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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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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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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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