The stories and secrets of Vyborg estates

You will have a trip to Vyborg and its surroundings, which you have not seen yet. You will have the opportunity to walk along the historical trails of the manor parks and learn the stories and secrets of the area and the people associated with them.

You will visit the estate of I.E.Repin "Penaty", the rocky landscape park "Monrepos", the estate "Kiiskilya" with a tasting of beer aged in a local cellar, the estate of a Burgher with a tasting of glegg and pretzel.

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Duration
2 Days
1 Night
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 15 – 16 Jun
    • 27 – 28 Jul
    • 17 – 18 Aug
    • 14 – 15 Sep
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    1 night
Comfort
  • Upscale
  • Premium
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 15 people
Minimum age
6 years old
Group meet at
Russia, Saint Petersburg
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Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Monrepos Rock Landscape Park
We will walk along the alleys of the park and along the sparkling waters of the Vyborg Bay, listen to the singing of birds and the breathing of stone boulders
Beer tasting
We will visit the Kiiskilya estate and taste beer aged in a local cellar
The estate of the Burgher
Let's go on a short trip to the history of the estate, where we will have a tasting of gleg and the famous Vyborg pretzel

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Excursion to the Kiiskil estate, tasting of manor beer

    Arrival at Saint-Petersburg. 

    09:30 Meeting with the guide at the monument to Peter the Great at the Moscow railway station in St. Petersburg.

    Transfer to Vyborg. A guided tour telling about the historical events and nature of the Karelian Isthmus.

    11:00 Excursion to the museum-estate of I.E. Repin "Penates", where the artist lived for more than 30 years. His house with its extensive workshop was always open to guests: writers and poets came to friendly meetings, discussed contemporary art, and read their new works. The preserved interiors will help you feel the creative atmosphere of the early 20th century.

    Transfer to Vyborg.

    14:00 Transfer to the hotel.

    14:30 Lunch at the restaurant (for those who paid half board).

    15:30 Excursion to the Kiiskil estate, owned by the Kron family and founded in 1562. The main building was built in 1816. You will have a unique opportunity to visit the estate, which is still undergoing the process of restoration and restoration, and touch the history of one of the oldest estates in the Leningrad region.

    The history of the estate is closely connected with the history of Russian brewing. Abraham Kron, the first Russian factory brewer, is the father of Leopold Kron, one of the owners of the estate. Therefore, at the end of the tour, you will visit a tasting of manor beer. Some of the produced varieties are aged in the old granite cellar of the estate, where you will visit — in particular, it is there that the Russian imperial stout matures, one of the densest and most saturated varieties of dark beer, bottled in champagne bottles.

    18:30 Return to Vyborg. 

    Free time. 

    19:00 For the active and curious - a walking tour of the center of Vyborg — our guide will tell you about the history of the city, its legends and secrets. You will see the Market Square, the Peter and Paul Cathedral, the Transfiguration Cathedral, the Panzerlaks bastion, the Town Hall Tower.

    20:00 For an additional fee, a boat trip along the Vyborg Bay. 

    The boat goes out into the Vyborg Bay, goes along the coast of the Monrepos Park and the islands of the Vyborg Bay: Tent Island, Island of the Dead, Islands of Love and Epic. The Monrepos Park looks different from aboard the ship. We will see: Chinese bridges, a tea gazebo, the temple of Neptune, the Ludwigstein Chapel. On the way back, the ship will pass through the Fortress Strait along the Castle Island, admire the towers and walls of Vyborg Castle from the water.

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  • Day 2 - Monrepos Park. Visit to the Burgher's estate
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    1 night
Comfort
  • Upscale
  • Premium

The tour includes accommodation in a hotel.

Excursion package without accommodation: 10,500 rubles.

