St Petersburg

ST PETERSBURG CRUISE BEST EXCURSION – Retirement Travel Article

ST PETERSBURG CRUISE BEST EXCURSION St Petersburg Cruise  – Scandinavian Port of Call St Petersburg cruise is a crown jewel port of call of Scandinavian and Baltic cruises. Visiting the land of the Czars, Peter and Catherine the Great, Church of the Spilled Blood, Peter and Paul Fortress and Cathedral, City Highlights, and the Hermitage Museum. Visa Requirement A visa is required to enter Russia. We researched these requirements prior to our Scandinavian cruise. We discovered there are generally two…

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Travelettes » » The Travelettes guide to St Petersburg – Sweden Travel Article

Travelettes » » The Travelettes guide to St Petersburg Before I visited St Petersburg, all I knew about it was what I had seen in the animated film ‘Anastasia’. I’m not sure what that says about me but I grew up singing ‘Journey to the Past’, feeling terrified of Rasputin’s character and in complete awe of how aristocratic the city looked. In the summer of 2019 when I visited it for the first time, I got to explore all its…

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Hello Helsinki! – Norway Travel Article

Hello Helsinki! Helsinki is a modern city with over half a million residents and is situated on the Baltic Sea. With a history stretching back to its foundation in 1550, it has been the capital of Finland since 1812. The summer in Helsinki is bright. The days are at their longest in the second half of June, when the sun stays above the horizon for 19 hours. The evenings grow cool towards the end of September, and the days grow…

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St Petersburg in springtime – Check Travel Spot – Travel Article

Explore the beauty of this Russian city, situated on the shores of the Baltic Sea, during the most beautiful time of the year.  This cultural capital is a grandiose display of Russian history stretching since 1703.  Stay over at the beautiful Station hotel and experience St Petersburg. Discover St Petersburg in 4 days with a private guided tour and explore all the major sites in the city, including museums, churches and monuments.  Some of the highlights forming part of your…

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