Private 1-Day Shore Excursion with Catherine Palace and Hermitage

Cultural & Theme Tours in Russia
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Tour description

During this private shore excursion, you will visit the extravagant Village of the Tzars and the Hermitage Museum. In Catherine's Palace, you will see the unique Amber Room carefully restored by the best Russian craftsmen. After lunch, tour the Hermitage Museum and the Winter Palace. Your knowledgeable and friendly guide will also escort you to the Church on the Spilled Blood and show you other remarkable places of sights of St Petersburg.

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Neva Embankments, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District9:00 - meet your private guide in the cruise terminal9:00-10:00 - have a panoramic city tour with picture stops at the Sphinxes, the Spit of Basil's Island, St Isaac's Square and other sightsDuration: 1 hourStop At: Catherine Palace and Park, Pushkin, Pushkinsky District, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District10:00-11:00 - transfer to Tsarskoye Selo11:00-13:00 - tour Catherine Palace, walk along the Golden Enfilade and visit the Amber Room. After the excursion, you will have time to walk in the park13:00-13:45 - take your time for lunch in a local cafe/restaurant13:45-14:30 - transfer to St PetersburgDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Savior on the Spilled Blood, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District14:30-15:00 - visit the picturesque Church of the Resurrection of Christ decorated with mosaicsDuration: 30 minutesStop At: The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District15:15-17:15 - discover the halls of the biggest Russian museum during your private tour. Visit the Winter Palace, the former residence of the Russian Tsars and the museum galleries where the works of the Old Masters are exhibited18:00 - return to the cruise shipDuration: 2 hours

What's included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Visa-free arrangements (please, provide the passport data at booking)
  • Bottled water and juice
  • Professional & friendly guide
  • Port pickup and drop-off, transport by air-conditioned car/minivan
  • Welcome gifts
  • All admission fees per program SKIP-THE-LINE
  • Entry/Admission - Catherine Palace and Park
  • Entry/Admission - Savior on the Spilled Blood
  • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines

What's not included

  • Lunch