Arrival in Minsk.
Arrival in Minsk. Transfer to hotel
Minsk city tour . Traditional dinner
Minsk city tour.
Sightseeing tour of Minsk includes the main avenues (Independence Avenue, Victory Square) and the architectural monuments of the XVIIth – XXth centuries (Upper Town with the City Hall, Holy Spirit Church and the Cathedral of Blessed Virgin Mary, old streets of the Trinity Suburb). The Victory Monument and the National Library(included into the list of the most outstanding buildings of the world) are waiting to be explored.
Evening dinner at traditional Belarusian farmstead.
Mir - Nesvizh
Transfer to Mir. It is most famous for the fairy-tale Mir Castle, still known today as the “medieval flower”. Castle is an impressive architectural monument, included into the list of World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO. It was erected at the end of the XVth century and today it is a combination of Gothic, Baroque and Renaissance architecture that makes Mir Castle so unique. This red brick castle is also a historical monument, which used to belong to several aristocratic families, who have left their mark in the history of the town and of the country in general.
Transfer to Nesvizh. You will visit the magnificent Nesvizh Palace – former residence of the aristocratic Radzivill family, which also includes beautiful park and Farny Roman-Catholic Church of the XVIth century. The complex once numbered around 170 rooms, with a series of underground passages connecting it to the town’s monasteries. Today the exposition of the Palace includes more than 30 exhibition halls, including Prince's apartments, Golden and Star halls, Hunter’s hall and others.
Transfer to Minsk. Overnight in Minsk.
Arrival in Moscow. Moscow city tour. Folklore dinner.
Transfer to the airport. Flight to Moscow. Moscow city tour
Visit to St. Basil’s Cathedral, known as one of the “World’s Eight Wonders” , passing by Manez Square and starting point of the center of Moscow, and you can see locals throwing a copper plate and making a wish . Visiting Red Square where you will understand why meaning of “red” in Slavic words also means beautiful. Visit to the first department store in Europe, Gum Department Store and the tomb of Lenin, the strongman of the Soviet era. If you are lucky enough, you can also glimpse the handover of the guards at the Monument to the Unknown Soldier.
Folklore dinner. Overnight in Moscow.
Kremlin tour. Metro tour
Visit Russia’s economic and political elite area Kremlin, Dormition Cathedral, Archangel Cathedral, Annunciation Cathedral (The three churches will be choosen to enter according to the opening conditions of the day of the visit.), Ivan the Great Bell Tower, Tsar Bronze Cannon.
Tour continues in the Moscow underground which can be called a real masterpiece. Overnight in Moscow
Transfer to Saint Petersburg. City tour.
Transfer to Saint Petersburg by Sapsan train. Arrival. Saint Petersburg city tour.
Including Saint Isaac‘s Cathedral and Nevsky Avenue - the main street in St. Petersburg. The total length of the street is 4260 meters. Nevsky Avenue has been the social and cultural center of St. Petersburg since ancient times. There are numerous opera houses, concert halls, museums, libraries and cinemas on the sides of the street and in the adjacent square. Overnight in St. Petersburg.
Hermitage tour. Peterhof tour.
Hermitage is One of the four major museums in the world. It is the most famous building in St. Petersburg, and it holds tens of thousands of world art treasures. The museum contains five palaces built in different periods since 1754: the Winter Palace, the Little Hamilton Palace, the Great Han Mighton Palace, the New Han Miden Palace, the Hamilton Theatre, etc. It was the daughter of Peter the Great, Queen Elizabeth, who hired the architect of Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli to build. Every hall of the Winter Palace is graceful and elegant, and fully reflects the architectural art and skills of the Russian people. There are famous collectors, famous paintings, jade carvings and porcelains from around the world. There are more than 10,000 pieces Transfer to Peterhof by Meteor. Peterhof tour. At first we are going to visit the Peterhof Garden, which is known as the “Russian Versailles”. About 29 km from St. Petersburg, the palace was founded by Peter the Great in 1709. Peter the Great requires this place to be comparable to the Palace of Versailles. Because of the abundant underground water supply, the large and small fountains built in the garden are really exciting!
Tranfer to Saint Petersburg. Overnight
Transfer to the airport. Departure.