Meet the guide in your hotel lobby and head to the heart of the city for a complete city tour. On your way, you are going to see the most famous cathedrals, squares, and architectural ensembles, cross the famous bridges along the Neva River, see The Spit of Basil Island with Rostral Columns. You will continue exploring St Petersburg with inside tours of the Church on the Spilled Blood and St Isaac's Cathedral, enjoying the atmosphere of the cultural capital. Later, take a rest in a local caf if you need and chat with our friendly guide, who will tell you many interesting facts about Russian life, history, and customs. Next activity is a tour to the treasury of European art The State Hermitage Museum, one of the most famous and grandiose museums in the world. At the end of the day, get on board and see the famous bridges from the downside, compare their balustrades and admire the gold of church cupolas drifting by as well as many architectural landmarks that line the banks of the Neva River and the canals of the city.
On the second day of the tour, you will get more familiar with the life of Russian tsars visiting two famous imperial residences. Discover the Grand Cascade of the magnificent Lower Park during your tour to Peterhof with its unique system of fountains which was specially made to astonish the guests and still perfectly performs this idea 300 years later. After exploring the Lower and the Upper Parks of Peterhof, you will be taken to the favorite summer residence of Catherine the Great the Tsars Village (modern Pushkin). You will visit the astonishing Catherine's Palace with its worldwide famous and mysterious Amber Room an interior that leaves the guests speechless. The walls of the room are decorated with natural amber, gilded moldings, and mosaics. Finishing the tour, we will take a walk in the precious Catherine's Park and return back to St Petersburg.Please note, that boat tour is not available from mid-October to mid-April. The activity will be substituted with a tour of St Peter & Paul Cathedral, the burial place of the Romanov Family.