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Summer Weekend Break in St. Petersburg (E-Visa)
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Summer Weekend Break in St. Petersburg (E-Visa)

Private tour
3 days
1 city

ruSt. Petersburg, Russia

Inspired by the grandeur of European architecture during his travels, Russia's legendary emperor, Peter the Great, laid the first bricks of what later became Russia's breathtaking second capital a little over 300 years ago. With an appearance untypical of Russia, to this day, grand cathedrals, ornate gardens, lush palaces and royal venues, designed by the greatest European architects of the time, line the many canals of the city, all resulting in the most romantic destination in Russia that's often called "The Venice of the North". No visit to St. Petersburg would be complete without time spent in the Peter and Paul Fortress, an exploration of the glorious Hermitage and Faberge museums, a climb up to the St. Isaac's Cathedral or a visit to the colorful Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood. And for an even more spellbinding experience, make sure to save some time for the residences of the Russian Tsars, including stunning Peterhof and the brilliant Catherine's Palace....
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  • Day By Day

    Day 1: Arrival and City Tour
    Welcome to St.-Petersburg - the Venice of the North! Upon arrival, you are met by your private driver, who transfers you to the hotel for the check-in.

    In the afternoon you meet with your private guide and driver to have a panoramic city tour. Today you witness the most cherished gems of St. Petersburg, including Palace Square and the Hermitage Museum, Nevsky Prospect and many other popular attractions.

    After the land city tour you enjoy a private boat ride along the rivers and canals of St. Petersburg to see the city from a completely new perspective. 

    *Note: recommended arrival time for a comfortable tour on the same day is before 14:00.

    Day 2: The State Hermitage Museum and Peterhof
    Following breakfast, you meet your guide and driver at the hotel lobby and go to the legendary Hermitage Museum to see its unique collection of world art.

    During the tour, you visit the halls of the Winter Palace to explore the main collection of the Hermitage, including the masterpieces of Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt, El Greco, Francisco Goya and Thomas Gainsborough.

    After a lunch break, you travel to the outskirts of St. Petersburg by hydrofoil to explore the former summer residence of Russian tsars and the gem of palace architecture - Peterhof.

    During the tour you visit the famous Bath Cottage and take a walk in the beautiful Lower Park, lavishly adorned with 176 fountains of various forms and styles and numerous gilded statues of ancient gods and heroes.

    After the tour you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

    Day 3: Departure
    Today is the final day of your exciting adventure in Russia. After breakfast, you check out from the hotel and your driver transfers you to the airport for your flight back home.

    We hope you enjoyed your Russian experience and will plan your next trips with Firebird Tours!

  • Included in your trip
    Corinthia Hotel Nevsky Palace
    5-star hotel
    RU, Nevsky Prospect, 57, St.Petersburg, RUSSIA
    Corinthia Hotel Nevsky Palace
    Superior Double Room Breakfast Included
    The luxury hotel Corinthia is located on Nevsky Prospect, in the very heart of St. Petersburg and offers elegant design coupled with high-quality service. All air-conditioned guest rooms boast classic interiors and come with free WiFi and flat-screen TVs.... show more
    1 room / 2 nights
    Included Experiences
    • Full Day Private Tour to Hermitage & Peterhof by Hydrofoil
    • Half Day Panoramic City Tour and Boat Ride
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    Included Transfers
    • Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
    • Departure Private Transfer Sedan
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What’s included:
  • Accommodation at a remarkable downtown hotel;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Breathtaking sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Entrance tickets to the State Hermitage Museum, Peterhof Bath Cottage and Lower park;
  • One way hydrofoil ticket to Peterhof;
  • One hour private rivers and canals boat ride;
  • Support line during the trip.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.


1. Hotels availability is subject to change. In case current hotels are booked out we will provide alternative hotels of an equal value for you.

2. We include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

Stress-free Booking Book your journey without stress and at convenient pace. You can pay a deposit of 20% to book any tour in any major currency; the final balance will be due 90 days before start date. In event if you decide to change or postpone your trip, you can transfer your deposit to any other packages we offer. Cruise bookings and special offers may be subject to different booking terms.

Trip Assurance If you need our assistance during your trip, you can call our support line available from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. (CET) on weekdays and weekends.

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