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Day 1 Fly to Moscow, where you will be met by our local guide and transferred to your hotel for a three-night stay. D Day 2 Moscow Your taste of Russia begins with a guided sightseeing tour of the principal sights and attractions of the city, including Red Square, and St. Basil’s Cathedral. Later, you will have time at leisure to explore. B,D Day 3 Kremlin & Armoury Today, why not visit the Kremlin, once the former residence of the Russian Tsars, but today, Russia’s political nerve centre. We continue on to the Moscow Armoury, the treasury of the Russian Tsars, boasting a unique collection of state regalia, thrones, carriages and coronation dresses of the 16th to 19th centuries. Don’t leave Moscow without taking a journey on the beautiful metro system, where many by Air & Rail of the stations are decorated with chandeliers, ornate mosaics and fine marble. B,D Day 4 High-speed train from Moscow to st. Petersburg Free time before we leave Moscow later today on the high-speed train to St. Petersburg, then transfer to our hotel for a four-night stay. B,D Day 5 st. Petersburg Enjoy our guided sightseeing tour, which will introduce you to the famous landmarks, history and culture of this outstanding city. We will see the magnificent Decembrist’s Square; the Winter Palace; St. Issac’s Cathedral; and the Peter and Paul Fortress, which became a notorious prison for revolutionaries. B,D Day 6 Hermitage You will have the opportunity to visit the remarkable State Hermitage Museum, made up of six majestic buildings, including the Winter By Air By Rail GRAND EX PLOR ER St. Petersburg 4 x Number of nights 3 ! Moscow ! Palace, the Little and Large Hermitage buildings and the Hermitage Theatre. B,D Day 7 Petrodvorets Enjoy a visit to the magnificent imperial palace of Petrodvorets, dramatically placed on the Gulf of Finland. Admire the spectacular Baroque and Rococo interiors, whilst our expert guide will take you through the history of Petrodvorets. B,D Day 8 Transfer to St. Petersburg for your return flight to the U.K. B Included Meals: B=Breakfast D=Dinner 8 days £1239 by air & rail from includes... • 7 nights hotel with continental breakfast, 7 evening meals • Flight to Moscow & from St. Petersburg • Airport transfers in Russia • Rail transfer from Moscow to St. Petersburg • Excursions & visits: ✓ Moscow with Sightseeing Tour ✓ St. Petersburg with Sightseeing Tour Plus... • Optional excursions & visits: • Petrodvorets • The Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg • The Kremlin & Armoury, Moscow Flights... Flights to Moscow/from St. Petersburg are available from a selection of U.K. airports – call or see our website for details. Please note the optional excursions must be pre-booked at least 4 weeks before departure. Call for more details. Hermitage, St. Petersburg Highlights of Moscow & st. Petersburg See the magnificence of Moscow and St. Petersburg with travel on the high-speed Sapsan train which links these magical cities. HistORY & cuLtuRE tOuR & EXPLORE Moscow EAstERN EuROPE & scANDiNAViA By Air & Rail Tour Code: K8RMS Sep 7 2017 £1239 Sep 6 2018 £1279 Extras: optional excursions; travel insurance essential, see page 4 for details; single room supplement £249; flight supplements where applicable. IMPORTANT NOTE: Visa is required prior to travelling. Please call for more details. For full hotel and itinerary details visit www.leger.co.uk/tours/krms Your Hotels You will stay for three nights in the 4-star Holiday Inn Simonovsky, or similar, in Moscow. In St. Petersburg you will stay for four nights at the 4-star Original Sokos Olympia Garden Hotel or similar. Visit www.leger.co.uk for 100s of great-value touring holidays 83


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