Later this afternoon we’ll enjoy a panoramic city tour, taking in the baroque Winter Palace, Peter & Paul Fortress and the impressive Cathedral of Peter & Paul. Why not visit the museums, take a cruise along the canals, go shopping on Nevsky Prospekt or stroll through the beautiful Summer Garden?
[B]We cross the Russian border into neighbouring Estonia, the smallest of the three Baltic states.
Two nights in Perugia at a palace hotel feature exploration of Assisi, an exclusive wine experience at a renowned vineyard, a hand-weaving workshop, a basilica visit, and special access to “Gaite” workshops in Bevagna...
Smaller groups, averaging 24 Tauck guests, enjoy an intimate travel experience on our weeklong Tuscany and Umbria tours!
The sun-soaked hill towns of central Italy seduce the senses with a festival of daily life which Tauck guests experience firsthand: wine tastings in bountiful vineyards, a chef-hosted cooking class, ceramic making, hand weaving, medieval crafts...
You’ll love Prague - it’s a wonderfully vibrant city and is home to some of Europe’s most stunning gothic and Baroque architecture. Meet your fellow travellers and Tour Director this evening for a welcome drink. Marvel at the city’s lavishly decorated metro stations, walk through Red Square, admire St Basil’s Cathedral and see iconic Moscow University. [B, D]Visit the famous Kremlin, a magnificent architectural ensemble of museums, cathedrals, palaces and towers, and the symbol of the USSR during the Cold War.
The remainder of the day is free for you to explore the city at your own pace.
[B]This morning we travel north via high-speed train to the beautiful city of St Petersburg, an elegant display of Imperial Russia and the birthplace of the Russian revolution.
This afternoon we’ll visit the world-famous Hermitage Museum.
Ash clouds, cancelled flights and schedule changes are an unfortunate part of modern air travel.
Whilst we can’t eliminate them completely, it is reassuring to know that our expert team is behind you every step of the journey.
Highlights include St Peter’s Church, the Dome Cathedral, the ancient Hanseatic city, the Freedom Monument and Old Riga Castle.