1-day Private Tour - Highlights Of St Petersburg & Hermitage Museum - Saint Petersburg

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    10:00 am
  • Departure Details :
    Please, provide the hotel name for a pick up at the time of booking.
  • Return Details :
    Hotel or other central point of your choice

Overview

Get to know the most attractive sights of St Petersburg with a professional guide. You will visit the famous museums and historical monuments that are impossible to miss at a comfortable pace. Enjoy a complete city tour with photo stops and detailed information provided by the guide. Visit the Hermitage Museum complex with skip-the-line tickets and have a thorough tour of the Winter Palace, the Small, the Old and the New Hermitage. Spend full 3-3,5 hours in this vast museum to explore the collections of European art and understand Russian history better. After having a break for lunch, you will also have inside visits to the most famous churches of St Petersburg, St Isaacs Cathedral and the Church on the Spilled Blood. This tour is a good introduction to the first trip to St Petersburg to see some outstanding monuments of the historic city center.  

Inclusions

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Unlimited bottled water and juice
  • All admission tickets as per itinerary
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
  • Professional & friendly guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned car/minivan
  • Welcome gifts, ponchos in case of rain

Exclusions

  • Lunch

Know More about this tour

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)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability

This tour is wheelchair accessible, please advise at booking

Children must be accompanied by adults

Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.