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Avoid the main lines at the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg to see its best-known artworks. With an art-loving guide, gain fast-track entry, and from May to September, get the privilege of early access, beginning your tour in a crowd-free environment. If traveling between October and April, a complimentary ticket to the Impressionists' Collection is included in your tour package.
Immerse yourself in the many wonders of the Hermitage with a 3-hour private tour. The six-building St Petersburg complex is both one of the world's largest museums and houses the largest collection of paintings on the planet. Visit the works that most appeal to your preference. See paintings by Goya, Rembrandt and Monet, marvel at da Vinci's 15th-century Madonna and marvel at ornate rooms decorated in symbols of Russian Imperialism. Also, learned how this vast collection survived the atrocities of WWII.
Discover beautiful St. Petersburg by foot on a 3-hour, small-group walking tour of its architectural treasures. With a guide, set out to explore the signature sights of this spectacular city, Russia’s capital during the 1700s and 1800s, as you uncover its history. See top St. Petersburg attractions including St Isaac’s Cathedral and Palace Square, walk along Nevsky Prospect, and learn about the city’s present-day culture and life. Numbers are limited to 12 tour for a more intimate experience.
Explore two of imperial Russia’s opulent structures on a half-day private tour to Catherine Palace and Pushkin. Step into the extravagant world of Empress Catherine the Great and see her grand living quarters including the gold leaf-covered Amber Room. Marvel at the magnificent decor of the palace and then step next door to see the beautiful Pushkin and its gardens, which belonged to the heir of Catherine, Emperor Paul I.
Take a half-day tour of Peterhof, St Petersburg’s most prominent and elaborate Imperial estate. In a group of no more than six people, you’ll explore the Lower Park, Grand Palace and Upper Garden, each of which are extravagant in their own right. Learn about Peterhof’s history and hear tales of Tsar Peter the Great as you discover the estate’s fountains, gardens and opulence with your guide.
Escape the tourist crowds and delight in the imperial majesty of the Peterhof Grand Palace and Gardens on a half-day tour from St. Petersburg. With a professional guide, explore the opulent chambers and ornamented halls of Peterhof, declared the ‘Russian Versailles’, and delve into the rich history of the regal residence. Stroll amid the botanical grandeur of the garden, roaming past more than 100 fountains and swathes of exotic flowers. Receive personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to eight people.
Combine a private tour of the Peterhof Grand Palace with a high-speed boat ride back to central St. Petersburg. This combo tour checks all the sightseeing boxes, ensuring you’ll discover the highlights of both St. Petersburg and its most elaborate palace. Stroll around the palace and its fountain-filled gardens, then cruise back to the city by hydrofoil boat.
Skip the lines at the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg on this guided tour, so you have more time to enjoy the impressive art collection. Tour the grand architecture of the former palace as well as the thousands of art works and artifacts with a local guide, who will put everything you see into historical and cultural context. Once the tour is over, you are allowed to stay and browse the museum at your leisure.
Enjoy a personalized tour of the 'Venice of the North' with your own private guide. Spend a half-day exploring the sights and attractions that most appeal to you in the company of a tour expert able to offer local tips, assist with language barriers and pre-order tickets for skip-the-line entry to museums and monuments. Visit such landmarks as Peter and Paul Fortress, the onion-domed Church on the Spilled Blood and the Hermitage Museum alongside a guide who can regale you with fascinating facts and tidbits as you go. By the end of the tour you'll feel like a local, too.
If you have time for one big attraction during a summer visit to St. Petersburg, the Peterhof is a must. This 5-hour private tour takes you to this grand royal complex, the brainchild of Peter the Great, between May and September, when its fountains are running. Explore the Grand Palace, gardens, and Peter’s Monplaisir summer villa, and admire the playing fountains of the Grand Cascade. Skip-the-line entry, return hydrofoil transport, and hotel pickup included.
Pavlovsk is one of the most romantic imperial residences around Saint-Petersburg. It was a gift from Catherine the Great to her son Paul I to celebrate the birth of his firstborn. Pavlovsk was a family summer residence of Paul I. The palace is designed in a classical style and surrounded by an English-style park with a total area of 1500 acres. The palace interiors are the best preserved in suburbs, there are a lot of original furniture and belongings.
This tour is private and you will have a guide and a driver accompanying you.
Experience some of the secrets of St. Petersburg on this evening walking tour. Meet your guide and leave the tourist trail behind to explore the city’s hidden neighborhood spots. Discover metro station art relics, see the city’s oldest and most beautiful railway station, and sip on vodka at a local haunt. This tour is limited to 12 people for a more personalized experience.
St. Petersburg is nicknamed the ‘Venice of the North,’ making a cruise along its waterways a must-do. Soak in the city’s riverside splendors on a cruise, passing sights like the Peter and Paul Fortress, the Mariinsky Theatre, plus cathedrals, palaces, and more. Choose a daytime cruise on the Neva River and main canals, a midnight cruise to see St. Petersburg’s illuminated drawbridges open, or a jazz dinner cruise on the Neva. Hotel pickup and drop-off included.
