Kaleidoscope of Christmas lights of the Northern capital

The tour is available for sale only WITHOUT ACCOMMODATION.

The festive mood of St. Petersburg is contagious! 

You will see the Hermitage in all its splendor and hear music on the pedestrian streets. You will go out of town to Tsarskoye Selo and visit the Catherine Palace, stroll through the center of St. Petersburg and learn the legends of Nevsky Prospekt. 

And you can also go to Gostiny Dvor and buy author's souvenirs for your friends and family. 

When booking a tour from 05.12.23, an excursion to the Sheremetyevo Museum is replaced by a visit to the Faberge Museum without an excursion (03.01.24).

Location

Russia, Saint Petersburg
from
US$ 58
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Duration
3 Days
2 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 1 – 3 Jan, 2025
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
  • Premium
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 40 people
Minimum age
6 years old
Group meet at
Russia, Saint Petersburg
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

New Year holidays in St. Petersburg
We will learn about the traditions of celebrating the New Year in the past centuries and every day we will walk along Nevsky Prospekt
"The courtyard of the Guest house" and hot chocolate
Let's go into a cozy youth space where you can taste the cuisines of the peoples of the world and relax during a long walk
Through the halls of the Hermitage
We will visit the main museum of St. Petersburg and be inspired by the art of different eras

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Meeting of the group – excursion "Christmas Petersburg", Sheremetyevo Palace (from 05.12 visit to the Faberge Museum)

    12:00 Meeting of the tour participants at the Moscow railway station, near the bust of Peter 1. A guide with a sign "Kaleidoscope of Christmas lights" will be waiting for you.

    Sightseeing bus tour of the city "Rozhdestvensky Petersburg".

    The bus will take you through the streets and squares in a festive Christmas outfit with illuminated lights-Merry Christmas greetings. 

    You will see the magnificent architectural ensembles of the University Embankment, the Arrows of Vasilievsky Island, the Field of Mars, Palace and Senate Squares, which have created St. Petersburg the glory of one of the most beautiful cities in the world. 

    You will find out where the festivities used to take place, how they prepared for the holiday, what gifts were given, how and who bought them for the royal children in Gostiny Dvor, where and how the Christmas trees were held, which temples were the most revered for Christmas services. 

    An excursion to the Sheremetyevo Palace will introduce you to the history of the Sheremetyevo family - one of the oldest families in Russia, the ceremonial halls of the palace, recreated in the XXI century as they were in the 1830s, amaze with the variety of their decorative decoration. 

    When booking a tour from 05.12.23, an excursion to the Sheremetyevo Museum is replaced by a visit to the Faberge Museum without an excursion (03.01.24).

    The tour immerses the guests of the house in the atmosphere of the life of the palace. 

    Transportation is provided for the meeting, transfer to the hotel and the tour.

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  • Day 2 - Excursion "St. Petersburg was born here", excursion "Festive traditions and famous gifts"
  • Day 3 - Excursion "There is nothing better than Nevsky Prospekt...", Hermitage
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
  • Premium

The tour is available for sale only WITHOUT ACCOMMODATION.

The tour includes accommodation in hotels in St. Petersburg.

The cost of the tour for 1 person, depending on the accommodation, RUB.:

The tour includes accommodation in a hotel. 

The cost of the tour for 1 person in rubles, depending on the accommodation:

placementFor 1 person in 2 places.
the room
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place
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up to 16 years old
Extra day, price per room
1-places.2 places.2 places. + additional place
PICKAXE
Tourclass, amenities per block,
Breakfast set
       
PICKAXE
Standard, room amenities
Breakfast set
       
DOSTOEVSKY 4*
comfort
Breakfast buffet
       
ST. PETERSBURG 4*
Standard YARD
Breakfast buffet
       
ST. PETERSBURG 4*
Delax NEVA
Breakfast buffet
       
MOSCOW 4*
Standard
Breakfast buffet
       
THEATRICAL
AREA 4*
Standard
Breakfast buffet
       
STATION S13 3*
Standard
Breakfast buffet
       
DOMINA PULKOVO 4*
Standard Apartments
Breakfast buffet
       
The cost of the tour without accommodation and meals5025750 
PICKAXE or DOSTOEVSKY 4* or 2 nights
PICKAXE

Kirochnaya Hotel is located in the Central District of St. Petersburg, a 15-minute walk from Chernyshevskaya Metro Station. Nearby attractions such as the Tauride Garden, the Smolny Institute, and the A.V. Suvorov Museum are located. This is a comfortable and peaceful place, the interior of which is designed in a classic English style. 

