Destination guide

The artsy area of St. Petersburg awaits your stay

Come and experience St. Petersburg and its museums, monuments and theater scene. This city's cathedral, entertainment and cafés draw many visitors. Local cultural sights include State Hermitage Museum and Winter Palace and State Russian Museum. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in St. Petersburg

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes St. Petersburg a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Alexander Garden (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Leningradskiy Zoopark (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • St. Petersburg Canals (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Masters of Arts Necropolis (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Divo Ostrov (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Upper Garden (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in St. Petersburg

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in St. Petersburg. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Summer Garden (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Peterhof Palace and Garden (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Alexander Garden (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Rostral Columns (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • St. Michael's Garden (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Fontanka River Embankment (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
Transport

How to get to and around St. Petersburg

Fly into St. Petersburg (LED-Pulkovo), the closest airport, located 9.9 mi (15.9 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, Vitebsky Station, Moskovsky Station and Finlyandsky Station are the main stations in the city. It's easy to get around St. Petersburg by jumping on the metro at Admiralteyskaya Station, Nevsky Prospekt Station or Gostiny Dvor Station.

Where to stay around Saint Petersburg?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 368 holiday lettings near Saint Petersburg. From 255 Condos/Apartments to 76 Houses, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Saint Petersburg area.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Saint Petersburg?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Saint Petersburg:

  • Foundry District: 129 holiday homes
  • Palace District: 153 holiday homes
  • Vyborgskiy District: 19 holiday homes
  • Primorsky District: 39 holiday homes
  • Moskovsky District: 22 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Saint Petersburg?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Saint Petersburg. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Isadora Duncan Museum: 363 holiday lettings
  • Victory Square: 367 holiday lettings
  • Sennaya Square: 479 holiday lettings
  • Moskovsky Victory Park: 475 holiday lettings
  • Lenexpo Exhibition Complex: 364 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Saint Petersburg listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Saint Petersburg?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 255 Condos/Apartments in Saint Petersburg. Our other popular types of Saint Petersburg holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 76 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 269 self catering accommodations
  • Hotels: 5 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Guest houses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Saint Petersburg?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in Saint Petersburg. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.