A visit to the Hermitage is a highlight of any St Petersburg trip—embark on a private shore excursion to this fascinating museum and treasure gallery on your next port of call. Your 6-hour trip includes a guided tour of the Hermitage's main complex where you can marvel at original works by Picasso and da Vinci and wander the rooms of the Winter Palace, once a vacation home for Russian Tsars. Afterward, step inside the Treasure Gallery, filled to the brim with gold, diamonds and other precious metals.Proceed to General staff building facing the Winter palace to see a recently opened part of the Hermitage collection - key works of Monet, Cézanne, Renoir, Degas, Gauguin, Seurat, Pissarro, Van Gogh, Matisse and Picasso, to name but a few.
Why Travelers Choose This Tour
Access to the Treasure Gallery is usually by pre-arranged appointment, with tours lasting just 30 minutes. On this tour, visit either the Gold Rooms or the Diamond Rooms (dependent on availability) with one of the museum’s guides and enjoy more time than is usually granted to admire its exhibits.