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Train Tours to St. Petersburg
July 19, 2019 10:26

Railway tours to St. Petersburg are organized weekly. The duration of the excursion program may be different: from short two- or three-day tours to longer full-fledged tourist trips lasting 10-12 days.

As a rule, the cost of tours by train includes hotel accommodation, meals based on breakfast (some programs offer two meals a day), excursion and transfer services, guide services, however  train tickets are not included.

Upon arrival in St. Petersburg, tourists travel  to the hotel, where they meet with the guide, and if you wish, you can pre-book an individual transfer from the station and back.

During the journey, tourists move around the city in comfortable buses, which are served every day at the hotel entrance (sometimes a gathering point is  at a nearby location).

In St. Petersburg there are five railway stations: Moscow, Finland, Ladoga, Vitebsk, and Baltic. Trains departing from the capital (Moscow Oktyabrskaya station) arrive at Moscow railway station -  famous Red Arrow, the Sapsan and Nevsky Express speed trains follow this route.

A trip from the capital to St. Petersburg on the “Red Arrow” will take  8 hours, while the “Sapsan” will take you to the city on the Neva in just 4 hours.

Options of St. Petersburg railway tours  

St. Petersburg - a city with a huge tourist potential - has an extensive base of excursion programs that will take you back to the   world of the aristocratic city, present you with many intellectual discoveries and aesthetic pleasures. The tour program “Classic Petersburg” will delight inquisitive tourists who prefer  walking on foot:  the Peter and Paul Fortress, Tsarskoye Selo, Kunstkamera, St. Isaac's Cathedral, the Hermitage - you will get acquainted with an almost mandatory collection of religious attractions of the Northern capital.

You can see the magnificent palaces of St. Petersburg as part of the “Palace Necklace” tour,   which covers many residences of royal and aristocratic families, and each of them has its own amazing history.

The tour "Great St. Petersburg" will take you to the era of crinolines and cylinders, royal hunts and lush balls, acquaint with the customs   of the court nobility and the traditions of the royal family.


Pompous palaces, grandiose city ensembles, proud temples will appear in all their glory in front of  travelers who will choose the “Gala Petersburg” tour, and the popular “White Nights in the Northern Capital” program will acquaint you with an amazing natural phenomenon that literally amazes guests with its  romantic beauty.

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Author: Anna Dorozhkina

Tags: St. Petersburg Leningrad Region travel to Russia Russian regions  

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