St Petersburg 2 Day Tour To Filming Locations For The BBC's Epic War And Peace - Saint Petersburg

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 17 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    Pick uo time for cruise passengers: 45 Minutes after your ship'sarrival at the port.
  • Departure Details :
    Sea Port of St Petersburg or your centrally located hotel
  • Return Details :
    Cruise passengers will be returned to your ship and land visitors with visas will be returned to the hotel
  • Cancellation Policy :
    • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    • If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    • If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
    • Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Take theexclusive shore excursionof the year!
This private specially designedtour of the best palaces in the city and its suburbs focuses on filming locations from the BBC's epic War and Peace. The tour was created to complete the seduction of Leo Tolstoy's saga adapted by BBC. Spend two days with your own private guidewho isan expertof the early 19th century story and helps to recover it following in the fictional footsteps of the Bolkonskys and the Rostovs. Yourown driver will take his personal care of you delivering to every place of the tour.


  • Exclusive to Viator
  • Free port pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • All entrance fees included
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included

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Day 1
08.00 am
Your guide will meet you at the cruise terminal
Drive to Pushkin
A visit to The catherine palace, a star of BBC's serial. Pass through its gilded suit of rooms with the famous Amber room and the wonderful ballroom, the setting for the ball scene of the film. Take a chance to swirl around the parquet floor of the Great hall with 696 candle shaped lights.  
A walk around the park with beautiful pavilions.
Drive to Peterhof
Your lunch time (own expense)
A walk around the park with the special accent on the 18th and 19th century fountains and the story about the foundation of Russian monarchy capital.
Hydrofoil ride back to the city
Visit to the Church on the Spilled Blood, one of the most famous landmarks of Saint petersburg  
Drive back to the port

Day 2
Your guide will meet you at the cruise terminal
City sightseeing driving tour with photo stops and a stroll along Nevsky prospect, St Petersburg's main avenue. A focus on the Great Gostiny Dvor, the glorious Kazan cathedral and Russian Museum will extend your knowledge of the War and Peace epic period.
Boat ride
View of the city from the water side provides an excellent chance to see the Winter palace lining along the embankment of the Neva river and feel the harmony of the city.
Visit to the Yusupov palace, home of the wealthiest family in the imperial Russia.
Your lunch time (own expense)
A tour to the Hermitage, worldwide known art museum. The Winter palace, the former Russian Tsar's official residence was also featured in the TV drama.
Drive back to the port.


All taxes, fees and handling charges

Bottled water

Professional guide

Hotel/port pickup and drop-off

Air-conditioned vehicle




Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for cruise ship passengers

At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time