Wander through the local market and learn how to eat typical treats Dig into a delicious home cooked Russian meal and drinks in a local’s home Learn about local traditions as you chat with your dinner hosts Discover St. Petersburg’s downtownarea with a local by your side
St. Petersburg has drastically changed over the years, from Imperial Russia through to the Soviet power and onto today’s modern area. But despite all those changes, one thing has stayed the same: the food! On this tour, you’ll learn about the culinary traditions before digging into an authentic home cooked meal in a local home. Once you meet your local St. Petersburg guide, we’ll head off to explore the oldest food market in St. Petersburg. Here you’ll get your first lesson in Russian food culture as you browse the variety of local products on sale. Ever heard ofsalo? Well, it’s pork fat, and trust us, it’s one of the tastiest treats in the Russian diet. (Note that any snacks you want to try in the market, includingsalo, are not included in the tour price.) From there we'll use the metro tohead into a modern residential quarter, where we’ll visit with hospitable St. Petersburg locals in their own home. We'll sharea traditional dinner, desserts, and drinks like vodka andkvass(a fermented rye-based beverage)or other drinks.If any of the dishes have your taste buds wanting more, don’t worry — we’ll send you home with recipes of the dishes so you can recreate them for your friends and family. We'll spend the evening in a warm atmosphere, eating and chatting with locals, and you’ll come away with an intimate understanding of the true culinary culture of St. Petersburg!
Local English-speaking guide, dinner and drinks at a local home, one-way metro ticket for use during the tour.
Food and drinks in the market, souvenirs and personal shopping, transportation to/from the meeting and end points, tips/gratuities for your guide.
Please present this voucher to your guide at the beginning of your tour. Save this email on your phone or tablet, or print a copy, as you will need to show this to join the trip.
If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We'll see you at the start point. Get in touch if you have any concerns or require more information via the email address or phone number (business hours only) on your voucher.
For your Urban Adventure you will be in a small group of a maximum of 12 people.
If you are happy with the services provided by your local guides a tip — though not compulsory — is appropriate. While it may not be customary to you, it is of great significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels, inspires excellent service, and is an entrenched feature of the tourism industry across many Intrepid Urban Adventures destinations. Please consider this when budgeting for your extra expenses on this tour.
This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select ‘child’ above when booking. Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge. Please inform us at the time of booking if you’ll be bringing a child under the age of 6. You can do so in the special request box on the checkout page.
Outside the metro station Sennaya Ploshchad
Your guide will take you back to the metro or can call you a taxi (your own expense).
Family friendly tour; Food tour
01/01/2021 to 31/12/2021
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