St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg is a magical city that will provide any students of History, Architecture or Art and Design with the experience of a lifetime.

A study trip with FHT will enable your students to see the beauty and majesty of one of Europe’s most unique and exciting destinations with their own eyes.

Your student group can learn about Russia’s fascinating history, its rich culture and its architectural heritage with visits to the Winter Palace and Hermitage, Peter and Paul Fortress or St. Catherine's Palace, accompanied by your own expert guides who will bring your experience to life. Contact FHT today for your competitive tailor-made quote.


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City Sightseeing Tour

Take your student group on a comprehensive guided sightseeing tour of this beautiful city with your expert representative. Your group will see many amazing sights, including the Church of the Spilt Blood, the equal in many ways of St Basil’s in Moscow, the Bronze Horseman and the intriguing battleship  the “Aurora”. Continue to the recently renovated and magnificent St. Isaac’s Cathedral, then cross the Neva Ri read more ...

Peter and Paul Fortress

When Peter the Great reclaimed the lands along the Neva River in 1703, he decided to build a fort to protect the area from possible attack by the Swedish army and navy. The fortress was founded on a small island in the Neva delta on May 27,1703 and that day became the birthday of the city of St Petersburg. In the middle of the fortress stands the impressive Peter and Paul Cathedral, the burial place of all the Russian Emperors and Empresse read more ...

St Catherine's Palace

Located 25 kilometres south of St Petersburg your student group can visit this magnificent Palace and grounds and dig deep into hundreds of years of Russia's fascinating history. The display of the Catherine Palace (known until 1910 as the Great Palace of Tsarskoye Selo) museum covers the almost 300-year history of this outstanding edifice. It represents the work of architects involved in it's construction and decoration in the eig read more ...

The Hermitage and Winter Palace

Part of the amazing Winter Palace and with around 3 million works and artefacts, there is probably no other museum in the world, with the exception of the Louvre, that rivals the Hermitage. Opened as a museum in 1917 and with origins dating back to Peter the Great who collected works during his travels abroad, this massive collection contains a large number of Italian Renaissance and French Impressionist works, as well as examples by Picasso, read more ...

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