Peterhof and the Hermitage Museum - Private tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

78961


Categories

City, Day Trip / Out of Town, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), German (fluent), Russian (fluent)

Two greatest gems of St Petersburg in one day with a private guide!


Withing this tour you can see two main attractions of the city - the Hermitage museum which comprises the former royal residence of the Romanov family the Winter palace as well as their summer residence Peterhof, located on the Gulf of Finland 30 km away from the city.
The Hermitage:
You will see both the State rooms and art collections (paintings by Raphael, Da Vinci, Goya, great collections of Impressionism and Post-Impressionism art), and find out about the everyday life of the Royal family and some tragic events, which took place in the Winter Palace and dramatically changed the history of Russia.
Peterhof: I will show you around the Upper Garden, the Lower park and the baroque masterpiece Grand Palace, featuring exquisite interiors and brilliant collections of porcelain, dinner services and paintings.
You will also enjoy one of the most beautiful parks in the world with hundreds of various fountains and cascades, small palaces and pavilions, and a fantastic view of the Gulf of Finland

Itinerary

Trip two Peterhof by car (1h)or by the undeground and by public bus (1h). If you decide to take the metro, you will also enjoy the oldest and most beautiful stations of St Petersburg underground.
Peterhof: The Great Palace (1 h) and parks (2 h).
Trip to St Petersburg by car (1h)or by hidrofoil (40 min) (which arrives at the Palace Embankment, 3 min from the Hermitage)
lunch (30 min)
Hermitage museum (2, 5 h)

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: in the lobby of your hotel

End location: at your hotel or in the city centre

Duration: 9 hours

Transportation

we will use a car (air-conditioned Skoda Fabia 2012)
or public transport and hydrofoil

What’s Included

tour guide service at all sights
admission fees
transportation

Estimated Local Cash Needed

500 ruble - food, souvenirs

What’s Extra

food, drinks
hydrofoil tickets $20 per person (if you choose to use hydrofoil)

Private tour guide Kate

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