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RUSSIA DISCOVER St. Petersburg Russia nights in hotel Moscow Jewels of the Russian Capitals Discover the decadence of the Tsars on this highlight-packed, introductory tour of Russia's grandest cities. Be amazed by the Kremlin, admire the exquisite works of art at the Tretyakov Gallery and Hermitage Museum and marvel at the opulence of the Catherine Palace... 6 nights from £1399 Including optional travel insurance or a reduction of £18 if not required§ Selected optional excursions now available to book in advance 6 nights in hotels 12 meals: 6 breakfasts and 6 dinners Excursions and visits Tour of the Moscow Kremlin Moscow city tour Visit to Tretyakov Gallery St Petersburg city tour Visit to the Hermitage Museum Tour of Catherine Palace Use of audio headsets on all guided tours l l l l l l Pictured above: Peterhof Palace in St Petersburg; The Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg; St Basil's Cathedral, Moscow Plus all this... Optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a reduction if not required§ Return flights and transfers Saga tour manager Welcome drink reception Porterage at both hotels. l l l l l To find out more visit saga.co.uk/jewels-russia Day 1: UK-Moscow. Fly to Moscow and transfer to the locally rated 4-star Holiday Inn Tagansky (4Q) or similar hotel for your first three nights in this opulent city with its historic, iconic and cultural monuments mingling with modern businesses and bustling boulevards. D Day 2: Moscow. Today you will explore the Moscow Kremlin and tour the city, seeing Red Square and iconic St Basil's Cathedral with its highly decorative 'onion' domes. This evening you may have the chance to attend a national folklore show ­ a music, drama and dance extravaganza (mid June to mid September). B, D Day 3: Moscow. Today you'll visit the Tretyakov Gallery, home to an important collection of pre-revolutionary Russian art. An optional excursion visits the opulent stations of the Moscow Metro. B, D Day 4: Moscow to St Petersburg. Take a high-speed Sapsan train through the Russian countryside this afternoon to St Petersburg, the 'Venice of the North'. Spend the next three nights at the locally-rated 4-star Parklane Resort & SPA or similar hotel. B, D Day 5: St Petersburg. Visit the Hermitage Museum ­ a combination of four interconnecting palaces with around 365 rooms of exhibits, with a visit to Peter and Paul Fortress where historic buildings jostle around the magnificent Peter and Paul Cathedral with its towering yellow spire. Later there may be the chance to see a folklore show (mid September to mid June) or perhaps a ballet (selected departures only). B, D Day 6: St Petersburg. Head to the imperial estate of Pushkin, originally known as Tsarskoe Selo and home to the eye-wateringly opulent Catherine Palace with its famous Amber Room, decorated with engraved amber panels, jewelled mosaics and gilded wooden carvings. B, D Day 7: St Petersburg to UK. This afternoon, there's an optional trip to Peterhof to see the exquisite palaces set in landscaped gardens dotted with fountains, known as the 'Russian Versailles'. Transfer to the airport for your return flight home. B Please note: The order of the itinerary may differ according to availability and optional excursions must be booked in advance. Our travel consultants will confirm which excursions are available when you call to book. Exclusively for solo travellers 6 nights from £1599 departing September 21 (£1599), 2018, June 7 (£1899) and September 20 (£1699), 2019. Follow the same itinerary and enjoy the company of other solo travellers. Holiday code: AF353. Extend your holiday St Petersburg 2 nights from £349. Including breakfasts and the services of your Tour Manager. See more of the city at the end of your tour. Single room supplement (per person) subject to extra charge and availability. Please call for details. Prices from: Aug 17, 2018 May 10, 2019 Jun 21 Jun 28 Jul 19 Aug 30 6 nights 1469 1399 1599 1599 1499 1349 Jewels of the Russian Capitals. Holiday code: CT353. All prices are £s per person based on two people sharing with flights from Heathrow to Moscow, returning from St Petersburg with the scheduled services of British Airways. Prices are subject to availability and may change. Current prices will be confirmed at the time of booking. § A reduction of £18 applies if you do not need the optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights. For single accommodation or to take advantage of our flight upgrade deals (subject to availability and extra charges may apply) please visit saga.co.uk/holidays or call for further details. See enclosed Essential Information. To book call our trade reservations team FREE on 0800 074 8021 49