Valeria is guiding tours for foreign groups in Russian and German since 2008. She graduated from Saint-Petersburg State University of Culture and Arts (Translator assistant department), English language courses “Benedict school“ and courses of guide-interpreter at the Association of guide-interpreters in German.

Valeria, what is your main competence profile?

The main and profile specialization for me is conducting tours in St. Petersburg and its suburbs (Peterhof, Pushkin).

What fact about Petersburg surprises tourists most of all?

There are a huge amounts of facts making an impression on visitors. For example, the impression area of the city and its population, as well as the short period for city establishment, surprising number of rivers and canals, delightful white nights.

What does it mean to be a guide?

I work as a guide more than 7 years. Most in the profession I like the opportunity to tell about the life of our city, a contemporary reality in Russia, also I enjoy to communicate with people.

The main travel tips

I advise everyone, wishing to visit St. Petersburg, to not put it away for later. Welcome!