Another option
DOSTOEVSKY 4*

The Dostoevsky Hotel is conveniently located next to the metro station, a 5-minute walk from Nevsky Prospekt and less than a 10-minute walk from the Alexandrinsky Theater. St. Isaac's Cathedral is 3 km away.

The rooms are equipped with a minibar and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. The bathrooms are equipped with a hairdryer and free toiletries.

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Another option
ST. PETERSBURG 4*

This hotel offers spacious rooms with stunning views of St. Petersburg and the Neva River. The hotel is located in the city center, on the Pirogovskaya embankment.

The modern rooms at the Saint Petersburg Hotel feature cable TV, a desk and a seating area. Many rooms have large windows with panoramic river views. Room service is available 24 hours a day.

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Another option
MOSCOW 4*

This 4-star hotel is located in Saint Petersburg, close to Nevsky Prospekt and 50 metres from Alexander Nevsky Square Metro Station. It offers air-conditioned rooms and 5 restaurants, including a panoramic restaurant.

The spacious rooms at the Moskva Hotel are equipped with a refrigerator, air conditioning and a free safe. Most rooms also have an electric kettle. Free toiletries are provided. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel. Some rooms offer views of the Neva River and the Alexander Nevsky Lavra. Coolers with hot and cold drinking water are installed on the floors.

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Another option
THEATRE SQUARE 4*

The hotel is located in the city center, in the historical building of the XVIII century Nikolsky rows. Within walking distance of the main attractions: the Mariinsky Theatre, the Hermitage, St. Nicholas Cathedral.

All rooms are equipped with free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, TV, mini-bar, safe.

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Another option
DOMINA Pulkovo 4*

DOMINA Pulkovo Hotel and Apartments ** is a new unique apartment hotel under the management of the Italian DOMINA chain.

The complex is located in the south of the city, near Pulkovo International Airport, within walking distance from Zvezdnaya and Moskovskaya metro stations. Just 8 metro stops and you are in the heart of St. Petersburg on Nevsky Prospekt.  A convenient location will allow guests to combine a relaxing holiday with a busy one

the excursion program. And the presence of a kitchenette in the apartment with a refrigerator, a hob and a set of dishes makes this option ideal for a family holiday.

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Tour conditions

Group
up to 40 tourists
Minimum age
6 years old
Duration
3 days 2 nights
Group meets at
Russia, Saint Petersburg

Included in price

  • hotel accommodation for 2 nights;
  • breakfast in the hotel restaurant (except the first day);
  • accommodation, when choosing a rate with accommodation (+breakfast);
  • excursion and transport services according to the program;
  • the services of a guide for all the sightseeing days of the tour.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to St. Petersburg and back;
  • breakfast on the first day;
  • lunches and dinners;
  • the resort fee of 100 rubles /person / day will be paid by guests directly at the hotel, and cannot be included in the tourist package (from 04/01/2024, an experiment on the introduction of a resort fee will start in St. Petersburg);
  • accommodation in St. Petersburg, when choosing a tariff without accommodation;
  • additional excursions;
  • private transfer;
  • personal expenses.

It's important to know

Are plane/train tickets included in the tour price?

Air and railway tickets are not included in the price of the tour. You can purchase them yourself or contact us for help.

How will I find a guide?
What time will the excursions start every day?
Is insurance included in the price of the tour?
Can excursions change?

Dates and Prices

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  • from US$ 58
    1 – 3 Jan, 2025 3 days 2 nights
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