Relaxed 2-Day Shore Excursion in St Petersburg with Faberge Museum

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Tour description

This private tour gives you an opportunity to explore St Petersburg at your own comfortable pace. You will visit the Hermitage Museum, the Faberge Museum, the Spilled Blood Church and the Lower Park of Peterhof. Taking a river cruise will show you the new sides of the historical city center. This program is perfect for those who want to feel the atmosphere of the city and is not eager to spend the majority of the tour time inside the museums.

ItineraryDay 1: The Fountains of Peterhof + River CruiseStop At: St. Petersburg Metro, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District9:00 - meeting with the guide9:00-10:30 - a trip to the city of Peterhof with a short subway excursion. You will see the most famous metro stations that resemble underground palacesDuration: 20 minutesStop At: Park And Gardens of Peterhof, Peterhof, Petrodvortsovy District, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District10:30-12:30 - explore the Lower and the Upper Park of Peterhof. You will see the Grand Cascades, the Marine Canal, the Chess Hill Cascade, the Golden Mountain Cascade, the joke fountains and much more.12:30-13:30 - return to the city centerDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Neva Embankments, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District13:30-14:45 - time to have lunch in a local cafe/restaurant15:00-16:00 - river cruise in St Petersburg. Enjoy amazing views of the city from the river and learn more about the city's character.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Peter and Paul Fortress (Petropavlovskaya Krepost), St. Petersburg, Northwestern District16:30-17:30 - a walk on the territory of St Peter & Paul Fortress18:00 - return to the cruise shipDuration: 1 hourNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 2: City Center + the Hermitage + the Faberge MuseumStop At: Monument Historical Center of St. Petersburg (UNESCO), St. Petersburg, Northwestern District9:00 - meet your private guide in the cruise terminal9:00-10:30 - have a panoramic city tour with picture stopsDuration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District10:30-12:30 - 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 exhibitedDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Nevsky Prospekt, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District12:30-13:30 - take your time for lunch in a local cafe/restaurant (at your expense)Duration: 1 hourStop At: Faberge Museum, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District13:30-14:30 - a visit to the Faberge Museum with an audio guide. Marvel the collection of the Easter Eggs by Carl Faberge, personal items of the Romanov family and other jewelry works.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District15:00-15:30 - visit the picturesque Church of the Resurrection of Christ decorated with mosaics inside and outside15:30-16:00 - return to the cruise shipDuration: 30 minutesNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

What's included

  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Visa-free tour tickets (please, provide the passport data at booking)
  • Port pickup and drop-off, transportation by air-conditioned car/minivan
  • Professional & friendly guide speaking your language of choice
  • All admission fees as per program SKIP-THE-LINE
  • Headsets for the groups of 7+ persons
  • Bottled water and juice
  • Welcome gifts and ponchos in case of rain
  • Entry/Admission - St. Petersburg Metro
  • Entry/Admission - Park And Gardens of Peterhof
  • Entry/Admission - Neva Embankments
  • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Faberge Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

What's not included

  • Meals
  • Entry/Admission - Nevsky Prospekt

Itinerary

Day 1: Day 1: The Fountains of Peterhof + River Cruise Stop At: St. Petersburg Metro, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District 9:00 - meeting with the guide 9:00-10:30 - a trip to the city of Peterhof with a short subway excursion. You will see the most famous metro stations that resemble underground palaces Duration: 20 minutes Stop At: Park And Gardens of Peterhof, Peterhof, Petrodvortsovy District, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District 10:30-12:30 - explore the Lower and the Upper Park of Peterhof. You will see the Grand Cascades, the Marine Canal, the Chess Hill Cascade, the Golden Mountain Cascade, the joke fountains and much more. 12:30-13:30 - return to the city center Duration: 2 hours Stop At: Neva Embankments, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District 13:30-14:45 - time to have lunch in a local cafe/restaurant 15:00-16:00 - river cruise in St Petersburg. Enjoy amazing views of the city from the river and learn more about the city's character. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Peter and Paul Fortress (Petropavlovskaya Krepost), St. Petersburg, Northwestern District 16:30-17:30 - a walk on the territory of St Peter & Paul Fortress 18:00 - return to the cruise ship Duration: 1 hour No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Day 2: City Center + the Hermitage + the Faberge Museum Stop At: Monument Historical Center of St. Petersburg (UNESCO), St. Petersburg, Northwestern District 9:00 - meet your private guide in the cruise terminal 9:00-10:30 - have a panoramic city tour with picture stops Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District 10:30-12:30 - 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 exhibited Duration: 2 hours Stop At: Nevsky Prospekt, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District 12:30-13:30 - take your time for lunch in a local cafe/restaurant (at your expense) Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Faberge Museum, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District 13:30-14:30 - a visit to the Faberge Museum with an audio guide. Marvel the collection of the Easter Eggs by Carl Faberge, personal items of the Romanov family and other jewelry works. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District 15:00-15:30 - visit the picturesque Church of the Resurrection of Christ decorated with mosaics inside and outside 15:30-16:00 - return to the cruise ship Duration: 30 minutes No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.