Day 2 Wake up, sleepy heads! The city awaits

The Winter Palace imageThe Winter Palace

Morning: Walking trip to the Winter Palace and the Hermitage guided tour. We insist you do it on foot. Why? Because there is no other way to understand and feel the city’s soul than to explore its secret walking trails. Let us surprise you with unusual homes, architecture, perspectives and stunning views. Today you visit one of the most important sites in Russian history and heritage, the world-famous palace of the Hermitage. Your guide will make it interesting for kids to follow the tricky path of the centuries behind it and give you a better understanding of sophisticated Russian history.

Isaac Cathedral imageIsaac Cathedral

Lunch will be in a local bistro, “stolovaya” where you can try traditional Russian food. We will take a short walk to see the city’s iconic landmark: Isaac Cathedral and Kazan Cathedral, and then, if the kids don’t mind, go further out to explore the rivers and channels, bridges and streets of this stunning imperial capital (weather permitting). We strongly suggest you to buy a fur hat today. Why? Read on to discover!

Winter Palace Winter View imageWinter Palace Winter View

We provide you with a local cell phone card with unlimited wifi, so you are free to amaze your family and friends with pictures of what you’re doing in the middle of the Russian winter.

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