Festive St Petersburg and Moscow Winter 2017/18

Tour Type: Christmas Spectacular
Brochure Type: AWS Europe Asia Central and North America 1718

Walk in the footsteps of Peter the Great along the winter-white carpets of St. Petersburg and Moscow - a discovery of Russia's vibrant, modern culture, haunting history, grand palaces and the imposing Red Square, on this festive sojourn to two fairy-tale imperial cities.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • City tour in St. Petersburg and Moscow
  • View the Tsar's Winter Palace, Nevsky Prospekt, St. Isaac's Cathedral and the statue of Peter the Great in St. Petersburg, Red Square and St. Basil's Cathedral in Moscow
  • Visit the Hermitage Museum, the Peter and Paul Fortress in St. Petersburg and the Kremlin in Moscow
Dining Highlights
  • 6 hot buffet breakfasts
  • 2 dinners
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • VIP entry to many sights

Call 207-748-0001 for more information or to book today! Mention code 13427497

Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Duration
7 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1St. PetersburgArrive St. Petersburg (3 Nights): Welcome to the magnificent city of St. Petersburg. Relax and unwind after your journey. Meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers this evening for a Welcome Reception and light dinner at your hotel. A short evening orientation drive will be the perfect introduction to this magical festive city. See some of the iconic sights in a winter wonderland setting.Welcome Reception
Crown Plaza Ligovsky/Domina Prestige
Day 2St. PetersburgSt. Petersburg Sightseeing: Admire the landmarks of St. Petersburg during your sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist. View the Tsar's Winter Palace, Nevsky Prospekt, St. Isaac's Cathedral and the statue of Peter the Great. Explore the Peter and Paul Fortress on your included visit.Buffet Breakfast
Day 3Hermitage Museum Visit and St. PetersburgHermitage Museum Visit and St. Petersburg: Today enjoy a Small Group Sightseeing visit to the Hermitage Museum with a Local Specialist to see one of the world's largest and most valuable art collections. This world famous museum occupies five impressive buildings on the banks of the River Neva in the heart of St. Petersburg. Featuring over 3 million artefacts, the collection represents the development of world culture and art from the Stone Age to the 20th century. The rest of the day is yours to explore the city. This evening consider a visit to a theatre to see a Russian Folklore show or relax at your hotel.Buffet Breakfast
Day 4MoscowSt. Petersburg - High-Speed Train - Moscow (3 Nights): After a hearty Russian breakfast enjoy some free time before taking a high-speed train trip towards the Russian capital through scenic winter landscapes. Arrive later in Moscow, your home for the next three nights. An ancient city full of remarkable architecture and monuments to fallen heroes and victorious battles, Moscow is a cauldron of creativity and culture. Located on the Moskva River, the city is the country's political, economic, religious and financial hub.Buffet Breakfast
Marriott Tverskaya
Day 5MoscowMoscow Christmas Markets: Moscow is magically transformed for the festive season with more than 400 dazzling light installations placed around the city for the Christmas Light festival, and the squares come alive with Christmas Market stalls offering traditional foods and gifts from a variety of European countries. The iconic Red Square has stalls with festive Russian items and one of the many grand scale ice rinks that are installed in the city during the winter season. See St. Basil's Cathedral and visit the Kremlin during your guided sightseeing with a Local Specialist. Afterwards there is plenty of time to shop for festive souvenirs and explore the city on your own.Buffet Breakfast
Day 6MoscowMoscow: Today is a full day at leisure to explore the city further. Consider visiting one of the city's museums or take an Optional Experience to Sergiyev Posad, once known as Zagorsk. This city is today the largest religious and cultural centre in Russia. This evening, join your fellow travellers to celebrate the Festive season at a Farewell Dinner.Buffet Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
Day 7Depart MoscowDepart Moscow: Say goodbye to this unique country at the end of a remarkable trip of discovery. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply.Buffet Breakfast
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
12/20/2017$1,875.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
12/24/2017$1,875.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
12/31/2017$1,875.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
Disclaimer
Kremlin visit will take place on Day 6 instead of Day 5 on departures 24 and 31 December 2017.

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