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Art Lovers' Tour
St. Petersburg & Moscow

Our famous Art Lovers' Tour is a robust once-in-a-lifetime program of the art and culture in Russia.

• Slowly walk through amazing museums enjoying lectures on the work.
• Learn about the cultural, political and historical significance of the places you visit
• Relax at trendy restaurants with delightful food and ambience.
• Experience this wonderful tour, something so unique that you will never forget it!

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Small Group: 4-12
Length:  11 Days
4 Star Hotels
Breakfast & Lunch + 4 Group Dinners


Day 1:  Arrive in St. Petersburg
Private car from Pulkovo Airport (LED) to hotel

Day 2:  Hermitage Museum – Winter Palace
Meet your tour leader and group before heading off to the Winter Palace.
Lectures:  Art Collection & Gala Rooms

Day 3:  Russian Museum & Mariinsky Theater
Russian Museum
– Lectures:  Russian art of 18-20th centuries
Group Dinner – Sadko Restaurant 
Visit St. Petersburg Gallery Museum
Mariinsky Theater

Day 4:  Faberge & Palaces
Faberge Museum, Catherine’s Summer Palace
& Peterhof Gardens
Group Dinner – Admiralteystvo Restaurant (on the grounds of Catherine's Summer Palace)

Day 5:  Hermitage Museum
General Staff Building – Lecture:  20th century collection
City tour by boat
Artists studio or gallery visit

Day 6:  Travel to Moscow
High Speed Saptrain
Ports to help with luggage
Group Dinner –  Korsch Theater Restaurant

Day 7:  Tretyakov Gallery
Metro:  Revolutionary Tunnel
Tretyakov Gallery
– Lectures:  Russian art of 18-20th centuries
Marfo-Mariinsky Convent

Day 8:  Kremlin Territories
Tour Red Square, St. Basils, GUM,
Kremlin Territory, Cathedrals, Diamond Fund and
Armory

Day 9:  Cathedral,Pushkin Museum,
Artist/Gallery Visit, Bolshoi

Cathedral of Christ the Savior
Pushkin Museum European Building  
Artist studio or gallery visit
Group Dinner – Dr. Zhivago Restaurant
Bolshoi Theater

Day 10:  Institute of Russian Realist Art
Docent Tour at IRRA
Lunch at the famous Café Chekov

Day 11:  Depart from Moscow
Private Car to a Moscow airport

Whether you are ready to sign-up or just want to know more, start by clicking "Learn More" below.

2019 Dates Offered

May 10– 20
July 5 –15
September 13 –23

Sign-Up Deadlines
90 days prior to tour start date

May Tour  = February 8
July Tour  = April 5
Sept. Tour = June 12

What is Included

> Four Star Hotels (includes all city/hotel taxes and VAT)
Five nights in St. Petersburg
Five nights in Moscow
> Arrival/departure transfers airport/hotel via private car
> Breakfasts, lunch and bottled water daily
> Four group dinners
> Sap Train transportation from St. Petersburg to Moscow
> Entry into all museums and sights
> Lectures as outlined in the itinerary
> Russian tourist visa support letter and voucher
> All transportation during the tour per itinerary
> English/Russian speaking guide per itinerary
> All gratuities throughout
NOTE: Theater ticket(s) purchased separately


Pricing

Tour Fee: $6,250.00 USD (Based on double occupancy)
Single Supplement: $1,200.00 USD

Payment via check or wire transfer due 90 days prior to tour start date. Credit card payments are subject to a 3% fee for United States and 5% for international payments.


Hotels

St. Petersburg: Pushka Hotel
A delightful small hotel in the Golden Triangle with fabulous food!

Moscow: Akvarel Hotel
A sophisticated and intimate hotel that will cater to your every need, located very near the Bolshoi Theater and Red Square.