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Moscow & St Petersburg Cultural & Transition Yr School Trips & Tours
Russia has played a pivotal role in many of the key events of the 20th century and has a rich history that spans back even further. Pupils will see the majestic legacy of its Tsardoms and Empires, and learn about the conversion to Communism and the creation of the Soviet Union too.
Moscow contains so much that vividly evokes the society and politics of the Soviet era and the grandeur of St Petersburg gives a vivid insight into Russian society and the events of the revolutions of 1905 and 1917. A cultural school tour to Moscow and St Petersburg therefore enables a breadth of study options.
Our sample itinerary provides you with an idea of the visits you can cover during your trip. We can tailor-make an itinerary to support your specific learning outcomes.
|1||Daytime flight to Moscow & escorted transfer to accommodation||Evening meal. Welcome meeting to discuss itinerary. Overnight: Moscow|
|2||Guided panoramic tour of the city - including Cathedral of St Saviour, Red Square & the Kremlin||Tour of the unique Moscow Metro stations||Evening meal. Overnight: Moscow|
|3||Visit to the Kremlin Grounds - Tsar's Bell, Cannon & Church of Assumption||Visit to Old Arbat Street, one of Moscow's best known shopping areas||Evening meal. Transfer to the railway station for overnight sleeper train to St Petersburg|
|4||Arrive St Petersburg station. Your NST city representative will accompany you to your hotel for breakfast. Guided introductory coach tour of St Petersburg.||Free time for independent sightseeing, shopping or an optional excursion||Evening meal|
|5||Visit to the Hermitage Museum within the Winter Palace||Visits to Hare Island & the Peter & Paul Fortress||Evening meal. Overnight: St Petersburg|
|6||Free time||Transfer to airport for return flight to Ireland|
|Morning||Daytime flight to Moscow & escorted transfer to accommodation|
|Afternoon||Evening meal. Welcome meeting to discuss itinerary. Overnight: Moscow|
|Morning||Guided panoramic tour of the city - including Cathedral of St Saviour, Red Square & the Kremlin|
|Afternoon||Tour of the unique Moscow Metro stations|
|Evening||Evening meal. Overnight: Moscow|
|Morning||Visit to the Kremlin Grounds - Tsar's Bell, Cannon & Church of Assumption|
|Afternoon||Visit to Old Arbat Street, one of Moscow's best known shopping areas|
|Evening||Evening meal. Transfer to the railway station for overnight sleeper train to St Petersburg|
|Morning||Arrive St Petersburg station. Your NST city representative will accompany you to your hotel for breakfast. Guided introductory coach tour of St Petersburg.|
|Afternoon||Free time for independent sightseeing, shopping or an optional excursion|
|Morning||Visit to the Hermitage Museum within the Winter Palace|
|Afternoon||Visits to Hare Island & the Peter & Paul Fortress|
|Evening||Evening meal. Overnight: St Petersburg|
|Afternoon||Transfer to airport for return flight to Ireland|
On-tour support includes...
- Services of a See Off Representative at your departure airport
- Evening performance of ballet or opera
- Folklore show
We offer flights from a variety of departure airports and we’ll work with you to plan your route at the best value possible.
Giving you full support throughout
Before your tour
- Your own dedicated NST contact
- Bespoke tour itineraries
- Unrivalled local knowledge & expertise
- Curriculum linked visit programmes
- Great value for money - no hidden costs
- Free group leader inspection visits
- Risk assessment guidance
- Safety assured, transport, accommodation and visits
Whilst you're away
- Free educational resources
- Group-friendly accommodation
- Exceptional standards of coaching
- On-tour support from our reps on the ground
- Support & assistance from our specialists guides throughout your tour
- 24/7 support just a call away
- Extensive group travel insurance
On your return
- Priority rebooking services
- Rewarding your loyalty with our reward scheme
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