8 Days Hotel 5* Moscow Petersburg Flight Paris Russia New Year Vladimir Palace Full Board

8 Days Hotel 5* Moscow Petersburg Flight Paris Russia New Year Vladimir Palace Full board

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We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Flight from Paris CDG to Moscow, Russia - December 27, 2020

Stop At: Moscow, Russia
On arrival, our driver will wait for customers at the exit of one of the Moscow airports.
Do not forget to send us your flight itinerary before your arrival, with your airlines, flight numbers with timetables and arrival airport in order to know where the pick-up must be planned, Moscow has 3 international airports:
- Sheremetyevo (airport code: SVO)
- Domodedovo (airport code: DME)
- Vnukovo (airport code: VKO)

Transfer to your 5 * hotel located in the heart of Moscow.

The first evening is up to you to do what you like (because we do not know what time our customers arrive in Russia), either by relaxing a bit in your Superior Room hotel or by taking a walk in the Moscow hotel located a short walk from many tourist sites, shops, bars and restaurants!
Duration: 30 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: 5 * Hotel National, un hôtel The Luxury Collection Marriott, Moscou or similar

Day 2: Discovery of Moscow - December 28, 2020

Stop At: Red Square, Moscow 109012 Russia
Even if you've seen this place dozens of times in photos or on TV, seeing the red square for real remains a breathtaking experience. During the guided tour, you will have time to take photos of the 73,000 square meters of bricks surrounded by the walls of the Kremlin, the tomb of Lenin, Saint Basil's cathedral, the door of the resurrection, the GOUM store and the Historical Museum of Russia State. Turn left and you will find yourself in one of the oldest public parks in Moscow - Alexander Gardens. It preserves many precious monuments of Russian architecture: the tomb of the unknown soldier, the towers of the Kremlin, an obelisk for the 300th anniversary of the Romanov dynasty, sculptures and fountains. A professional guide will tell you the history of this esplanade or in place of the Russian military parade and will distribute all the information you need to know about this magical place.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Kremlin, Kremlin, Moscow, Central Russia
TERRITORY AND CATHEDRALS
Visit one of the most famous sights in Moscow - the Kremlin. With its red brick walls and its 20 towers each holding a unique story. Since its first construction in 1156 as a wooden fortress by order of Grand Duke Iouri Dolgorouki, the Kremlin has been rebuilt several times. Its current appearance dates from 1495 and was designed by the best architects of Russia and Italy. Today, the Kremlin is the residence of the Russian president and the main symbol of the country, revered by all its citizens.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, ulitsa Volkhonka, 15, Moskva, Russia, 119019
This tour is a wonderful introduction to the most majestic and largest cathedral in Moscow. During this visit, you will hear the great facts (known and less known) of its tormented history. It was built for the first time between 1839 and 1883 in memory of the Russian victory over Napoleon I. In 1931, it was blown up and reduced to the state of ruin, then rebuilt again in 2000. It appears today on the list of Moscow "jewels". The Cathedral of Christ the Savior is considered the main temple of the city.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Saint Basil's Cathedral, Red Square 2, Moscow 109012 Russia
Saint Basil's Cathedral: the centerpiece of Red Square and one of the most famous buildings in Russia. It was built in 1561 on the orders of the first Russian tsar Ivan the Terrible in memory of the victory over the Khanate of Kazan. Today, you can visit Saint Basil's Cathedral as a museum and see its unique murals, an impressive collection of ancient hand-painted icons and masterpieces of applied ecclesiastical art.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast at your hotel
• Lunch: Lunch at the restaurant between guided tours
• Dinner: Dinner before returning to your hotel
Accommodation included: 5 * Hotel National, un hôtel The Luxury Collection Marriott, Moscou or similar

