White nights are an atmospheric phenomenon which can be seen in some Nordic countries such as Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia in the last week of June and the beginning of July.
It is a time of time where the summer solstice in which the sun will be seen for much longer is in transition; This phenomenon has become the main tourist attraction of the region and Saint Petersburg is one of the cities best prepared to experience it.
So if you want a summer dream trip, you should travel to the White Nights of St. Petersburg.
What to do on white nights in St. Petersburg?
White nights to photograph
Lovers of landscaping, twilight afternoons and photography should not miss the opportunity to capture these romantic and inspiring moments to create postcards, posters and other creative resources.
Visit the best museums in the city
The white nights mark the end of winter and the beginning of a new stage full of celebrations and festivities where people celebrate visiting local museums as "The Hermitage", A museum of Roman and Greek antiquities where paintings, sculptures, archaeological pieces, jewels and weapons are preserved.
White nights of hiking
Another activity that most please tourists at this time is to walk about 5 kilometers along the Nevsky Prospekt, and visit the most refined palaces, boutiques, stores and bookstores in Russia.
Visit the drawbridges of Saint Petersburg
It is one of the most common activities, plus you have a wide range of options to choose from. You can also observe on the banks of the Neva or from the water.
The tourist is offered attractive packages to stay in restaurants, terraces and guided tours to museums with breathtaking views and an ideal environment to share, eat and have a few drinks.
Watch movies on the terraces of St. Petersburg
On white nights, cultural activities take place on the terraces of the historic center of the city.
You will find places to plan romantic dinners, better appreciate the landscape of the city and even see films of European cinema in its original version.
In Russia you will not have room for boredom, what can be missing is time to know and appreciate all its splendor.