Discover life outside St Petersburg with a visit to the Russian countryside. Depart the city via air-conditioned vehicle, learning about the area's culture and cuisine from your guide as you you make your way to the home of a local Russian family. Spend some time interacting with them, enjoying enjoy snacks and wine while they tell you about their daily lives. Then experience an authentic Russian banya, or sauna—complete with your own bathing cap, brush and sheet. Afterward, sit down to a delicious homemade lunch before returning to St Petersburg.