1-day Veliky Novgorod tour from St. Petersburg is a break-away from the European architecture to take a dive in genuine ancient Russia. Novgorod Veliky, a city that used to be part of Ganza trade routes, an important key-point on the way from Vikings to the Greece, played an important role in medieval times and had an ancient equivalent to a republic government system. The age-long history of Novgorod has rises and falls, tragic pages and merry free times. Your introduction to Veliky Novgorod will also include local legends alongside with serious facts.
A day trip to Novgorod is available both from cruise ships and from hotels.
|NUMBER OF PAX||PRICE PP FOR TOURIST FROM HOTELS|
|2 pax||175 USD|
|4 pax||116 USD|
|6 pax||85 USD|
|8 pax||75 USD|
|10 pax||66 USD|
|12 pax||60 USD|
|14 pax||55 USD|
If you choose Veliky Novgorod tour (the city is often referred to as Novgorod the Great) from St. Petersburg and decide to travel by car/van/bus, then the tentative itinerary for your tour will be as follows:
Pick up from your hotel, depart for Veliky Novgorod (Novgorod the Great).
Arrive in Novgorod, meet your personal tour guide.
11:00 – 12:00
Tour of the Novgorod Kremlin. Inside visit to St. Sophia Cathedral. Millenium of Russia monument.
12:00 – 13:00
Walk across the Volkhov river. Yaroslavian Courtyard. Driving city tour.
13:00 – 14:00
Lunch/snack/coffee-break (local restaurant of your choice).
14:30 – 15:30
Veliky Novgorod tour continues with a visit to Vitoslavlitsy (Wooden architecture museum).
15:30 – 16:00
Tour of St. George monastery.
16:00 – 17:00
Free time (possibly for shopping or walking or a coffee-break before departure).
17:00 – 20:00
Travel back to St. Petersburg. The day trip to Novgorod and back finishes at your hotel.