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
  • Transportation
  • Breakfast
  • Guided sightseeing and Kremlin tour

Catherine Palace at Pushkin (day trip)

Included in program fee

Explore the stunning Catherine Palace at Pushkin in St. Petersburg. The following are included:

  • Transportation
  • Guided tour of and entrance fees to the Catherine Palace including the world-renowned Amber Room

Peterhof (day trip)

Included in program fee

Enjoy exploring the magnificent gardens and celebrated fountains at the summer residence of the tzars at Peterhof. Includes:

  • Transportation
  • Guided tour of the park and entrance fees

Veliky Novgorod (day trip)

Included in program fee

Visit the heart of ancient Russia during a tour of Veliky Novgorod that includes:

  • Transportation
  • Guided tour of the Veliky Novgorod Kremlin including St. Sophiaís Cathedral, and more

Pavlovsk (day trip)

Included in program fee

Tour the 18th-century Russian Imperial residence and enjoy one of Europe's largest parks at Pavlovsk. Day includes:

  • Transportation
  • Guided tour of Pavlovsk Palace and entrance fees

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.