Day 3: Moscow Metro and Arbat Street - December 29, 2020

Stop At: Moscow Metro, Moscow Russia
METRO TOUR
If you are wondering why the Moscow Metro is considered one of the most famous in the world, this tour is for you! It is a veritable underground palace, with impressive interiors, statutes and bas-reliefs, monumental and decorative compositions (paintings, mosaics, stained glass and paintings) and large labyrinths. During our visit we will discover the most remarkable resorts like Komsomolskaya, Kurskaya, Kievskaya and others, with an experienced guide who will give you a full overview of its fascinating history.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Arbat Street, Arbat St, Moskva, Russia
Arbat Street is one of the oldest streets in Moscow. Originally a trade route where merchants settled, in the 18th century it became the most prestigious street in Moscow, much appreciated by artists and the intelligentsia. During the USSR, it was a place known for the organization of clandestine meetings and demonstrations. This rich history can be seen in this pedestrian route, as it includes elegant buildings, a museum dedicated to Pushkin who lived there, many shops, cafes and good restaurants, a wall dedicated to the pioneers of Soviet rock as well as the impressive headquarters from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. A stroll down this long, busy street in the heart of Moscow is therefore a must.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Leningradskiy Railway Station, Komsomolskaya Square, 3, Moskva, Russia, 107140
Transfer, check in and fast SAPSAN day train to St. Petersburg
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Nevsky Prospekt, Nevsky Avenue, St. Petersburg 191025 Russia
Arrival in the heart of St. Petersburg. Welcome and transfer to your 5 * hotel located on Nevsky Prospect
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District
In the evening, transfer to your Russian-Cossack folk show with dinner (buffet) and drinks included. Return to the hotel at the end of the evening.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast at your hotel
• Lunch: Lunch at the restaurant before catching your fast train for St. Petersburg
• Dinner: Dinner during your special evening, a beautiful Russian Folk show in Saint Petersburg
Accommodation included: 5 ***** Corinthia hotel located on Nevsky prospect, or similar

Day 4: Panoramic tour of Saint Petersburg and Hermitage Museum

Stop At: St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District
For this excursion, a comfortable bus will take you to the foot of the most beautiful monuments of the city, faithful representatives of its history and its preserved architecture. During this panoramic tour of Saint Petersburg, you will learn unique anecdotes and will be able to take memorable photos of the main architectural and historical sites such as the famous Nevsky prospect, Kazan Cathedral, the Winter Palace, Vasilievsky Island , Saint Isaac's Cathedral, Pierre and Paul Fortress, Place du Palais and many others. The three-hour bus tour organized by our travel agency will give you a brief but brilliant impression of Saint Petersburg
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Emb., 30-38, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia
It is difficult to imagine a trip to Saint Petersburg without visiting one of the most famous museums in the world: the Hermitage. Its priceless collection occupies 5 historic buildings, of which the Winter Palace, former residence of the Russian royal family, is the most remarkable of all. Its rooms, decorated with marble and gold, offer a beautiful background to the treasures of the Hermitage. You may be surprised to know that the collection of this unique museum contains more than 3 million exhibits, including paintings by Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael and other famous artists; however, the collections of Egyptian, Oriental and Ancient Greek art should not be missed. You will be literally overwhelmed by the beauty of the museum and will never forget this magnificent and legendary place.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast at your hotel
• Lunch: Lunch at the restaurant between guided tours
• Dinner: Dinner before returning to your hotel
Accommodation included: 5 ***** Corinthia hotel located on Nevsky prospect, or similar

Day 5: Pushkin Park and Catherine Palace - Gala evening Vladimir Palace VIP New Year

Stop At: Catherine Palace and Park, Sadovaya St., 7 Tsarskoye Selo, Pushkin, St. Petersburg 196601 Russia
The Summer Palace is the heart of Tsarskoe Selo (Tsar Village). It is one of the most picturesque parks among the main residences of the Russian emperors. Here you should feel the atmosphere of royal life in its entirety. It is hard to believe that almost everything inside the palace is the result of careful restoration, which was completed only 8 years ago. Nowadays, the legend of the amber room, where this varnish covering the walls in a magnificent and bright style, like the radiant interiors, finally came back to life after the damage of the Second World War. Tourists from all over the world come to Pushkin Park to see the magnificent park and the Catherine Palace, certainly one of the most impressive places in Saint Petersburg.
Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Grand Duke Vladimir Palace, Dvortsovaya emb., 26, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia
After Catherine Palace and the parks and an excellent lunch in a Russian restaurant, you will be transferred to your 5 * hotel to relax and prepare, because this evening you are invited to celebrate New Year (Russian Christmas) at the Palace of Grand Duke Vladimir in a living room / private room of the Palace (ONLY 40 places available) with a view of the Neva, the Paul and Peter Fortress and of course the spectacular fireworks!
The evening begins at 8:30 p.m. and the party continues until 4:00 a.m. The program can be sent by e-mail, with menu, festivities, etc. or visit the official site: Vladimir-Palace.com or visit our site: Baladesrusses.com
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast at your hotel
• Lunch: Lunch at the restaurant between guided tours
• Dinner: Dinner at the Palace of Grand Duke Vladimir
Accommodation included: 5 ***** Corinthia hotel located on Nevsky prospect, or similar

