Monthly Archives: February 2012

Visiting St Petersburg in April

by Natalia Rogachyova on February 24, 2012
Russian Orthodox Easter

Visiting St Petersburg in April can be very rewarding. April weather is much milder than for the six preceding months of winter. Spring is very much in the air, and the last of the ice and snow has disappeared by the end of the month. There are other advantages too.

The main one is that you’ll be able to visit the Hermitage, museums, churches and other attractions in relative peace. The visitor season gradually gets busier throughout May and June and is at its peak in July and August, where you can find yourself jostling for space at major sights. However, visiting St. Petersburg in April means that you’ll have plenty of time and space to see everything you want to see, and won’t feel herded around with a crowd.

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Ferries to St. Petersburg Russia

by Natalia Rogachyova on February 17, 2012
Ferries to St.Petersburg

St Petersburg, sitting at the eastern end of the Baltic Sea, has been a major port city and an attractive destination for sea travellers for decades. Today, many holidaymakers enjoy the ferries to St Petersburg Russia from Scandinavia; they relax and enjoy the world passing by as they steadily work their way towards their destination.

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Train Moscow St. Petersburg

by Natalia Rogachyova on February 10, 2012
Train Moscow St.Petersburg

Anyone who has read anything about travel in Russia, or seen Dr Zhivago, cannot be failed to be moved by the romance of travelling by train across this vast country. Accounts tell of swapping shots of vodka with colourful characters, hot cups of tea from steaming samovars, and helpful but gruff conductors.

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St. Petersburg Russia Cruise Port

by Natalia Rogachyova on February 3, 2012
St.Petersburg Cruise Port

Cruises in the Baltic can include the Scandinavian cool of Stockholm and Helsinki, the fairytale old towns of Riga and Tallinn, and the lively charm of Gdansk. But for most Baltic cruise passengers, St  Petersburg port of call is the jewel in the crown of their voyage. And the St Petersburg cruise port terminal will ensure you have a smooth journey from on board your ship to the city’s numerous attractions.

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