Russian Ballet Evening And 3-course Traditional Russian Lunch In Saint-Petersburg - Saint Petersburg

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 5 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    5:00 PM Hotel pickups commence prior to this timeTimes are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Point: Your centrally located St Petersburg hotel/hostel/port
    Directions: Meet your guide at the lobby of your hotel/hostel/ship
    Dates: Daily except Monda.. read more
  • Return Details :
    One of the top 4 St. Petersburg theatres: Mariinsky, Mikhailovsky, Hermitage or Alexandrinsky
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Enjoy a traditional Russian 4-course lunch with a shot of the best Russian Vodkas in the center of Saint-Petersburg. Use this unique chance to visit the magnificentRussian classical ballet known all over the world. Get a taste of Russia in an authenticand unforgettable atmosphere. Admire the perfect rendition of classic music by the best ballet dancers of the outstanding Russian theaters. The breathtaking beauty of the setting, the idiosyncrasies of Russian theater-goers and the historic atmosphere should be more than enough to guarantee a truly memorable evening out.

Highlights

  • Romantic experience, perfect for couples
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • Hotel pickup included

Know More about this tour

A driver will pick you up at the hotel lobby and drive you to the centrally located Russian restaurant. Here, you will taste the famous courses of Russian cuisine such as fresh cabbage salad with apple vinegret (Old-style Russian salad with cooked and pickled vegetables),Shchi (Russian cabbage soup) with sour cream, chicken cutlet "Pozharskaya" with tomato sauce, hot pancake with fruit spread, chicken fricassee in mushroom sauce, Kasha (buckwheat porridge with onion).And of course, one shot of Vodka (50 ml) will help you to feel like a real Russian. Finish your perfect lunch with a cup of coffee or tea.

When you've satisfiedyour physical hunger it's time to take care of the cultural one. Your driver will take you to the one of the best Russian ballet and opera theaters to see the realRussian ballet, a tradition which has acquired fans from all over the world. Russian dancers are famous for their grace, fluidity and expression of hand movements and amazing intuitive understanding of their characters. Russian composers, such as Petr Tchaikovsky, Igor Stravinsky and Sergei Prokofiev, are considered the real maestros of ballet music. Productions by legendary choreographers Marius Petipa, Mikhail Fokin and George Balanchine are considered the leaders in the world art of choreography. You will have the unique chance to admire best Russian Ballet performances, suchrenowned masterpieces as "The Nutcracker", "The Sleeping Beauty", "Romeo andJuliet", "Scheherazade and the Fir-bird", " Cinderella" and of course "Swan Lake" ballet which can not be missed by any ballet lover.

Starting time is usually 7:30pm or 8pm and the performance lasts for approximately 2-2.5 hours.Be impressed by theinimitable interiors of one of the oldest tsar's ballet theatres. Listen to the brilliant classic music of the outstanding Russian composers Glinka, Thaikovsky, Mussorgsky, Prokofiev. Relax and forget any problems. You can take the binoculars to see the delicate costumes of ballet dancers, looking at made-up faces you can feel the characters in them.

Choose any ballet performance in the oldest Russian Ballet and opera theaters such as Mariinsky, Alexandrinsky, Mussorgsky or The Hermitage Theater. Some of these theaters have been founded in the far 18th century as the personal royal theaters and now open the doors to the millions of ballet-lovers from any corner of the world. Each has it's own particular style due to the unique velvet interior framed in the baroque tracery.

During the intermission you may take a glass of champagne in the theater cafe and have a look at the miniature decorations and sketches of the costumes made especially for this ballet performance in the beginning of last century yet. You can face the photos of the best Russian ballet dancers in the theater foyer.

After the performance is over, you may take a taxi back to your hotel.

Inclusions

Private tour

Hotel/port pickup

Transport by air-conditioned private vehicle

4-course lunch

1 shot of Vodka (50 ml)

Entry/Admission - U Visit Russia

Entry/Admission - Hermitage Theater

Exclusions

Gratuities

DVD (available to purchase)

Hotel drop-off (available at extra fee)

Other alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Wheelchair accessible

Dress code is formal

Not recommended for child aged 5 and under

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

Seats are assigned by the theater box office and will not be known in advance of the performance date

This tour as a shore excursion: additional payment US$ 100 for blanket visa and round-trip private transfer cruise ship - tour attractions - cruise ship (US$ 100 for all the travelers, not per person). Minimum 2 travelers required. Details needed for blanket visa: passport name, number, date of birth and country for all the passengers. Please send them shortly after the booking. Booking should be made at least 7 days before the ship arrival date.

Infant seats available

Most travelers can participate

Traveler Reviews

  • 19-Aug-2019

    The seats were great and the dinner was very tasty but you will save a lot of money buying the ballet and dinner on your own. There’s no guide.

  • 27-Aug-2017

    the overall package worked very well.the main complaint would be not having a choice of ballet..