Day 6: Yusupov Palace

Stop At: Yusupov Palace, Ulitsa Dekabristov, 21А, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 190000
The Yusupovs were one of the most powerful and wealthy aristocratic families in imperial Russia. Today you can discover their way of life and the habits of their palaces on the banks of the Moika River. You will walk through what remains of their unique collection of works of art, decorating the halls and halls, as well as a theater, from where a special performance can be organized on request for up to 180 people. The Yusupov Palace is also famous for being the place where Grigori Rasputin was murdered. A special exhibition tells the story of this macabre event.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast at your hotel
• Lunch: Late lunch / dinner in a restaurant after visiting the Yusupov Palace
Accommodation included: 5 ***** Corinthia hotel located on Nevsky prospect, or similar

Day 7: Guided Tours of Saint Petersburg, the Venice of the North

Stop At: Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Griboyedova Kanala Emb., 2B/A, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia
Located at the edge of the Griboedova canal, a stone's throw from Nevsky prospect, the Church of the Savior on the Spilled Blood and its style of Russian revival contrast with the classic and baroque decor of Saint Petersburg. It was erected on the site of the attack that claimed the life of Tsar Alexander II on March 13, 1881. If the exterior is an astonishing blend of shapes and colors, the interior of the church is also , a pure wonder, whose mosaics tell you the story of the New Testament.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: The State Museum St. Isaac’s Cathedral, St Isaac_s Square, 4 Nevskiy Prospekt metro station, St. Petersburg 190000 Russia
St. Isaac's is one of the largest churches in St. Petersburg. Its construction lasted 40 years, it remains today in the city center, one of the most impressive buildings. Inside the cathedral, you can visit an exhibition that tells the incredible story of its construction, represented by authentic historical documents, plans and models.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kazan Cathedral, Kazanskaya Sq., 2 Metro Nevskiy Prospect, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia
Kazan Cathedral was built in 1811 and is associated with Russia's victory over Napoleon in 1812. Its monumental construction, designed in a classic Russian style, strongly resembles the great Saint Paul Cathedral in Rome. This resemblance is not due to chance - Emperor Pavel Premier wanted his city to look like elegant Italy. The 96 columns of the cathedral facing the Nevski perspective welcome people. The museum, located inside the cathedral, presents many vestiges of the great patriotic war, notably the banners and the heart of Marshal Koutouzov. You will have the opportunity to see his relics and perhaps attend services in this Orthodox church. In addition, the small park near the cathedral is the ideal place to feed the birds and meet the local citizens.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Alexander Nevsky Lavra, naberezhnaya reki Monastyrki, 1, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 191167
The city's largest male monastery welcomes you at the western end of Nevsky Prospect. Rumors say that this monastery was built by Peter the Great himself. Now open to tourists, you can visit the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity and the Church of the Annunciation - two remarkable examples of 18th century Russian architecture. Laure Alexandre Nevski is also famous for its cemeteries, where Russian personalities such as Tchaikovsky and Dostoevsky are buried.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Smolny Cathedral, Rastrelli Sq., 1, St. Petersburg 191124 Russia
This Baroque cathedral is one of the most beautiful in the city. It was built in 1764 by the famous architect Bartolomeo Rastrelli, to be the home of Elisabeth, the daughter of Peter the Great. Unfortunately, when Catherine II ascended the throne, after the death of Elizabeth, she did not allow the architect to finish her work because she was hostile to the monument and to its Baroque style. The monument was completed in 1835 by Vasily Stasov. The church was closed during the Soviet period, it was returned to the Russian Orthodox Church in 2015, and services resumed. You will be impressed by the incredible view from the bell tower.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast at your hotel
• Lunch: Lunch at the restaurant between guided tours
• Dinner: Dinner before returning to your hotel
Accommodation included: 5 ***** Corinthia hotel located on Nevsky prospect, or similar

Day 8: Transfer to St. Petersburg Airport. Flight St Petersburg (LED) to Paris CDG

Stop At: Pulkovo Airport, Pulkovskoye Shosse, д. 41, лит. ЗИ, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 196140
After your breakfast and your check-out from the hotel, we will transfer our customers to Pulkovo International Airport.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Paris, Paris, Ile-de-France
Flight St Petersburg - Paris CDG
Duration: 15 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast at your hotel
No accommodation included on this day.