Excursion Programs • DanceTravelRussia

St. Petersburg sightseeing attractions, theatres and an opportunity to join the world famous dance history draw attention of millions tourists all over the year.

Fascinating dance-excursion programs to St. Petersburg will tell you a true story of St.Petersburg – former capital of powerful Russian Empire. Magnificent palaces and rigorous granite embankments are full of memories about many prominent figures. Our tours to St. Petersburg will reveal the truly refined and aristocratic sense of this city.

Usually our groups start the day with dance master class following by excursion program.

Excursions price can vary from 20 EUR per person (for bus sightseeing tour – main streets, monuments – 2,5 hours) to 75 EUR per person (6 hours bus tour – palaces of St.Petersburg and suburbs – Pavlovsk, Pushkin etc.). Walking sightseeing tours vary from 15 to 30 EUR per person. 

Tour Examples

During your visit we can  change the sequence and make adjustments to design your program interesting and convenient for your group.

Weekend tour (2 days) "Petersburg - the capital of world ballet"

  • 2 ballet lessons for beginners in one of the most beautiful ballrooms in St. Petersburg. You will learn about what the art of classical ballet is based on, the basic concepts and try yourself in the role of real ballerinas and dancers \ or one ballet lesson and one ballroom dance lesson.
    Photosession for participants
    Excursion to the Theater Museum.
    Sightseeing tour of St. Petersburg
    Excursion “Petersburg – the world capital of ballet.” The tour takes place in places related to the life and work of ballet dancers from different eras: Avdotya Istomina, Matilda Kshesinskaya, Anna Pavlova, Antonina Nesterovskaya, Mikhail Fokin, Vera Karali, Vaclav Nizhinsky, Anna Kuznetsova, Galina Ulanova, Rudolf Nuriev, Mikhail Baryshnikov and others
    A visit to 2 ballet performances in the most beautiful theaters of the world.

2 ballet lessons for beginners in one of the most beautiful ballrooms in St. Petersburg. You will learn about what the art of classical ballet is based on, the basic concepts and try yourself in the role of real ballerinas and dancers \ or one ballet lesson and one ballroom dance lesson.
Photosession for participants
Excursion to the Theater Museum.
Sightseeing tour of St. Petersburg
Excursion “Petersburg – the world capital of ballet.” The tour takes place in places related to the life and work of ballet dancers from different eras: Avdotya Istomina, Matilda Kshesinskaya, Anna Pavlova, Antonina Nesterovskaya, Mikhail Fokin, Vera Karali, Vaclav Nizhinsky, Anna Kuznetsova, Galina Ulanova, Rudolf Nuriev, Mikhail Baryshnikov and others
A visit to 2 ballet performances in the most beautiful theaters of the world.

3-day tour "Petersburg - the capital of world ballet"

1 day:

2 ballet lessons for beginners in one of the most beautiful ballrooms in St. Petersburg. You will learn about what the art of classical ballet is based on, basic concepts and try yourself in the role of real ballerinas and dancers.
Ballroom dance lesson for beginners. You will learn to dance the waltz and tango, you can start spinning in pairs on the floor in a real ballroom, you will prepare for the fact that dance is what you are beautiful in!
Photosession for participants
Excursion to the Theater Museum.
Sightseeing tour of St. Petersburg
A visit to 2 ballet performances in the most beautiful theaters of the world.
Excursion “Petersburg – the world capital of ballet.” The tour takes place in places related to the life and work of ballet dancers from different eras: Avdotya Istomina, Matilda Kshesinskaya, Anna Pavlova, Antonina Nesterovskaya, Mikhail Fokin, Vera Karali, Vaclav Nizhinsky, Anna Kuznetsova, Galina Ulanova, Rudolf Nuriev, Mikhail Baryshnikov and others.

You will see:

Street of Architect Rossi – on which is located one of the most famous ballet schools in the world – Vaganova Academy.,
Ostrovsky Square
Arts Square and Mikhailovsky Theater,
Theatre square,
St. Nicholas Cathedral.

