Founded in May of 1703 by Peter the Great, Saint Petersburg, Russia was the monarchy's capital for more than 200 years. Still the cultural hub of the country, museums and theaters host period pieces, operatic performances, and ballets. All-inclusive vacations to St Petersburg will ensure you see all there is to see while doing so fully rested from your stay at one of the many accommodating St Petersburg hotels.
The architecture of the period is so inspired that, of the numerous things to do in this beautiful Russian city, the highest rated are the church tours. St. Isaac's Cathedral, Catherine Palace and Park, and Church of the Savior on Blood are the highlights of any St Petersburg vacation packages. The Grand Palace and Palace Square are two noteworthy visitor spots that should not be missed. St Petersburg package deals will incorporate this and much more on your vacation to this historical place. If you desire to incorporate any day trips into your itinerary, you may want to seek St Petersburg car rentals.
Many of the festivals and events in this city are art- or music-centered. From May through August of every year, St Petersburg hosts the annual Sand Sculpture Festival which highlights sculptures of various characters from Russian fairy tales. In 2015, the 23rd annual International Music Festival hosted "Stars of the White Nights." The dedication was in honor of Tchaikovsky's 175th anniversary. Every August sees the celebration of the City Music and Arts Festival showcasing electronic music and pieces of contemporary art from both local artists and those from around the world.
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