Highlights of Moscow & St. Petersburg

  • 8 Day Tour
  • 8 Sights Visited

IMPORTANT NOTE: Visa is required prior to travelling. Please call for more details. Please note the optional excursions must be pre-booked at least four weeks before departure.

Day 1

Fly to Moscow, where you will be met by our local guide and transferred to your hotel for a three-night stay.

  • Included meals: Dinner

Day 2 - Moscow

Your taste of Russia begins with an included, guided sightseeing tour of the principal sights and attractions of the city, including Red Square, the Kremlin, and St. Basil’s Cathedral. Later, you will have time at leisure to explore. Take a journey on the beautiful metro system, where many of the stations are decorated with chandeliers, ornate mosaics and fine marble.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner


St. Basil’S Cathedral

Red Square


Day 3 - The Kremlin and Armoury

Join our fantastic, optional visit, first to the Kremlin, once the former residence of the Russian Tsars, but today, Russia’s political nerve centre. This mesmerising complex of towers, domed cathedrals and palaces offers an intriguing insight into Russia’s turbulent history. We continue on to the Moscow Armoury, the treasury of the Russian Tsars, boasting a unique collection of state regalia, thrones, carriages and coronation dresses of the 16th to 19th centuries and ten of the world-famous Fabergé eggs.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner


Day 4 - High-Speed train from Moscow to St. Petersburg.

We leave Moscow on the high-speed train to St. Petersburg, then transfer to our hotel for a four-night stay.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5 - St. Petersburg

Enjoy our included, guided sightseeing tour, which will introduce you to the famous landmarks, history and culture of this outstanding city. We will see the magnificent Decembrist’s Square; the Winter Palace, inspired by the Palace of Versailles; St. Issac’s Cathedral, an enormous structure that can accommodate 13,000 people; and the Peter and Paul Fortress, which became a notorious prison for revolutionaries.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

St. Petersburg

Day 6 - Hermitage

A day at leisure for you to explore the many other beautiful and historic sights of St. Petersburg. You will have the opportunity to join an optional visit to the remarkable State Hermitage Museum. Made up of six majestic buildings, including the Winter Palace, the Little and Large Hermitage buildings and the Hermitage Theatre, the museum holds one of the finest ensembles of art, tsarist jewels and treasures in the world.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Hermitage Museum

Day 7 - Petrodvorets

Join our optional excursion to the magnificent imperial palace of Petrodvorets, dramatically placed on the Gulf of Finland. Explore the beautiful 2,500- acre landscaped gardens, with their intricate fountain. Admire the spectacular Baroque and Rococo interiors, whilst our expert guide will take you through the history of Petrodvorets.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner


Day 8

Transfer to St. Petersburg Airport for your return flight to the U.K.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Prices are per person, based on two sharing.

Extras: optional excursions; single room supplement £209; travel insurance from £44.95; flight supplements may apply; visa application fee.

FAQ's about our tours

Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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We do have holidays that are suitable for wheelchair users, however the person using the wheelchair will need to be able to get on and off the coach if a coach tour is booked. Our coaches are not suitable for someone who is wheelchair reliant as we can only take folding wheelchairs that are stored in the luggage compartment.

We cannot guarantee that assistance will be available for the disabled person / wheelchair user and such bookings will only be accepted if that person is travelling with an able-bodied person who is fully able to attend to the needs of his/her co-traveller.

Passengers travelling by Eurostar in standard class seats must be able to walk 200 yards (183 metres) unaided. Please note; only collapsible wheelchairs are permitted on board standard class Eurostar coaches, as these must be stored in the luggage storage areas. Any passengers who are wheelchair reliant are required to be allocated in the 'Standard Premier' coaches where wheelchair user spaces are located. As these spaces are limited to 1 per train you must advise us immediately if you require them in order that we can reserve with Eurostar.

Excursions on our tours visit places of interest and public buildings. These may not be able to accommodate people with walking difficulties and wheelchair access may not be available. Excursions which include sightseeing tours may involve walking long distances and sometimes over cobbled or uneven surfaces.

The accommodation we use on our tours may not have ground floor rooms and in some instances lifts will not always be available. Occasionally access to your hotel may involve walking distances from the coach park and some hotels have a flight of steps to the Reception.

It is very important that checks are made with regard to the suitability of a tour for you prior to you make any booking with us.