Your day will be filled with amazing sites after your English-speaking guide collects you in comfortable vehicle, escorting you from landmark to landmark.
The Hermitage Museum, located in the Winter Palace is the first imperial location.Founded by Catherine the Great upon purchasing 255 paintings from Berlin, the Hermitage now has over 2.7 million displays. Since 1764, it's housed the main portions of the Hermitage Collection. With masterpieces by Da Vinci, Rafael, Monet, Rembrandt, and Renoir it's regarded as a marvel, both inside and out.
Then you visit the romantic-styled Church of our Savior on Spilled Blood. Erected in 1883, following the assassination of Emperor Alexander III (on this exact location), the grand church (with its 7500 beautiful mosaics) was completed in 1907.
Thereafter, you'll be escorted to the iconic Peterho Parks. Dubbed the Russian Versailles and erect by Peter the Great to rival Versailles, the stunning collection of palaces, gardens and grottos are recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.