Day 1 of Classic St. Petersburg Tours
Arrival in St. Petersburg. Your guide will meet you at the airport or railway station. Transfer to the hotel, accommodation after 14:00
During this great evening you can enjoy St. Petersburg: walk along Nevsky Prospekt, have a dinner in one of the great cafes at Rubinstein street.
Day 2 of Classic St. Petersburg Tours
Breakfast at the hotel. Sightseeing tour.
During this sightseeing tour you will see the main and the most interesting sights of the city: Nevsky Prospect, the magnificent St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the historical Decembrists Square and the monument to Peter the Great, the Smolny Cathedral, the Arrow of Vasilyevsky Island and other attractions. The bus will take several stops to let tourists buy awesome souvenirs such as “ushanka” hat, vodka, balalaika. Or you can buy even a bear.
Time for lunch
Excursion to the Hermitage
You will visit one of the largest museums in the world, which occupies five magnificent buildings along the Neva embankment in the center of St. Petersburg. For more than 240 years, the Hermitage assembled one of the largest collections, numbering about three million works of art and monuments of world culture, from the Stone Age to the present century. The treasures that are collected here represent the works of dozens of countries and hundreds of peoples of the East and the West.
You can find some Hermitage Museum Facts here.
Day 3 of Classic St. Petersburg Tours
Breakfast at the hotel.
Excursion to Peterhof / Pushkin / Pavlovsk
Excursion to Peterhof with a visit to the Grand Palace and Lower Park
You will visit one of the most grandiose palace and park complexes. You’ll make a fascinating excursion in the Lower Park. Park is notable for its fountains and royal buildings, designed and partly executed under Peter the Great. Also you will visit the Grand Palace – the main building of the Peterhof palace and park ensemble, built in the style of “Peter’s baroque”.
Excursion to Pushkin with visiting of Catherine Palace and Park.
During the excursion you will visit the magnificent Catherine Palace and see the famous Amber Room. State Museum-Preserve “Tsarskoye Selo” – a former residence of the royal family, built on the orders of Peter I; a monument of world architecture and landscape art XVIII – early XX century. Amber room – a must visit place!
Excursion to Pavlovsk with visiting of the palace of Paul I and the palace park.
You will make a fascinating excursion of the palace and discover the newly opened after years of restoration amazing beauty and harmony of living rooms of Empress Maria Feodorovna, as well as a magnificent collection of Russian portrait painting and graphic kinds of Pavlovsk.
Return to the hotel.
Day 4 of Classic St. Petersburg Tours
Breakfast at the hotel.
Upon request we could arrange an excursion to Peterhof / Pushkin / Pavlovsk for additional payment (usually less than 50$ pp).
Day 5 of Classic St. Petersburg Tours
Breakfast at the hotel. Release of hotel rooms. Transfer on a comfortable bus to railway station or airport.
The tour price includes:
- Accommodation in a double room in 4* hotel with breakfast (Single room supplement upon request – 100$ for 5 days)
- Transport services;
- Services of a guide-interpreter;
- Entrance tickets to the Hermitage museum;
- Excursions at the museum;
- Good mood.
The price of the tour does not include:
- Flight to St. Petersburg;
- Flights from St. Petersburg;
- Optional excursions and services.