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Use your time wisely and choose this all-inclusive tour of St Petersburg to visit the most imoportant world-famous attractions. Explore the state rooms of the Winter Palace, where the Russian Emperors were creating the history and enjoy the vast collections of european art in the 4 buildings of the Hermitage Museum. Take a hudrofoil ride to Peterhof and marvel the enormous parks and fountains. Another magnificent place to visit will be the Tsars' Village (Pushkin) where Catherine's Palace is located. A traditional Russian lunch is also included.
Meet the guide at your hotel lobby and head to the very heart of the city - Palace Square, the favourite place of all visitors and local people. You will visit the Hermitage, the treasure of St petersburg, which exhibits over 3 millions objects. Walk along the reception halls and hear the fascinating history of their construction and important events that took place there. Your next stop will be having a traditional Russian lunch at a local restaurant to experience local cuisine and find out more about Russian culture.Later, you will take a short hydrofoil ride to Peterhof Gardens - the Capital of Fountains, the beloved place of all children and adults. You will enjoy some spectacular views of the Grand Palace and Cascade. Having discovered the Lower Park of Peterhof, head to the last destination point - luxurious Catherine Palace located in the Tsars' Village (the modern city of Pushkin).Here is an approximate itinerary of the tour:10:30 - meeting at the hotel11:00-13:00 - tour of the Hermitage Museum (skip-the line admission)13:15-14:15 - traditional 3-course Russian lunch14:30-15:00 - hydrfoil ride to Peterhof15:00-17:00 - the Lower Gardens and fountain tour17:00-18:00 - transfer to the Tsars' Village18:00-19:45 - tour of Catherine's Palace and the Park (special evening entrance)19:45-20:30 - return to the hotelPlease note, that the itinerary can be changed due to the museum schedule.
- All taxes, fees and handling charges
- Bottled water and juice
- Traditional 3-course Russian lunch
- Guaranteed to skip the lines
- Professional & friendly guide
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Transport by air-conditioned car/minivan
- Welcome gifts, ponchos in case of rain
- All admission fees as per program
What's not included
- Not specified