Miracles of St Petersburg

Day Trips & Excursions in Russia

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Get to know the beauty of Imperial Russia on our one-day tour of St Petersburg. We will drive you around the city’s key sights before taking a closer look at some of them. You will visit the Hermitage, the Tsars’ spectacular art collection in the Winter Palace, and  dazzling Cathedrals, with their stunning vibrant interiors and multi-coloured onion domes. You will then go to nearby Peterhof, home of Peter the Great’s magnificent summer palace with its world-renowned fountain ensemble and gardens. The boat trip at the end of the day will complete your seduction of miracle St Petersburg .
On this tour you will see all the major highlights of St Petersburg and visit the nearby town of Peterhof, which is 30 km away from St Petersburg.Start your day with a happy tour at 9 am9:00 -10:00 Sightseeing city tour10:00-12:00 Trip to Peterhof, including a visit to Upper and Lower Parks. From April to October more than 150 fountains can be seen in and around the Upper and Lower Parks of Peterhof. Filled with gilded statues, billions of water drops and greenery everywhere, the gardens comprise the impression of a miracle! The fountains and park are included on the international UNESCO list as a unique piece of the world's heritage, and after visiting them you'll totally agree with the list's authors.12:00 -13:00 Time for lunch (traditional russian meal on request)13:00 -16:30 Visit the Hermitage Museum. The unsurpassed Hermitage Museum collection will show you a host of world-famous works of art, including those by Picasso, Rembrandt and Rubens, presented in the majestic buildings of the Winter Palace, and Small, New and Old Hermitages. You will also see the royal interiors of the former Romanov residence in the Winter Palace.17:00 -18:00 Canal trip will introduce you to St Petersburg as a maritime capital, with its charming rivers and canals and unforgettable embankments.18:00 —18:30 Return to the ship or hotelPlease note: program timing and the order in which venues are visited may change due to traffic or weather conditions.Wheelchairs are available on request.

What’s included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Bottled water
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle

What’s not included

  • Lunch
  • Gratuities