St. Petersburg is among the most popular tourist cities in Russia. Everyone knows such names as the Palace Square, the Hermitage and the Mariinsky Theater. But this is not enough to be ready for a trip to St. Petersburg. We have collected information about online services for you, which can be useful for you in preparation for your trip. You can do it without leaving your home, online.
Places to stay in St. Petersburg
As elsewhere, coming to St. Petersburg tourists are staying in hotels and hostels, or rent apartments in the short term. You can find, compare and choose a place to stay in St. Petersburg before the trip (online). We also recommend you to read customer reviews, before booking a hotel (hostel, apartment).
Reviews: Hotel overlooking the Neva River in St. Petersburg.
How to get to St. Petersburg
How to get to St. Petersburg? The choice of transportation depends on the place of your departure. We offer you several online services, through which you can buy tickets without leaving home.
- Airplane tickets.
- Bus tickets. (You may need the knowledge of the Russian language.)
- Russian train ticket.. (You may need the knowledge of the Russian language.)
How do you plan to get to the airport or train station to your accommodation? Most likely you will do it by public transport. You can reach the Moscovskaya metro station by bus number 39 (the bus does not go at night).
But if you travel by group (with family), or you have a lot of luggage, or you arrive in Petersburg at night, then it may be more convenient for you to order a transfer (taxi, minibus). You can also do this before the trip, online.
Order a transfer from the airport (railway station).
Tourist services in St. Petersburg
What will you do in St. Petersburg? Walk around the city, visit museums and places of interest. Which ones? It's better to think in advance. But there is another option to prepare for a trip to St. Petersburg. Entrust this matter to specialists.
Specialists of tourist firms daily engaged in the service of tourists. They know very well that you can be interesting and useful, where you can make beautiful photos and much more.
Among the services offered are: hotel reservation, organization of group and individual transfer, group excursions around St. Petersburg and the suburbs, excursion tours around the cities of the north-west of Russia. You will also be helped to buy a sightseeing tour by boat, with a visit (for example) to the island of Valaam or Kizhi (only during navigation)
Recommended: Tours in St. Petersburg.
Almost all who come to St. Petersburg tourists go to any review or themed tours. Recently, non-standard, unusual excursions, which are often carried out by people in love with their city, have also become popular. Most likely you can buy a tour at a more favorable price in St. Petersburg.
You can get acquainted with the offers and prices for guided tours without leaving your home, online.
Quite possibly you will want to visit any theater, concert or other event in St. Petersburg. It is possible to buy tickets for many performances, concerts, festivals and competitions you can on the Internet (online). You will probably need knowledge of the Russian language or an online translator.
Read more about buying tickets here.
Guide to St. Petersburg
You may want to review information about St. Petersburg, which will be useful for tourists. In our guide you will find information about the most popular places and sights, information about museums and theaters, information about the stations and airport Pulkovo, as well as the metro map and city map.
Start an acquaintance with St. Petersburg on our site - information for tourists.