2-Day Private Tour of St Petersburg with Peterhof & Catherine's Palace

Duration: 2 days
Destination: Russia, Northwestern District, St Petersburg
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  • 2 days
  • St Petersburg
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

Get as many impressions from your trip to St Petersburg as it has to offer just in two days during this private tour. On the first day, you will see the Hermitage Museum, the churches of the city and take a boat cruise along the picturesque canals. On the second day, head tour of the city to discover summer residencies of the Russian Tsars. Walk in the impressive Lower Park of Peterhof, famous for its fountains, take your time for picture taking and breathing fresh air from the Gulf of Finland. Later, visit Tsaskoye Selo and explore Catherine's Palace, including the unique Amber Room. 

This private 2-day tour with a professional guide is perfect for a first time visit!

Itinerary

Day 1: City Discovery (8 hours)

Stop At: City Break Tours St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg Russia
Meeting your private guide at the hotel lobby in the morning.
Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Nevsky Prospekt, Nevsky Avenue, St. Petersburg 191025 Russia
Panoramic city tour of St Petersburg by car/minibus. You will see the Spit of Basil Island, Summer Garden, St Michal’s Castle, Nevsky Prospect, Zinger House, Kazan Cathedral and much more.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Peter and Paul Fortress, Petropavlovskaya Fortress, 3, St. Petersburg 197022 Russia
Walk on the territory of St Peter & Paul Fortress - the first construction of St Petersburg.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Griboyedova Kanala Emb., 2B/A, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia
Inside visit to The Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, which is a symbol of St Petersburg and a unique representative of Russian style and art.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: The State Museum St. Isaac’s Cathedral, St Isaac_s Square, 4 Nevskiy Prospekt metro station, St. Petersburg 190000 Russia
Tour of St Isaac’s Cathedral - the biggest Orthodox cathedral in Russia with capacity of 14 000 people.

Lunch break (not included).
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Emb., 30-38, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia
Tour to The Hermitage Museum including the Winter Palace. The excursion will take approximately two hours and during this time you will see the most impressive halls of the Winter Palace and the most famous masterpieces by such artists as Leonardo da Vinci, Rafael, Michelangelo, Rembrandt, and others.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Neva Embankments, St. Petersburg Russia
Sightseeing canal cruise. Enjoy a relaxing boat ride along the canals of St Petersburg.

Returning to the hotel.

Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Summer Residenses (7 hours)

Stop At: Metro Station Pushkinskaya, Zagorodny ave., St. Petersburg Russia
Meeting your private guide at the hotel lobby in the morning.

Short metro station tour on the way to Peterhof.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Park And Gardens of Peterhof, Razvodnaya st., 2, Peterhof, St. Petersburg Russia
Tour of the Peterhof Park and Fountains, also called Russian Versailles.

Driving to the Tsar’s Village (Pushkin).
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Catherine Palace and Park, Sadovaya St., 7 Tsarskoye Selo, Pushkin, St. Petersburg 196601 Russia
Lunch break (not included).

You will visit the astonishing Catherine's Palace with its worldwide famous and mysterious Amber Room – an interior that leaves the guests speechless.

Drop off at the hotel/other central location.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Inclusions
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • All admission fees per program SKIP-THE-LINE
  • Professional & friendly guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned car/minivan
  • Bottled water
  • Ponchos in case of rain
  • Entry/Admission - Peter and Paul Fortress
  • Entry/Admission - Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
  • Entry/Admission - The State Museum St. Isaac’s Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Neva Embankments
  • Entry/Admission - Metro Station Pushkinskaya
  • Entry/Admission - Park And Gardens of Peterhof
  • Entry/Admission - Catherine Palace and Park

Exclusions
  • Meals
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 5 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • The starting time can vary and will be confirmed after the booking is made
  • Sightseeing boat tour and the fountains of Peterhof are only functioning in the summer season from April to October. In winter season, you will visit St Peter and Paul Fortress and the Cathedral instead.
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up all travellers from any hotel in St Petersburg. Please provide your hotel name/address at the booking.
The private guide will be waiting for you in the hotel lobby with a sign City Break Tours.


Departure Time

10:00 AM

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

2 days

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

User's Reviews

Alex

03 Nov, 2020

I visited Saint Petersburg with my family for a holiday in October. Museums were empty because of restrictions so we enjoyed it very much with our guide and took lots of pictures. The only downside we had to wear masks all the time.

Fernando M

09 Mar, 2020

It was an awesome experience, Nadia has lots of knowlodge of everything in St Petersburg, she took me even to see one Catholic church wich was not in the itinerary, because i said i wanted to see. She also takes really great photos and knows all the best spots and angles to do so. Thank you, Nadia. Greetings from your now brazilian friend.

Patricia E

02 Mar, 2020

The tour was delightful from the first to the last minute. We were picked up right from the hotel and spent 2 days with Olga (our guide) and Antony (our driver). The places they took us were amazing. We were lucky to be traveling in the winter the museums were barely crowded. Me and my husband thoroughly enjoyed our visit and thanks to Olga the history came alive in our imagination. I would recommend this tour and the tour guide Olga without hesitation.

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