Advice 1: How to get to the Gulf of Finland

Gulf of Finland is part of the Baltic sea and the coast of Saint-Petersburg and its suburbs. To get to the most picturesque corners of the Bay are different ways by land and water.
How to get to the Gulf of Finland
Russians admire the beauty of the Gulf of Finland will be the easiest in Saint-Petersburg and its suburbs. Use of local public transport. You can reach the beautiful coast of the Gulf of Finland opposite the Park of the 300th anniversary of St. Petersburg. Using the metro to get to the metro station "Chernaya Rechka" or "Old Village". Next take one of several trams to the shopping center "mercury", which is located on the street Savushkina. Coming at this stop and move in the opposite direction and you will reach the coast. You can also take a ride to the metro station "Primorskaya" and walk along the old houses of the era of 70-ies, not yet released to the Gulf.
Get to the Peterhof, the popular place for romantics who prefer to admire the Bay disappearing into the distance. Use taxi, walking from the metro stations "Baltiyskaya", "Avtovo", "Prospect VETERANOV" and "Leninsky prospect". Please note that the station "Avtovo" is very popular among tourists, and there may be long queues. From here you can travel by route taxi №№ 224, 300 or 424. Also drive to your destination, you can bus No. 200. At the station "Leninsky prospect", you can use the route taxi №№ 103, 224, 420. From the "Baltic" is the bus No. 404, and from the metro station "Prospect VETERANOV" - No. 343 and 639Б.
Reach the destination by train from the Baltic station located near the metro station "Baltic". You will approach trains towards stations "Kalishche", "Krasnoflotsk" or "Oranienbaum". Out on any of them, you can quickly get to the Gulf coast. From stations in the direction you want to take buses No. 349-352, 355 and 356.
Take a trip on the hydrofoil across the water from the docks or the Palace embankment near the Palace bridge at the Admiralty. Adult ticket will cost you at a price of 650 rubles, and for children – from 300 rubles.

Advice 2: How to get to Peterhof

Four different ways to get to the Museum-reserve "Peterhof", located on the southern shore of the Gulf of Finland near Saint Petersburg.
How to get to Peterhof

To Peterhof from St. Petersburg can be reached in many different ways: by train, by taxi and bus, speed boat "meteor" and a helicopter.

Taxis to the city coming from metro Avtovo, Leninsky prospect, Prospect VETERANOV" and "Baltic". Many tourists station "Avtovo" is the most popular here and accumulate a large queue. In the season often have to wait up to an hour. From metro station "Avtovo to Peterhof are route taxis №№224, 300, 424 and 424А. Can also be reached by municipal bus No. 200.

From the metro station "Leninsky prospect" to Peterhof heading fixed-route taxi №№103, 224, 420.

From the metro station "Prospect VETERANOV" - No. 343, 639Б.

From the metro station "Baltic" - bus number 404.

From the Baltic station, near the metro station "Baltic" in Peterhof can be reached by train. You need to find the trains going to destinations Kalishche, Oranienbaum or Krasnoflotsk. You need to get out at the station "New Peterhof". To the Museum from the station you can take buses 349,350, 351,352,355,356.

From the docks near the Palace bridge at the Admiralty and the Palace embankment in Saint Petersburg you can go on the water. On this route ply boats on underwater wings. Adult one-way ticket costs 650 rubles, the cost of children's ticket – 300 rubles.

The most exotic and expensive way to get to the Museum by helicopter. From the fortress you can fly to Peterhof in just ten minutes. The ticket price is usually 3000 rubles. The only caveat – must have group of at least fifteen people.

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