Applying for a Russian visa is a notoriously arduous process. Avoid the hassle on this visa-free tour to the Hermitage Museum. Your guide meets you at the port upon arrival and takes you straight to the museum. Skip-the-line entrance means you can maximize your time exploring the art collection.
Avoid the hassle of group tours with too many tourists, and opt to take this private St. Petersburg sightseeing tour. Your guide meets you right in your hotel lobby, and tailors a private experience based on your needs and interests. Plus, you’ll visit top St. Petersburg highlights such as St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the Winter Palace, Gostiny Dvor, and the Church of St. Catherine.
Make the most of your time at shore and take a small-group walking tour through St. Petersburg. This 4-hour tour covers the city’s main landmarks such as the Nevsky Project, Kazan Cathedral, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, and the Peter and Paul Fortress. Learn about the history and culture of the city from your tour guide and enjoy a delicious lunch at the USSR cafe—not included—before heading back to your cruise ship.
St. Petersburg’s State Hermitage may be a must-see, but its three million treasures can challenge even keen art and history lovers. This private tour provides a private guide to help you zero in on the highlights. Admire the best of the State Rooms and art of the opulent Winter Palace, once home to Russia’s tsars; and see the top attractions of the other Hermitage galleries. Skip-the-line entry and hotel pickup on foot included.
Visit one of the most spectacular palaces in St Petersburg, which lies about an hour’s drive out of town, the easy way. This tour will introduce you to the Catherine Palace, a summer residence of the Russian tsars. Learn all about their extravagant lifestyles from your guide. Don’t worry about transport connections, as you’ll be transferred directly from your hotel.
See the best of St Petersburg on a 3-hour private panoramic tour. Settle inside an air-conditioned, private vehicle with a driver and guide, and admire the landmarks from your comfortable seat. Hear intriguing history from your guide as you pass sights like Palace Square, the Bronze Horseman statue of Peter the Great, and more. Absorb the city skyline from the riverbanks, drive along Nevsky Prospekt and stop for photos at the prettiest sights. If you wish, let your guide know what you want to see; your itinerary is flexible.
The Catherine’s Palace is located in the place called Pushkin. It is a former imperial palace, the official summer residence of three Russian monarchs, a masterpiece of Russian baroque of the XVIII century. Walk through the large park (107 hectares) around the Residence and enjoy fresh air and beauty of the nature.
A visit to the Amber Room - the “eighth wonder of the world” will become a cherry on the cake and the highlight of your journey. This place has a special historical value, the fate of which is shrouded in thousands of secrets.
Then in the original cafe you can try the real soup "soup" with snacks and pay as much as you think is right.
Go back to the days of imperial Russia with this private tour of Catherine Palace and Park in Pushkin. Once a summer hideaway for the Romanov tsars, Pushkin is known for its regal-looking palaces, and none are as attention-grabbing as the Catherine Palace and Park. On a tour, you’ll visit its history-rich Amber Room among other highlights such as the Great Hall. If time allows, you’ll also check out the Pavlovsk Palace and Park before you head back to St. Petersburg.
St. Petersburg is home to the world’s third deepest metro—282 feet (86 meters)—after Pyongyang and Kiev. Not only is it deep but it’s also one of the most grandiose with marble columns and fancy chandeliers. Take a 3-hour walking tour of the city’s underground and metro station to learn about its history, listen to stories, and see citizens go about their daily life.
Experience spectacular St Petersburg, illuminated at night, on this small-group tour by car in the former capital of the Russian empire. Your expert guide will point out the magnificent floodlit monuments in the city center as well as the surrounding streets, squares and embankments of the Neva River. This city’s unique architectural heritage, even more magical at night, is not to be missed! This tour is the ideal way to see St. Petersburg glimmering in the moonlight as you set out on an evening tour of this vibrant city. This tour is limited to six people, providing a small-group experience with your guide.
• 3-hour tour of St Petersburg illuminated at night
• See floodlit monuments, palaces and squares in the city center
• Admire St.Isaac Cathedral’s gilded dome and the Russian-style spires of the Church of Our Savior on Spilled Blood
• Look across the Neva riverfront to the Spit of Basil Island
• Small-group tour maximum 6 people ensures a more personalized experience
Enjoy a private tour of Russia's 'Venice of the North,' including a visit to the Hermitage Museum. Embark on a family-geared 6-hour journey through St Petersburg, learning its fascinating history as you go. Start with a city sightseeing tour with stops at St Isaac Cathedral and the onion-domed Church of the Spilled Blood. Walk along Sadovaya Street, home to several local markets and historical monuments, and explore the vast Hermitage―one of the largest museums on the planet―to view works by iconic artists such as Rembrandt, van Gogh, Picasso and more.