day at Catherine Palace
A Day at Catherine Palace From $167.97 per Traveler
Head to Tsarskoe Selo and step inside the magnificent baroque Catherine Palace. Wander through ornately decorated ballrooms and feel history come alive. Unlock the secrets of the legendary Amber Room.
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City Tour with the State Hermitage Museum
City Tour with the State Hermitage Museum From $131.75 per Traveler
Combine a city tour with a guided visit of one of the world's most prominent and extensive museums—the State Hermitage Museum. Home to some 2.7 million exhibits, the museum displays an incredible wealth of world art.
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The Highlights of Saint Petersburg
The Highlights of Saint Petersburg From $95.81 per Traveler
This bus tour is an excellent introduction to Saint Petersburg. Drive along arrow-straight avenues, pass leafy parks, and cross over picturesque canals. Ornate palaces, golden spires, and gleaming domes provide a stunning backdrop along the way.
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Saint Petersburg Walking Tour
Saint Petersburg Walking Tour From $35.93 per Traveler
Charming waterside walkways, dreamy canal footpaths, and elegant streets make Saint Petersburg a walker's dream. Stroll down the Nevsky Prospect, pass buildings steeped in history, and capture the panorama from the top of the rotunda at Saint Isaac's Cathedral.
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Illuminations of Saint Petersburg
Illuminations of Saint Petersburg From $132.20 per Traveler
View floodlit monuments, magical palaces, gilded landmarks, twinkling bridges, and sparkling squares as they illuminate the skyline during this night-time excursion.
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Excursion to Novgorod
Excursion to Novgorod From $263.95 per Traveler
Enjoy a daytrip to one of Russia's most ancient cities, Novgorod. View historically and architecturally significant monuments, including the 11th-century St. Sophia Cathedral and the old market place. Enjoy a traditional Russian lunch in the grounds of the Novgorod Kremlin.
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City Tour with the Peter and Paul Fortress
City Tour with the Peter and Paul Fortress From $106.60 per Traveler
Take in the primary sights and landmarks of central Saint Petersburg before enjoying a guided tour of the Peter and Paul Fortress.
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Tour of Saint Petersburg and its Art
Tour of Saint Petersburg and its Art From $81.44 per Traveler
Add an artistic touch to your trip and discover the significant contribution Saint Petersburg has made to the art world. After visiting the Church of the Saviour on Blood, take an in-depth tour of the State Russian Museum, where virtually every genre of Russian art is exhibited.
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Excursion to Pavlovsk Palace and Park
Excursion to Pavlovsk Palace and Park From $155.70 per Traveler
Visit Pavlovsk Palace, perhaps the most resplendent of the imperial family's residences, and step back in time through Russian history.
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Visit to Saint Isaac's Cathedral plus a City Tour
Visit to Saint Isaac's Cathedral plus a City Tour From $107.79 per Traveler
Venture inside Saint Petersburg's largest cathedral. The austere exterior gives little away—the inside is richly adorned with magnificent reliefs, ornate sculptures, and marble columns. Follow this guided visit with a city tour.
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Small-Group Tour: St. Petersburg Unveiled
Small-Group Tour: St. Petersburg Unveiled From $59.00 per Traveler
Explore the history and architecture of Russia through unique St. Petersburg sites, including a Soviet-Air-Force-themed bar, the homes of Rasputin and Lenin, and an homage to The Wizard of Oz.
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Small-Group St. Petersburg Discovery Tour
Small-Group St. Petersburg Discovery Tour From $44.00 per Traveler
Also referred to as the “Venice of the North”, St. Petersburg is a city of many facets. Discover the best of this Russian city, soak up impressive landmarks, and taste delicious, traditional food.
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Water Activities and Cruises
River and Canal Cruise
River and Canal Cruise From $50.30 per Traveler
Drift along waterways and see Saint Petersburg from a different angle on a leisurely boat cruise. Pass under some of the city's 400 bridges, and note the 18th-century palaces, towering cathedrals and churches, and architectural landmarks that line the banks of the River Neva.
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Travel Accessories
Fly Green with TerraPass
Fly Green with TerraPass From $6.99 per Traveler
We all contribute to global warming. Now you can do something about it—easily and affordably. Join the more than 150,000 people who use TerraPass to balance out the global-warming impact of their flying, driving, and other energy use.
Reduce your carbon footprint and celebrate Earth Day every day!
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