St Petersburg To Budapest
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Join us on a journey to unravel the vibrant history of this fascinating European region. Discover the splendours of St Petersburg and the iconic Kremlin in Moscow city, as well as ancient Novgorod - the birthplace of Russian history and religion. Travel onwards through Ukraine by train and continue on to Kyiv, elegantly situated along the glorious Dnipro River. Take time out to explore the majestic Carpathian Mountains before crossing stunning countryside to arrive in romantic and cosmopolitan Budapest.
- Cruise narrow canals in St Petersburg.
- Relive history in Novgorod.
- Russia's oldest city.
- Explore Moscow's Kremlin.
- Pay a sobering visit to the Chernobyl Museum.
- Experience Carpathian hospitality at a mountain homestay.
- Cycle the cosmopolitan streets of Budapest .
- Sample traditional Ukrainian food.
Day 1-2 St Petersburg
Simply bursting with intriguing sights and culture, get ready to be wowed by St Petersburg - it's opulent, sophisticated, historic and drop-dead gorgeous.
Days 3-4 Novgorod
Often referred to as the cradle of modern Russian civilisation, Novgorod is packed with well-preserved architectural gems and historic monuments recalling its medieval glories.
Days 5-7 Moscow
Whether it's awe-inspiring history, iconic architecture, edgy creative centres or stylish bars and cafes, Moscow delivers on so many levels with a surprise around every corner.
Days 8-10 Kyiv
Kyiv is Ukraine's capital and cultural heart - grand theatres, fascinating museums, cobbled streets and beautiful parks await in the 'Mother of Slavic Cities'.
Days 11-12 Carpathian Mountains
A popular destination for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts, the Carpathian Mountains are one of the most beautiful natural areas in Eastern Europe.
Days 13-14 Lviv
Sitting at the crossroads of Central Europe, the influence of many empires and religions is evident in Lviv's elegant architecture and many places of worship.
Days 15-16 Budapest
Budapest's grand architecture and boulevards evoke a time gone by, while glamorous stores and glitzy restaurants make this one of Europe's truly great cities.
Maximum of 12 travellers per group
Guesthouse, Hotel, Overnight sleeper train
Bicycle, Boat, Bus, Metro, Minibus, Overnight sleeper train, Taxi, Train