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

Vyborg 3* (Vyborg), Buffet breakfast

Check-in datesDouble room with separate bedsSingle roomDouble room with separate bedsTriple (2 main+additional beds)Single roomDouble with Twin beds / Double with double bedTriple (2 main+additional beds) AdultSingle room
 StandardStandard PlusImproved
15.06-15.09 BREAKFAST1270014450130001240015000137501285016500
15.06-15.09 BREAKFAST+LUNCH1450016250148001420016800155501465018300

Druzhba 3* (Vyborg), Buffet breakfast

Check-in datesDouble room with separate bedsTriple (2 main+additional beds)Single roomDouble room with separate bedsTriple (2 main+additional beds)Single roomDouble room with separate bedsTriple (2 main+additional beds)Single room
 StandardImprovedSuperior with Bay view
15.06-15.09 BREAKFAST133001290015500137501320016450144001365017750
15.06-15.09 BREAKFAST+ LUNCH151001470017300155501500018250162001545019550

Victoria 4* (Vyborg), Buffet breakfast

Check-in datesDouble with Twin beds / Double with double bedSingle roomDouble with Twin beds / Double with double bedTriple (2 main+additional beds)Single room
 StandardJunior Suite
15.06-15.09 BREAKFAST1515018350172501595023960
15.06-15.09 BREAKFAST+ LUNCH1695020150190501775025760

Discount for children under 16 years old: 450 rubles.

Discount for pensioners and schoolchildren aged 16-18: 150 rubles.

Vyborg 3* or Friendship 3* or 1 night
Vyborg 3*

The Vyborg Hotel, which offers pet-friendly accommodation, is located in the center of Vyborg, a 15-minute walk from the 13th-century Vyborg Castle. It offers free Wi-Fi in public areas and a 24-hour front desk.

The bright, classic rooms are decorated in warm colours and feature a TV and a private bathroom.

The restaurant serves European cuisine. Guests can enjoy a variety of drinks at the lobby bar. Delicious Uzbek dishes are prepared in the summer cafe.

Vyborgsky Train Station is just a 5-minute walk away. Pulkovo International Airport is 175 km away.

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Friendship 3*

Druzhba Hotel is located in Vyborg, on the coast of the Vyborg Bay. Free Wi-Fi is available.

Each room here will provide you with a TV and a private bathroom with free toiletries.

Guests can relax in the sauna and dine in the restaurant or on the hotel's terrace. There is also a 24-hour front desk and luggage storage.

Vyborg Bus Station is 250 metres from the hotel, and Vyborg Train Station is 500 metres away.

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Victoria 4*

This hotel is located on the Market Square in Vyborg, a 10-minute walk from Vyborg Castle. It offers a fitness center, 2 restaurants and a Finnish sauna.

Each room at the Victoria Hotel is decorated in a modern style and is equipped with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV, and a bathroom with a hairdryer.

Breakfast is served at the Monrepa Restaurant, and Russian and European dishes are also served. The elegant Vkus restaurant serves Italian cuisine, which can be enjoyed on the summer terrace.

Guests of the Victoria Hotel can visit the Russian sauna, hammam and hot tub. A fitness centre is also available on site.

The Round Tower and the market are a 2—minute walk from Victoria Hotel, and Vyborg Train Station is a 10-minute walk away. The Monrepos Landscape Park is a 20-minute walk away.

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Tour conditions

Group
up to 15 tourists
Minimum age
6 years old
Duration
2 days 1 night
Group meets at
Russia, Saint Petersburg

Included in price

  • habitation; 
  • breakfast;
  • 2 lunches for those who ordered half board;
  • beer tasting;
  • tea party with jam;
  • guided tours and daily transportation services according to the program;
  • guide support;
  • headphones are provided free of charge for more comfortable listening to the guide;
  • The price at the Druzhba Hotel includes a morning sauna;
  • The price at the Victoria Hotel includes access to the fitness center, and the Junior suite category can accommodate four people. 

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to St. Petersburg and back;
  • additional excursions;
  • meals not specified in the program (lunches and dinners), we recommend ordering lunches when buying a tour – 1800 rubles for 2 lunches, for those who chose a tariff without lunches;
  • private transfer;
  • personal expenses.

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

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Dates and Prices

  • from US$ 117
    15 – 16 Jun 2 days 1 night
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    27 – 28 Jul 2 days 1 night
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    17 – 18 Aug 2 days 1 night
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