St Petersburg in 2 Days - City Sights and Peterhof

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Tour description

Explore the divine heritage of the Tzars in 2 days with a professional private guide. See the main attractions of the city by a comfortable car/minivan and visit the most famous museums without waiting in lines. Visit the most astonishing fountain complex in the world located in Peterhof. Take the best from your stay in St Petersburg.

Meet your private guide in the lobby of the hotel and start off to the main streets of the city to discover and learn Russian history, architecture, culture, and art. Here is an approximate itinerary of your 2-day adventure: Day 1 - City Discovery (8 hours) 10:00 am - meeting in the lobby of the hotel 10:30-12 am - visiting St Peter & Paul's Fortress, the cradle of St Petersburg and the Cathedral, the burial place of the Russian Tzars. 12:15 am - 2:30 pm - tour of the Hermitage Museum, the official winter residence of the royal family. You will see splendid gala halls of the Winter Palace and the galleries of the other buildings displaying one of the largest world's collections of art. 2:30-3:30 pm - time for lunch (not included) 4:00-4:30 pm - tour of the Church of our Savior on the Spilled Blood, the symbol of Russian architectural style 5:00-5:30 pm - inside visit of St Isaac's Cathedral, the biggest Orthodox church in Russia 6 pm - return to the hotel Day 2 - Half-day trip to Peterhof (5 hours)9:30 am - meeting in the hotel 9:30-10:45 am - transfer to Peterhof + short subway (metro) excursion11-12 am - tour of the Grand Palace of Peterhof. You will see the favorite summer residence of the Russian Tzars where they met foreign diplomats, celebrated their victories and lived. 12 am - 1:30 pm - excursion of the Peterhof Lower Park. See the unique system of fountains, dozens of golden statues, magnificent cascades, monuments, pavilions, and ever-popular joke fountains. 2:30 pm - return back to the hotel Please note that the itinerary and the starting time of the tour will be adjusted to the days of the week and museum availability.

What's included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • All admission fees as per program SKIP-THE-LINE
  • Professional & friendly guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off on days
  • Transport by air-conditioned car/minivan
  • Welcome gifts, ponchos in case of rain
  • Bottled water and juice

What's not included

  • Meals