If you are wondering why or from when St. Petersburg became so popular among tourists, we have got your answers here. Throughout the last two decades, Russia had increased its investments in the tourism industry, and St. Petersburg was one of the foremost candidates of being a tourist-target city in Russia because of the number of tourist attractions and recreational opportunities that provides. If we take Moscow, as the capital city of Russia, to be the most significant city in the country, we have to identify St. Petersburg as the second one. Millions of people travel to St. Petersburg annually, and many have plans to visit St. Petersburg in the future.
If you have plans to visit St. Petersburg as well, you need to check that if you have to get a Russian travel visa, before you enter Russia; most people are required to apply for the Russian visa before they begin their journey into Russia, but make sure to check for its necessity since the policy of Russian visa is different for each country of the world. You can visit the Russian embassy in your home country or check the website of the Russian Foreign Ministry of Russia to get more information. Keep it in mind that some of the travel agencies, including the Star Travel Group, would apply for a Russian travel visa for their clients if it’s necessary.
St. Petersburg Tour
We at the Star Travel Group have more than a decade of experience in operating Russia tours, and throughout these years, we have learned enough to know how to operate the best tours to Russia. St. Petersburg is one of the main tourist-destination cities of Russia, and since it has loads of tourist attractions, first-time travelers should visit St. Petersburg via travel agencies’ tour plans. We at the Star Travel Group have several different plans for St. Petersburg tours so our tours would meet all of our clients’ expectations.
White Night Festival
The most popular time for a trip to St. Petersburg is during the White Night Festival. The White Night Festival is a period in the northern area where the sun never sets entirely, so people from around the world, travel to Russia to celebrate these nights together. Many fun events take place in Russia during this festival, including street parties, food and drink festivals, concerts and theaters, and ballet shows. We at the Star Travel Group recommend our travelers to visit St. Petersburg during this time.
St. Petersburg Weather
The White Night Festival takes place during the last month of the spring and the first month of the summer, but we at the Star Travel Group suggest our clients that they take their trip in the summer because it has more pleasant weather. St. Petersburg locates at the northwest of the country, that’s why it has better weather during the spring. Though the autumn and winter of St. Petersburg are cold and severe, many tourists prefer to visit St. Petersburg during these seasons because it provides several fun opportunities. Yet, if your foremost goal of the visit is to see the attractions of St. Petersburg, we recommend the summers.
Top Hotels in St. Petersburg
We at the Star Travel Group provide several different services for our travelers, including hotels and transfer. When you want to pick your hotel, there are several factors that you should consider, such as the location of your hotel; besides that, you should keep the quality of their services, room prices, and the extra features of your hotel in consideration. We at the Star Travel Group have reviewed the top hotels of St. Petersburg, and currently, we would suggest the Corinthia Hotel, the Moskva Hotel, and the Nihao Hotel to our travelers.
Top Attractions of St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg is one of the wealthy cities of Russia in terms of tourist attractions, which you can’t visit them all in one short trip; but there are certain attractions that you must visit in your trip to St. Petersburg, including the Hermitage, Peterhof, Pushkin, St. Isaac Cathedral, the Peter and Paul Fortress, and the Nevsky Avenue, which is the most famous street of St. Petersburg and houses several major attractions of the city.
Safe Trip to St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg is a safe city to travel in overall, but if we want to give you some tips about having a safe trip to Russia, we would suggest that you keep your passport on you all the time, and have a picture of your visa on your phone just in case of losing your passport. You should also know where you should eat and drink, which you can ask our tour leaders at the Star Travel Group for help on that matter. Millions of people travel to St. Petersburg annually, which tells a lot about the safety of the city for tourists and travelers.
Best Restaurants in St. Petersburg
As we mentioned, it’s essential to know where you eat because a bad-quality meal would have a lot of negative influence on your entire trip; you should also know what you eat, and we can help you with both the place and the meal you should try on your trip to Russia. Russia has several delicious traditional dishes that surprise travelers; we at the Star Travel Group have gathered some useful tips and advice on traditional Russian meals on our weblog, which we suggest everyone visit since it’s completely free.
Shopping in St. Petersburg
Most of the tourists would like to spend some of their time in shopping centers, especially the shopping centers in St. Petersburg, which are a quite great place for buying souvenirs. One of the famous souvenirs of Russia is the Matryoshka doll, which is also a well-known symbol of Russian art and culture. Besides the relics, our tour leaders at the Star Travel Group would be happy to help you find the top shopping centers for personal shopping in St. Petersburg, such as clothes, beauty products, etc.
We at the Star Travel Group value our clients’ satisfaction, and all the works that we have done so far were to meet our travelers’ expectations. We suggest everyone visit our blog, check out our tours, and compare our packages, so they would find the one tour that suits them most. We have more than a decade of experience in Russia, we know how to operate the best Russia tours.