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Russian Inspiration

This tour offers once-in-a-lifetime travel of the art and culture in Moscow and St. Petersburg. Visit the Kremlin, the Tretyakov Gallery, the Hermitage and experience entire bodies of work, as well as paintings that have never traveled outside of Russia, gain an understanding of the history and culture of the Russian people through a variety of unique events that we offer.

Let inspiration be your guide on this breathtaking art tour of Moscow and St. Petersburg! The Tretyakov Gallery, the Hermitage, the Kremlin – this tour is designed for those with a deep appreciation of art and a desire to explore Russia’s rich creative past. Feel free to use your imagination and add any artistic venue on top, our helpful destination specialists will be happy to provide you with their expert recommendations.

Type: Private Tour
Duration: 7 days

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Day 1: Moscow, arrival, free evening
Welcome to Moscow, amazing capital and one of the most beautiful and one of the oldest cities of Russia. Your driver will meet you at the airport and take you to the hotel.
Day 2: Moscow, sightseeing tour

Get a head start on your day to enjoy more of your Moscow 8-hour sightseeing! Meet your personal guide at the hotel and admire world-famous Red Square, St Basil's Cathedral, Vorobyovy Gory Park and fabulous Cathedral of Christ the Savior. Explore Kremlin territory and Armoury Chamber. Then, enjoy a scenic ride back to your hotel.

Day 3: Moscow, Tretyakov Gallery and transfer to St. Petersburg

Meet your guide at your hotel and have a short metro-ride to Tretyakov Gallery, one of the greatest museums in the world. After 2 hour fantastic tour of astonishing gallery take an optional tour and visit the world-famous Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, $35/person. Transfer by metro to the railway station and relax on your travel to St Petersburg on board the high-speed train Sapsan. Travel with a guide to the hotel in St Petersburg.

Day 4: St. Petersburg city tour
Meet your guide at your hotel. During 6-hours visit the city’s architectural highlights like Peter and Paul's fortress, St Issac's Cathedral and Church on Spilled Blood and learn more about incredible Russian history. Finish your tour at your hotel.
Day 5: St. Petersburg, visit to the Hermitage Museum

After meeting your guide at the hotel enjoy a 4 hour-guided tour of the astonishing Hermitage Museum and admire one of the finest art collections in the world. Take an optional tour and visit the world-famous Pushkin with a tour of Catherine's Palace and the Amber room. Then have a scenic ride back to your hotel.

Day 6: St. Petersburg, Peterhof Palace

With your friendly guide enjoy 6-hour tour of the UNESCO-listed Peterhof, incredible summer residence of Russian tsars. In the evening visit amazing art galleries like the "Loft Project" or the Maria Gisich Art Gallery and admire works by young Russian artists or take a boat ride along the astonishing rivers and canals of St Petersburg.

Day 7: Departure from St. Petersburg
Your private driver will take you to the airport.

What's included

  • Airport and train station transfers
  • Private guided tours in Moscow and St. Petersburg as per itinerary
  • All museum entrance fees
  • Hotel "Sovietsky" (3 stars, Standard room) in Moscow;
  • Hotel "Herzen House" (3 stars, Superior room) in St. Petersburg;
  • Breakfasts at the hotel
  • Lunch, according to the itinerary
  • Private driver and on-land transportation
  • First-class overnight train from Moscow to St. Petersburg;
  • Russian visas and full visa processing service.
Not included in the price

* Airfares
* Optional tours

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Hotels

Herzen House, St. Petersburg
This hotel is in central Saint Petersburg, a 2-minute walk from Nevsky Prospekt and Palace Square. It has free Wi-Fi, free snacks throughout the day and in-room LCD TVs. Herzen House’s air-conditioned rooms feature a work desk and satellite TV. The hotel’s buffet breakfast includes seasonal fruit... Show more
Maxima Panorama, Moscow
The Maxima Panorama Hotel is located next to Avtozavodskaya Metro Station in Moscow’s business district. Free Wi-Fi, rooms with flat-screen TV and a 24-hour front desk are featured. The modern rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV and air conditioning, and have a private bathroom with toiletrie... Show more

* Hotels availability is subject to change. In case current hotels are booked out we will provide alternative hotels of an equal value for you.

Visa

Russian visa support (Russian visa invitation letter) is included.

