Moscow, Current capital Russia was founded in 1147 by the Russian prince Yuri Dolgorukiy, when time was a small town on the banks of río Moscova and what is now known as the famous Kremlin, (walled).
Over the years this city has become a metropolis without abandoning its iconic beauty, the contributing buildings, large avenue and monuments from different eras, highlight and offer breathtaking views of the story visit.
1DAY – MONDAY HOMETOWN / PETERSBURG
Arrival in St. Petersburg. Meeting with the guide of Spanish Premier Club Tourism. Assistance and transfer to hotel. Check Delivery Room. Accommodation.
2DAY – TUESDAY PETERSBURG (DB)
Top tour of this wonderful city, founded by Peter the Great in 1703 the banks of the Neva River, It remained the capital of the Russian Empire until 1918, date on which the administrative capital Lenin returned to Moscow. As early 1914 was given the name of Petrograd, I sustain to 1924, with the death of Lenin, He took the name of Leningrad.
Sightseeing tour, we can admire the different architectural monuments that this beautiful city offers visitors; The main street is the famous Nevsky, Kazan Cathedral, Winter Palace Square where the famous Hermitage Museum, Sphinxes from Thebes Egypt, the rostral columns, Fine needle Admiralty we can observe from different places in the city, Cruiser Aurora, Great canals that cross the city as the Fontanka, Griboedov, Moika, Also contemplate the Church of St. Nicholas, the majestic equestrian statue of Peter the Great, The Bronze Horseman, city icon, dominates the square where the Cathedral of St. Isaac and Smolny and the Church of San Salvador emerges bloodied.
During the city tour we will stop to visit the complex of the Peter and Paul Fortress. It was the first building that Peter the Great had built on a small swampy island located between the Grand Canal and Neva Kronverk.. La fortress, is now the eighteenth century military fortress best preserved in Europe, was designed as a defense of the Baltic output. When already lost its military importance, became jail, where they were locked several political conspirators, as the Decembrists, Lenin's older brother Alexander who had attacked l life of Tsar Alexander III, the writer Gorki, ministers of the bourgeois Provisional Government. In the fortress is the Cathedral of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, the oldest city. Its majestic columns, chandeliers and painted decoration, in combination with carved and gilded iconostasis creates a magnificent scenery that houses the tombs of the kings of the Romanov dynasty. Afternoon free. Overnight at hotel.
We invite you to stroll along the Nevsky Avenue where you can enjoy a colorful and dramatic lighting, visit the Christmas markets around the Alexandrisky Theatre with live performances and their exquisite taste as Pirozhkis, crepes and plenty of food that are exposed..
3DAY – WEDNESDAY PETERSBURG (DB-A)
This morning we will drive south of the city to visit the Catherine Palace and the famous Amber Room. This place became the seventeenth century in official residence of the Tsars. In 1717 Catherine I ordered the construction of the Palace (one of the best examples of Russian Baroque). For over two centuries Tzarskoye Selo was considered the imperial summer residence. The Palace impresses with its majestic size and decoration. The north wing was crowned by Chapel 5 golden domes and south wing containing the formal rooms was crowned with a golden dome of a star on the needle. Approximately 100 law kilos of gold were used to gild the exterior and interior of the palace. Bartolomeo Francesco Rastrelli was who decorated the interiors of the palace, its magnificent gallery, state rooms that wealth in gilded wood carving was named “The Golden Gallery”. After the famous Amber room facade stolen by Nazis hiding during World War II, and has been recently restored. The Ballroom, one of the masterpieces of Rastrelli, China and Celeste Hall, They are further Wonderland commissioned by the famous Empress.
After the visit we will travel to the parks and gardens of the Palace of Pavlovsk where we take a walk on the Troika. It's a unique experience to have the opportunity to walk in this traditional Russian vehicle. The troika is a sled (although there is also the version wheels) drawn by three horses placed in parallel. The advantage of this configuration is the high speed (45-50 Km/h) which you can reach the snow. When it was invented in the seventeenth century it became one of the fastest cars of the era. The troika is a major technical challenge, medium for the horse trots while the ends are cantered. This requires great skill on the part of the people driving.
After the walk we will have the opportunity to taste the typical red caviar and blinis as, the famous vodka.. Nazdorovie. Afternoon free. Overnight at hotel.
4PETERSBURG th THURSDAY (DB)
This morning will be dedicated to visit the famous Hermitage Museum, located on Palace Square, vast semicircular space where the state is Mayor, the architect Carlo Rossi, where the Arc de Triomphe to commemorate the victory over Napoleon Tsarist also falls). It now housed in what was the Winter Palace of the Tsars, It is currently one of the top three museums worldwide, by the Louvre in Paris and the Prado in Madrid. It gives an idea of its extent the knowledge that has over 4.000 Islands. It houses all important collections of paintings of all schools known through the centuries, besides sculpture and antiquities. Afternoon free. Overnight at hotel.
