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Our most recommended Northwestern Federal District Tours

  • Kaliningrad: Curonian Spit and Svetlogorsk Tour with Lunch

    1. Kaliningrad: Curonian Spit and Svetlogorsk Tour with Lunch

    Your small-group Baltic gems tour starts in the morning as you make your way towards the Curonian Spit National Park. Once there you will be able to see the Dancing Forest and Efa sand dune, as well as stunning views of the Baltic seaside and the Curonian Lagoon. From there it will take you about 40 minutes for you to get to your second destination. You'll soon reach one of the best Baltic resorts, the city of Svetlogorsk, where you'll enjoy a nice walking tour. Following your walking tour, you can make the most of some free time to feel like a local. Throughout your sightseeing day, a lunch break will be included to a popular restaurant which is frequented by your guides. You'll later return back to Kaliningrad, where your tour will conclude.

  • Kaliningrad: A Taste of Prussia Tour with Coffee Break

    2. Kaliningrad: A Taste of Prussia Tour with Coffee Break

    Kaliningrad is a small, cozy, and at the same time dynamic city, which has been developed rapidly within the past few years and is begging to be explored. A mixture of German, Soviet and Russian architecture, the city also contains sights of Medieval history, red-bricked fortification, and local people who love and respect German history. Throughout this tour, you will see inside the heart and soul of this city and come to realize just why the locals love Kaliningrad. This is the perfect way to start any Kaliningrad visit with a "colorful" tour, which runs every Saturday. You will explore the fish village area, Kant's Island, Kant's Tomb and the Koenigsberg Cathedral, Fort #11 (the best fort to visit in Kaliningrad, Neo-Gothic-style fortifications of the city, the city gates, and the Prussian-German Museum, just to name a few.

  • Perm: Private 3-Hour Walking Tour

    3. Perm: Private 3-Hour Walking Tour

    Your guide will meet you in your hotel lobby, and together you will go on foot, by public transport, or by taxi to the center of Perm. Here your 3-hour private walking tour will start. Walk along the main central streets and avenues of Perm, stroll stroll the main sights of the city, and plunge into its history. Stop to admire the monument to the founder of the city, V. N. Tatishchev. See the Peter and Paul Cathedral, built in the late 19th century, and pass the most remarkable building in Perm, the House of Meshkov. Stroll past the unique merchant mansions, and discover the theatrical atmosphere of the Opera Theater. Learn many legends and stories about this city from your knowledgeable guide. Admire the beautiful Kama River as you walk along its embankment, and touch the nose of the Legend of Perm Bear statue as a gesture of good luck. After the tour, your guide will accompany you ba...

  • From St. Petersburg: Full-Day Tour to Velikiy Novgorod

    4. From St. Petersburg: Full-Day Tour to Velikiy Novgorod

    The guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel in St Petersburg. It takes 2.5 hours to reach Novgorod, the road is very picturesque as well as full of history, so the guide will start the story just from the beginning. Russian landscapes and surrounding forests on the road to Novgorod are like preparing the guests to visit the spiritual center of Russian Orthodoxy. Veliky Novgorod also known as Novgorod the Great, or Novgorod Veliky, or just Novgorod, is one of the most important historic cities in Russia, It is situated on the federal highway connecting Moscow and St. Petersburg. The city lies along the Volkhov River just downstream from its outflow from Lake Ilmen. Situated on the Volkhov River along an old trade route between Central Asia and Northern Europe, this medieval city became Russia's first capital in the 9th century. Your guide will point out the many remarkable chur...

    Fantastic & detailed tour into the heartland of an ancient fortressed city. My guide Sergei Zubkov was extremely knowledgeable, patient & kind, and explained the history of both Veliky Novgorod & Russia at great length all through the trip. Would recommend this trip to history buffs & those who wish to visit the most ancient churches of Russia to gain a better understanding of the history of the country, especially its link with the ancient Viking conquerors & traders.

  • Petrozavodsk and Kizhi Island: Private Sightseeing Tour

    5. Petrozavodsk and Kizhi Island: Private Sightseeing Tour

    Join an expert, private guide for a full-day tour of Petrozavodsk, the capital of the Republic of Karelia. Roam the beautiful city and admire its neoclassical architecture while learning about its past and present.  Next, hop on the "Comet" and cross Lake Onega to visit Kizhi Island, a site known since the 15th century for its churches, which are fine examples of northern wooden architecture. Journey to the pogost, a fenced area which includes two large wooden churches (the 22-dome Transfiguration Church and the 9-dome Intercession Church) and a bell-tower. According to local legend, the huge Transfiguration Church was built without a single nail.  The entire area forms part of an open-air museum, which gained UNESCO World Heritage Site status in 1990. Often compared to St. Basil’s Cathedral in Moscow in appearance, the wooden domes, gables, and ingenious decorations were carefully des...

