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    Places visited:

  • Moscow
  • St Petersburg
  • See the Kremlin and Red Square in Moscow.

  • Visit the Hermitage in St Petersburg.

  • Take a train between the two cities.

Audley Travel specialist Katy

What our specialists say...

Ideal for families, this trip takes in the main highlights of Moscow and St Petersburg, with a train journey in between the two cities.

We recommend this trip for:

  • Moscow
  • St Petersburg

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Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Day 1 Moscow

International outbound flight , Moscow

Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Moscow. Upon arrival at the airport you'll be met by your guide and driven to your hotel.

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Day 2 Moscow

Moscow

This morning start exploring the city with a visit to the magnificent Kremlin and the Armoury Museum. The afternoon is at leisure - we suggest visiting the nearby Gorky Park. This evening we can arrange circus tickets for Chocolade at Nikulin Circus.

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Day 3 Moscow

Moscow

This morning visit the Central Museum of Armed Forces - perfect for the boys in your family. Alternatively if that does not appeal we can arrange a visit to a gallery.

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Day 4 St Petersburg

Moscow , St Petersburg

After a leisurely morning, transfer to the station for your journey to St Petersburg. On arrival your guide will meet you and escort you to your hotel.

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Day 5 St Petersburg

St Petersburg

Start exploring the city with a visit to the Peter and Paul fortress today - the birth place of St Petersburg. Onsite at the fortress is the impressive Peter and Paul Cathedral, the burial place of all the Russian Emperors and Empresses from Peter the Great. The afternoon is at leisure.

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Day 6 St Petersburg

St Petersburg

This morning take a tour of the Hermitage with your guide - with the possible exception of the Louvre, there is no museum in the world that rivals the Hermitage in size and quality. Afternoon is free if you want to continue browsing. In the evening we can arrange ballet tickets.

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Day 7 St Petersburg

St Petersburg

Today visit the beautiful fountained gardens and palace of Peterhof - the Summer residence of Peter the Great. You will travel there by hydrofoil for spectacular views of the city and return to your hotel by car.

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Day 8 International return flight

St Petersburg , International return flight

Your journey ends on a high note - a drive out from the city takes you to the staggeringly opulent Tsar's Village, where you visit the Summer Palace of Catherine the Great. From here you continue to the airport for your return flight. Your return flight will arrive the same day.

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