5º FRIDAY PETERSBURG / MOSCOW (DB-A)
Early morning transfer to the train station and departure AVE SAPSAN (Economy Class) Moscow bound. Arrival. Meeting with the guide of Spanish Premier Club Tourism. Assistance and transfer to the center. Lunch.
Top tour of the city and Victoria Park. We begin the tour of its wide avenues and huge buildings of different architectural styles, undoubtedly the most emblematic monument in Moscow is the Red Square already since last here were made public official decrees, and convicts were executed, his name in old Russian means "beautiful", like "red", its more artistic buildings are the Cathedral of St. Basil, the GUM department stores and facades of the Kremlin. During the tour admire other beautiful buildings such as the Museum of History, Kazan Cathedral was rebuilt after Stalin ordered its demolition, the Bolshoi Theatre, Pushkin Square, University, Avenidas Tverskaya, Novy Arbat, Kotuzovsky Church of San Salvador .., Victory Park. During the tour will make a stop in this huge complex in a 9 acres, is dedicated to the Second World War. On the avenue of sources you can go to the resort center. Observe the obelisk 85 meters high which represents the victory of the people in this cruel war. We will move to another part of town and we will continue visiting Borodino Panorama Museum, Opened in 1962 and recently renovated. It is cylindrical which reproduces the battle fought by the Napoleonic army and Russian troops in the village of Borodino inmedicaciones (120 Km west of Moscow) the 7 September 1812. A canvas is exposed 115 m wide and 14 m, the painter Franz Raubaud. During the visit you can hear sounds of a fierce struggle, playing a stunning effect of realism. Arrival at the hotel. Check delivery room. Accommodation.
6DAY – SATURDAY MOSCOW (DB)
In the morning take an excursion to the village of Sergei Posad (former Zagorsk) located 80 Km Moscow. The largest and most important complex of the Russian Orthodox Church. Visit the historic walled monastery Troitse Sergueiev (Lavra), unique architecture of the s. XV-XVII. Includes nine churches and cathedrals which stands out as the most important of the Assumption and the Trinity. Entry into this wonderful resort. Return to Moscow. Afternoon free. Overnight at hotel.
7DAY – MOSCOW SUNDAY (DB)
We start the morning with a visit to the Kremlin, core of the city where the impressive square of cathedrals, Grand Kremlin Palace, former residences, Current Senate with its green dome, the old Supreme Soviet, or the Armory. Visit two of the three cathedrals found in its territory; the Dormition of the twelfth century, Cathedral of the Annunciation who only used the Tsar and his family and San Miguel Archangel. Observe the arsenal with lots of cannons captured from the enemy and we see as a strategic center belfry of Ivan the Great, with its 81 mts. height is the highest point Moscow. At his feet is the giant bell Zar their 213 ton, Nearby is the famous Tsar Cannon, built in 1586, Weigh Station 40 tonnes, but apparently never got to shoot. The entrance to the Armory is OPTIONAL.
The Kremlin walking tour includes a visit to Red Square. Without a doubt it is the most emblematic monument in Moscow, since last here were made public official decrees, and convicts were executed, his name in old Russian means "beautiful", like "red", its artistic building is the Cathedral of St. Basil, GUM and facades of the Kremlin. Transfer to hotel. Check Delivery Room
We will continue the walking tour to the famous Moscow Metro. It is estimated that were used 70.000 marble m2, air, Crystal, precious metals and mosaics to beautify the stations of the Moscow Metro lines.
The message we wanted to convey to Stalin 1935 It was clear: “nothing was too good for the Soviet people, and none developed technology was out of reach”, but there are many stations that are discovered dining room that is interesting: Giant chandeliers and out of platforms, mosaics, etc.. During this visit you will appreciate the seasons more notable for its artistic and architectural decoration. This whole environment makes the visitor feel being in a real underground museum art. After the visit we will continue in Metro towards one of the most commercial pedestrian streets of Moscow, Arbat Street. Free time. Return to hotel and lodging.
8DAY – MONDAY / HOMETOWN (DB)
Hotel check-out until 12.00 hrs. Free time. In time transfer to the airport. Assistance and departure to the city of origin.
DESCRIPTION MEALS: DB: BREAKFAST BUFE – A: LUNCH – C: PRICE
SPECIAL NEW YEAR DINNER: In mid November inform you of places where you can optionally attend to celebrate the New Year dinner
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PETERSBURG: Hermitage Museum, Catherine Palace, Troika Ride and desgustación of blinis, Peter and Paul Fortress
MOSCOW: Kremlin + 2 Cathedrals, Borodino Panorama Museum, Sergei Posad Monastery and Metro.
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