Tour to Saint Petersburg (and Moscow)
August 1 - August 3, 2014 (August 4 in Moscow as an option)

We offer you a unique opportunity of combining learning Russian in Tallinn with visiting one of the most beautiful Russian cities, it's second capital – St Petersburg – as a study tour at the end of the course. During that trip you will have an opportunity to see the country of the language you are learning, see one of the most beautiful Russian cities with your own eyes, to learn Russian traditions and of course to improve your Russian. The tour operator arranges a special tourist programme for our students in the greatest Russian city. The trip is also open to participants of other courses.

The approximate programme of the study tour is:

1st day

  • morning – departure for Saint Petersburg (by bus)
  • day – arrival and accommodation
  • evening – sightseeing tour in the city centre (1)

2nd day

  • breakfast
  • morning – sightseeing tour to Peterhof by boat (Peter the Great’s residence outside Saint Petersburg which is called Russian Versailles)
  • day – sightseeing tour in the city centre (2)
  • evening – spare time (visiting museums and theatres of the city)

3rd day

  • breakfast
  • morning – visiting the Peter and Paul Fortress and the world-famous State Hermitage
  • day – leaving for Tallinn (by bus)
  • evening – arriving in Tallinn

See also pictures from the trip in 2013

Price

265 EUR

The price of the study tour includes transportation by bus, accommodation (double rooms in a *** hotel in the city centre), breakfasts in a hotel and 4 sightseeing tours (3 in the city and 1 in Peterhof).

It is also possible to spend one day in Moscow after completing program in Saint Petersburg. The Summer School goes there in the evening of August 3rd by an overnight train. In Moscow we will visit the Red Square, Kremlin, Lenin`s Mausoleum, Moscow underground which is considered to be the most beautiful in the world. We will also make a boat trip along the Moscow River to see the main attractions of the Russian capital outside the city centre. After that you can leave directly for home or go back to Tallinn or Saint Petersburg by train. An additional fee for this trip is 230 EUR. This fee includes a train ticket to Saint Petersburg (sleeping carriage) and all excursions during the day, but does not include meals and tickets from Moscow.

Visa Support

You can get the Russian visa in your home country or in Tallinn with the help of our tour operator. As there are different prices for the citizens of various countries, the cost of a visa is not included into the price of the study tour. The fee for Russian visa (if needed) will be collected after arrival in Tallinn. Please note that the visa can be issued during 5-10 working days.

Travel Insurance

You can get travel insurance which is valid in Russia in your country or it can be obtained in Tallinn while getting the visa.

Deadlines

• Registration deadline: May 15,  2014
• Payment deadline: according to the invoice issued by the University, but not later than June 1, 2014

Further information

Dimitri Mironov
dimitri.mironov@tlu.ee

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