During our art and architecture tour to St Petersburg, art historian Colin Bailey, shares his huge knowledge and enthusiasm for this great capital city.
• Enjoy extended visits to the world's largest collection of paintings in the State Hermitage Museum - including a rare visit to the holdings in the State Depository.
• Glimpse places featured in Tolstoy's War and Peace and sites famous through the works of other Russian writers such as Pushkin.
• View the wealth of 18th century architecture from Tsar Peter the Great’s modest log cabin to Rastrelli’s spectacular Winter Palace.
Colin Bailey, BA, PhD, FSA, FSAScot, FRSA
art historian, former curator and university lecturer
18 Feb — 25 Feb 2017
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return airfare, accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded room, breakfast, four lunches, four dinners with water & coffee, excursions & admissions, gratuities.
visa, travel insurance, double room for single use supplement £200, optional performance at Mariinsky Theatre (contact ACE for tickets).