Alternative trip to St. Petersburg in the winter, 7 days

Our program will introduce you to the city, but except of the traditional excursions and major sights, you will also see the local market, escape the city and spend the day on the Lake Ladoga, take an old-style troika ride and so on. We promise you an unforgettable time.

The 1st day:
Arrival in St. Petersburg

Transfer. Accommodation: homestay with a local, in a hotel or in an apartment.

City tour including the visiting of the local market.

The 2nd day
The Hermitage

St. Petersburg Metro tour, one of the most attractive and deepest metros in the world. You will see the first and the oldest line of metro that was constructed in the USSR. The walls are adorned with mosaics and artworks demonstrating the superiority of socialism.

Our guide will introduce you to the Hermitage, one of the largest museums in the world. You will see major masterpieces strolling around the warren of the Winter Palace passages.

The 3nd day
Gulf of Finland

Tour to the park Of The 300th Anniversary Of St. Petersburg. It is located uptown near the Gulf of Finland. It was opened in honor of St. Petersburg's 300th anniversary in 2003. You will see spectacular views of Kronstadt, a city and military seaport on Kotlin Island.

The 4nd day
Ride on a Russian sleigh in Pavlovsk Park

You will go to Pavlovsk, 30 km from St. Petersburg.

Pavlovsk is full of romantic landscapes and Russian summerhouses (datcha). The town developed around the Pavlovsk Palace, a major residence of the Russian imperial family, you will also see the park with numerous temples, colonnades, bridges and statues. Pavlovsk is part of the UNESCO World Heritage (you will have an option to use the city transport or go by car).

The 5th day
Trip to Lake Ladoga

One-day trip to Lake Ladoga, the largest lake in Europe. You will see pure Russia, its nature, wide open spaces, Russian summerhouses (datcha) and in addition you will have a dinner on the lakeshore.

The 6th day
Free day

You may spend time in museums, restaurants, check out Russian cuisine, buy traditional Russian souvenirs etc.

The 7th day

It is the end of your trip, we will provide airport transfer service.

Price per person from:

With a local
At hotel 3*
In appartement
Car (to lake Ladoga)
1077 €
per person
1213 €
per person
1240 €
per person
131 €
per person
755 €
per person
708 €
per person
748 €
per person
59 €
per person
575 €
per person
425 €
per person
510 €
per person
37 €
per person
is not available
362 €
per person
438 €
per person
22 €
per person

Price included

  • Tourist voucher
  • Airport transfer service
  • Accommodation
  • Tickets to museums/tours
  • English speaking experienced guide
  • Breakfasts (exception is the apartment accommodation)
  • Customer support team

Not included

  • International flights
  • Processing fee
  • Personal expenses
  • Insurance
  • Meals
  • Transfers and tours, which are not specified in the program


  • You can choose the dates of your trip according to your availability and flights
  • All our stays are individual and tailor-made, you are free to modify them by removing or by choosing additional excursions in St. Petersburg from our website. The price of the program will vary depending on the changes you make to it.
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