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History trips to St. Petersburg

With so many A Level specifications covering Russian history from the late nineteenth century onwards, a tour to St Petersburg with FHT is the perfect way to build your students’ understanding of this extraordinary and complex country.

Why not start your trip to the former Russian capital with guided tour around the city before then exploring the events of 1917. With visits to the Finland Station, made famous following Lenin’s arrival here to start the October Revolution, the Peter and Paul Fortress and the Cruiser Aurora. 

Next you could take in the fabulous Hermitage Museum and the historic Winter Palace before a tour of the Yusupov Palace with its exhibition on Rasputin Museum. 

If you focus is the history of the Soviet Union and the Cold War why not get an alternative view on modern Russian history with a guided tour of the Political History of Russia Museum or the Museum of History of Political Police which traces the history of Russian political police before, during and after the Revolution.

There are simply so many things to see and do - particularly if you make this a dual-centre tour by combining it with a few days in Moscow.

Let Further and Higher Travel and our experienced agents in Russia take care of every step of your tailor-made trip, including your Visas, to guarantee an unforgettable visit for you. Contact us today for your competitive quote.

Itineraries

St Petersburg, Russian Revolution tour

Day 1

Morning

Flight from UK to St Petersburg

Afternoon

Arrive St Petersburg and transfer to your hotel

Evening

City tour by night

Day 2

Morning

Finland Station made famous following Lenin’s arrival here from Germany to start the October Revolution Peter and Paul Fortress the fortress and cathedral that has been the burial place for Russian Emperors since Peter the Great

Afternoon

Visit the Cruiser Aurora whose crew took part in the 1917 February Revolution.

Day 3

Morning

Guided tour of the Hermitage Museum, one of the largest and finest art galleries in the world, located within the historic Winter Palace.

Afternoon

Visit the Smolny Institute former HQ for the Bolshevik Central Committee from where, Trotsky and Lenin directed the October Revolution

Day 4

Morning

Kronstadt the town and naval base on Kotlin Island and site of a revolt by Russian sailors against the Bolshevik government in 1921

Afternoon

Nevsky Prospekt the main street in St. Petersburg and the most famous street in Russia

Day 5

Morning

Guided tour of the Museum of Political History Yusupov Palace, scene of Rasputin’s murder

Afternoon

Transfer to the airport for your flight back to the UK

Accommodation

Quick Quote

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