Day trip

From St Petersburg: Full-Day Trip to Novgorod

From St Petersburg: Full-Day Trip to Novgorod

From US$ 151.41 per person

Discover the 'Birthplace of Russia' on this day trip from St Petersburg.

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 10 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
The lobby of your hotel in St. Petersburg

Experience

Highlights
  • Soak in picturesque countryside on route to one of Russia’s oldest cities
  • Learn about UNESCO-listed Velikiy Novgorod’s place as a cradle of medieval art and Russian Orthodoxy
  • Visit the Novgorod Kremlin, St. Sophia Cathedral, and fresco-coated churches
  • Explore the open-air Museum of Wooden Architecture, showcasing old wood buildings made without nails
Full description
Discover the city of Veliky Novgorod, where the Russian state was declared in the 8th century. Meet your guide at your hotel in St Petersburg in the morning and begin the 2-hour journey to Velikiy Novgorod, during which you will hear lots of stories and historical information about the early Russian state.  Upon arrival in the city, visit Russia's oldest Kremlin. Admire the beauty of the  St. Sophia Cathedral and other UNESCO world heritage sights such as Yaroslav’s Courtyard and the Monument of the Millenium before breaking for lunch. After lunch, pay a visit to St. George Monastery before heading to your final destination, the Museum of Traditional Russian Wooden Architecture. Here, admire traditional chapels and churches form streets like those in old Russian villages. Get dropped off back at your hotel in St. Petersburg at the end of the day.
Includes
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Cost of lunch
  • Entry fees
Not suitable for
  • Children under 12 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes

Know before you go

  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
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Very interesting trip to a beautiful historic city with an excellent and friendly guide and a great driver. An absolute must!

June 22, 2021

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