Best of St Petersburg - Private 1-Day Tour with Hermitage & Peterhof

Duration: 8 to 9 hours
Destination: Russia, Northwestern District, St Petersburg
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • St Petersburg
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

Choose this  private tour of St Petersburg to enjoy the main highlights of St Petersburg, including the Park & Palace of Peterhof, the Hermitage Museum, and the Church on the Spilled Blood. If you only have a couple of days in the Venice of the North, use your time wisely to get the maximum of your stay. On this tour you will see the most picturesque places of the city, including stunning subway stations and experience a hydrofoil boat ride that will bring you from Peterhof to the city center just in 30 minutes. Your professional guide will make you familiar with Russian history and culture during this private tour so that you will get the complete impression of the city, its past and present life.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Nevsky Prospekt, St. Petersburg 191025 Russia

We are going to start exploring the Northern Capital with a sightseeing tour in a comfortable vehicle. On our way, we will see the main avenue of St Petersburg – the Nevsky Prospect, as well as some nice squares, architectural ensembles, and churches. The Palace Square, the Spit of the Basil Island, St Isaac’s Square and Cathedral, the Bronze Horse monument, the Square of Arts and many other remarkable places.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Metro Station Pushkinskaya, Zagorodny ave., St. Petersburg Russia

We will take a short metro ride to see the most beautiful subway stations.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Peterhof Grand Palace, Razvodnaya St., 2, Peterhof, St. Petersburg 198516 Russia

You will visit the suburban gem of Saint Petersburg – the famous fountain park and the Grand Palace of Peterhof. You will have a guided excursion to the Grand Palace (Petrodvorets), where throughout two centuries worked the prominent Russian and West European architects.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Park And Gardens of Peterhof, Razvodnaya st., 2, Peterhof, St. Petersburg Russia

Walking in the park of Peterhof, you will make sure that one can never get bored in this place, where statues, small palaces, pavilions and joke fountains are hidden.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Savior on the Spilled Blood, Griboyedova Kanala Emb., 2B/A, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia

Once back to the city center, we will continue the tour with visiting the Church of our Savior on the 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 Hermitage Museum, Palace Square, 2, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia

The last activity for the day is an excursion to the Hermitage Museum. 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

Inclusions
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • 1-way hydrofoil ride (if weather permits)
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
  • Professional & friendly guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned car/minivan
  • All entrance fees per program SKIP-THE-LINE
  • Bottled water and ponchos in case of rain
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly (for groups 6+)
  • Entry/Admission - Peterhof Grand Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Park And Gardens of Peterhof
  • Entry/Admission - Savior on the Spilled Blood
  • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum

Exclusions
  • Meals
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 4 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please, advise if you are traveling with small children and need a booster seat in the car/minivan
  • On the last Tuedsay of the month, the visit to the Grand Palace of Peterhof will be substituted with a visit to the smaller Palaces of Peterhof (the Monplaisir, the Hermitage Pavillion or Catherine's Block)
  • The fountains of Peterhof and the hydrofoil function only from mid-April to mid-October
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • On Wednesdays, when the Spilled Blood Church is closed, you will visit Kazan Cathedral.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
All hotels in St Petersburg withing the city limits. Please, provide the hotel name/address at booking.

Voucher info

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

Duration

8 to 9 hours

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

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