Unveil the grandeur of Russian history and culture. Take the legendary route connecting two capitals: vibrant Moscow, with its iconic sights, and St. Petersburg, with its imperial heritage reflected in impressive architecture. Capture myriads of precious moments and postcard views in your pictures and memories on your Russian road trip.

Distance & Travel Time

Distance
705 km (438 miles)
Travel Time
8 hours by car

Road Trip Highlight

Russian Village Experience
Spend half a day visiting a village in the countryside, where a Russian family will introduce you to their local traditions: hospitality, festivals, cuisine and everyday life. Get acquainted with a typical country house – and its heart, the Russian stove. Attend a party with traditional home-made food and entertainment such as singing folk songs with a button accordion player and telling Russian fairy tales. 6 minutes from Moscow

More Experiences Along the Way

Once You’ve Arrived

  • Private Visit and Art Class at St Basil’s Cathedral

    Become the only guests of St Basil’s Cathedral in Red Square during hours closed to official visits and discover the secrets of this UNESCO World Heritage Site, which celebrates its 460th anniversary in 2021. Enter the Cathedral’s bell tower to see the curves of its multicoloured domes, and listen to music performed by one of the hereditary bell ringers. Our Concierge can enrich your experience with a private art class with a Russian painter inside one of the Cathedral’s churches – traditionally unavailable to tourists.

  • Backstage Tour of the Bolshoi Theatre

    Your visit to Moscow wouldn’t be complete without a stop at the Bolshoi Theatre. Its history dates back to the late 18th century. Step behind the scenes for an exclusive tour of the artists’ dressing rooms and the stage where the world’s top ballet dancers have performed.

  • Aerial view of traditional Russian tea service, people holding tea cups over blinis, caviar and sweets, floral tablecloth
    Fashion Meets Russian Teatime

    Take part in a workshop at the showroom of renowned designer Ulyana Sergeenko, who works with village artisans, ateliers and big makers. Learn to make a piece of art with local character, weave traditional lace and draw patterns on imperial porcelain while enjoying a traditional Russian tea ceremony.

Learn More About Moscow From Our Team

We are delighted to provide our guests with an opportunity to rediscover Russia through the lens of historic legacy mixed with contemporary trends, and enjoy unexpected routes we have carefully selected.

Gleb Kryuchkov Chef Concierge
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Four Seasons Hotel Moscow

Just steps away from the Kremlin and Red Square, Four Seasons Hotel Moscow offers breathtaking views of the colourful domes and golden spires of St Basil’s Cathedral. Experience Old World glamour with a contemporary spin at this modern rendition of the legendary 1930s-era Hotel Moskva that puts destination dining,  warm personalized service and a chic day spa in the spotlight.

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Enjoy up to 20% off our Room Rate when you book your stay in advance.

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Let us help you plan your Moscow experiences. +7 499 277 7100 Contact
  • Long silver tray with small bowls of salts. garnishes, silver bowl with caviar on ice
    Dine Like a Tsar

    Sit down for a Russian caviar degustation at the Tea Lounge, where you can savour the creamy textures of seven variations, served with traditional condiments. Better yet? Take the experience a step further with a vodka tasting.

  • Ballet Class at the Mariinsky Theatre

    Opened in 1860, the Mariinsky Theatre has seen the premieres of many opera and ballet masterpieces. Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace St. Petersburg has exclusive access to Mariinsky’s backstage and rehearsal rooms, where we can arrange a private ballet class for you with the theatre’s dancers.

  • Private Access to the State Hermitage

    A proud sponsor of the State Hermitage, our Hotel has exclusive before- and after-hours access to the main building and can arrange private tours with the curator. Stroll through the Treasure Gallery and admire the astounding peacock clock with a glass of Champagne when other visitors have gone.

  • Get to Know St. Petersburg With Four Seasons

Our unique guest experiences allow visitors to truly get to know the royal spirit, history and beauty of St. Petersburg.

Olga Kachalova Chef Concierge

Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace St. Petersburg

Our Hotel, a 19th-century palace restored to its original glory, stands at the heart of the city culture. Our Concierge team, headed by Chef Concierge Olga Kachalova, will open secret doors to the local culture and life for you.

featured offer
Advance Purchase – Up to 20% Off

Enjoy up to 20% off our Room Rate when you book your stay in advance.

  • offer valid for: Oct 20 2021 – Dec 31 2022
  • Reservation must be made at least 7 days in advance

included

  • Up to 20% off our Room Rate
more details
Let us help you plan your St. Petersburg experiences. +7 812 339 8000 Contact

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