Study Abroad in St. Petersburg, Russia

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Study Abroad in St. Petersburg: Cultural Excursions

Included in your program fee are a range of activities and excursions which take you outside St. Petersburg and deepen your social, historical and cultural understanding of Russia.

Moscow (3 days)

Included in program fee

Visit Russiaís magnificent capital city. Your trip to Moscow includes:

  • Accommodations
  • Round-trip transportation
  • Breakfasts
  • Guided sightseeing tour and Kremlin tour

Peterhof (day trip)

Included in program fee

Enjoy exploring the magnificent gardens and celebrated fountains at the summer residence of the Tsars in Peterhof, near St. Petersburg. The following are included:

  • Round-trip transportation
  • Guided tour of the park and entrance fees

Veliky Novgorod or Vyborg (day trip)

Included in program fee

Visit the heart of ancient Russia during an excursion to Veliky Novgorod, OR the 13th-century Swedish castle and art-deco buildings in Vyborg. The following are included:

  • Round-trip transportation
  • Guided tour and entrance fees to either the Veliky Novgorod Kremlin OR Vyborg Castle

Catherine Palace in Pushkin or Pavlovsk Palace in Pavlovsk (day trip)

Included in program fee

Explore the stunning Catherine Palace in Pushkin, OR the 18th-century Russian Imperial residence in Pavlovsk, both near St. Petersburg. The following are included:

  • Round-trip transportation
  • Guided tour and entrance fees to one of the palaces and parks

Optional Excursion to Helsinki, Finland and Tallinn, Estonia (3 days, $595)

Visit the heart of the Baltic region during a trip from St. Petersburg that includes:

  • Accommodations
  • Round-trip transportation
  • Breakfast
  • Guided sightseeing tours in Helsinki and Tallinn
  • A minimum enrollment of 10 students is required for the excursion to run

Dates and itineraries for all excursions are tentative and subject to change. Students must enroll and pay for the optional excursions in the U.S. by the final payment deadline. Once paid for, excursions are non-refundable except in the event of cancellation by AIFS.

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