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St. Petersburg “White Nights” Marathon

  • 25.06.2017
  • 09:00 pm - 07:00 am

PRESENTATION

Saint Petersburg will welcome its next White Nights marathon on 2017, Juny the 25th : it aims at promoting a healthy way of life, encouraging the practice of a regular sport, developing friendly and international relationships thourgh sport and tourism, and identifying the faster marathon runners of the city.

Shortlisted by the UNESCO, with its 4 000 buildings and 250 museums, the city will transform this magical race and will drive you through the ages, to the rhythm of your strides. The course begins behind the Ermittage Palace and leads you across the streets for a glimpse on the main buildings of Saint Pertersburg, namely St Isaac Cathedrale, Marble Palace, St Savior Palace but also Pierre & Paul Fortress. The arrival will also take place behind the Ermittage.
You’ll take advantage of your stay to complete your city tour by strolling on Perspective Nevsky, by visiting museums or relaxing in the parks while enjying the surroundings.

Day 1 : Flight from your region towards Saint Petersburg. Arrival during the afternoon. Private transfert to your hotel. Overnight.

Day 2 : Breakfast at your hotel. City tour. To understand the greatness of the majestic city named the ‘North Venice and its excessiveness, you’ll have to glance at the city : the Perspective Nevski is marked out with several palaces, Notre Dame de Kazan Cathedrale, Winter Palace Square, Saint Isaac Cathedrale and Vassilievski Island where the Stock Exchange overlooks the Neva river. After this guidance tour, you’ll visit the fortress (where the history of the city began). Free end of afternoon. Overnight.

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Day 3 & 4 : Breakfast at your hotel. Free days to discover the city by yourself. Overnight.

Day 5 : Breakfast at your hotel. Race. Free end of afternoon. Overnight.

Day 5 : Breakfast at your hotel. Free time before being transferred to the airport. Flight back home.

Note : This is an example of a stay. We propose to our runners “a la carte” trips : you can choose your days of arrival and departure, visits or not, the board..

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  • Practical informations

Trois Ponts Hotel *** (0.5 miles from departure)

This charming hotel is situated only 0.5 miles away from the Ermittage, near the Saint Savior Cathedrale and the Alexandre Pouchkine Museum. Opened in 2009, it owns 24 tasting-adorned rooms. The breakfast is served at the last floor on the patio with an overview on the Cathedrale and on the three bridges crossing the Griboedova canal and Moyka river. Calm nights are garanted.

Petro Palace Hotel **** (1.2miles from departure)

The Petro Palace is lcoated only a few steps from the Ermittage and the Saint Isaac Cathedrale : it is surrounded with restaurants, bars, nightclubs, but also theaters and shops. 194 rooms are waiting for you. Traditional cookign is offered at its restaurant ‘Baron’. A fitnessroom and an indoor swimming-pool are at your disposal.

Type of race : urban, along the Neva river
Number of runners : 1060 in 2011
Departure / Time : behind the Ermittage
Time Limit : 6 hours
Minimum Age : 18 years old
Climatic conditions : 18°C

COUNTRY : Russia
CURRENCY : Russian Rouble (RUB)
FORMALITIES : Passport + VISA
TIME DIFFERENCE : +3h

Venue

Saint Petersburg

behind the Ermittage

Details

  • Limits:
    10000 participants