Perfect Summer vacation at St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg in Russia is a popular tourist destination. It is famous for its historical palaces, museums, musical concerts and for its magnificent cathedrals. You can fix your itinerary with the best St. Petersburg hotels online. Bookings can be conveniently made even through a phone call. All your accommodation details will be mailed to you and arrangements will be made so that you feel at home once you land at the Pulkovo airport. A representative of the hotel will be present at the airport itself with a car. You will be absolutely pampered during your stay with exquisite hospitality and sumptuous cuisine. Exploring the city on your own is great option. A package trip spoils the mysticism involved in roaming around ancient sites, abandoned art galleries and palaces.
Among the most sought after places in the city are the cathedrals. Elegant architecture, spacious premises and a religious charm will definitely attract you at St. Isaac's Cathedral, St. Andrews Cathedral, Prince Vladimir Cathedral and many other structures. You should not miss the canal cruises. The city has numerous canals and has been aptly called ‘Venice of the North’. Avail the cruise to have a different glimpse of the city. Spend your evenings watching a ballet performance or an Opera show. The musical ambience will surely mesmerize you. You can even catch a sight of the different instruments displayed in the museums. Visit the world’s largest museum- ‘Hermitage museum’ with over 3 million items exhibited all over. The huge complex will take you to a different world dipped in the past.
A rare collection of ethnic Russian art can be found at the State Russian museum. If you are a painter, then you will admire the realistic paintings of Ilya Repin, one of the greatest painters of Russia. A huge collection of other painters are also on display in this prestigious museum. Special packages are arranged for visit to various art galleries in the city. Special helpdesks at Saint-Petersburg hotels are dedicated for guiding you through to a host of sight seeing options. Sites for family picnics and recreational activities are also available in abundance all over the city. There are many traveling agencies which operate online. You can directly book your accommodation on the hotel websites or can avail the services of the travel packages. It is better to look for a reputed and world renowned travel package. At the end of the trip, it should be cost effective on your part.
St. Petersburg has a wonderful climate throughout the year. This attracts millions of visitors from across the globe. The ambience of the city and its neighborhood reflects an old world charm. Many hotels arrange cookery workshops for the tourists. It is indeed a learning experience. A sumptuous variety of food can simply delight your family members if you cook a new item learnt from these workshops. There are plenty of greenery all around the city with big parks and emerald gardens. The old sculptures in the premises give an exotic feel. Seasonal blooms and other rare variety of plants add to the tranquility of the parks and gardens. Flowers are popular gift items in Russia. The hotel staff ensures that you get fresh fragrances all through your stay. Each of your family members are greeted with flowers and huge baskets comprising of fresh blossoms are given as gifts at the end of your visit to the city.
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