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Visa, Privatzimmer, B&B Unterkuenfte und  Apartments in 60 Stdten Russlands und CIS
Lettera di invito, soggiorno B&B in residenze  private, appartamenti in 60 citta della Russia & CIS
Invitation de visa, hbergement chez htes, location  d'appartements dans 60 villes de la Russie & CIS
Invitaciones de visado, alojamiento, apartamentos en 60 ciudades de Rusia y CEI
To those who value the time of the visit, we offer a package

4 days in St.Petersburg

    • Visa invitation & registration

    • Transfers at arrival and departure

    • Hosts' home or apartment accommodation (according to your choice)

    • Transportation by car (transfers, city tour, evening events, Peterhof)

    • Home-cooked traditional Russian breakfast, dinner and evening tea at homestays

    • 2 evening events
    • 4 guided museum tours

    • Replacement of suggested guided tours or evening events on your request

    • Optional guided tours presume that you pay admissons and 15 euros per hour to your professional guide.

    Not included:
    • Lunches in cafe.

    • Meals, if you choose to stay in apartment.
  Number of people in the group   1 2 2 3 4
  Number of rooms One room Two rooms
  Total cost for the group (€)   1230     1590     1610     1980     2300  
  Total cost per person (€) 1230 795 805 660 575

Suggested itinerary
In case of unavailability of any evening event below we will replace it by it's equivalent

Day 1

    Arrival in St.Petersburg. Car transfert to accommodation.
      Visa registration and balance payment to HOFA representative
    Dinner at home
    Guided car tour of the main sites: (3 hours)
      Spit of the Basil Island, St Nicolas Marine Cathedral, St Isaac's Square, Bronze Horseman, Saviour on the Spilt Blood, Aurora Cruiser, Smolny Resurrection Cathedral
    Tea at home
Day 2
    Guided tour of St.Peter & Paul fortress(1,5 houres)
      with visit to the Russian Empereurs Tomb. Midday cannon shot
      Option: Guided tour of the Peter's hut and Aurora cruiser
    Guided tour of The Hermitage museum (3 houres)
      Option: tour of The Hermitage museum on your own
    Dinner at home
    Folkshow at Nikolaevsky Palace
    Tea at home
Day 3
    Guided tour of Peterhof (5 houres):
      Grand Palace, Tour of the Lower Parc with fountains
      Option: Guided tour of Konstantinov Palace and of the traditional village "Shuvalovka" (1 hour)
    Dinner at home
    Ballet at Mariinski theater
    Tea at home
Day 4
    Shopping at Souvenir market or shops
    Car transfer to the airport
Day "in Russian dacha" (Optional)
    An English speaking family can organize on your request an additional day of stay in their dacha at 40 kilometers from St.Petersburg. Car tours of sand beaches and lakes, meals and barbecue, bike rides and leisure summer sports ....

To order please choose Package in the Lodging Request form.
We will advise you availabiliy and will forward you a reservation form.