The tour is designed for those who take interest in the pre-imperial Russian history. Pskov is one of the oldest Russian cities and one of the few built before the Christianization of Kievan Rus'. As Russia’s key stronghold up until Peter the Great’s conquests, the city has retained much of its formidable medieval fortress walls, dating as far back as the 13th century and telling tales of tremendous battles and numerous sieges.
Embark on a tour of the city’s most illustrious and magnificent churches, cathedrals and chapels and learn the striking secrets behind their facades, told by a professional English-speaking guide. During the two days, you will have the opportunity to visit all of the most prominent religious sights, including Peter and Paul Cathedral, Kazan Cathedral, and the Imperial Palace Chapel in Peterhof.
Set off on a magic winter adventure in Russia’s two capitals and seize your chance to see these great cities in all of their dazzling brilliance. Ride in a traditional Russian horse sleigh across a pristinely white snow blanket joyously sparkling in the sun. Visit the vital centers of Russia’s political power, social, cultural and religious life, as well as learn the history and curious facts about the sights, told by a sophisticated English-speaking tour guide.
Experience the famous Russian winter as you explore the magnificent city of Saint Petersburg. As soon as you see its snow-covered rooftops competing in brilliance with the gilded domes of its monumental cathedrals, you will immediately grasp the meaning of its informal name, Northern Venice. Visit all of the central historical, cultural and architectural highlights of the city and learn its history with a professional English-speaking guide. The tour is a perfect chance to find inspiration in the unparalleled works of the world’s most skilled and renowned artists, sculptors and architects.
As a historical gravity center of the Russian Orthodox culture, Novgorod will greet you with its majestic churches and cathedrals, dating as far back as the 11th century, which are bright and representative examples of artful medieval Russian architecture. A local English-speaking guide will show you around the city’s most prominent sights, with a captivating lecture on their history.