Duration

10-11 hours

Excursion type

Bus

Place of the beginning and the end of an excursion

An exit from the Nevsky Avenue metro station (Dumskaya St. 2), "Tourservice" stall

Time of the beginning of an excursion, frequency

Every Saturday (all year round), plus on Wednesdays during the summer period

What’s included in the price

Transport service, guide service, tickets in the museum

Language

Russian

We invite you to a unique excursion to the small medieval town on the bank of the Baltic Sea. It is the city with the Western European architecture where you will see small picturesque houses, cobblestone roads, the fortress and cozy small streets. During the sightseeing tour we will pass along a tourist route and we will capture almost all main sights of the city. You will see the market square where city holidays and festivals take place, the Round tower which has remained from the strengthenings of the old Vyborg, look at Fortification ruins, a bastion of Pantserlaks, Clock tower and other sights.

Vyborg Castle

At the end of a sightseeing tour around the city we will visit Vyborg Castle – the city symbol constructed in the 13th century. The castle is really unique because it is the only well remained example of the Western European fortification art in Russia.

There is a museum of local lore in castle now where you will get acquainted with the castle’s history, learn how Vyborg changed, what value he had for border and many etc. Vyborg Castle is an excellent place for photoshoots. If you want to make photographs of panorama of the city and to admire the gulf, it is possible to rise by the observation deck which is on Saint Olaf's tower.