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Two Capitals: History and Heritage

Cost

from £1,710 pp

(ex international flights)

Duration

7 days

This seven day itinerary takes you from Russia's unique capital - vibrant and impressive Moscow - to St Petersburg, also known as 'The Venice of the North' and one of the most captivating cities in Europe. Moscow and St Petersburg are dynamic, gorgeous cities, and definitely essential stops in any visit to Russia. To begin, enjoy the spectacular sights as well as hidden gems of Moscow and explore the thriving art scene. A high speed train will then take you to St Petersburg, the former capital of the Russian Empire. Get a true feeling of the grandeur of this historic imperial city by wandering the streets and along the canals, ducking into galleries and museums, and interacting with the locals. All the greatest museums, monuments and many other tourist attractions are located within these two historic capitals.

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Moscow

Day 1 - Moscow

  • Visa information for Russia
  • Arrival transfer from Moscow airport to your hotel
Moscow

Day 2 - Moscow

  • Visit the historic Kremlin complex
  • Walking city tour of Moscow with hidden gems
  • St. Basil's Cathedral
  • Lenin's Mausoleum
  • The GUM Department Store
Moscow

Day 3 - Moscow

  • 'Back to the USSR' tour - by private car
  • Visit Garage Museum of Art
St. Petersburg

Day 4 - St. Petersburg

  • Transfer from your hotel in Moscow to the railway station
  • Fast train from Moscow to St Petersburg.
  • Transfer from the railway station to your hotel in St. Petersburg
  • Walking St Petersburg tour
St. Petersburg

Day 5 - St. Petersburg

  • Excursion to the Hermitage
  • Evening on the riverbank
St. Petersburg

Day 6 - St. Petersburg

  • Visit Peterhof Palace

Day 7

  • Transfer from St. Petersburg to the airport