Activities

What to do in St Petersburg

What to do in St Petersburg apart from sightseeing? Spend time out and have awesome lunch or dinner at one of the best panorama restaurants, or go shopping and buy nice gifts and souvenirs from Russia.

Enjoy white nights, drawbridges and active city nightlife or visit St Petersburg suburbs – Pushkin and Peterhof – in summer. Try ice fishing, sleigh riding, skating on the Gulf of Finland in winter. There is a variety of other activities to do in Saint Petersburg, so you won’t feel bored at any moment!

Holidays and Events in St Petersburg Scarlet Sails 2019 in St Petersburg

Scarlet Sails, or as it is called in Russian “Alye Parusa”, is one of the most popular European festivals that takes place in Saint Petersburg every June. Initially created as a celebration for Russian school graduates, over the time Scarlet Sails have become a tremendous event awaited by millions of people worldwide. Tourists from all […]

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Saint-Petersburg Rivers and Canals Saint-Petersburg Rivers and Canals

Embankments with palaces’ facades, bridges with graceful fences reflected in the river smooth surface … These paintings, like gems in a kaleidoscope, make up a portrait of the beautiful and mysterious Northern capital. Water gives a special charm to urban landscapes – the rivers and canals of St. Petersburg wash its islands and draw an […]

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hermitage 6 ways How to make a museum visit more interesting

Enjoying art and not being bored is sometimes a difficult task. But if you want to make your museum visits more exciting and memorable, check out the advice below. Sometimes the simplest things can be very helpful. 1. Do not try to view everything at once If you have chosen a sufficiently large museum, I […]

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couple st petersburg Valentine’s Day in St Petersburg

We will celebrate Valentine’s Day on February 14 💌 Do you remember? So today I have prepared for you a list of some romantic places in St. Petersburg in winter. 1. Colonnade of St. Isaac’s CathedralThis magnificent place is very suitable to confess love to each other.Address St. Isaac’s Square, 4Metro station Admiralteyskaya 2. PlanetariumWhat […]

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New Year Day's Russia 2019 The New Year Celebration Russia

The New Year is one of the calendar Russian holidays, celebrated on the night of December 31 to January 1 of each year. Until the XV century (perhaps also before the adoption of Christianity) in Russia, the new year began on March 1, according to the Julian calendar. From the XV century, the new year […]

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couple new year russia 2019 New Year’s Eve St Petersburg 2019

Today I want to tell you about the main holiday in Russia. Guess what is it? No, it isn’t Christmas. It’s New Year. We all love this holiday so much. There is something magical in it. We celebrate it on the 31st of December and on the 1st of January. All Russian people prepare beforehand. […]

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st petersburg literature Saint-Petersburg in the literature

Artistic images surround us everywhere. After all, most writers find inspiration in nature and the outside world! Anna Akhmatova versified, “…I wish you knew the kind of garbage heap. Wild verses grow on, paying shame no heed”. And she was absolutely right! The Petersburg that Pushkin, Lermontov, Dostoevsky, Gogol, Goncharov, Turgenev, Bely, Akhmatova, Brodsky, Blok, […]

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Eat and Drink in St Petersburg Where to eat and drink in St. Petersburg at weekends

Let’s suppose you decided to spend your weekend in St. Petersburg. You don’t have that much time but want to see a lot. Here is our plan for breakfast, lunch, dinner and “just to drink wine.” BREAKFAST Jérôme Bolshaya Morskaya Str., 25Project reincarnation happened more than a year ago, and this bistro became extremely popular […]

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Routes for soccer fans and their families

“St. Petersburg for the fans” (or “what can you see 3 hours before the match”): A bus tour that emphasizes the most important landmarks and that drops you off at locations from which you can get a shuttle to the stadium “St. Petersburg.” Covered landmarks: Vosstaniya Square Moscow Station (at Vosstaniya Square) Nevskiy Prospect The […]

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White nights in St Petersburg and Best ways to enjoy them

St. Petersburg has been given multiple symbolic names. Due to a great amount of rivers and canals present, it has been labeled as Northern Venice; Northern Palmyra because of its outstanding beauty. It is sometimes referred to as the Northern Capital of Russia and that is the result of it being the official capital for […]

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