St Petersburg Sightseeing Tour Private Luxury Shore Excursion

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Tour description

Take this 1 day Luxury Private Tour of St. Petersbutg and learn from experts as they show you city's best attractions and famous landmarks. Learn interesting historic facts about St. Petersburg. Enjoy Hermitage museum tour with skip-the-line tickets; take a private boat ride along the granite embankments of the small rivers and the main waterway - Neva river, showing you gorgeous palaces and bridges from different perspective. Visit the famous Church on Spilled Blood. On the city tour see main streets and squares, marvelous cathedrals and monuments and get acquainted with  the history of St. Petersburg.

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Savior on the Spilled Blood, St. Petersburg, Northwestern DistrictInside the church you will be fascinated by the brightness of 7 thousands square meters of mosaics, Russian style iconstands and wonderful marble floors. You will get acquainted with the story of the assassination of Alexander the Liberator as the church is dedicated in his memory.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Northwestern DistrictThe tour of the greatest museum of Russia will last about 2-2,5 hours. You will be able to see the splendid state halls of the Winter Palace — the former Royal residence. You will see the luxurious halls which witnessed important historical meetings. You can see the exact room where the revolution started.Art lovers will enjoy the unique art collection — the masterpieces by Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Rafael, Della Robia, Fra Angelico, Botticelli, Filipino Lippi, Caravaggio, Canaletto, Tiepolo, Diego Velasquez, Goya, about 20 works by Rembrandt, Rubens — about 40 masterpieces, Anthony van Dyck, Franz Halls, Antonio Canova and many other famous artists. You will also see some of the collection of Roman, Greec and Egyptian ancient art.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: RIver Fontanka Embankment, St. Petersburg, Northwestern DistrictA comfortable boat will take you along the granite embankments of the small rivers and canals to the main waterway of Saint Petersburg Neva river, showing you the gorgeous palaces and bridges from different perspective.St. Petersburg was conceived as a city on the water, a counterpart of Venice and Amsterdam, and rightly earned its nickname, «the Venice of the North.» A boat trip along the canals will show you the city through the eyes of Peter; you can fully immerse yourself in the rich history and architectural heritage of the city or simply enjoy your ride.More than 30 bridges are waiting for you to discover their legends and alluring stories. Behind every turn, you will see beautiful palaces and castles. A tour of St. Petersburg’s canals will reveal to you the finest architectural monuments of «the Northern Venice.»In total, the city’s rivers and canals are about 300 km long. During the trip around the canals, you will not only get to see the main attractions in the city center but also visit the cozy quiet corners on the outskirts.Duration: 1 hourStop At: City Sightseeing St.Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Northwestern DistrictThis tour will offer you a first impression of the iconic St. Petersburg’s landmarks: buildings and monuments, streets and squares, gardens and parks; you’ll briefly glimpse the key events of the city’s history.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: St. Petersburg Metro, St. Petersburg, Northwestern DistrictSee the opulent stations of St. Petersburg metroDuration: 40 minutes

What's included

  • all port fees for one day and all local Russian taxes
  • visa support ( for cruise passengers)
  • professional English-speaking guide for 8 hours (other languages available for private tours upon request
  • A/C vehicle for 8 hours
  • subway ride
  • Bottled water
  • audio headsets for groups of 10 persons and more
  • Entry/Admission - Savior on the Spilled Blood
  • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
  • Entry/Admission - RIver Fontanka Embankment
  • Entry/Admission - City Sightseeing St.Petersburg
  • Entry/Admission - St. Petersburg Metro

What's not included

  • Lunch
  • Gratuities