How to Spend 2 Days in St. Petersburg During the Winter

Russia, St. Petersburg Guide (B): How to Spend 2 Days in St. Petersburg During the Winter

Visiting St. Petersburg, Russia in wintertime is a magical experience. You just have to be sure to bring some VERY warm clothes and adjust your itinerary accordingly. Certain famous attractions, like the Peterhof fountains, will be drained…and taking a canal ride? Yeah, that’s not happening. But don’t let that deter you – the beautiful, winter wonderland more than makes up for it, and perhaps you could replace that canal ride with a horse-drawn sleigh ride? (Yes, please!)

Now, two days means you are going to have to run to see all the highlights this beautiful city has to offer – but it is doable! As always, if you can afford more time, take it…but if you’re like us, two days may be all that you have to spare. This itinerary is meant for people who want to see the main attractions, but have a very limited timeframe.

Seeing St. Petersburg’s impressive cathedrals, as well as its awe-inspiring Hermitage Museum, are an absolute must! The Hermitage is home to 3 million works of art and is one of the most impressive museums I’ve ever toured. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: How to Spend 2 Days in St. Petersburg During the Winter
Guide Location: Russia » St. Petersburg
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: State Hermitage Museum   The Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood   St. Isaac’s Cathedral   St. Nicholas Naval Cathedral   Peter and Paul Cathedral   Kazan Cathedral   Pavlovsk Palace   Catherine Palace   Feodorovskiy Gosudarev Cathedral   Renaissance Baltic Hotel  
Author: Lindsey Puls
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