1-day Private Shore Excursion in St Petersburg with Hermitage & Peterhof

Private & Custom Tours in Peterhof
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Tour description

This private visa-free shore excursion is a perfect option to see the most famous attractions of St Petersburg just in one day. Your friendly and experienced guide will show you the most important places in the Northern Capital. Enjoy panoramic views during an introductory city tour on a private a/c car or minivan with multiple stops to take pictures. Visit the summer residence of Peterhof - the Lower Park and Petrodvorets, summer palace of Peter the Great. Its interiors in different architectural styles will demostrate you the spendor of Russian Tsars. Discover the treasures of the Winter Palace and the Hermitage Museum during the tour. You will also try traditional Russian food in a local restaurant and marvel a visit to the Church on the Spilled Blood in picturesque Russian style. 

After meeting with the guide in the port terminal, you will start discovering St Petersburg with a sightseeing city tour. You will see the main avenues of St Petersburg, the embankments of the Neva River, spacious squares and luxurious palaces.  Later, we are going to discover the Park and the Grand Palace of Peterhof - astonishing summer residence of Peter the Great. If time permits, we are going to see the most beautiful subway stations on our way. We will visit the Grand Palace of Peterhof. Our guide will walk you through the historical interiors of different styles and centuries including the Oak Study of Peter the Great - the original decoration of the early 18th century.  Once back to St Petersburg, we are going to have a pause for a delicious lunch in a local restaurant. Later, you will have an excursion to the Church of our Savior on the Spilled Blood, representing Russian architectural style. The last activity for the day is an excursion to the Hermitage Museum – a symbol of St Petersburg and a unique museum by the quantity and diversity of the presented art objects.Please note: the actual starting and ending time will be adjusted in accordance with cruise ship's schedule. The order of the sightseeing may change depending on days of the week, museum opening hours, and traffic. At the time of booking each cruise ship passenger is required to provide his passport data in order to obtain the tour ticket, which allows entering Russia visa-free. The tour ticket (different from the Viator voucher) will be sent via email.

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
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Transport by air-conditioned car/minivan
  • Welcome gifts
  • All admission fees per program
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines

What's not included

  • Lunch