Tourism

New self-service bike rental in St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg follows Moscow’s good example and installs bike rental stations throughout the city. 34 self-service stations with 500 bicycles will be ready for June 19, reads the German-speaking local newspaper “St. Petersburger Herold”. Rental stations with electronic payment [...]

With Hurtigruten from Kirkenes to Arkhangelsk already in 2017?

Representatives of the agency for tourism and international cooperation in the Arkhangelsk region, county council of Troms and the “Hurtigruten” cruise line agreed to plan cruises on the route Kirkenes-Murmansk-Arkhangelsk-Solovki with the expedition ship “Fram” that can [...]

High speed train Moscow – St. Petersburg to go even faster

From 2016 the travel time by high-speed train Sapsan between Moscow and St. Petersburg will be reduced to three and a half hours. Currentl the train journey between Russia’s two largest cities takes between 3 hours and 40 minutes and 3 hours and 50 minutes. “We set ourselves the task to [...]