Hermitage Theatre - Swan Lake Ballet with Transfer

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

Overview

Take your chance to see a classic ballet performance during your stay in St Petersburg. You will visit the historic Hermitage Theater built by the order of Catherine the Great in the 18th century. This small chamber theater in the heart of the city will make you feel a guest of the Empress. You will see a fabled fantasy ballet 'The Swan Lake' in three acts and four scenes with music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky. 

Visit: Hermitage Theater, Dvortsovaya Emb., 34, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia

A company representative or a driver will meet you at the port terminal or the hotel lobby. You will be taken to the Palace Embankment to attend a performance at the Hermitage Ballet theater, which is one of the best Chamber Ballets in Russia. The artistic director is Lev Bruskin, a classmate of Mikhail Baryshnikov. The members of the Corps de Ballet are all graduates from the world famous Vaganova School and they have performed all over USA, UK, Western and Eastern Europe. 

The stage of this theater is distinguished by a special beauty, graceful decorations, and a unique historical tie to the Imperial past of the Hermitage that hosted performances attended by Catherine the Great. The music of great composers, the high level of acting and sincere welcome that greets every patron make every visit to the theater a special event. The Swan Lake performance survived for more than a century without any significant changes since Maruis Petipa’s times and nowadays is being staged in more than 290 theaters all over the world. Undoubtedly, ballet is a form of art, which can be understood by everybody, no matter where you are from and which language you speak.

When the performance is over, you will be met by the driver and safely taken back to the cruise ship/hotel. On your way back, you will witness the spectacular views of the city’s night lights and illumination.

Please, pay attention that the seats are not assigned. Every row is much higher than the previous so that you have a unique unparalleled view of the stage from any seat.

Inclusions
  • Round-trip transfer from and to the cruise port/hotel
  • Assistance of a company representative (for cruise ship passengers)
  • Admission ticket to the ballet
  • Entry/Admission - Hermitage Theater

Exclusions
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for children under 5 y.o.
  • The starting time of the ballet is 20:00
  • The ballet duration is 2 hours 15 min
  • The seats are not reserved, you are free to choose where to sit
  • Cocktail dresscode is recommended
  • Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information: the cruise ship name (1), your full name as in the passport (2), date of birth (3), country of citizenship (4), passport number (5) and expiration date (6). The tour ticket (substitute for visa) will be sent to you via e-mail.
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Please note that the Hermitage Theatre can be changed to Alexansdrinsky theatre in accordance with the performance availability.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Hotel pick up is available from any hotel within the city limits.
The tour leader will be waiting for you in the hotel/port terminal with a sign City Break Tours.

Ports
St Petersburg Passenger Port Marine Facade


Departure Time

7:00 PM


Return Details

Drop off at the port terminal/hotel

Voucher info

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

Duration

2 hours

Package is not cancellable.

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