Visiting winter Saint Petersburg

It is well-known that visiting Saint Petersburg is best in summer or spring. Warm and comfortable weather, white nights, pleasant strolls along the Neva... But even a winter journey to Russian northern capital can be unforgettably charming. Saint Petersburg Card will be a great travel companion for you in winter months.

Instead of various boat tours, which are not available in the cold time of year, St Petersburg Card offer now features the resplendent suburban palaces: Grand Palace in Peterhof, Cottage Palace in Alexandria park and Catherine Palace in Tsarskoye Selo. Also, the Card now covers free entrance to Rossi Hermitage (General Staff building) from October to April.

Altogether, the offer includes over 60 most interesting museums - choose any of them, or take the itinerary below as an example. Please note that the Card is valid in hours, which means that breaking down the route into days is approximate.

You can visit as many attractions as you like during the Card validity. Besides, St. Petersburg Card offers a free hop-on hop-off bus tour during 3 days and special offers that will add to your warm memories of the winter city.

Attractions Normal Ticket Price
Day 1
Hop-on hop-off bus tour "City Sightseeing" (3 days) 1000 RUB free entry
St. Isaac's Cathedral + Colonnade 400 RUB free entry
Aquatorium of Peter the Great 400 / 450 RUB
Rossi Hermitage (General Staff building) 300 RUB free entry
Day 2
Peter and Paul fortress (the Cathedral, prison in Trubetskoy bastion,
a discount for "Nevskaya Panorama" promenade)

600 RUB free entry
Menshikov Palace 
300 RUB free entry
Cabin of Peter the Great 200 RUB free entry
"The Art of Fan" Museum
650 RUB free entry
Total Cost - 2 Days (48 hours) 3850 RUB 3200 RUB
Savings start from 650 RUB
Day 3
Catherine Palace in Tsarskoye Selo 1000 RUB free entry
A. Pushkin Lyceum-Museum in Tsarskoye Selo 120 RUB free entry
Pavlovsk Palace & Park 650 RUB free entry
Total Cost - 3 Days (72 hours) 5620 RUB 4200 RUB
Savings start from   1420 RUB
Day 4
Saviour on the Spilled Blood 250 RUB free entry
Russian Museum 450 RUB free entry
St. Michael's Castle 300 RUB free entry
Day 5
Grand Palace in Peterhof 600 RUB free entry
The Cottage Palace in Alexandria 500 RUB free entry
Total Cost - 5 Days (120 hours) 7720 RUB 5000 RUB
Savings start from 2720 RUB
Day 6 
Erarta, the museum of contemporary art 500 RUB free entry
The Museum of Soviet Arcade Machines 450 RUB free entry
Day 7
Central Naval Museum 500 RUB free entry
Zoological Museum 200 RUB free entry
Total Cost - 7 Days (168 hours)  9370 RUB 5500 RUB
Savings start from 3870 RUB