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Family weekend in the southwest of the Leningrad region

Family weekend in the southwest of the Leningrad region
Starts from

Saint Petersburg

Duration

2 Days

Transportation

By Car

Length

299 km

Hotels

1

Guidance

Self-Guided

Categories

Kids FriendlyHistory and Culture🎅 Winter Trips
This is an entertaining and informative itinerary for the whole family. We'll start in Pushkin, where we'll learn how Alexander Pushkin studied at the Tsarskoye Selo Lyceum. We will visit the Russian village of Shuvalovka and become a blacksmith's apprentice for a while. We will visit Andersengrad in Sosnovy Bor and Koporsk fortress on Izhorskaya hills. And at the end of the trip we will walk around the Priory Palace in Gatchina.
Alina Maslova
Alina Maslova
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  • Take a picture in a pensive pose at the monument to Alexander Pushkin, a lycee.
  • Imagine yourself as a pupil of the Tsarskoye Selo Lyceum.
  • To take a walk along Sarskaya Myza - the former Tsarskoye Selo.
  • Witness signals of the Shepelev Lighthouse.
  • Make a wish under the umbrella of Ole-Lukoya in Andersengrad.
  • Watch Koporskaya fortress being destroyed.
  • Find out secrets of the Priory Palace.
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To lyceum student Alexander Pushkin and Count Ivan Shuvalov.
Day 1130 km926 m

To lyceum student Alexander Pushkin and Count Ivan Shuvalov.

We'll spend the first half of the day in Pushkin. Let's look in educational classes of the Imperial Tsarskoye Selo Lyceum, see the bedroom of the young Alexander Pushkin, walk around the Lyceum garden. After we go to the Russian village of Shuvalovka and get acquainted with the Russian life of two hundred years ago.
19:30
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From Andersengrad to the Priory Palace.
Day 2168 km3 km

From Andersengrad to the Priory Palace.

We visit the medieval town, created on the basis of fairy tales by G. H. Andersen. Then we'll move to the Kopor fortress, which is on the edge of Izhora Upland. In the afternoon we will learn the secrets of the Order of Malta in the Priory Palace and try to solve the mystery of what hides the birch house in Gatchina Palace Park.
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