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Treasures of St. Petersburg

Private tour
7 days
1 city

ruSt. Petersburg, Russia

Visiting Saint Petersburg? The most romantic place in Russia also referred to as ‘The Second Capital of Russia’ is worth at least four days of your journey. Pay a visit to the Peter and Paul fortress - where almost all Russian emperors and empresses have been buried, then make your way to the most famous church in St. Petersburg the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood. For the most memorable experience in Saint Petersburg, we recommend going on a river tour to see the stunning palaces and really understand why the city is also called ’The Venice of the North’. ...
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  • Day By Day

    Day 1: Arrival in Saint Petersburg

    Welcome to the legendary Venice of the North and the brilliant Northern capital of Russia - St. Petersburg! Your driver meets you at the airport and transfers you to your centrally located hotel for check-in.

    The rest of the day is free to relax in your cozy room, dine in one of the nearby restaurants or start exploring the amazing city center on your own.

    No meals included.

    Day 2: St. Petersburg City Tour

    After breakfast you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and go on an amazing panoramic city tour around the most cherished gems of St. Petersburg, including Palace Square, the Hermitage Museum, Nevsky Prospect, and many other popular attractions.

    One of the places you enter today is the St. Isaac's Cathedral, which dominates the St. Petersburg skyline and opens outstanding city views, it's lush interiors and golden dome are very impressive.

    Next on your list is an entrance to the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, you have a tour of the beautiful and recognizable church which stands where Russia's great emperor Alexander II was mortally wounded. You then walk to the Arts Square and explore its beautiful ensemble including the Mikhailovsky Palace and the Mikhailovsky Theater.

    During the tour you also visit the Peter and Paul Fortress - a burial place of almost all the Russian emperors and empresses from Peter the Great to Nicholas II and his family.

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

    Breakfast is included.

    Day 3: Tour of the Hermitage Museum

    Following breakfast, you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and go to the legendary Hermitage Museumto 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.

    You then cross the Palace square to enter the General Staff Building which houses Hermitage's superb collection of Modern European Art, primarily consisting of the world-famous French impressionist and post-impressionist paintings.

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

    Breakfast is included.

    Day 4: Free Day

    Today is reserved for you to explore the magnificent Venice of the North on your own. Alternatively, we suggest you take one of our carefully planned optional tours.

    • Optional tour: Guided Tour of the Faberge Museum, St. Petersburg
      Your private guide takes you to one of the most beautiful palaces in St. Petersburg - the Shuvalov Palace located on the Fontanka River to show you the world’s largest collection of works by Carl Fabergé, including nine of the famous Imperial Easter Eggs.
    • Optional tour: Matryoshka Painting Master Class, St. Petersburg

    Breakfast is included.

    Day 5: Trip to Peterhof

    It is impossible to imagine a trip to St. Petersburg without a visit to the famous Russian Versailles - the glorious Peterhof! And today you travel with your private guide and driver to the outskirts of St. Petersburg to explore the former summer residence of Russian Tsars.

    During the tour you visit the famous Bath Cottage, which offers a fascinating insight into everyday life of Russian court, 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, and explore the Grand Palace (from the outside).

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

    • Optional tour: Guided Tour of the Faberge Museum, St. Petersburg

    *Note: If you're traveling during Midseason we suggest replacing the tour to Peterhof with a tour to Yusupov Palace, as the fountains in Peterhof are shut down during midseason.

    Breakfast is included.

    Day 6: Trip to Pushkin

    After breakfast, you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and head with your private driver to one of the gems of Russian palatial architecture - the brilliant Catherine's Palace which is located in Pushkin (Tsarskoye Selo) about an hour south from the center of St. Petersburg. This striking example of baroque architecture was once gifted by Peter the Great to his wife Catherine I. Later on it serviсed as summer residences to many Russian Emperors and empresses who contributed a lot into its development and further beautification.

    During the tour, we walk through the lavish parks and gardens of this outstanding palace and enjoy its gorgeous interiors, including the replica of the world-renowned Amber Room.

    After the tour, you return to your hotel in St. Petersburg and have the rest of the day free.

    Breakfast is included.

    Day 7: Departure from St. Petersburg

    This is the final day of your amazing St. Petersburg tour. After breakfast you check out from your hotel and your private driver takes you to the airport for your flight back home. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips!

    Breakfast is included.

  • Included in your trip
    Corinthia Hotel Nevsky Palace
    5-star hotel
    Nevsky Prospect, 57, St.Petersburg , RUSSIA, 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 / 6 nights
    Included Experiences
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    • Russian visa processing service
    • Full Day Guided St Petersburg Sightseeing Tour
    • Half Day Guided Tour of the Hermitage Museum with Transport
    • Full Day Trip to Peterhof with Entrances to the Lower Park and Bath Cottage
    • Full Day Trip to Pushkin with Entrances to the Catherine Palace and Park
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    Included Transfers
    • Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
    • Departure Private Transfer Sedan
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What’s included:
  • Accommodation at remarkable downtown hotels;
  • 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;
  • 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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