St. Petersburg Vacation: Coronavirus Information
Most St. Petersburg hotels offer free cancellation. Consider booking refundable hotels rather than non-refundable ones. Just look for the ‘free cancellation’ message during your hotel search. Prices can vary, but right now we believe that flexibility matters.
For more information about the impact of COVID-19 on your St. Petersburg trip, please visit our Coronavirus Information page.
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Save Time and Money with St. Petersburg Holiday Packages
It's easier than ever to save cash with St. Petersburg holiday packages on Expedia. You'll have loads more time to sort out your thrilling experiences — and more spending money! Secure a package deal on Expedia and save up to $583*. Pick from more than 550 partner airlines and 1,000,000 worldwide properties via our enormous database of lodgings and flights. Fly with who you want, stay where you like — now that's the ideal holiday! Almost all accommodation can be cancelled with no extra charge from us.
Places to Visit in St. Petersburg
We have all the red hot sightseeing tips for your next trip to St. Petersburg. Grab your planner and prepare to start filling your itinerary. You'll find yourself surrounded by worthwhile attractions, such as Palace Square and State Hermitage Museum and Winter Palace. If you'd really like to squeeze the most out of your time here, be sure to swing by Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood and Kazan Cathedral. Peter and Paul Fortress guarded its surrounds from attackers for many years. Admire this mighty stronghold and discover its role in history. Adventurers in this destination have an abundance of choice. Are you an art buff? Take the time to appreciate some inspiring works and try to unravel the story behind them at State Russian Museum. Still have some time to spare? If you're bored of eating indoors, grab some takeout and enjoy lunch under the shade of a tree at Summer Garden.
Everyone knows you don't go on a holiday to sit in a metal tube and sleep in a strange bed. Travelling is all about the adventures you have while you're there! Your trip to St. Petersburg is just about to get a whole lot more exciting. There are heaps of activities on offer, including:
- Manatee and Dolphin Watching
- One-Day Trip to St Petersburg from Moscow by Train
- Small Group Tour of Hermitage Museum
- Hermitage Skip the line tickets with escorted entrance
- Treasures of St Petersburg - 2-Day Private Shore Excursion
- St.Petersburg Private Tour and Fabergé Museum Visit
Have a few spare moments? Head to our St. Petersburg things to do page for a full list of activities.
St. Petersburg Accommodation
With 359 accommodation in St. Petersburg, finding a place to sleep will be easy. But why dilly-dally? Book early via Expedia and jump-start your next cheap holiday or luxury getaway. Upscale choices such as the Rocco Forte Astoria Hotel (39, Bolshaya Morskaya str) and the Belmond Grand Hotel Europe (1/7 Mikhailovskaya street) are sure to charm even the fussiest vistors. If bargain travelling's more your style, you (and your piggy bank) might like the Art-House Guest House (Marata Street 10-6), or the Rinaldi at Petrogradskaya (Bolshoy Prospect Building 74).
Nearest Airports to St. Petersburg
Got your hands on the plane tickets for your trip to St. Petersburg yet? When you get there, prepare to stroll out into Pulkovo Airport (LED). It's 10 miles from the terminal to the middle of town.