Monthly Archives: April 2012

St. Petersburg in August: Worth a Visit?

by Natalia Rogachyova on April 20, 2012
St Petersburg in August

August is one of the busiest months for foreign tourists in St Petersburg. And for good reason – the weather is amongst the best you’ll find all year, the city has plenty of family-friendly activities that will be a highlight of any child’s school holidays, and nearly all of the city’s attractions are open for visitors to enjoy.

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St Petersburg in July: Pros and Cons of Visit

by Natalia Rogachyova on April 13, 2012
Peterhof tulips

July is one of the most popular months to visit St Petersburg, for several reasons.

Firstly, the famous White Nights can be experienced during roughly the first two thirds of July. During the White Nights, people take advantage of the extended daytime hours to visit the parks, have parties, go swimming and revel in the heady atmosphere. The White Nights of St Petersburg have inspired countless poets, writers and other artists – and visiting in July gives you the chance to see why.

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White Nights Festival

by Natalia Rogachyova on April 4, 2012
White Nights Festival in St Petersburg

The White Nights Festival of St Petersburg is famous throughout the world. The White Nights themselves are caused by St Petersburg’s latitude – the summertime days are long, and you can party with your friends and enjoy the light nights.

As well as informal gatherings, the White Nights are associated with a series of festivals, and high art and culture.

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