Low cost carrier Wizz Air launches cheap flights to St. Petersburg, the company said. Ticket prices will start at BGN 58 or less than 30 Euro. The courses will start from July 2, 2020. The company’s planes will fly between the Bulgarian capital Sofia and one of the most beautiful Russian cities three times a week – on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
St. Petersburg, also known as Northern Venice, is one of the most fascinating places in the world. With its wealth of attractions – from magnificent architecture with baroque palaces and picturesque canals to exceptional culture, cuisine and breathtaking views, St. Petersburg is a top destination for travel lovers around the world, the company said.
Considered the cultural capital of Russia, the city offers an endless list of cultural landmarks, including over 70 theaters and 200 museums, including the Hermitage, in whose treasures you can see the sword of Kubrat and gold objects of the Bulgarian ruler. It is also one of the oldest museums in the world and the second largest with a collection of over 3 million exhibits, including works by the great Leonardo da Vinci, Monet and Van Gogh.
Other highlights of Saint Petersburg that you should not miss include the Peter and Paul Fortress, which is the oldest building in the city, and the magnificent Church of the Resurrection. The latter is located on Nevsky Prospekt Blvd., the main street in the city known as the Russian Schanz-Elise.
In order to visit St. Petersburg, Bulgarian citizens need an electronic visa. Visa applications must be completed and submitted at least 4 days before the scheduled visit date. The electronic visa is free of charge and valid for 30 days. The length of stay in St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region is up to 8 days.