Meet the guide in the hotel and head out of the city to visit the suburban gem of Saint Petersburg the famous fountain park and the Grand Palace of Peterhof. On our way to this amazing place, if the time permits, you will have a short metro ride to see the most beautiful subway stations. Walking in the park of Peterhof, you will make sure that one can never get bored in this place, where statues, small palaces, pavilions and joke fountains are hidden. You will have a guided excursion to the Grand Palace (Petrodvorets), where throughout two centuries worked the prominent Russian and West European architects.
Take a short hydrofoil ride to return to St Petersburg just in 30 minutes. Have some time for a quick lunch and visit the Hermitage. The museum more than 3 million exhibits, among them not only paintings but also antique sculptures, medieval applied art, cameos, ancient and 18-19th-century gold and jewels, coins, archaeological finds and collections of the Eastern 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. At the end of your guided excursion, you are welcome to stay and continue exploring the Hermitage Museum on your own.
*Hydrofoil ride may be canceled due to unfavorable weather conditions. You will take a car/minivan to return to St Petersburg.