Palace Embankment Vacation Packages
To appreciate the many textures of St. Petersburg, pull on some comfortable shoes and discover nearby neighborhoods like St. Petersburg, Farforovaya, and St. Petersburg City Centre.
Do try to see some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make this region the special place it is. Spend a while admiring the exhibits at Planetarium, Menshikov Palace and the Arctic and Antarctic Museum. Go and see a live performance at the St. Petersburg Philharmonia, the Baltic House Theatre and the Alexandrinsky Theatre.
Looking for ways to keep the kids busy? Let them run around at the various child-friendly destinations in the area. If you’re into wildlife try to add the St. Petersburg Zoo on your list of places to visit.
There are a number of beautiful natural destinations here so don’t miss the chance to get outdoors. The ecological reserves such as the New Holland Island, give visitors an insight into the birds, trees and plants which inhabit the local area.
Those with some time to spare in St. Petersburg should go and see the Grand Choral Synagogue and the St. Michael's Castle. To learn about the role of faith in St. Petersburg, spend a little time at the area’s holy places, such as Vladimirskaya Church. Start your tour of nearby historic attractions by visiting Marble Palace and Mariinsky Palace.
For some retail therapy, browse Gostiny Dvor.
If you're crazy about sports, you might enjoy seeing local favorites, the Zenit Saint Petersburg, doing battle at Petrovsky Stadium. On game days the stadium becomes a sea of blue and white, as crowds gather to support their beloved team.
Finding somewhere handy to rest your head in the Palace Embankment area is a breeze. The Petro Palace Hotel, the Domina Prestige St. Petersburg and the Corinthia Hotel St Petersburg are among the many great places to stay around here.