Two-day Tour of St Petersburg with Peterhof Palace & Boat Cruise

Multi-day & Extended Tours in Peterhof
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Tour description

Explore St Petersburg at a comfortable pace with a professional private guide during this 2-day tour on a a/c car/minivan. Discover the masterpieces of Europen art in the Hermitage Museum and learn more about the life of Russian Emperors walking through the state rooms of the Winter Palace. Visit the Church on the Spilled Blood to get familiar with Russian architectural style, St Isaac's Cathedral to understand the grandeur of the Russian Empire and St Peter & Paul Cathedral to see the burial place of the Romanov family. Explore the everyday life and the traces of Soviet Era during a short subway tour on the way to Peterhof. Take a tour of Petrodvorets (the Grand Palace of Peterhof) and walk on the grounds of famous fountain Park. Once back to the city, take a sightseeing boat tour to feel the atmosphere of the Venice of the North.

Day 1 (8 hours)After meeting the guide in your hotel lobby, the adventure will start with a panoramic ride of the city center and visit St Peter and Paul Fortress. An inside visit to the cathedral is a must-activity for all who want to learn the history of St Petersburg and Russia. Later you will find yourself visiting the most famous cathedrals of the city – St Isaac’s Cathedral and The Savior on Spilled Blood. You will have a lunch break (if needed) before you hop on board to have a sightseeing boat tour along the rivers and canals of St Petersburg. Nowadays the city stands on over 40 islands and the Neva River is, in fact, a dominant part of the architectural image of the Venice of the North.Day 2 (8 hours)Next day you will be taken to Peterhof - the most spectacular of the royal summer residences. Take a million pictures of the famous fountains, cascade, palaces and pavilions that form a truly unique complex of parks and palaces that does not stop amazing the visitors.  Visit the Grand Palace of Peterhof or Petrodvorets that served as the official royal residence of Romanov – the Russian monarchs. Once you are back to the city, the last treasure of the tour of St Petersburg awaits you – a guided excursión of the Museum of Hermitage, which does not need any further introduction. This tour of Saint Petersburg is perfect for anyone who comes to the city for a short time and does not want to miss anything.

What's included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Bottled water and juice
  • Professional & friendly guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Welcome gifts, raincoats in case of rain
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines

What's not included

  • Meals