One Day Family-Friendly Private Shore Excursion

Shore Excursions in Russia

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Enjoy your day with your private tour guide who will make your experience interesting and entertaining for you and your kids. It is designed to combine some well-known highlights such as the Hermitage(closed on Mondays) and Peterhof Fountain Garden along with more child-friendly museums like the Grand Maket of Russia showing the country in miniature. This tour also allows some free time that you can use for shopping or some more sightseeing.
Tuesday-Sunday itinerary9:00 am Pick up, short city tour. It includes the main highlights of St. Petersburg with a few photo stops in the best panoramic spots. 10:00 am - 10:30 am Hydrofoil to Peterhof10:30 am - 1:00 pm Stroll along the Fountain park. Peterhof is a former summer residence of the Royal Family which is often compared to The Palace of Versailles in France. Peterhof is a great place to visit with your children as there are so many fountains and cascades spread out all over the Lower garden,  including so-called "trick' fountains. Packed lunch (expenses not included)1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Driving back to the city2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Inside guided tour of the Grand Maket. A model of Russia covering the country on 800 square meters of the interactive exhibition. There you will see different parts of Russia and be able to interact with lots of smaller mechanisms being an integral part of the exhibition.  3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Inside guided tour of the Hermitage (closed on Mondays). The collection of this museum can be compared with the largest museums in the world like Louvre in Paris or Metropolitan in London. You and your children will see the main ceremonial halls, art collections and unique masterpieces. On Mondays it is substituted for a boat ride along  rivers and canals lasting for one hour.5:10 pm - 5:40 pm Payment, shopping6:00 pm Drop off in the port

What’s included

  • Admission fees to all museums in the program
  • Guide’s services for 1 day
  • Driver’s services for 1 day (Comfortable car (Mercedes)/mini van with A/C)
  • A Permit for photo/video at the museums per couple
  • All port fees
  • All local taxes
  • Blanket visa
  • Bottled water

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Lunch expenses
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