Trip scholar

Professor Alexei Leporc, Curator of Western European Art, Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg
Alexei was Professor of 15th-20th Century West European Art and Architecture at St Petersburg European University (1999-2006)


  • Enjoy a day excursion to Tsarkoye Selo, the spectacular town of Imperial Palaces, and to the Peter and Paul Fortress, and Yussopev Palace

  • Visit the Hermitage to view its glittering and gilded rooms, and unrivalled art collection

  • Relax in an excellently located hotel, just a few minutes walk from the city’s main sights including the Palace Square, the Hermitage and Saint Isaac’s Cathedral

  • Visit the stunning Fabergé Museum

  • Extend your trip with an additional three days exploring Moscow


7-12 November 2021


From £2080 per person
£320 single supplement

More information

Accompanied by Professor Alexei Leporc, immerse yourself in the art treasures of St Petersburg. Your trip will include a visit to the Hermitage, with its unrivalled collection of European and Russian Art. There will also be an opportunity to enjoy the ballet or opera in one of Europe’s grandest theatres, and a visit to the stunning Fabergé Museum. Enjoy the opportunity to extend your visit with the inclusion of a high-speed train journey and a three-day visit to Russia’s traditional ‘Holy Mother’, Moscow.

Further details & bookings

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