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Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
Step back in time on a history tour
Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Private guide for a more personalized experience
Separate driver ensures your guides full attention throughout the day
The tour starts off with a meet and greet with your guide in your hotel lobby. The route will be customized depending on your hotel location. A private guide will accompany you throughout the duration of the tour in a comfortable business class car. We are happy to provide you with free compliments such as city maps, bottles of water, rain coats (in case of rain) and farewell gifts. 9:30am - 10am: City sightseeing tour with stops near sphinxes not far from the spit of Vasilevsky Island 10am - 11am: Visit Peter & Paul Fortress with Cathedral. This is the first building of the fabulous city of St. Petersburg and there are tombs of the Romanov dynasty in the Cathedral. 11am - 11:40am: Continue the city tour with several photo-stops on Mars Fields Neva embankment. 12pm-12:40 pm: Go inside Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood. This onion-domed decorative memorial to the assassinated emperor Alexander II is the personification of splendid Russian ecclesiastical architecture. 1pm - 2pm: Lunch break (not included) 2pm - 4:30pm: No-lines entrance & tour of the Hermitage Museum. Third of the world's largest museums proud of it's wide collection of artworks from different periods and famous due to famous artworks. 5pm - Back to your hotel
Professional private guide service
Comfortable business class transportation (7,5 h)
Hotel pick-up and drop-off
Bottles of water
Rain coats (in case of raining)
Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
Entry/Admission - The Museum Complex The State Museum St. Isaac’s Cathedral
Entry/Admission - Peter and Paul Fortress (Petropavlovskaya Krepost)
Lunch (food and drinks)
Visit to the Colonnade of St. Isaac Cathedral
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
This tour is not available for cruise ship passengers.
A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
Please note: the visit to the Hermitage does not include the collection of impressionists and post-impressionists which moved to the new General Staff building.
This is a sample itinerary. The order of museum visits may change depending on availability of entrance tickets, museums days-off, traffic situation in the city. Museums also reserve the right to shift an entrance time on a very short notice. We will rearrange the itinerary accordingly so that all venues can be visited.
The exact entrance times can vary. Pre-booked time periods to enter the museums are assigned only by the management of the museums and is a subject to changes. It is possible that there will be a line of people entering the museum at the same time.
This tour is not recommended for wheelchair passengers, and if a person with a wheelchair decides to participate he/she must have a personal helper to assist in boarding/disembarking the vehicle, and entering the restrooms and restaurant, and all sites. At certain locations a wheelchair person may not be able to exit the bus, and may have to stay inside the bus.
Your centrally located hotel in St. Petersburg
Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.