Siege Of Leningrad Battlefield Tour

Three-day Siege Of Leningrad Battlefield Tour

The tour includes the main events of Siege of Leningrad. Explore WW2 battlefields of Saint Petersburg formerly known as Leningrad.
Request by request. USD
Bus tour
Walking tour
Private tour
Duration Three-day full time tour
Dates Available all year round


We are pleased to offer full explaratory three-day Siege of Leningrad history tour starting in Saint Petersburg with visit to the most significant historical sights around Saint Peterburg formerly known as Leningrad and Petrograd.


1st day. City tour

09.00 Siege-related walking tour of the Nevsky Prospekt with the demonstration of wartime pictures taken from the same places we'll stand on.
11.00 Siege of Leningrad exhibition at the Rumyantsev Mansion
13.00-13.30 Short break for lunch
13.30 Drive to the Piskaryovskoye cemetery, visit to the cemetery
15.00 Drive to the Heroic Defenders of Leningrad Memorial at Victory square
16.00 Tour of the Memorial
17.00 Drive back to the hotel
18.00 End of the tour


2nd day. Defence of Leningrad in 1941

08.30 Drive to Gatchina
10.00 Visit to memorial sites in Gatchina and the Gatchina palace (execution site of the
26 resistance fighters, the house where more than 100 Soviet POWs were burned alive,
Commissar Grigorin's house)
11.30 Visit to the mass grave of 1 300 mental patients murdered in November 1941
12.30 Visit to the villages defended by the NKVD Military-Political School cadets in
August 1941 against the 8th Panzer Division. Visit to the memorial at the ambush site in Bornitsy.
13.30 Break for lunch in Voiskovitsy.
14.30 Visit to the site of Zinovy Kolobanov's tank ambush where he destroyed 22 German tanks.
15.30 Visit to the bunkers of the Krasnogvardeisk Defensive Belt (the site of its breakthrough by the 1st Inf, Div. on September 9th, 1941) and the ruined church at Russko-Vysotskoye
16.45 Drive back to the city 
18.00 Back to the hotel


3rd day. Road of Life, Nevsky Bridgehead and the Breaktrough of the Siege

08.00 Drive along Road to Life to Lake Ladoga
10.00 Museum of the Road of Life in Osinovets
12.00 Stop at the bank of the Neva river with a view of the Oreshek Fortress
13.00 Break for lunch
14.00 Breakthrough of the Siege of Leningrad Diorama Museum
15.00 Nevsky Bridgehead
17.30 Back to the hotel

The price includes:

  • transportation services (comfortable car with air-conditioner);
  • skilled tour guide-interpreter (English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Russian speaking);
  • all entrance tickets, taxes and fees.


We also provide:

  • Russian visa support (for free if the tour already ordered);
  • Hotel reservations;
  • Transportation services (airport-hotel-airport, railway station-hotel, or delivery from or to nearby towns etc).


3 steps to order one of our battlefield tours:

  • Email your request for a tour;
  • Specify the terms and the tour you would like to;
  • Get the invitation and a hotel voucher from us to apply for Russian visa in the nearest consulate of Russia.


Going to visit Saint Petersburg/Leningrad?

Our guides will take care you won't be lost. We provide constant support from meeting in Simferopol airport, transportation, accommodation at the hotel, accompanied during the tour program, including the purchase of tickets to museums, etc., catering and other assistance during your stay in Saint Petersburg. We will advise you the best restaurants, stores, night clubs as well as accompany you there. We'll take care of everything of what you could worry about.