Palatial Saint Petersburg

Golden halls of Russian palaces, gilded chandeliers and shining crystal reflecting sunlight. Amongst all, you will see three most astonishing palaces owned by the Russian Imperial Family - The Winter Palace, nowadays part of the richest Art Museum - the Hermitage; The Grand Palace of Peterhof which is surrounded by the most beautiful gardens with fountains; and of course Catherine's palace with the world-famous Amber Room!

 

DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN ST. PETERSBURG
Meet upon arrival and transfer to your hotel. Check -in & rest.

DAY 2: PRIME TOUR OF ST. PETERSBURG + HERMITAGE MUSEUM
08:45 - 09:00 Meet your guide and driver at lobby of your hotel.
09:00 - 13:00 Start your guided Prime Tour of St Petersburg with visits of most famous and spectacular sights of the city such as Peter & Paul Fortress, University Embankment with its historical buildings: Kunstkammer, the Academy of Sciences and Saint Petersburg State University; Palace Bridge, Senate Square with the Bronze Horseman, St. Isaac's Cathedral, the monument to Nicholas the First, St. Nicholas Cathedral, Nevsky prospect and the Church on the Spilled Blood.
13:00 - 13:45 Lunch at city café/restaurant (self-paid)
14:00 - 17:30 Tour of the heart of Saint Petersburg - Palace Square and splendid Hermitage Museum: Winter Palace, Small Hermitage, Old Hermitage, New Hermitage, and General Staff Building. With your guide, see the state interiors of the Winter Palace, the most glorious czar residence in Russia, started by Empress Elizabeth I and finished under Catherine the Great's rule
18:00 Return back to hotel

DAY 3: IMPERIAL RESIDENCES: PETERHOF AND TZAR's VILLAGE
08:45 - 09:00 Meet your guide and driver at lobby of your hotel.
09:00 - 09:45 Transfer to the Peterhof Imperial Residence
09:45 - 12:30 Enjoy a spectacular guided tour of Peterhof Grand Palace and Park with Special Early Admission to minimize crowds and waiting time.
While on tour you will lean the history of Peterhof, its secrets and hidden gems.
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch at one of park café/restaurant (self-paid)
13:30 - 14:00 Transfer to Imperial Residence of Tzar's Village (Tsarskoye Selo).
14:00 - 17:15 Enjoy a spectacular guided tour of Catherine's Palace with Amber Room with Special Fast Track Admission to minimize crowds and waiting time.
18:00 Return back to hotel

DAY 4: DEPARTURE HOME
Transfer to airport / departure home


Please note, the suggested price based on min. 2 pax per booking. If you are solo pax pls. contact us to get the price for singles.

Number of days: 4
Included services:
Guide
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation (Hotel/Guesthouse)
Accommodation (Homestay)
Entrance tickets (e.g. museums, parks etc.)
Beverages (non-alcoholic)
Car (with driver)
Fuel, Petrol
Bus/Train tickets
Domestic flight tickets
Not included: Accommodation (pls ask for options)
Transport: Minivan
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