Saint Petersburg the magnificent
Book a flight to Saint Petersburg and explore the city of tsars and poets, with its thousand and one treasures. From the elaborate facades of its palaces to the ornate bridges over the Neva, the city will enchant you with its majestic beauty. Let its neatly aligned streets and winding canals be your guides.
A flight to Saint Petersburg is a chance to lose yourself in dreams of grandeur. With its monumental architecture, the city exudes power and refinement. The Peter and Paul Fortress, Finland Station and the Mariinsky Theater are among the architectural masterpieces to be found here. Follow your Saint Petersburg travel guide to the majestic Nevsky Prospect, the avenue that stretches from the Winter Palace to the Saint Alexander Nevsky Monastery. All the wealth of the imperial capital is on display along this animated street, which is the epicenter of commerce, culture and nightlife. From the Baroque-style Stroganov de Rastrelli Palace to the Eliseev Emporium, a masterpiece of Art Nouveau design, the beauty of this avenue unfolds all along its 4.5 kilometers.
Without a doubt, it is the very solemn Hermitage that best exemplifies Russian architectural genius, namely through its magnificent Hermitage Palace. This monumental museum is on a similar scale as the Louvre, so visitors can lose themselves in its galleries of Italian, Flemish and Dutch paintings, among other works.
Take advantage of your flight to Saint Petersburg to stroll along the Fontanka, taking in the splendor of the former homes of the Russian nobility. And since Saint Petersburg honors its remarkable literary geniuses, don't miss the moving experience of touring the museums in Dostoyevsky or Pushkin's former homes. To enjoy a spectacular view over Saint Petersburg, visit Vasilyevsky Island. As the sun sets, observe the red light over the turquoise color and intricate architecture of the Kunstkamera for a little taste of heaven.