The Organizing Committee gladly invites you to take part in the pre-congress tour to Saint Petersburg.
Please, make your reservation and payment for the tour in your personal account.
Program of the pre-congress tour to Saint Petersburg
10.30 am Bus city tour
St. Petersburg is the former capital of Imperial Russia, home of the Tsars and one of the world's most beautiful and romantic cities. St. Petersburg was founded by Tsar Peter the Great in 1703 on the banks of the Neva River and the Gulf of Finland. The entire city center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is full of beautiful palaces and monuments including the Winter Palace. The city is also known as the Venice of the North because of its location on various islands in the Neva River and its many canals and bridges.
During the City Tour you will see the most remarkable sights of the city on the Neva river banks and you will get plenty of unforgettable impressions. You will get acquainted with the history of St. Petersburg and will learn how it started and developed. You will see many of the sights that have made St. Petersburg famous: St. Isaac Square and St. Isaac´s Cathedral, the Spit of Vasilievsky island with Rostral Columns and the Stock Exchange building and the Bronze Horseman monument, Peter and Paul Fortress and legendary battleship «Aurora», Field of Mars and the Summer Garden, the Cathedral of a Saviour-on-the-Spilled Blood and the Winter Palace.
Tour to the Hermitage
Peterhof Palace And Park Tour
Peterhof is an immensely luxurious and beautifully preserved Imperial estate, founded in 1710 by Peter the Great. It contains several palaces, a number of beautifully landscaped parks and a numerous magnificent statues and fountains. That’s why it’s often called “The Russian Versailles”. This kingdom of playing water contains more that 140 fountains, and every one is unique. Once being seen it will never be forgotten! You will see visit this brilliant residence of Russian emperors and it’s magnificent fountains park. The Grand Palace with its fascinating and elaborate interiors and its expansive gardens with numerous fountains and pavilions are sure to impress.
Return to St. Petersburg. Free time.
Free time. Transfer to the railway station and departure to Moscow by Sapsan fast train about 11.00 am (arrival to Moscow about 15.00). Transfer to the hotel.
Tour price (accommodation in single standard room) – 590 Euro per person
Tour price (accommodation in double deluxe room) – 1080 Euro per 2 persons
Price includes: 2 nights accommodation in hotel 4* in the city center (26-28 June), English speaking guide, meals, city tour, tour to the Hermitage and tour to Peterhof, transfer hotel (in Saint Petersburg) to the railway station, transfer railway station – hotel (in Moscow), Sapsan fast train ticket Saint Petersburg-Moscow.
Additionally you can reserve the accommodation June 25-26. The price per single standard room is 135 Euro including breakfast and 216 Euro per double deluxe room.