Private Shore Day Trip: City Tour, Cruise To Peterhof, Classical Ballet & Lunch - Saint Petersburg

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 15 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8:00 AM Hop-on hop-off tour with stops near cruise portTimes are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered, Departure Point: Port Terminal, Directions: Meeting with driver at the port teminal, Dates: Daily except Mondays, Return point: Port Terminal, , Ports, Saint Petersburg cru.. read more
  • Return Details :
    Port Terminal
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Not enough time and you need to hurry-up to get the best from Saint-Petersburgin several days? Take a unique chance to participate in privatecombined tour with veryinformative guide knowledgeable of Russian history. The Hermitage State Museum, speed-ship to thePeterhoff Fontaine Complex with Grand palace and 4-course Russian Traditional Lunch with Vodka - this well-organized tour is not hard, you will have several breaks for the rest to relax and share your emotions! Skip the long lines with fast-pass topark, museums and hydrofoil to have more time to enjoythe excursions! Finish your 1 day trip with visiting Evening of Russian Classical Ballet in one of the best Ballet and Opera theatres of Saint-Petersburg! Listen to the lovely music of best Russian Composers and relax enjoying your rest in one of the most wonderful city of Russia!
Full of emotions, you will never forget this magic day in Saint-Petersburg!

Highlights

  • Choice of seating available
  • Romantic experience, perfect for couples
  • Skip the line
  • A la carte lunch included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

Know More about this tour

8am: Meet your guide at the sea-port with sign with your name.At the time specified, please pass through customs control and theimmigration post, and arrive in the central hall.Our driver will be at the center of the terminal.

8:30am-10:30am:Get your private air-conditioned vehicle and startyour excursion aroundSt Petersburg. Admirethe golden spire of the Peter-and-Paul Fortressand beautifulDvortsovaya Square, Neva River embankments, Nevsky prospekt,small rivers and canals, and the city's two grandest cathedrals, Isaakievsky and Kazansky.

11am-11:30am: Stop near the Hermitage and board the Meteor hydrofoil foryour journey to the Peterhof, sometimes known as the 'Russian Versailles.' Snap photos during your scenic cruise.

11:30am-1:30pm: With your private guide, take a tour of St Petersburg's most famous imperial estateand a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Peterhof. Yourguide has a degree in art history, and will share details and stories of this magnificent estate that are not coveredin theusual visitor guidebooks.

1:30pm-2pm: Return to St Petersburg by Meteor hydrofoil,and enjoyalightbuffet on board, including a glass of Champagne.

2:15pm-4:15pm: Walk from the hydrofoil to the nearby Hermitage, andenjoy fast-pass entry tothis great museum fora 2-hour private excursion with an art-expert guide. During your brief tour, seetheinteriors of the Winter palace, the most glorious tsarist residence in Russia, begunby Empress Elizabeth I and finished under Catherine the Great. View Renaissance masterpieces by Da Vinci and Michelangelo; wonder at works by Rubens and Goya; and admire paintings by Matisse, Picasso and more as your guide explains their meaning and history.

4:30pm-6pm:After your tour of theHermitage, it's time to relax over a meal. Walk to anearby restaurant and enjoy a4-course traditional Russian lunch with a complimentary vodka shot. Sink into thecomfortable seats and enjoy 1.5 hours over your meal, so you feel refreshed for the next part of your day.

6pm:Your driver will whisk you toone of Russia's Ballet and Opera theaters, for anevening performance starting at 7pm.Look forward to experiencing the Russian ballet company of the Mariinsky theatre, Mussorgsky theatre or Hermitage theatre performing a classic such as Swan Lake, Cinderella, The Nutcracker, The Sleeping Beauty or Romeo and Juliet to the music of Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky, Prokofiev or other Russian composers. Relax as you enjoy a splendid performance of the Russian Classical Ballet School and listen tothe entrancing music.

At about 10:45pm,enjoy your return private transfer to your cruise ship.

Inclusions

Port pick-up and drop-off

Air-conditioned vehicle

Professional friendly art historian guide

Guaranteed to skip the long lines

Champagne buffet on the speed-ship to Peterhof (snacks, fruits, canape, 1 glass of champagne and soft drinks)

4-course Traditional Russian Lunch with 1 shot of best Russian Vodka

Entry/Admission - Hermitage Theater

Guaranteed to skip the lines

Exclusions

Food and drinks, unless specified

Souvenir photos (available to purchase)

Gratuities

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Minimum age is 7 years, must be accompanied by an adult

Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship

A dress code is required to enter theatres - no shirts

The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions

Citizenship, passport name, number and expiration date are required for all participants

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriatel

Most travelers can participate

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers

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