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St Petersburg Russia with limited mobility

by Natalia Rogachyova on January 31, 2016

On standard tours of St Petersburg, you need to prepare for quite a lot of walking, particularly on cobblestones. Visitors with mobility issue or want to visit venues with good wheelchair accessibility may be daunted. But don’t let what happens on standard tours put you off from visiting Russia.

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Royal Caribbean vs. Private St. Petersburg excursions

by Natalia Rogachyova on April 2, 2014
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You might be on a Baltic cruise with the Royal Caribbean or another big operator, and be considering whether to book tours and excursions in St. Petersburg with your cruise company or with a private company. If you come to St. Petersburg by Explorer of the Seas, Serenade of the Seas, Brilliance of the Seas ships, you’re only in Saint Petersburg for a couple of days and want to make the most of your stay.

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St. Petersburg Russia Disembarkation Tips

by Natalia Rogachyova on March 8, 2013
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So, you’ve arrived in St Petersburg, Russia. You’ve had a fantastic cruise, and you’ve got an amazing tour booked. Here are some St Petersburg disembarkation tips to let you get the most out of your time in the city, and help you transfer easily between cruise ship and tour operator.

The vast majority of cruise ship passengers can visit visa-free. In order to qualify, you will need to be staying in the city for 72 hours or less, your accommodation must be on board your cruise ship, and you must be booked onto an organised tour.

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St Petersburg for Kids: Activities Ideas

by Natalia Rogachyova on November 25, 2012
Trip to St Petersburg with kids

St Petersburg is famous as a destination for high culture, parties, fantastic architecture and museums. While the attractions for grown-ups are widely known, what isn’t is that St Petersburg is also a fabulous place for a family holiday, and is packed for things to do with your kids.

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St Petersburg in September: Travellers’ Choice

by Natalia Rogachyova on May 20, 2012
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In September, the average temperature in St Petersburg is around 10C. If you visit early in the month, then you may find that it is still relatively warm. In late September, however, St Petersburg has a distinctly autumnal feel, with trees in the parks losing their leaves and the temperature much cooler than the summertime highs.

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