St Petersburg Must-See's and Peterhof in One-Day Tour

Day Trips & Excursions in Peterhof

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Discover the must-visit sights of St Petersburg in a company of a professional guide and a private driver. You will have a city tour in the historical city center and visit the symbolic  Church on the Spilled Blood and giant St Isaac's Cathedral. In the second half of the tour, head to  Peterhof, also known as the Russian Versailles, the magnificent summer estate of Peterhof with a professional private guide. Discover secret corners of the Lower Park and have an inside visit to the summer palace of Peter the Great, Petrodvorets (the Grand Palace).
Take your seat in a comfortable private car/minivan and explore the historical heritage of St Petersburg with a comment from an expert guide. You will learn about the history of the city, the lives of the Russian Tsars, the secrets of past and surprises of the present. See the granite embankments, the famous bridges, the facades of magnificent palaces that keep traces of the former imperial capital. You will have a guided excursion to the Church on the Spilled Blood or the Church of Ressurection, which was built on the place where Russian Emperor Alexander II was mortally wounded. Visit the interior of St Isaac's Cathedral, one of the most impressive constructions of the city.In the second part of the tour, travel to Peterhof and see the residential areas of St Petersburg as your experienced guide informs you about local life in the city. If time permits, take a short subway ride and see some of the famous metro stations knows as the underground museums. You will be amazed by the luxury of the Russian Versailles, the abundance of fountains and the impressive amount of gold used for its decor. Enjoy a guided excursion to the Grand Palace (Petrodvorets), where throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the finest Russian and Western European architects worked on the facades and the interior decor, where Russian Emperors lived and celebrated their victories. 

What’s included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Bottled water and juice
  • Professional & friendly guide
  • All admission fees as per program
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Transport by air-conditioned car/minivan
  • Welcome gifts
  • Ponchos in case of rain
  • Pickup and drop-off at any hotel in St Petersburg
  • Entry/Admission - Peterhof Grand Palace
  • Entry/Admission - The Museum Complex The State Museum St. Isaac’s Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines

What’s not included

  • Meals