For the launch of the season the tourist business of St. Petersburg will give free excursions

14 April 2021

A social action dedicated to the summer tourist season’s opening will take place on May 1-2 under the aegis of the St. Petersburg Committee for Tourism Development. On May 2, tour operators will conduct free walking tours in different parts of the city.

According to the Committee for Tourism Development, this will help to attract the attention of residents and guests of St. Petersburg to the tourism’s role in the life of the city, to popularize excursion routes and sights, and form the city's image as a hospitable tourist center.

Especially for this action, the Russian Union of Travel Industry (RUTI) - North-West developed a walking tours’ plan regarding metro stations. Each will have a responsible tour operator who took to conduct two excursions in the area. To date, participation has been confirmed by Mir, Neva Delta, Serebryanoe Koltso, Art Travel, Eclectica, Krugozor Expo Travel, Tari Tour SPb, Petrotur, and Biletarium, a marketplace for Russian museums.

Registration for the excursions will take place at

The schedule of excursions will be published in the web magazine RUTI North-West -