The Art Treasures of St Petersburg
Legacy of the Tsars
Departing: Thursday 15 February 2018
Returning: Tuesday 20 February 2018
Duration: 6 days
The beautiful city of St Petersburg, often known as the ‘Venice of the North’, was founded by Peter the Great to demonstrate his wish that Russia was a major power with its roots firmly fixed in Europe.
Explore this grandest of cities with its elegant buildings and unsurpassed palaces. The visit has been specially planned for March when the snow makes everything picturesque and the city looks magnificent.
The theatres are open, the vodka and furs come out and the insides of the buildings are kept cosy and warm. More importantly one can enjoy the city’s artistic treasures without the crowds.
- The newly-opened and stunning Fabergé Museuem
- Attend a ballet or opera performance in some of Europe’s grandest theates
- Extend your trip to visit Russia’s Holy Mother – Moscow
HISTORY AND ARCHITECTURE
ACTIVITY LEVEL: LOW
* Per person sharing, including flights from London. Single supplement £340.
$2,981 - please note that this US Dollar price is based on the exchange rate in October 2017. Contact the relevant operator for the most up-to-date price information.