Family Tour: Travelling with Children
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Moscow and St Petersburg (7 days, 6 nights)
In Moscow and St Petersburg children of all ages will find attractions, museums, parks, theatres and even restaurants that cater especially to them.
DAY 1, Fri
Arrive Moscow, meet your guide and driver at the airport and transfer to your chosen hotel. Stay overnight Moscow
DAY 2, Sat
09:00Meet your guide, depart on city tour
This Moscow City tour will include Newmaiden Nunnery, Sparrow Hills, Tverskaya Street, Poklonnaya Hill and Victory Park, Moscow river embankment and some of the stations of the famous Moscow metro system.
Not many underground systems in the world claim to be tourist destinations in their own right. The Moscow Metro is an exception: the city's finest artists and craftsmen worked on the project in the 1930's. The stations resemble Russian palaces with lavish chandeliers, sculptures and mosaics.
12:30Lunch Break, followed by departure for Kolomenskoye (a suburb of Moscow)
Kolomenskoye is former residence of the Russian tsars that was founded in the early 16th century and had been in use by the tsars until the capital of Russian was moved to St. Petersburg in the early 18th century. The palace of Peter the Great's father Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich is situated in the large park of 390 hectares.
Visit the Palace of Alexei Mikhailovich (father of Peter the Great), walk in the park. Drive back to Hotel.
DAY 3, Sun
PLEASE NOTE! It is not possible to drive on Red Square or inside Kremlin, so we have to make this a walking day.
09:30Meet your guide, walk to Red Square
10:00Tour of Red Square, the GUM department store, and a visit to St Basil's Cathedral
12:00Lunch (at the Bosco café on Red Square with fantastic view of the Kremlin walls)
13:30Tour of the Kremlin and 2 cathedrals, including the Assumption Cathedral
Optional: visit to the Armoury Chamber
18:00Return to hotel
Transfer to the Circus / Moscow Cats Theatre
19:00Circus performance at the Moscow circus named after Yuri Nikulin / OR a performance in Moscow Cats Theatre
22:00Return to the hotel
DAY 4, Mon
09:30Check out of the hotel, meet your guide
09:45Tour of the Moscow Planetarium
Moscow Planetarium is one of the largest in the world and the oldest planetarium in Russia opened in 1929. A tour of the Planetarium consists of the visits of the Large Star Hall & Interactive Museum “Lunarium”.
12:00Transfer to Moscow railway station
13:30Fast train Sapsan departure for St Petersburg (lunch onboard the train)
17:30Arrive St Petersburg, meet guide on the platform and transfer to your hotel
Optional boat-ride on the canals in the evening (1 hour)
Rest in hotel
DAY 5, Tue
10:00City tour to include major architectural and historic highlights of St Petersburg, a UNESCO World Heritage site. You will see: the Mariinsky Theater; Palace Square; St Isaacs Cathedral; the Spit of Vasilievsky Island; the Bronze Horseman Statue; Peter's Log Cabin; Cruiser Aurora; Nevsky Prospect; the Square of Arts and more
Visit the Cathedral of the Spilled Blood
Optional: Matryoshka dolls painting class at the Ethnography Museum with an artist
Summer option: rent a bicycle and go for a ride in one of St. Petersburg parks
14:30Visit the Grand Maquette of Russia
The Grand Maquette of Russia is a new museum that opened just a few years ago. It shows the largest country in the world in small scale - the size of the maquette is 800 sq. meters. It is divided into interconnected areas that depict the country from the Far East to the Kaliningrad region with miniature detail.
17:30Return to hotel
Evening at leisure
DAY 6, Wed
09:30Meet your guide, drive to Peterhof
10:45Tour of Peterhof, the lower park with its 150 fountains and Royal Bathhouse
12:45Lunch (set lunch in the Orangerie restaurant in the park of Peterhof)
14:30Hydrofoil ride back to the city
15:00Arrive St Petersburg
15:00-16:30Tour of the main part of the Hermitage
17:00Return to the hotel
DAY 7, Thu
Departure and transfer to the airport.
Please note: This is an example itinerary. Please call us directly to discuss your preferences and confirm your itenerary and tour cost.