The tour includes a visit to the Winter Palace (Hermitage) and one of the summer palaces
Have you always been dreaming of visiting palaces where the Russian tsars used to live? Then this tour is for you! The tour includes a visit to Winter Palace (now Hermitage museum) where you can admire the state rooms of the Romanovs, the ruling dynasty of Russia, and West European Art collection which is placed in the other buildings of the Hermitage belonged to the Romanovs. Russian lunch in a local restaurant gives a chance to have a rest and try delicious dishes of Russian cuisine. The second half of the day is a trip to one of the summer palaces - magnificent Catherine's Palace where you can see the eighth wonder of the world - Amber Room or amazing Grand Palace in Peterhof which impresses by its combination of luxurious Baroque and strict but elegant classical style.
*If your party is more than 7, write to me, please.
Meeting with a guide in our hotel
A visit to Winter Palace (the Hermitage museum where we will see state rooms and West European Art collection)
Lunch in a local café/restaurant
A visit to Catherine's Palace with Amber Room or Grand Palace in Peterhof
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I will meet you in your hotel
End location: I will bring you back to your hotel
Duration: 8 hours
1. Private Guide Service
2. Private Transportation
3. Entrance fees
4. Photo permits where photos are allowed
Estimated Local Cash Needed
1000 rouble - Technically you don't have to bring local cash (roubles) with you. The tour is all-inclusive. The only thing you have to pay is meals in the restaurant which accept credit cards (except American Express). As for souvenir shopping, if desired, all gift shops accept dollars, as well as credit cards.
1. Russian Visa
2. Lunches (between 10 and 30 USD), souvenir shopping