2 Half-Day Shore Excursions with Hermitage and Peterhof Gardens

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Tour description

This private visa-free shore excursion will make you familiar with the 2 most important landmarks of St Petersburg - the Hermitage and the Lower Park of Peterhof. Choose this tour if you want to have an easy experience getting around the city by a private car/minivan with a professional guide. This moderate itinerary is great for those who want to explore the city in privacy of their family and friends without overpaying.

ItineraryDay 1: City Tour and the Hermitage Museum (6 hours)Stop At: Monument Historical Center of St. Petersburg (UNESCO), St. Petersburg, Northwestern DistrictMeet your private guide in the port terminal and explore the city center by car/minivan with picture stops at the most remarkable spotsDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, St. Petersburg, Northwestern DistrictTake a picture stop at the most picturesque church in the cityDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Saint Isaac's Square, St. Petersburg, Northwestern DistrictStop at St Isaac's Square, enjoy the views of St Isaac's Cathedral, the Monument to Nicolas I, the Blue Bridge, the Mariinsky Palace, the Lion Palace, and other important sights.Duration: 15 minutesPass By: Nevsky Prospekt, St. Petersburg, Northwestern DistrictDrive along the main avenue of the city to feel its spiritStop At: Kazan Cathedral, St. Petersburg, Northwestern DistrictTake a look inside the principal Orthodox cathedral of St PetersburgDuration: 15 minutesStop At: The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Northwestern DistrictVisit the biggest museum of Russia for a 2-hour introductory tour starting with the Winter Palace, the former royal residence.Once finished, return to the cruise port.Duration: 2 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 2: The Lower Park of Peterhof (5 hours)Stop At: St. Petersburg Metro, St. Petersburg, Northwestern DistrictMeet the guide in the port terminal and head out of the city to the city of Peterhof. On your way, you will visit some of the most richly decorated subway stations.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Park And Gardens of Peterhof, Peterhof, Petrodvortsovy District, St. Petersburg, Northwestern DistrictWalk on the grounds of the Lower Park of Peterhof, called the Russian Versailles. You will see the Grand Cascade, the Sanson Fountain, the Marine Canal and much more.Return to the cruise port.Duration: 2 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

What's included

  • Visa-free tour tickets (please, provide the passport data at booking)
  • Professional & friendly guide speaking your language of choice
  • Port pickup and drop-off, transportation by air-conditioned car/minivan
  • All admission fees as per program SKIP-THE-LINE
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Bottled water and juice
  • Welcome gifts, ponchos in case of rain
  • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
  • Entry/Admission - St. Petersburg Metro
  • Entry/Admission - Park And Gardens of Peterhof

What's not included

  • Meals
  • Entry/Admission - Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

Itinerary

Day 1: Day 1: City Tour and the Hermitage Museum (6 hours) Stop At: Monument Historical Center of St. Petersburg (UNESCO), St. Petersburg, Northwestern District Meet your private guide in the port terminal and explore the city center by car/minivan with picture stops at the most remarkable spots Duration: 2 hours Stop At: Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District Take a picture stop at the most picturesque church in the city Duration: 10 minutes Stop At: Saint Isaac's Square, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District Stop at St Isaac's Square, enjoy the views of St Isaac's Cathedral, the Monument to Nicolas I, the Blue Bridge, the Mariinsky Palace, the Lion Palace, and other important sights. Duration: 15 minutes Pass By: Nevsky Prospekt, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District Drive along the main avenue of the city to feel its spirit Stop At: Kazan Cathedral, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District Take a look inside the principal Orthodox cathedral of St Petersburg Duration: 15 minutes Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District Visit the biggest museum of Russia for a 2-hour introductory tour starting with the Winter Palace, the former royal residence. Once finished, return to the cruise port. Duration: 2 hours No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Day 2: The Lower Park of Peterhof (5 hours) Stop At: St. Petersburg Metro, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District Meet the guide in the port terminal and head out of the city to the city of Peterhof. On your way, you will visit some of the most richly decorated subway stations. Duration: 20 minutes Stop At: Park And Gardens of Peterhof, Peterhof, Petrodvortsovy District, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District Walk on the grounds of the Lower Park of Peterhof, called the Russian Versailles. You will see the Grand Cascade, the Sanson Fountain, the Marine Canal and much more. Return to the cruise port. Duration: 2 hours No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.