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.
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
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
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
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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.