You will visit the mansion of the great Russian ballerina Matilda Kshesinskaya and you will be able to hear the rare excursion “Matilda Kshesinskaya: the fouet of fate”

  • Excursion to the Sheremetyevo Palace.
    Excursion “Petersburg Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky.” The tour introduces the memorable places in St. Petersburg related to the life and work of the great Russian composer P.I. Tchaikovsky. There are many places in St. Petersburg related to the life of the great composer. His childhood and youth passed in Petersburg, he came to Petersburg during all his creative activity. Here he died and was buried.You will see:

    former school of law, in which he studied P.I. Chaikovsky,
    Ministry of Justice, where he served P.I. Chaikovsky
    former noble assembly hall
    the former estate of the Demidovs, in whose territory the St. Petersburg Conservatory was opened in 1862,
    the house in which P.I. lived and died Chaikovsky,
    Alexander Nevsky Lavra (Necropolis of Art Masters)

And in the evening:

Party Bus will take you to the most beautiful places of St. Petersburg with numerous stops for photographing. During the trip, catering is possible.

7 days tour "St. Petersburg - the city of art and the world capital of ballet"

  • 2 ballet lessons for beginners in one of the most beautiful ballrooms in St. Petersburg. You will learn about what the art of classical ballet is based on, basic concepts and try yourself in the role of real ballerinas and dancers.
    You will try to make a true traditional ballet class to the best of your abilities, you will begin to make various classical positions of your arms, legs and body, you will recognize the difference between the styles of the positions of different, most famous world ballet productions!
    2 lessons of ballroom dancing for beginners. You will learn to dance the waltz and tango, you can start spinning in pairs on the floor in a real ballroom, you will prepare for the fact that dance is what you are beautiful in!
    2 lessons of folk dances for beginners. Music, folklore rhythms, the unification of the whole group and the charge of a good mood will give each of you a fun lesson in folk dance!
    The final dance lesson ball! We will repeat the past and arrange a real small ball for you!
    Photosession for participants
  • 2 ballet lessons for beginners in one of the most beautiful ballrooms in St. Petersburg. You will learn about what the art of classical ballet is based on, basic concepts and try yourself in the role of real ballerinas and dancers.
    You will try to make a true traditional ballet class to the best of your abilities, you will begin to make various classical positions of your arms, legs and body, you will recognize the difference between the styles of the positions of different, most famous world ballet productions!
    2 lessons of ballroom dancing for beginners. You will learn to dance the waltz and tango, you can start spinning in pairs on the floor in a real ballroom, you will prepare for the fact that dance is what you are beautiful in!
    2 lessons of folk dances for beginners. Music, folklore rhythms, the unification of the whole group and the charge of a good mood will give each of you a fun lesson in folk dance!
    The final dance lesson ball! We will repeat the past and arrange a real small ball for you!
    Photosession for participants
  • Excursion to the museum-apartment of the Samoilovs.
    Excursion to the State Hermitage Museum.
    Excursion “Theater backstage” in the backstage of the Mariinsky Theater
    Tour of the Sheremetyevo Palace.
    Evening tour “Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky in St. Petersburg”
    Excursion to the Catherine Palace (Pushkin city), or to Petrodvorets
    Tour of the Yusupov Palace
    Lunch at a restaurant in St. Petersburg overlooking the city rooftops.
  • Excursion “The great Russian poet Alexander Pushkin in St. Petersburg”
    Excursion to the Russian Museum
    Excursion “Architecture of St. Petersburg”
    Party Bus will take you to the most beautiful places of St. Petersburg with numerous stops for photographing. Catering is available throughout the trip. In the summer, stops are possible at the venues for mass street dance events for residents and visitors of St. Petersburg.
    Visiting performances of choice and pre-order in the most beautiful theaters in the world.

