From  £995
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Stay at the iconic Astoria Hotel and indulge with their exquisite Russian afternoon tea served in the ever so elegant Rotonda Lounge
  • Learn about the history of St Petersburg on a private city tour
  • Pay respects to the last Tsar of Russia and the Royal family, their remains were laid to rest at cathedral in Peter and Paul Fortress.
  • Admire the incredible art collection, which covers all of the greatest European movements at the State Hermitage Museum
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Luxury St Petersburg Short Break - Astoria Hotel

4 Day Tour, from £995 per person

Discover the beauty of one of the world’s most captivating cities on this luxury short break to St Petersburg and stay at one of the most opulent and luxurious hotels in St Petersburg - Astoria Hotel. 

Founded by Peter the Great in 1703 to introduce Russia to the culture of Western Europe, today St Petersburg's palaces, colourful churches, monasteries and renowned theatres and museums provide a window into the artistic, cultural and political life of Russia. Explore the main highlights of this wonderful city on this individual city break and enjoy the elegance of the grand Hotel Astoria.

Tour Itinerary

View of St Petersburg at dusk

Fly to St Petersburg. Transfer to the Astoria Hotel and check in for four nights.

Hotel Astoria
The Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood, St Petersburg

Enjoy a private city tour of St Petersburg including Peter and Paul Fortress. Founded in 1703, to defend St Petersburg against enemy raids, this fortress from the middle of the 18th century held Russia’s political prisoners. This complex includes the Peter and Paul Cathedral, designed by Trezzini, which is the city’s tallest building, the original house of Peter the Great, (the founder of the Russian Navy), the Royal Mint and other buildings (4 hours). (B)

Hotel Astoria
Hermitage Museum - interior room

Explore the State Hermitage Museum with a private guide and driver (3.5 hours). This incredible museum, which celebrates it's 100th anniversary in 2014 is one of the world’s greatest museums. Occupying the buildings of Winter Palace and Small, Old and New Hermitages, the museum’s collection now has more than three million artefacts including – paintings, graphic art and sculptures. (B)

Hotel Astoria

Free day before transferring to the airport for the flight back to the UK. (B)

Pricing Information

4 day tour, from £995 per person
(Single person supplement + £225)

Price Includes

  • Return International flights from the UK to Russia
  • All airport taxes and security charges
  • Accommodation in Hotel Astoria as specified with breakfast
  • Meals as specified (B= Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • All transfers
  • Excursion - private half day city tour of St Petersburg including Peter and Paul Fortress
  • Excursion - private half day tour of the Hermitage
  • Sightseeing tours with English-speaking guide as specified
  • All entrance fees on sightseeing tours

Price Excludes

  • Russian Visa
  • Travel Insurance

Price Includes

Price Excludes

Price Notes

This is an example itinerary staying in our favourite five-star hotel in St Petersburg, accompanied by a guide price. If you would like alternative options staying in our preferred three, four or other five-star hotels, or if you have a higher or lower budget than the guide price, please ring one of our travel specialists on 0207 666 1290 and we can tailor this trip to suit your precise requirements.

Tour Route Map

  1. Russia, St Petersburg

Tour Accommodation

Hotel Astoria
Hotel Astoria
Hotel Astoria This iconic hotel which celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2012 occupies an unrivalled setting in St Isaac’s Square in the very heart of St Petersburg’s vibrant......

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