  • From St. Petersburg: Private Tour of Veliky Novgorod

    6. From St. Petersburg: Private Tour of Veliky Novgorod

    Take a day trip from St. Petersburg to Veliky Novgorod, the first capital of Russia in the 9th century. After enjoying the approximately 3-hour drive or train journey from St Petersburg (depending on the option you select), you'll meet your guide and set out to explore the city. You'll begin with a walking tour of the of Novgorod Detinets, the Novgorod Kremlin, and a visit St. Sophia's Cathedral, which was built in the 11th century. Next, you'll visit the Vitoslavlitsy Open-air Museum of Wooden Architecture with more than 20 original wooden buildings dating from the 16th through 19th century. Churches, chapels, and residential houses collected from around the Novgorod region were moved to this site in the 1960s and provide an in-depth look at the traditional architecture of the region. Finally you'll visit Yuriev Monastery and learn about it's nearly 1000 year history. At the end of y...

  • Kaliningrad: Guided Sightseeing Tour

    7. Kaliningrad: Guided Sightseeing Tour

    Explore the westernmost administrative district of Russia on a 3-hour sightseeing tour of the unique city of Kaliningrad. Journey through history and learn how the city was inhabited by different people and diverse cultures over the years. Learn how the name of the city has changed, along with its architectural style, as you travel through more than 600 years of history. Hear how the fortifications of gates, towers and bastions now house large museums that carefully preserve their cultural legacy. Marvel at the 20th-century restorations of Königsberg Cathedral on the island of Kneiphof (Kant Island), discover the heart of the modern-day city on Victory Square and much more.

  • Kaliningrad: City Tour

    8. Kaliningrad: City Tour

    Take a Kaliningrad tour and discover Soviet-Russian Kaliningrad and Prussian Koenigsberg. The real city is hidden among the surviving narrow streets of Koenigsberg districts. Spend a half day checking out the marvelous sights scattered throughout the city. Begin in Kaliningrad’s Central Square near the House of Soviets. There, hear a detailed history of the building that you won’t get anywhere else. During the tour, you will have the chance to stop, walk around the sites, and then get back on the bus. You'll also see some points of interest from the comfort of the vehicle. Familiarize yourself with over 15 points of interest, among them: • King’s Castle excavation site • Gothic-style Koenigsberg Cathedral • Kant’s Island, Kant’s tomb • Fish village area with Pregola River view • Stock Exchange Building in the Italian-renaissance style • Brandenburg Gate with marzipan museum • Christ th...

  • Kaluga Tour

    9. Kaluga Tour

    Your guide will meet you at your accommodation and accompany you by foot, by public transport, or by taxi to the central part of Kaluga. The city creates an incredible atmosphere due to a large number of operating temples including the Assumption Church, St. Peter and St. Paul's Church, the Church of Michael the Archangel, and the Church of the Intercession of the Holy Mother. There are more than 20 temples in Kaluga and you will visit the temples located in the historical center. Your guide will tell you an amazing story of the city of Kaluga. Hear about how famous Russian writers such as Pushkin, Gogol, Tolstoy, and Turgenev visited Kaluga.

  • Kaluga Private Tour and Museum of the History of Cosmonautic

    10. Kaluga Private Tour and Museum of the History of Cosmonautic

    Your guide will meet you at your hotel, from where, depending on the position of the hotel, you will go by foot, by public transport or by taxi (optional) to the central part of Kaluga. You will listen to an unforgettable story about the history of the city, the first mention of Kaluga was in 1371. The city has an incredible atmosphere due to a large number of operating temples - the Assumption Church, St. Peter and St. Paul's Church, Church of Michael the Archangel, and the Church of the Intercession of the Holy Mother. Altogether, there are more than 20 temples in Kaluga. The guide will tell you amazing stories about the city of Kaluga, for example, the story that famous Russian writers - Pushkin, Gogol, Tolstoy, Turgenev visited Kaluga. Later, together with the guide, you will go to the State Museum of the History of Cosmonautics - the first in the world and the largest space-relate...

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What people are saying about Northwestern Federal District

Exceptional! Perfect in every way!

I want to make a review of this fabulous tour. I was fascinated by this peacefull little town and by his great tresures...The icons museum was unbelieveble! So many great value icons in a single location! Elena, my tour guide, is a beautifull person, very knowledgeable and nice....The meal, at the restaurant was excellent! So was the visit at Father Dmitri's monastery.... In other words, everything was perfect! I highly recommend this tour for anyone searching for beauty and truefull, simple life!

Excellent tour. Guide Sergei Zubkov was extremely knowledgeable & good

Fantastic & detailed tour into the heartland of an ancient fortressed city. My guide Sergei Zubkov was extremely knowledgeable, patient & kind, and explained the history of both Veliky Novgorod & Russia at great length all through the trip. Would recommend this trip to history buffs & those who wish to visit the most ancient churches of Russia to gain a better understanding of the history of the country, especially its link with the ancient Viking conquerors & traders.

Very interesting trip to a beautiful historic city with an excellent and friendly guide and a great driver. An absolute must!

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Marina was a very kind and perfect English speaking guide - we had an very interesting and funny day! Thanks so much!

It's a great trip with a very good explanation during the trip. And a good driver.