St Petersburg weekend breaks
Holidays in the Russian city of St Petersburg, sited on both sides of the river Neva, have been compaired to Venice due to the palaces and waterside walkways. The Hermitage museum has over three million pieces and weekend breaks could be spent there without coming out for air but you would miss so much more on
a short holiday. During May, June and July in St Petersburg, the best of Russian ballet, opera and clasical music is presented in the cities "White Nights Festival". Churches, cathedrals and monuments, the steam railway museum, Winter Palace, Summer Gardens and Leningrad Museum, only a few of the city attractions available on weekend breaks in St Petersburg. Shopping on the Nevsky Prospekt in Saint Petersburg is unique, with thousands of people walking through the most famous street in Russia looking
for bargian deals from the massive variety of shops, cafes and resturaunts.
St Petersburg flights arrive at Pulkovo airport then a 30/40 minute bus journey takes you to Moskovoskaya metro station where you can travel on to different parts of the city. There are also shuttle mini-buses. Public transport in St Petersburg is efficient and incredibly cheap.
Private transfers to your St Petersburg hotel can be booked in advance.
Late breaks: St Petersburg city breaks and late deals.
St Petersburg Notes
Approximate flight time for London to St Petersburg flights is:
The currency in Saint Petersburg is the:
The time difference in St Petersburg is:
GMT +3 HR