Saint-Petersburg Tours

Classic Saint-Petersburg - three-day tour

Tour Description (pdf)

Day 1:

City tour Lunch Peterhof Palace+Park

Day 2:

Peter and Paul Fortress Hermitage

Day 3:

Catherine palace and park A Boat Tour/The State Russian Museum.

 
Have your picture taken in front of the world-famous Hermitage museum or Saint Isaac's Cathedral or perhaps by the fountain in Peterhof. You can visit all of it during our exciting three-day tour. You won't want to leave Saint Petersburg without a visit to these memorable moments!
City tour. You will get acquainted with the history and modern life of Saint Petersburg. Your local guide will meet you at the lobby of your hotel and take you on a voyage of discovery through the city’s major sights where they will make photo stops along the tour by the many beautiful attractions such as; the beautiful Arts Square, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, Kazan Cathedral, Peter and Paul Fortress, the Mariinsky Theatre and The Palace Square. During the city tour, you will visit Saint Isaac's Cathedral. It is the largest orthodox basilica and the fourth largest cathedral in the world. It was built by Auguste de Monferran in 1812-1858. The floor, walls, arches and huge pillars of the interior are skillfully decorated with fourteen kinds of marble.
Visit one of the seven wonders of Russia, cultural heritage of UNESCO- Peterhof. Walk through the corridors of the Catherine block and feel the special atmosphere of the past epoch. Have lunch at a local restaurant (optional). Enjoy a walk through the gardens with the breathtaking fountains, designed in the 18th century by Peter the Great. Return to St. Petersburg by hydrofoil (It may be canceled due to extreme weather conditions).
*Please note you can travel to Peterhof by hydrofoil only from May till September
*Fountains in Peterhof are operating from May till September
Your guide will accompany you to your hotel.
Peter and Paul Fortress. Your day will start with the visit to the Peter and Paul Fortress, the cradle of the city, enjoy the view of the soaring spire of cathedral, one of the city’s most iconic buildings. Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood. The next stop is the cathedral that architecturally differs from St. Petersburg's other structures. The decision was taken to build a church on the spot where the Emperor Alexander II was mortally wounded. It is a traditional Russian ecclesiastic design typical for Yaroslavl churches and St. Basil’s Cathedral in Moscow. Come and look at marvel that is the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood! You won't want to miss it!
Lunch (optional). Your guide will help you to choose a lunch place.
Hermitage. The Hermitage, the largest museum in Russia and one of the most important and well-known museums of the world. The museum has an amazing 353 rooms, filled with masterpieces by Raphael, Titian, Giorgione, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and others. The total number of pieces kept by the museum tallies to somewhere around 3 million.
*You can also – at a push – see the General Staff Building (not included in the price) after visiting Hermitage, although we recommend doing it another day to fully enjoy it.
Your guide will accompany you back to your hotel.
The third day of your tour starts with the excursion of Tsarskoye selo. Setting out in the morning, you will visit one of the most picturesque suburbs of St. Petersburg, the town of Pushkin. The drive will take you along Moskovsky Prospect and then along Kiev Highway to the Egyptian Gates, the entrance to the Czar’s Village in Pushkin. This town was used as the summer residence of the Royal Family. Visit Catherine’s Palace, one of the great masterpieces of the world both architecturally and artistically. Inside you will find the exact reconstruction of the Amber Room. Then stroll along the alleys of the Catherine Park.
Lunch (optional)
After a long excursion, you can relax and enjoy a boat tour (it may be canceled depending on weather conditions) – while also seeing spectacular city views along the waterways of Saint Petersburg. Granite clad rivers and canals, stairs descending to the water, bridges that span the banks are inseparable elements of the city architecture. This trip allows you to see why the Venice of the North is the second name of St. Petersburg.
*Please note the boat tour is only available from May till September. From October till April: The State Russian Museum. Have you ever wanted to see The Last Day of Pompeii by Karl Brullov, The Ninth Wave by Ivan Aivazovsky or Wassily Kandinsky’s Blue ridge? In this case you should visit the Russian museum. The museum collection contains over 400 000 exhibits covering all major periods and trends in the history of Russian art.
Your guide will accompany you to your hotel.

Price

Number of people 2 pax   4 pax   6 pax 6 pax 10 pax
Price per person in EUR* 431 €   276 € 237 € 202 € 181 €

*We offer discounts for groups more than 10 pax. To enquire about group rates, please contact us.

This tour is available all year long and includes:

  • English-speaking guide’s services
  • Comfortable transportation with A/C
  • Admission fees to all museums according to the program

Price doesn’t include:

  • Accommodation
  • Tips
  • Lunch
  • Admission fee to General Staff Building
  • Photo and video shooting fee