What do you associate with Russia? For sure, there will be famous Russian literature in the list. It is studied by students and regarded both in Russian and widely abroad. Pushkin, Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky, Bulgakov, Gogol - those names have become inspiration for generations of writers and readers. This intellectual tour will immerse you into literature world and through this prism to understand the very depth of the culture of Russia.
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A private car will be waiting for you at one of the Moscow airports and will take you to the hotel located in the city centre. You can plan this day to your liking. You might choose to have dinner and take a stroll around the city or just rest in your room. If you have time, we will be happy to arrange a Moscow Night Tour.
Get ready to see the best-known tourist attractions in Moscow. Starting with Red Square and GUM, we will then go to Kremlin and the Armory Chamber where the sequence of the most famous sights in the city is located: the most ancient square, the largest bell, the most famous treasury, the most unique cannon and the most stunning architectural masterpieces.
After lunch, we will take a walk to Arbat street, one of the oldest streets of the city, known as the place where nobility, artists, and academics lived.
Our day will start in the middle of Pushkinskaya square near the statue of the great poet. Then our way lies to Bulgakov museum and iconic and mystical Patriarshiye Ponds, where the story of «Master and Margarita» begins.
After the lunch, we will get a taste of Silver age atmosphere in the remarkable house of Maxim Gorky. A walk down Nikitsky boulevard will take us to the museum of Gogol.
This day we plan to make an escape from the busy city and fully enjoy the quietness of its surroundings. Our destinations are Leo Tolstoy's house near Tula and Chekhov's manor in Melikhovo. Surrounded by forests those museums have become a time machine to the times described in the great authors' works.
A private car will take you to Leningradsky Railway Station. We will travel to St. Petersburg by the modern Sapsan train. Check in the hotel in the city center.
A walk around St. Petersburg's city center will the best way to know the city. We will see the stunning and luxurious Palace Square, ascent the observation deck of St. Isaac's Cathedral and admire its interiors. A stroll to Strelka of Vasilievsky Island will lead us to another magnificent panorama of the city and become a nice conclusion of the evening.
The next spot of our tour around the Northern Capital is the Hermitage, one of the richest museums in the world. We will spend our morning there having a short tour around.
The afternoon is dedicated to St. Petersburg of Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Kokushkin bridge, Sadovaya and Gorohovaya streets, Raskolnikov's house, Alonkin's house are just a small part of our plan.
Today our destination is Pushkin, a small town in the suburbs of St. Petersburg, beloved by the great Russian poet, a place where he spent his youth and student years.
The must-see of the area is the summer residence of Russian emperors. The Catherine Palace near St. Petersburg stores unique art treasures, as well as the famous Amber Room, and is surrounded by a picturesque park.