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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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Weather in St. Petersburg Russia in May

by Natalia Rogachyova on January 20, 2012
St.Petersburg weather in May

By the time May rolls around, the long Baltic winter has departed St. Petersburg. Spring is well established, and the famous White Nights begin in late May and early June. If you think of visiting St. Petersburg Russia in May, you might find this article helpful when planning your trip.

May Weather can be unpredictable. The temperatures can vary from a distinctly cool 3C to a comfortable 15C. It might be dry – but then, showers are not uncommon either. It’s not dissimilar to May weather in the north of England or Scotland, so visitors from these areas will have a very good idea of what to expect.

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