GRAND ST PETERSBURG: Sightseeing City tour + Hermitage (skip-the-line)

Duration: 7 hours
Destination: Russia, Russia, St Petersburg
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  • 7 hours
  • St Petersburg
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

This tour strikes a popular balance between a leisurely pace that is not too hectic, and visiting all those attractions that should not be missed in St. Petersburg city: State Hermitage & Winter palace, Peterhof fountains and Catherine palace with the Amber room, Cathedral of Our Savior on Spilled Blood, St.Isaac Cathedral, Nevsky prospect etc.

- Experience all the highlights of the city with no rush and no wasted time, having you enough time to admire and enjoy them all, learning history and experiencing local life even.
- Enjoy the service of a Personal Licensed Expert Guide
- Get your private comfortable air-conditioned transportation
- Skip long lines to popular attractions (tickets are all pre-booked)
- Take a metro ride to experience a little bit of local everyday life and see spectacular subway stations, decorated with marble, bronze chandeliers, mosaic, statues.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Emb., 30-38, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia

We provide skip-the-line tour of the world-famous State Hermitage museum - to save your time and let you see more of the museum!

Even though it is massive, intimidating, and certainly Russia's largest museum, we will make sure that you see all of the highlights of the Hermitage, in a relatively short time, including the gorgeous state rooms of the Russian royalty!

Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes

Stop At: Peter and Paul Fortress, Petropavlovskaya Fortress, 3, St. Petersburg 197022 Russia

Peter and Paul's Cathedral within Peter and Paul’s Fortress is known as the birthplace of St. Petersburg, while Peter and Paul's Cathedral is the last resting place of the Romanovs, including Tsar Nicholas II and his family.

Duration: 40 minutes

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

We will take you inside the immensely colorful, onion domed Cathedral of Our Savior on Spilled Blood - Russian style, spectacular, bright enamel church, the only European’s cathedral that is covered in 7thousand sq meters inlaid mosaic.

Duration: 40 minutes

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

To let you experience a little bit go local everyday life and to give you a taste of modern St. Petersburg and the life of its citizenry, we will will take you to a local attraction - St. Petersburg metro (though it stays optional).

St. Petersburg metro is like no other subway in the world. It is like a museum with each station architecturally unique. Each one is spectacular, and over the top ornate, decorated with marble statues, bronze chandeliers, monuments. mosaics!


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

St. Isaac’s is an incomparable church, famous for its huge one-piece granite columns each weighing more than 100 tons! It is also the fourth tallest domed cathedral in the world.


Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District

We will take a classic Sightseeing City Tour with photo stops at the main highlights of the city and inside visits to: Peter and Paul’s Cathedral & the fortress, Church of Our Savior on Spilt Blood, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, a metro ride (optional).

Duration: 3 hours

Pass By: Nevsky Prospekt, Nevsky Avenue, St. Petersburg 191025 Russia

During the city tour you will take a drive by the main avenue of St.Petersburg - Nevsky prospect.

Pass By: Kazan Cathedral, Kazanskaya ploshchad, 2, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 191186

Cathedral of Our Lady of Kazan, mainly called simply Kazan Cathedral, is the principal Russian Orthodox Church in the city. You are welcome to walk inside to see what is traditional Russian church is like, though it stays optional.

Pass By: Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I, Dekabristov Square, St. Petersburg Russia

While on a tour you will see the most famous monument to the founder of StPetersburg, Peter the Great - Bronze Horseman monument.

Stop At: Palace Square, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia

One of the most beautiful and harmonious ensembles of architecture in the world, Palace Square remains the main public space of St. Petersburg and has witnessed a lot of historical events.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Rostral Columns, Birzhebaya Sq., St. Petersburg 199034 Russia

A photo stop at the Rostral Columns on the Bazil island will let you get a beautiful panoramic view over the Hermitage museum ensemble, the Winter palace, the main waterway of the city, the Neva river, Peter and Paul's fortress etc. - very picturesque area.

Duration: 15 minutes

Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Admission fees
  • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Peter and Paul Fortress
  • Entry/Admission - Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
  • Entry/Admission - Metro Station Pushkinskaya
  • Entry/Admission - The State Museum St. Isaac’s Cathedral

Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • 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
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Departure Point

Palace Square, 8, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 191186

Traveler pickup is offered
Your private guide & driver will meet you at any place you request (any hotel, port, apartment, meeting point etc.)


Departure Time

9:00 AM


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

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

Duration

7 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 3 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

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