Northwestern Federal District
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Our most recommended Northwestern Federal District Activities

  • Kaliningrad: A Taste of Prussia Tour with Coffee Break

    1. Kaliningrad: A Taste of Prussia Tour with Coffee Break

    Kaliningrad is a small, cozy, and at the same time dynamic city, which has been developed rapidly within the past few years and is begging to be explored. A mixture of German, Soviet and Russian architecture, the city also contains sights of Medieval history, red-bricked fortification, and local people who love and respect German history. Throughout this tour, you will see inside the heart and soul of this city and come to realize just why the locals love Kaliningrad. This is the perfect way to start any Kaliningrad visit with a "colorful" tour, which runs every Saturday. You will explore the fish village area, Kant's Island, Kant's Tomb and the Koenigsberg Cathedral, Fort #11 (the best fort to visit in Kaliningrad, Neo-Gothic-style fortifications of the city, the city gates, and the Prussian-German Museum, just to name a few.

  • Petrozavodsk and Kizhi Island: Private Sightseeing Tour

    2. Petrozavodsk and Kizhi Island: Private Sightseeing Tour

    Join an expert, private guide for a full-day tour of Petrozavodsk, the capital of the Republic of Karelia. Roam the beautiful city and admire its neoclassical architecture while learning about its past and present.  Next, hop on the "Comet" and cross Lake Onega to visit Kizhi Island, a site known since the 15th century for its churches, which are fine examples of northern wooden architecture. Journey to the pogost, a fenced area which includes two large wooden churches (the 22-dome Transfiguration Church and the 9-dome Intercession Church) and a bell-tower. According to local legend, the huge Transfiguration Church was built without a single nail.  The entire area forms part of an open-air museum, which gained UNESCO World Heritage Site status in 1990. Often compared to St. Basil’s Cathedral in Moscow in appearance, the wooden domes, gables, and ingenious decorations were carefully des...

  • Kaliningrad: City Tour

    3. Kaliningrad: City Tour

    Take a Kaliningrad tour and discover Soviet-Russian Kaliningrad and Prussian Koenigsberg. The real city is hidden among the surviving narrow streets of Koenigsberg districts. Spend a half day checking out the marvelous sights scattered throughout the city. Begin in Kaliningrad’s Central Square near the House of Soviets. There, hear a detailed history of the building that you won’t get anywhere else. During the tour, you will have the chance to stop, walk around the sites, and then get back on the bus. You'll also see some points of interest from the comfort of the vehicle. Familiarize yourself with over 15 points of interest, among them: • King’s Castle excavation site • Gothic-style Koenigsberg Cathedral • Kant’s Island, Kant’s tomb • Fish village area with Pregola River view • Stock Exchange Building in the Italian-renaissance style • Brandenburg Gate with marzipan museum • Christ th...

  • Kaliningrad: Small-Group City Tour with Local Drink

    4. Kaliningrad: Small-Group City Tour with Local Drink

    Take a Kaliningrad tour and discover Soviet-Russian Kaliningrad and Prussian Koenigsberg. The real city is hidden among the surviving narrow streets of the Koenigsberg districts, and you can spend a half day checking out the marvelous sights scattered throughout the city. Beginning in Kaliningrad’s Central Square near the House of Soviets, you'll hear a detailed history of this building which you won’t be able to get anywhere else. During the tour you will have the chance to stop, walk around the sites, and get back on the bus, and you'll also see some points of interest from the comfort of the vehicle. You can familiarize yourself with over 15 points of interest, some of which include the King’s Castle excavation site, the Gothic-style Koenigsberg Cathedral, Kant’s Island and Kant’s tomb, the Italian-renaissance style Stock Exchange Building, Brandenburg Gate and its marzipan museum, ...

