Welcome2018.com launches English-language tours for fans

Football fans can take free guided tours in FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 host cities
Share 23 June

Welcome2018 organizes guided tours in FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 host cities. There are four routes available, one for each city. Each one takes three to four hours; tour guides speak English.

Moscow

June 25, the three-hour bus tour starts at 11 a.m. The starting location is the Zhukov Monument at Manezhnaya Square.

The programme includes the Red Square, Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, Tverskaya Street, Sparrow Hills, Moscow State University, Poklonnaya Hill, Moscow International Business Centre and Arbat Street.

Kazan

June 28, the three-hour walking tour starts at 11 a.m. The starting location is the Spasskaya Tower of the Kazan Kremlin.

The itinerary includes the Kazan Kremlin (Qolsharif Mosque, Söyembikä Tower, Tatar Republic Presidential Palace), Bogoroditskiy Monastery, Kremlyovskaya and Bauman Streets, Kazan University, old Kazan streets, along a magnificent view of Kazanka River and the modern city.

Sochi

June 29, the three- to four-hour walking tour begins at 11 a.m. The starting location is the Winter Palace.

The itinerary includes the Marine Station, Church of St. Michael the Archangel, Museum of Sochi, Art Museum, Winter Theatre, Summer Theatre, Olympic Museum and the Park of Friendship.

Saint-Petersburg

July 2, two bus three-hour bus tours begin at 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. respectively. Initial gathering is at Pushkin Monument at the Arts Square.

The programme includes Nevsky Prospect, St. Isaac’s Square, the Bronze Horseman, Spit of Vasilievsky Island, Cabin of Peter the Great, Aurora Cruiser and Field of Mars.​