Moscow – St. Petersburg

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Duration: 7 days. You will visit two mains cities of the Russia. Past and Present, Ancient and Modernity are mixed in Moscow and Saint Petersburg mixed in bizarre views and combinations of architecture and culture. You may just solve a long-standing dispute between the two capitals which city is more beautiful. Stately Moscow or graceful St. Petersburg? 
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Moscow will inspire and confound you. When you travel to Moscow, you travel back in time – to the days of the Tsars of the Russian Empire, to the firebrand communists, to the tortured novelists of the Golden Age of Russian literature. Kremlin, Red Square, St. Basils Cathedrale, Bolshoy theatre, Stalin Gothic Skyscrapers, "palaces" of Moscow metro, masterpieces of Tretyakov collection and Pushkin museum, parties and festival in Russian style and many other amazing things that you will discover by yourself ... You can use for travelling between two cities as a modern fast train Sapsan (3,5 hours trip) as a luxury night train with specially qualities of service. This is one of the most breathtakingly beautiful places in Russia. Virtually any building in the large historic center, threaded with canals dotted with baroque bridges, can be considered an attraction – and indeed, it is a UNESCO World Heritage site. This is a magical city, with a long list of major attractions. The Hermitage Museum, housed in the Winter Palace of the Romanov Dynasty, is both one of the world's greatest and oldest collections of art, treasure, and antiquities, and one of its most beautiful buildings. The magnificence of palaces and parks will amaze even the sophisticated travelers. "Northern Venice", "Cultural capital of Russia", " Museum-city", " City on Neva River", "Window to Europe", "The Peter The Great creation" and other names was given to Saint Petersburg justly. Especially you can't believe walking on streets that this hero city was under 871 days siege and badly destroyed during the Second World War II. Must to see world famous Russian Great Ballet Performances as a " Swan lake", "The Sleeping Beauty ", " The Nutcracker" and others.

DAY 1 - Welcome to Moscow! Our guide will meet you at the airport.Private transfer to the hotel, where you can rest after the flight. Dinner in the city restaurant. In the evening we invite you to explore the beauty of night illumination of the city that never sleeps.

DAY 2 - Sightseeing tour Moscow. You will see The Kremlin and its fascinating Cathedrals, Red Square, Christ the Saviour Cathedral. Lunch in the city restaurant. After lunch our tour continues at Sparrow Hills, where you can enjoy panoramic view on Moscow. In the end of this day you can relax while watching a sunset during a cruise along the Moscow River.

Russian art Today we kindly offer you to explore the Russian art. Our tour starts in Tretyakov gallery, later it brings you to the most beautiful Moscow Metro station and ends on famous Arbat street, so that you would be able to enjoy the masterpieces of all kind of art. After lunch, you will visit Izmailovo Kremlin and local flea market to shop some true Russian souvenirs. Saint Petersburg. Grand Express Luxury Train , wonderful experience of travelling by "mobile hotel" in private deluxe compartment.

DAY 4 "Venice of the North" Let us invite you to explore the beauty of "Venice of the North"! During the tour, you will see such famous sights as The Peter and Paul Fortress, Vasilevskiy Island, St Isaac's Cathedral, Kazan Cathedral, The Church of Our Savior on Spilled Blood.                                                                                                          Private river cruise visiting Gulf of Finland (part of the Baltic sea). There are more than 342 bridges in the city limits of Saint Petersburg. You will see the most beautiful of them and enjoy the city sightseeing from the boat.

DAY 5 The Hermitage Museum And of course we will visit The Hermitage Museum - the largest art gallery in Russia and one of the largest and most respected art museums in the world. You will walk on Nevsky prospect and take a trip to the history of Russia. You have opportunity to see the beautiful and magnificent show - Night Open Bridges. 

DAY 6 Peterhof Enjoy the incredible Peterhof - a former residence of the Russian monarchs that brings together the finest achievements in national and international culture while on your way to the airport. Outstanding architects, decorators and sculptors, whose spectacular works of art slot perfectly into the natural beauty of the coastal landscape, created this unique complex.

Free day Day free. Time for leisure, shopping and additional excursions. Transfer to the airport. Departure.


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