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What facilities do bike travelers need? How to create a bike-friendly environment in the border regions of Russia and Finland? And how can entrepreneurs contribute to this process? These and other questions were discussed at a workshop for the representatives of small and medium-sized businesses of the Leningrad Oblast and Southeast Finland, which took place in Vyborg. The event was organized as part of the BizCycle international project aimed at developing the bicycle tourism ecosystem in the border regions of Russia and Finland. Among the project’s partners is ITMO University. The workshop brought together entrepreneurs from the Leningrad Oblast and the Kotka-Hamina region, as well as students of several St. Petersburg’s universities.
Theatrical performances in Yelagin Park, Swan Lake at the Mariinsky Theater, a knight tournament in Vyborg and, of course, Navy Day – this weekend is jam-packed with cool events for you to attend!
Whether you want to play archery, listen to opera music or catch the latest exhibition, you'll find what you're looking for in our weekly list of what's going on in St. Petersburg this weekend!
If you ever need a break from the magnificent streets, avenues and embankments of St. Petersburg - yeah, we know it's hard to believe - then there are some real gems, within easy reach and ripe for exploration, out there in the enchanting outlying countryside. First and foremost among them is the ravishing, fairy-tale picturesque Vyborg a small outpost by the Finnish border, which has the atmosphere of a harmoniously embodied combination of the European and Russian spirit.