Russian language program

Russian language program in St. Petersburg

There is no better place to learn Russian than in Russia! Learning the language is inseparable from learning the culture, and there is no better place to do it than in St.Petersburg, the cultural capital of Russia.

Upon arrival in St.Petersburg your guide will meet you and transfer you to a centrally located B&B hotel, assist you with check in and take you on orientation tour in the area near the hotel for you to get familiarized with local shops and services, cafes and restaurants, etc. In the evening you will have welcome dinner in a local restaurant where you will try traditional Russian food. In the morning of the following day you will meet your teachers, take a Russian language test and then will be subdivided into groups (elementary, intermediate, upper-intermediate, advanced). Every classroom day you will have two classes of grammar and two classes of conversation.

On weekdays after classes you will have half-day tours, such as:

  • Log Cabin of Peter the Great, the fist house of the city, and Peter and Paul Fortress, the birthplace of the city, including a tour of St.Peter and Paul’s Cathedral, the burial place of all Russian Emperors.
  • Cathedral tour with visits to St. Isaac’s Cathedral, Church on Spilled Blood and St. Nicholas Naval Cathedral

  • Akhmatova Apartment

    Akhmatova Apartment

    Necropole and the Holy Trinity Cathedral of Alexander Nevsky Lavra

  • Yusupov Palace including the rooms, where Grigoriy Rasputin was murdered

  • Anna Akhmatova Apartment Museum

  • Fyodor Dostoevsky Apartment Museum

    Dostoevsky apartment

    Dostoevsky apartment

  • Alexandre Pushkin Apartment Museum “Moyka 12” followed a walk to Manege Chapel where the poet’s burial service took place

  • Sergei Kirov Apartment Museum

  • Lenin’s Apartment in Smolny

  • Museum of Leningrad Siege
  • Piskarev Memorial Cemetery

  • Museum of Applied Arts in Baron Stieglitz Academy

    Schtiglitz Academy museum

    Schtiglitz Academy museum

On weekends you will have full day tours, such as:

  • Hermitage museum, including the Winter Palace, the Diamond Room and the highlights of the Western European collection.

  • Day trip to Pushkin (formerly Tsarskoe Selo) with tours of Catherine’s Palace, Alexander Palace and the Lyceum.

  • Day trip to Pavlovsk and Gatchina with tours of Royal Palaces in both towns.

  • Isaak Brodsky apartment

    Isaak Brodsky apartment

    Day trip to Novgorod the Great, one of the oldest cities in Russia.

  • Day trip to Peterhof with tours of Upper and Lower Parks and the Royal Bath House and Kitchen.

  • Russian Art Museum, the largest collection of Russian art in the world, and Isaak Brodsky Apartment Museum, where you will see his collection of Russian Art of the turn of the 20th century.

Contact us

Address:
Ligovsky Pr., 87, Lit.A, Pom.17-N, office 503 St.Petersburg, 191040, Russia
+7 (812) 985 8180
+7 (812) 985 8108
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