7 days tour “Unknown Petersburg. World Center for the Arts and the capital of ballet "

  • 2 ballet lessons for beginners in one of the most beautiful ballrooms in St. Petersburg. You will learn about what the art of classical ballet is based on, basic concepts and try yourself in the role of real ballerinas and dancers.
    You will try to make a true traditional ballet class to the best of your abilities, you will begin to make various classical positions of your arms, legs and body, you will recognize the difference between the styles of the positions of different, most famous world ballet productions!
    2 lessons of ballroom dancing for beginners. You will learn to dance the waltz and tango, you can start spinning in pairs on the floor in a real ballroom, you will prepare for the fact that dance is what you are beautiful in!
    2 lessons of folk dances for beginners. Music, folklore rhythms, the unification of the whole group and the charge of a good mood will give each of you a fun lesson in folk dance!
    The final dance lesson ball! We will repeat the past and arrange a real small ball for you!
    Photosession for participants
  • Excursion to the Theater Museum.
    Bus sightseeing tour of St. Petersburg
    Excursion to the Erarta Museum of Modern Art
    Bus tour “Petersburg – the world capital of ballet.”
    The tour takes place in places related to the life and work of ballet dancers from different eras: Avdotya Istomina, Matilda Kshesinskaya, Anna Pavlova, Antonina Nesterovskaya, Mikhail Fokin, Vera Karali, Vaclav Nizhinsky, Anna Kuznetsova, Galina Ulanova, Rudolf Nuriev, Mikhail Baryshnikov and others.You will see:

    Street of the Architect Rossi – on which is located one of the most famous ballet schools in the world – Vaganova Academy.,
    Ostrovsky Square
    Arts Square and Mikhailovsky Theater,
    Theatre square,
    St. Nicholas Cathedral.

  • You will visit the mansion of the great Russian ballerina Matilda Kshesinskaya and you will be able to hear the rare excursion “Matilda Kshesinskaya: the fouet of fate”
    Excursion to the museum-apartment of the Samoilovs.
    Bus tour “Musical Petersburg” Concert halls and music museums of St. Petersburg. The yards of the Imperial chapel and the vicinity of the conservatory. Musical square of St. Petersburg. Hall of the Noble Assembly and the house of Engelhardt. Excursion to the Museum of Musical Instruments located in the Fountain House – Sheremetev Palace.
    lunch in one of the restaurants of St. Petersburg overlooking the city rooftops.
    Excursion “Theater backstage” in the backstage of the Mariinsky Theater.
    Tour of the Sheremetyevo Palace.
    Bus evening tour “The Great Russian Composer Pyotr Tchaikovsky in St. Petersburg.”
  • Bus tour (group choice) \ “Legends and myths of St. Petersburg” \ “Secrets and ghosts of the Cultural capital” \ “Mystical Petersburg”. With an additional excursion to one of the unusual historical museums during the tour.
    A visit to the island of New Holland and the ballet studio of the great Russian ballerina Diana Vishneva.
    Excursion to the Memorial Museum-apartment of the great Russian poet A.S. Pushkin
    Bus tour “Great Russian poet Alexander Pushkin in St. Petersburg”
    bus tour “GREAT RUSSIAN ARTISTS” and a visit to private galleries of contemporary artists.

And in the evening:

Party Bus will take you to the most beautiful places of St. Petersburg with numerous stops for photographing. During the trip, catering is possible.

For seven-day tours:

A visit to 2 performances during the days of stay in St. Petersburg is not on the days when the group is released before 19.00, or according to the schedule of ballet and opera performances in theaters.

For all tours:

The daily schedule and the schedule for each day can be changed taking into account the interests of your group and in accordance with the schedule of museums.
In each round, we can change the sequence, make additions to make the program the most interesting and convenient for your group.
Evening performances are determined individually for each tour and depend on your dates in St. Petersburg.
The program in the summer period can be adjusted, since the queues in some museums during this period take several hours. But we have great alternative offers for you, since in St. Petersburg there are many palaces and historical mansions!
In the summer, excursions along the rivers and canals of St. Petersburg are possible.
You can also order photo sessions for your group at any time and on any part of the tour.

  • The cost of each program is formed individually and depends on the selected program and its duration. Tickets for the theater of the choice of the group and the availability of tickets for the performances of interest.
    Thanks to our programs, you can not only visit the Cultural Capital of Russia, a city with magnificent architecture and vibrant cultural traditions, but also feel like participants in the dance culture of the capital of Russian ballet.
    The combination of excursion programs and active immersion in the world of dance and ballet in St. Petersburg creates an atmosphere of amazing harmony and unforgettable experiences.
    St. Petersburg – the world capital of dance and ballet is waiting for you!
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