St. Petersburg is a city with a rich history and culture, but it is also an ideal place for a family holiday in winter. With lots of parks and recreation areas for children, you will definitely not be bored and you will be able to enjoy time with your family. In this article we will tell you about the best winter parks and recreation areas for families with children in St. Petersburg, and also advise which 4-star hotel in the city center to book in order to quickly get to all locations.
In these winter parks and recreation areas you will find various activities such as ice skating, tobogganing, ski trails, and much more. You will also be able to enjoy the beauty of the snowy nature. Get ready for an unforgettable vacation with your family in St. Petersburg.
Near our hotel there are many cozy green parks that are definitely worth a visit. In this article we will tell you more about each of them.
New Holland is an island of nature near Nevsky Prospekt. If you have booked a room in a St. Petersburg hotel, pay attention to this place. There is everything you need for winter walks with children. You can ride a slide, play catch-up or lie in the snow. Entrance here is free. You can bring your own food and drinks with you.
What is there in New Holland?
- food court with a variety of cuisine, where you can find dishes not only for yourself, but also for the child;
- 2 playgrounds — for toddlers and older children;
- food kiosks;
- in winter, there is an ice rink on the island — entrance to it is only by tickets.
If you prefer walking family walks along the street to going to cafes and restaurants, a herbal garden is what you need. Right in front of the "Forge" is a large herb garden. This place differs from many other gardens in that "New perennials" are planted here — flower beds that consist of a variety of cereals and perennial plants that were brought to the island from different parts of the world.
The Summer Garden is a French garden with labyrinths and sculptures created by some of the best Venetian artists of that time. Surely you will enjoy wandering through long labyrinths decorated with snow. You can buy coffee and spend time alone with your family among the beautiful scenery. There are many hiking and recreation areas in the park.
We hope that now you have an approximate guide for family holidays in St. Petersburg. We recommend booking a hotel on the official website of the Theatre Square Hotel. The hotel is located near the central part of the city, in the Admiralteysky district. You can go to the hotel's room booking page and get acquainted with the nearest available check-in dates.