It seems that the New Year's holiday has always been like this: with an elegant Christmas tree, round dances, Grandfather Frost. No, no! On the excursion, you will learn how your grandparents celebrated the New Year, why the dates of the celebration changed and who "brought" the Christmas tree to Russia. And also join the round dance at the main Christmas tree of the city and answer the quiz questions, warming yourself with tea. Individual excursion for 1-4 people Duration 3 hours Children Allowed with children How it goes By car Rating 5 on 2 reviews RUB 7500 per excursion Price for 1-4 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
Smart city Our excursion will start on Vasilievsky Island and will take you through the entire historical center. The Peter and Paul Fortress, New Holland, the majestic St. Isaac's Cathedral, Nevsky Prospect, the embankments of the Neva, colored with New Year's lights, will become a vivid illustration of my story. When was the beginning of the New Year in Russia celebrated earlier and why did its dates change? How old is our Santa Claus? How did the custom of putting a Christmas tree appear in Russia and how did Christmas celebrations differ from New Year's? You will find out the answers to these questions and hear other interesting facts
New Years celebration We will make several stops: take pictures, play a New Year's quiz to consolidate our knowledge, and drink hot tea with cookies. At the end of our journey, you will find the main Christmas tree of St. Petersburg on Palace Square, songs, round dances and gifts from Santa Claus. Even adults who do not believe in fairy tales for a long time will become children for a short while during this excursion.
Who is the excursion for?
If your family has children, if you want to see the main sights of St. Petersburg, but do not agree to a traditional sightseeing tour - this is an offer for you!
- The tour takes place in a comfortable Volvo car equipped with child seats. My driving experience is 16 years.
- The price includes: transport, hot tea, symbolic gifts for children. Additional costs are not included.
- The tour runs from mid-November, when the city will be decorated for the holiday
The beginning of the excursion on Vasilievsky Island. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking.