Accompanied by our professional Russian-speaking guide you will have a trip on a comfortable bus in order to observe unique monuments of an old Russian architecture and to hear about the history of Fortresses.
During our excursion you will visit the famous & ancient fortress in Koporye village. The fortress of Koporye is a monument of Russian medieval defensive architecture & it located in the South-West of Leningrad region, on the edge of the Izhora hills, in the village of Koporye. The fortress was reconstructed several times and several times it was passed into the hands of the Swedes, and returned to Russia. You will also see the remains of Novgorod fortress Yam in the town of Kingisepp, admire Catherine's Church and the picturesque landscapes of the Luga river.
In the second part of our tour you will visit the Ivangorod fortress - the first regular fortress in Russia and have an excursion to the Museum of fortresses located in the North-West region. Ivangorod Fortress is a truly impressive construction. Being located about 150 km from Saint-Petersburg, Ivangorod Fortress is unique as it was built opposite to Narva Fortress, situated on another bank of the Narva River.
! Russian-speaking guide
Why you should choose this tour:
-Our modern buses with large panoramic windows will allow you to observe the must-see attractions.
-Our professional licensed guide will give you a lot of interesting historical information.
-Our optimal travel route allows you to see the main North-West fortresses.
-Great opportunity to take memorable pictures while walking along the Narva River.
Price includes entrance tickets.
Bus tour "Fortresses of the North-West" is an excellent choice to observe unique monuments of an old Russian architecture! Buy your tickets online without any fee & a queue. It takes just a few minutes.
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A full description of all sights with exciting facts and explanations. *in Russian language
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February: 02, 08, 16, 23, 29
March: 08, 14, 22, 28
Duration: 1 day. Departure at 08:30 a.m., arrival at ~ 07:00 p.m.
Place of departure:
Place of departure/arrival: Nevskiy pr. 35 (metro station "Nevskiy prospect", at the corner of Dumskaya str. & Nevskiy pr.). You can buy bus tickets on the website, without any queue & fee, or in our sales office: Nevsky prospect 22, 4th floor (*elevator), office 14 (don't buy tickets on the street!). In our office we offer free services: WC, water, city maps & booklets. The office is open daily, working hours. Сash & bank cards are accepted.