Best of St Petersburg 2-day Tour.


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Activity Level



Other, Museums / Culture, First Time Visitor, City


Kid Friendly: Yes. Kids of any age are very welcome! Kids safe seats are available under request.

Friendly: Yes.
You should be able to get in and out of a car, climb up staircase to the second floor - some of the museums are not equipped for handicaps.

Maximum travelers: 6



English (fluent)

See the best of St. Petersburg in 2 days with a personal guide. Private tour

Welcome to St. Petersburg!

On this tour we will get to know the best of St. Petersburg over a two-day period.

First day we spend outside of the city. The countryside residences of Russian Tzars (Pavlovsk and Tzarskoe Selo) are are located about 1 hour of drive from St Petersburg, but it is definitely must have.
During this day you explore how Russian monarchs spent they summers in Russia, I will describe and show you official and non-official side of they life. The most beautiful part - how they amused public, Amber room in Tzarskoe Selo and Palace in Pavlovsk are still unbelievable!

Second day is devoted to the center of St. Petersburg. We visit the Hermitage Museum and second day we spend in the city discovering streets, sights and corners, where I show you piece of local life.

In this tour you can request changes and I will do my best to accommodate any and all special requests.

I look forward to showing you my city!


Day 1
- Meet at the lobby of your hotel

- Drive to City of Pushkin (formerly Tsarskoye Selo)

- Catherine's Palace; the Amber Room is definitely the highlight here.

- lunch in the local restaurant
- Drive to Pavlovsk

-Enjoy the most sophisticated Palace and park in huge collection of Saint-Petersburg

- On the way back to the hotel we see some Russian suburbs and a bit of St. Petersburg.

- Return to the hotel

Day 2
- Meet at the lobby of your hotel

- Visit the birthplace of the Northern Capital - the Peter and Paul's Fortress and the Cathedral, that is a burial place of Russian Royal family.

- Visit St. Issac's Cathedral, Church on the Spilt Blood

- You will be able to take photos at the most picturesque places of the city: Spit of Basil Island, the Bronze Horseman (Monument to Peter the Great), Nevsky Prospect (the main avenue of St. Petersburg), and more.

- Lunch

- Hermitage tour

- Return to the hotel

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will meet you at the lobby hotel.

End location: We will end the tour (both days) back at the hotel.

Duration: 2 days


My clean modern Honda CRV with Ac and big trunk up to 3 people
Up to 6 people I offer minivan Mercedes Vito or similar.

For bigger groups I can offer Mercedes Sprinter under request

What’s Included

My services as your guide/interpreter
and transport service

Estimated Local Cash Needed

2000 Roubles - Lunch in a good restaurant - 1500 rubles,
coffee in Starbucks 300 rubles (5 dollars)
WC - 30 rubles, visit of metro -40 rubles

What’s Extra

Entrance fees to Catherine's Palace and the Amber Room, Paul's Palace in Pavlovsk, Peter and Paul's Fortress and Cathedral, inside visits to St. Issac's Cathedral, Saviour on the Spilt Blood and the Hermitage - 110 dollars per person

A Recent Review of this tour

Polina V was an excellent guide with extensive knowledge which was clearly imparted. Also gave us good tips for shopping and restaurants/cafes. Very organised, punctual and nice friendly manner. I would nave no hesitation of recommending her to friends as a first class choice for ones trip Clive & Lynn Levitt
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