Sights included in program

Moscow : The Kremlin
The Moscow Kremlin, the beautiful and ancient ensemble stands high on the hill towering over the left bank of the Moskva river. The Kremlin has always been perceived as a symbol of power and might of the Russian state, the national idea expressed in stone. It is the oldest part of the city, its political, historic and cultural centre, and the seat of the country's highest bodies of power. The Kremlin contains unique specimens of Russian metal cas... Read more
Moscow : Red Square
The famous Red Square is located in the heart of Moscow. Of course, no trip to Russia would be complete without a visit to Red Square, perhaps Russia's most well known place, and possibly the most famous city square in the world. It is Russia’s most recognizable landmark and is usually tourists first stop in Moscow. It is surrounded by Saint Basil’s Cathedral, the State History Museum, Lenin’s Mausoleum and the Kremlin. Visitors... Read more
The St. Basil’s Cathedral Moscow just that this fascinating church at the heart of Moscow, is an exemplary work of art, which touchingly and glamorously traces back the history of Russia in an encompassing and solemn manner, that no other tourist attraction can ever surpass. It is an interesting milestone and a great leaping step towards world tourism and the interesting pieces of history in its courageous, attractive and worth reading whol... Read more
The State Tretyakov Gallery is the national treasury of Russian fine art and one of the greatest museums in the world. It possesses a unique collection of Russian art which includes masterpieces which span a period of a thousand years. The Gallery's collection consists entirely of Russian art and artists who have made а contribution to the history of Russian art or been closely connected with it. Nowadays it contains more than 170,000 works by Ru... Read more
Saint Petersburg : Hermitage
The Hermitage is the world culture encyclopaedia written in Russian. It is a unique museum that combines a beautiful art collection with the memory of Russian national history. This is a museum of culture, a museum of art, a museum of Russian history, and also the museum of Russian architecture. The whole Hermitage is where the heritages of different nations were collected and displayed. It is one of the largest and oldest museums in the world, f... Read more
Saint Petersburg : Peterhof
A symbol of St. Petersburg, a UNESCO World Heritage site and an absolute must-see for tourists - Peterhof, also known as "the capital of fountains", is reason enough to go to Russia and admire its unique fountains and palaces. The palace and park at Peterhof (also known as Petrodvorets) are often referred to as "the Russian Versaille", although many visitors conclude that the comparison does a disservice to the grandeur and scope of this majestic... Read more
Saint Petersburg : Catherine's Palace
The Palace-and-Park ensemble of Pushkin (Tsarskoye Selo) - a former country residence of Russian emperors - is a fascinating monument of the world's architectural and gardening arts of the XVIII-XX centuries, famous for the splendor of its Baroque interiors, including the stunning Gold suite of rooms and the unique Amber Room, the 8th wonder of the world. Its three parks occupy the area of 600 ha, on which over 100 architectural constructions ris... Read more
Saint Petersburg : St. Isaac Cathedral
St. Isaac's Cathedral is a colossal domed cathedral built in the nineteenth century. Its monumental and majestic image creates a unique accent in the city’s skyline and serves as much a landmark of the northern capital, as the spire of the Cathedral in the Peter and Paul Fortress and a gold ship atop of the Admiralty. It is originally the city's main church, one of the most impressive landmarks of the Russian Imperial capital. St. Isaac&rsq... Read more
Saint Petersburg : Peter and Paul Fortress
Located on the banks of the beautiful Neva River, the towering Peter and Paul Fortress dominates the skyline of St Petersburg. Built in 18th century, this amazing fortress is a must-see attraction for anyone interested in the city's rich history. The oldest building in St Petersburg, the grandiose Peter and Paul Fortress is the perfect destination for culture seekers and history buffs. Planned by Peter the Great as a defense against possible atta... Read more
Saint Petersburg : Savior on Blood
The Cathedral of Our Savior on the Spilt Blood is a unique masterpiece combining the old Russian style of architecture, talent of the best Russian artists and Italian stone carvers, and the art of Roman mosaic. Mosaics cover almost all the surface of the walls and ceilings there are 7 500 square meters of mosaics all in all. It is a unique example of a Russian style cathedral in the centre of St. Petersburg. Its coloured onion domes are so famous... Read more
The city of Saint Petersburg is one of the most breathtakingly beautiful places on earth, and virtually any building in the large historic center, threaded with canals dotted with baroque bridges, can be considered an attraction—and indeed, it is a UNESCO World Heritage site. This is a magical city, with a long list of major attractions. Its Hermitage Museum, housed in the Winter Palace of the Romanov Dynasty, is both one of the world's gr... Read more

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