St Petersburg

St Petersburg Travel Guide

Get all the travel information, advice, reviews, hotels, maps and itineraries you may need when travelling on holiday to St Petersburg as a tourist.

St Petersburg Info

St Petersburg is Russia's second biggest city and situated on the east coast of the Baltic Sea and the Neva River. It has a population of around 4.7 million residents and is known as "The Venice of the North". Saint Petersburg is one of most Russia's most cosmopolitan cities and is a delight of history, culture, picturesque buildings, museums and churches. Holidaymakers will love the walk along the riverfront and the Hermitage and the Winter Palace across the Neva River. Don’t miss the main attractions that include The Hermitage Museum, Menshikov's Palace, The Exchange Building, south Rostral Column, The Kunstkamera and Vasilievsky Island. You’ll need to wrap up warm if your visiting the city outside the summer season, it can be rather chilly.

Hotels in St Petersburg

Nevsky Hotel Moyka 5 Nevsky Hotel Moyka 5

Location. The stately Hotel Moika 5 stands along the banks of the River Moika in central St. Petersb...

Nevsky Hotel Moyka 5 Nevsky Hotel Moyka 5

Location. The stately Hotel Moika 5 stands along the banks of the River Moika in central St. Petersb...

Nevsky Express Hotel Nevsky Express Hotel

Location. The Nevsky Express Hotel is located in St Petersburg, Russia, opposite Moscow Railway stat...

St Petersburg Fast Facts

Country: Russia
Population: 4.6 million
Time Difference: GMT + 3
Currency: Russian Rouble (RUB)
Language Spoken: Russian
Flight Time from UK: 3.5 hours
Electricity: 220V AC 50Hz
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Mobile Phone Network: GSM 900/1800
Dialling Country Code: +7
Main Airport: Pulkovo Airport (LED)

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Airlines Flying to St Petersburg

Its useful to know which cities the airlines fly to. The following airline fly to St Petersburg.

Air France , Alitalia , Austrian Airlines Group , British Airways , Czech Airlines , Finnair , KLM Royal Dutch Airlines , Lot Polish Airlines , Lufthansa , Lufthansa/Austrian, Scandinavian Airlines , SN Brussels Airlines,