  • Kizhi: Full-Day Island Walking Tour

    5. Kizhi: Full-Day Island Walking Tour

    Spend the day exploring the island of Kizhi on this full-day guided walking tour. As an open-air museum and UNESCO World Heritage Site, the island offers numerous historic sights to see. Visit the Church of the Transfiguration and discover architectural masterpieces. Follow your local guide through Kizhi and see examples of northern wooden architecture. Spot characteristic wooden domes, gables, and ingenious decorations. Some of the architectural structures you’ll see were designed with specific purposes in mind, like keeping water off the walls. Discover the legends and secrets of this beautiful place as you become immersed in the old Russian style of living that’s characteristic to the area. Hear about the festivals and folklore performances that are organized on the island.

  • Kaliningrad: Private Airport Transfer

    6. Kaliningrad: Private Airport Transfer

    Enjoy a safe and reliable private airport transfer between Kaliningrad International Airport and your accommodation in Kaliningrad. Choose from a roundtrip service or a 1-way service to or from the airport. Be greeted by your driver who will be waiting for you at the arrival hall with a sign displaying your name. Your driver will track your flight so you won't have to worry in case of a flight delay. Save yourself having to carry heavy bags, get tips on things to do in Kaliningrad, and take comfort knowing that all vehicles are regularly maintained to high hygiene standards.

  • From St Petersburg: Full-Day Trip to Novgorod

    7. From St Petersburg: Full-Day Trip to Novgorod

    Discover the city of Veliky Novgorod, where the Russian state was declared in the 8th century. Meet your guide at your hotel in St Petersburg in the morning and begin the 2-hour journey to Velikiy Novgorod, during which you will hear lots of stories and historical information about the early Russian state.  Upon arrival in the city, visit Russia's oldest Kremlin. Admire the beauty of the  St. Sophia Cathedral and other UNESCO world heritage sights such as Yaroslav’s Courtyard and the Monument of the Millenium before breaking for lunch. After lunch, pay a visit to St. George Monastery before heading to your final destination, the Museum of Traditional Russian Wooden Architecture. Here, admire traditional chapels and churches form streets like those in old Russian villages. Get dropped off back at your hotel in St. Petersburg at the end of the day.

  • Kizhi Island: Magical Christmas tour

    8. Kizhi Island: Magical Christmas tour

    Get into the Christmas spirit by taking a walking tour through the beautiful and festive Kizhi Island. Discover a wide variety of traditions and customs when it’s filled with colors and traditional Christmas offerings.

    With your local expert guide, see the exquisite exterior decoration of the Open-Air Museum. Wander through the streets draped in Christmas lights, and feel spellbound by the magical atmosphere during the festive time.

    Learn about the history of the Christmas tree and the first person who decorated it. Hear interesting the stories of the Christmas spells, and the Christmas legends of the city. See the beautifully decorated old-fashioned Christmas Market in the city center. At the authentic Christmas markets, savor some of the most renowned local products of the city. Fill your heart with joy and experience the magic of Kizhi Island. 

  • Kizhi Island: Romantic Tour

    9. Kizhi Island: Romantic Tour

    Discover the romantic side of the charismatic  Kizhi Island with a local professional guide. Admire the beauty of the city with your partner on this romantic tour.

     

    Hear about many historical love stories, hidden in the pretty old lanes, buildings, and parks in the city. Know about the heartbreaking and tragic to the hilarious or spicy stories of the romantic legends.

     

    Find the best place in the city for a date and where you can take the most beautiful photos. Discover how many weddings take place in Transfiguration Church. Admire the warm and welcoming vibe of the spectacular beauty of Kizhi Island on a romantic tour. This tour is especially recommended to take during the Saint Valentine period.

     

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What people are saying about Northwestern Federal District

Very interesting trip to a beautiful historic city with an excellent and friendly guide and a great driver. An absolute must!

Ein toller Tag in und um Kaliningrad

Marina was a very kind and perfect English speaking guide - we had an very interesting and funny day! Thanks so much!

If it wasn't for this trip, I would consider it a sad city.