The 25th International Cryptology Conference        




May 28 - June 1, 2006
Saint Petersburg, Russia



Call for papers

Accepted papers


Rump session



Travel Information





Saint Petersburg City Entertainment


Conference excursion

EUROCRYPT 2006 conference excursion to Petergof (Petrodvorets) Grand Palace and the Park
will take place on Tuesday afternoon.
Grand Palace will be open for the EUROCRYPT 2006 attendees in spite of a regular day off.
You can see this famous place


We made special arrangements with the local travel agency Favorit to organize several excursions in Saint Petersburg.

So, we are glad to offer you the following


Optional services


Price per person (Rubles)

Transfer from the airport to the hotel

1000 (approx. $36)

City tour (May 28th)

300 ($11)

Guided excursion to Hermitage and Special Storage (Golden Chamber) (May 31st, 12:00)

800 ($29)

Boat tour along rivers and canals of Saint Petersburg (May 29th)

560 ($20)

Saint Petersburg night tour (May 30th, 23:30 - 2:30)

560 ($20)


We have got a chance to prolong the period of tickets ordering.

Now, you can make your ticket reservation up to May 26, 2006.

This gives you a chance to order tickets if you did not yet.


To make reservation you may send an email to or fill the form at\entertainment.htm .

You may cancel a tour reservation without fine by the May 21.

You don't have to pay now you can pay on the spot.


Below is a list of some links for Saint Petersburg Excursions, Tours, Museums and Theaters.


  • Hermitage
  • Hermitage + Special Storage
  • Russian Museum
  • Saint Peter and Paul Fortress
  • Saint Isaak Cathedral
  • Kazan Cathedral
  • Yusupov Palace
  • Alexander Nevsky Lavra
  • Pushkin (Tsarskoe Selo) incl. Amber room
  • Pavlovsk
  • Pushkin + Pavlovsk (2 Palaces + 2 Parks)
  • Boat tour of Rivers and canals
  • Bridges
  • Sightseeing tours
  • and many others


  • Hermitage
  • Russian Museum
  • Kunstkamera
  • House of Peter I
  • Peter and Paul Fortress
  • Mikhailovsky Castle
  • Marble Palace
  • Saint Isaak Cathedral
  • Kazan Cathedral
  • Appartment of Pushkin
  • Appartment of A. A. Block
  • Appartment of Anna Akhmatova
  • Memorial Museum of Dostoevsky
  • Aurora Cruiser
  • Museum of Russian Vodka
  • and many others

Classic Tours:

  • 5 Days/4 nights in Saint Petersburg
  • A week in Saint Petersburg
  • Weekend in Saint Petersburg

Special Tours:

  • Helicopter tours
  • Night at a testing bar
  • Visit to Russian banya (bath house)
  • Yacht outing
  • City lifestyle
  • Lifestyle of new Russians
  • and many others


  • Mariinsky Theater
  • Opera and Ballet Theater
  • Opera Hall of Conservatorium
  • Shostakovich Philharmonic Hall
  • Hermitage Theater
  • Alexandra Theater
  • Glinka Capella House
  • Music Hall
  • Komissarzhevskaya Drama Theater
  • Maly Drama Theater
  • Gorky Academic Theater
  • and others


If you do not like any formally arranged excursion or show and prefer to enjoy yourself with friends, good vine or bier and live music, you could visit Jazz Philharmonic Hall.

The Hall is not far from the hotel and you could visit it without any prearrangement.


Directors of RusCrypto are ready to help you with this.


If you want to stay in Saint Petersburg for some time after the conference and feel not a horrible to keep a company with a colleague cryptographer, then you may contact Professor Alexander A. Veith via email address or telephone +7(495) 796-49-50

and make arrangements.


Professor Veith speaks Russian, French, German, and God knows how many other languages.

Now he lives in Moscow and pretends to be a good guide for foreigners in Russia.



For general sources of information about Saint Petersburg, check out Petersburg-Russia, or go to the PetersburgCity.