PROGRAMME EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL TOURISM FOR FOREIGN GUESTS by SAINT-PETERSBURG CENTRE OF LANGUAGE AND CULTURE
Our Program is the most flexible and relates to any taste and request of the visitor interested in cultural life of St.Petersburg, the former capital of Russian Empire and second of the modern Russia. The Program includes wide variety of tours as European motives in St.Petersburg spirit; The white nights of the Northern Venice; Brilliant St.Petersburg of the Silver Age; St.Petersburg confessional: from St.Isaac cathedral to others; The Romanovs cradle in monuments and area; The Hermitage: the ark of Russian history; The mystic city of Dostoyevsky, Blok and Rasputin; the Mikhailovsky castle: secrets of the emperor’s mausoleum; St.Petersburg University – alma mater of Russian intellectuals; and unique Russian political heart: from peter the Great to Vladimir Putin.
Our tours duration differ from 2 hours up to the whole day and is accustomed to welcome all tastes and goals in the best possible way with the assistance of well-educated specialists in culture and tourism from St.Petersburg university, the Academy of arts, state museum of political history, other respectful and well-known city establishments. For those who prefer to combine tourism with studies in Russian language we do offer a flexible schedule that allows to learn the information received during the courses visually and in practice upon student’s choice. Those who had chosen special unique courses of Russian language and Literature or Russian language and Theatre we have special discount that allows to attend the most interesting tours above mentioned without payment. If you do not have enough time, wish or possibility to practice Russian, we still won’t let you be bored and offer special seminars, public disputes, meetings with University professors and well-known members of the city elite. Those activities will be added to any of the chosen and related carefully to your request. We offer a range of facilities in a superbly equipped building in the historical center of the city and arrange any accommodation you need: flat share, B&B in our carefully selected host families, full family home stay, hotel accommodation, VIP accommodation in luxurious hotels. The priority of our Centre is to build your confidence. Welcome to St.Petersburg, the city of emperors, artists and white nights.
Our programmes educational and cultural tourism for foreign guests
* PROGRAMME 1. Classic tour of Saint-Petersburg (5 days/4 nights).
The program of this tour gives you an opportunity to visit the outstanding beauty of the former Capital of Russia. Urgent or advanced information about placing, schedule
* PROGRAMME 2.Two Russian Capitals (7 days/6 nights).
This Program lets you visit the two main cities in Russia – Moscow and Saint-Petersburg.
* PROGRAMME 3. Imperial Russia (5 days/4 nights).
This tour allows you to visit Saint-Petersburg and learn the history of Romanov Dynasty.
* PROGRAMME 4.Budget tour of Saint-Petersburg (3,4,5 days).
With this tour we invite guests who prefer organizing their own vacations with minimum organized excursions and a lot of free time.
* PROGRAMME 5. Youth programme (5 days in Saint-Petersburg.
This program contains few excursions and gives the traveller time to see the city’s attractions and to explore on their own.
* PROGRAMME 6. White Nights in Saint-Petersburg (5 days/4 nights).
The Program of this tour gives an opportunity to visit Saint-Petersburg during the most beautiful time of the year – the White Nights (May’20 – July’15) – the period of the year when evening sunset and morning dawn almost meet each other. In accordance with the White Nights Festival program on 30 May – 03 July World famous theatres of Saint-Petersburg give daily performances.
* PROGRAMME 7. New Year in Saint-Petersburg (5 days/4 nights).
The aim of this tour is to show the beauty of Russian Culture, to give you an opportunity to join the traditional celebration of the most popular holiday in Russia and to meet the New Year in one of the most marvelous cities of Europe.
* PROGRAMME 8. Entertainment in Saint-Petersburg (3,4,5 days).
We offer special tours for those who are tired of plain traveling with everyday excursions from morning till night, when the one has to go to bed early every day in order to wake up early next morning. We offer something different and fun. We will make you feel like traveller, not a tourist. Saint-Petersburg is waiting for the lovers of fun, bars, restaurants and exciting casinos, bowling centers and of course beautiful Russian girls.
* PROGRAMME 9. Trip to Saint-Petersburg and Novgorod (7 days/6 nights).
The Programme of this tour gives the traveler an opportunity to visit Saint-Petersburg and Novgorod – the two main cities in Russian history.
* PROGRAMME 10. Golden Ring and Saint-Petersburg (7 days/6 nights).
This tour gives an opportunity to get acquainted with the old cities of Russia and its most beautiful sights.
* PROGRAMME 11. River Cruises .
The tours are held on board of a four-deck motor boat in summer time (May to September). The tourists are accommodated in single or double cabins. The ship has a restaurant, 3-4 bars, a disco.
* PROGRAMME 12. Transsiberian Main Railroad .
The Transsiberian main railroad is known in the world as one of the most exciting and unusual journeys with the length of 10000 kilometers. The Transsiberian Railroad stretches from Moscow to the Pacific Ocean in the Far East. The train passes 20 of the most beautiful cities in Russia, beautiful forests, steppes and 7 time zones. The Transsiberian Railroad crosses the largest rivers of Europe and Asia and passes the unique and the largest freshwater lake in the world Lake Baykal.
* PROGRAMME 13. Fairytale trip to Ustug – Motherland of Russian of Russian Santa-Claus (Father Frost) (2 days/1 night).
This tour is for children, teenagers and adults, who want to feel like as fairytale heroes and to meet real Russian Santa Claus (Father Frost).
* PROGRAMME 14. Pancake Festival (5 days/4 nights).
The Pancake Festival is the only traditional Russian holiday, preserved from the ancient times. The holiday is celebrated for 7 days and is known as farewell week of winter and welcome of spring.
* PROGRAMME 15. Hunting and Fishing in Russia .
This program is for serious hunters, fishermen and adventure lovers. It allows you to experience the exhilaration of Russia. Russia is home to abundant forests that stretch for thousand of miles; lofty mountain ranges and volcanoes surrounded by breathtaking views; tranquil lakes; mifhty rivers; spectacular waterfalls and mineral springs; and fresh alpine meadows. Some of the most spectacular trophies are in Russia. If the one is looking for a real adventure of desire a trophy of his dreams, the one can find it in Russia.
* PROGRAMME 16. Study and Entertainment trip to the Russian Army.
The purpose of this trip is to introduce modern types of weapons of the Russian army to participants of the trip. The trip allows you to participate in shootings, to taste the army cooking, to watch actual battle matches.
*The prices for the tours depend on the tour, the number of the tourists in the group etc., so that’s why prices upon your request.