Enjoy this comprehensive 3-day all-highlights private tour with your personal licensed tour guide (available in English, German, French, Spanish, Italian. Portuguese, Chinese and Japanese)) and professional driver. See the main highlights of the city such as the Hermitage, Peterhof Grand Palace and the Lower Gardens, Catherine's Palace in Tsarskoe Selo, Pavlovsk Palace and Park, Yusupov Palace and many more at your own pace. No Visa required for cruise ship passengers!The tour is available for hotel guests in the low season (October - April)
Your tour guide meets you in the arrival hall of the cruise terminal/lobby of your hotel. After checking in, you will be seated in a private comfortable air-conditioned sedan or Mercedes mini-bus (depends on the size of the group). After that, your tour starts.Day 19 a.m. — Meet your guide and driver by the ship/hotel9:10 a.m. — Start city overview tour. Guided tours of Peter and Paul Fortress and St. Isaac's Cathedral (duration of tours 20-30 minutes each), and shopping (if you wish).1 p.m. — Lunch in a local restaurant during the day (included only for groups of 8+)2 p.m. — Guided tour of the splendid Hermitage Museum (actual tour duration 2.5 hours)5:10 p.m. — Picturesque stroll around the Palace Square and the surrounding area6 p.m. — Canal boat tour7:30 p.m. — Return back to the ship/hotel Day 29 a.m. — Meet your guide and driver by the ship/hotel9:10 a.m. — Depart to Pushkin/Tsarskoye Selo to tour Catherine Palace with the famous Amber Room and Park. (Actual palace tour duration one hour)12 p.m. — Lunch in a local restaurant (included only for groups of 8+) 1:15 p.m. — Drive to Pavlovsk residence1:30 p.m. — Guided Tour of Pavlovsk palace and park (Actual palace tour duration one hour)3:15 p.m. — Drive back to the city4:45 p.m. — Guided tour of Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood (actual tour duration 20-30 min)6 p.m. — Return back to the ship/hotelDay 39 a.m. — Meet your guide and driver by the ship /hotel9:10 a.m. — Depart to Peterhof Palace and Garden (Petrodvorets) with a subway tour on the way10:10 a.m. — Tour of the Grand Palace of Peterhof with a special early admission (actual palace tour duration one hour)11:30 a.m. — Explore the wonderful gardens of Peterhof. Lunch in the park cafe (included only for groups of 8+)1:30 p.m. — Hydrofoil* back to St. Petersburg2:30 p.m. — Guided tour of Yusupov Palace with Rasputin basement (tour duration 1-1.15 hours) 5 p.m. — Return back to the ship/hotelIn case of weather conditions not permitting the hydrofoil ride, there's no refund for unused hydrofoil trip. Van will be used instead.