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  1. Russia
  2. St. Petersburg
  3. Hermitage Museum

St Petersburg 2-Day Small Group Tour

Product ID: 108088
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This friendly, popular, visa-free group shore excursion introduces St. Petersburg's highlights in the most effective way. It has all the most requested inside visits in St Petersburg and its surroundings.
About this activity
Duration 2 days
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pick-up included

Hotel-pick up is available in some areas for land travelers.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore St. Petersburg's best sites
  • Marvel at the glorious architecture of the city
  • Take in the history of the area
Full description
Day 1:

Starting your day early at 8:00, begin with a city overview tour, including the most famous and beautiful sights of St. Petersburg. Move on to Pushkin, also known as Tzarskoe Selo, and visit the former Tsars' summer residence - Catherine's Palace, including the famous Amber Room - known locally as the 8th Wonder of the World. Enjoy some free time to have lunch in one of the local cafes or explore the area, before embarking on the Peterhof Tour. Here you can see the Upper Garden, resembling Versailles in its planning and, of course, the Lower Park with its incomparable fountains. On the way back to St. Petersburg, you have a chance to see the part of St. Petersburg most tourists miss, before returning to the ship at 17:00.

Day 2:

Begin your day at 8:00 with a private cruise along the rivers and canals of the Venice of the North. Enjoy the beauty of The Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, which startles visitors with its might and multicoloured domes. Have some free time to explore the area before your visit to the Hermitage Museum, including the Winter Palace, the small Hermitage, the New Hermitage, and the Old Hermitage. Take in the art collections, with over three million works of art, and the spectacular state and private rooms. Conclude your day with a tour of St Isaac's Cathedral, ranked as number one in the world for the richness of its interior decoration, before returning to your ship at 17:00.
Includes
  • Driver
  • Guide
  • Admissions to all museums in the program
  • Canal cruise
  • Bottled water
  • Photo and video permits
  • Taxes and fees
  • Metro trip in the program
  • Traditional Russian lunch on day 1
  • Port pick-up and drop off
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch on day 2

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• A maximum of 15 people per booking applies
• Not suitable for participants with restricted mobility; walkers or wheelchairs are not permitted
• Only suitable for passengers staying in port for at least two days
• Tour is visa-free for cruise passengers only; land travelers are required to attend to their own visa arrangements
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.6 / 5
based on 13 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.9/5
Organization
4.8/5
Value for money
4.6/5
Safety
5.0/5

Organized by

Ludmila Tours

Product ID: 108088