St Petersburg

St Petersburg has to be seen with your own eyes. A stunning destination and the most European of Russian cities, nestled amongst islands, bridges and waterways, overflowing with history and art that has helped shape the world.

St Petersburg

  • 5 days
  • +3
  • Russia
  • Approx. 4 hrs

Tour Highlights
  • The Hermitage & Palace Square
  • Peter and Paul Fortress
  • Catherine Palace
  • Nevsky Prospekt & River Neva
  • Yusupov Palace

FCO Travel Advice

For the latest travel advice, including passport and visa information, visit the Foreign & Commonwealth Office website

Sample itinerary

All our itineraries can be fully customised to meet your learning objectives, budget and required trip length

What’s included

Tour support

Full TCBC support from the moment of booking until your return home

Russian visas

We will help you every step of the way with your visa application

Return flights

We'll source the best available flights based on your school's location

Expert TCBC guides

Our experienced local guides will be with you all day, every day

Emergency contact details

You'll have all our necessary contact details to hand should the need arise

Full sightseeing programme

Detailed itinerary, with all entrance fees included, no hidden costs

Curriculum Relevance

Whether you teach History, Politics, Economics, Art, MFL or Religious Studies, we can design a St Petersburg itinerary to suit your curriculum requirements.

Together with our Education Advisor Ruth Tarrant, we have compiled useful links that show how the sights visited on your tour specifically relate to your students' studies. These will be very helpful when you come to submit the tour for approval at school.


The hotels we use in St Petersburg are used to working with our school groups and meet our high standards

Help with your visa application

We have years of experience of dealing with Russian visa applications. We'll guide you through the process and make things as simple as possible.

Another excellent trip. Thank you for your guidance and incredibly efficient service before going. Your guides were exceptional out there - they really brought the Russian story to life.

Rob Moseley, Head of Cox's House
Berkhamsted School