Your private guide and driver will collect you from the hotel in the morning and your full day tour will start with a complete city tour. Enjoy the ride along the streets and the embankments in a comfortable car/minibus and take your time to take pictures during several stops with stunning views. Get the complete idea of the former Russian capital, its architecture, and history with your professional and friendly guide.
Continue sightseeing by visiting the famous Hermitage, a symbol of St Petersburg and a unique museum by the quantity and diversity of the presented art objects. You will wander through the spectacular state rooms of the Winter Palace, the former residence of Russian Tsars. The gala halls were created in different epochs of the Romanov dynasty and were intended to demonstrate the power of the Empire, its history, and military successes. In the other buildings of the museum, you will see the artworks of the most prolific European masters. The collections of Italian, Spanish, Flemish and French painting represented in the Hermitage are the largest expositions outside of their home countries. During this private tour of the Hermitage Museum, you are going to see works of such great masters as Leonardo da Vinci, Titian, Caravaggio, El Greco, Velasquez, Rubens, and Rembrandt.
Take a break for lunch at a local caf and visit the Church of our Savior on the Spilled Blood commemorating the life and deeds of Russian Emperor Alexander II. The last sight of the tour is spectacular St Isaacs Cathedral, which has capacity of 14 thousand visitors. You private guide will tell the history of the constructions of each temple and explain their uniqueness.
Inside visits included in the program are:
- The Hermitage Museum (3-3,5 hours)
- The Church of our Savior on the Spilled Blood (30 min)
- St Isaacs Cathedral (30 min)