All the best of Saint-Petersburg in one day
During one full day you will visit all famous and the most beautiful places in Saint-Petersburg. We will start with a city tour and I'll show you best placces to take great pictures.
We will visit with you the place our city started from - Peter and Paul Fortress and a cathedral inside the fortress - a burial place of all Russian tzars starting from Peter the Great.
We will visit the most famous cathedrals not only in St Petersburg but in Russia - St Isaak Cathedral and Savior on the Spilled Blood Church - a unique place where all walls inside are covered with 7000 sq. meters of mosaics. If the weather will allow us, we can go up to a colonnade of St Isaak Cathedral, over 40 meters above the city!
After lunch we will visit our State Hermitage museum. Its not only the Winter Palace - the official residence of Romanov family, but also incredible art gallery which can be compared only with the Louvre. I'll pre-book tickets not to waste time in long lines.
That day will be one of the best days of your tour.
10am start from a port or a hotel. City tour with several stops to take pictures, visits to Peter and Paul fortress, Cathedral, Saver on the Spilled Blood Church, Saint Isaak Cathedral and it's colonnade.
app. 2:30pm - lunch
3:30 - the Hermitage
6:30 back to the port or to the hotel.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I will meet you in a port with a sign with your name.
End location: I will bring you back to the port or to your hotel.
Duration: 8 hours 30 min.
There will be a modern car with a/c for your service for the full tour.
port fees and visa support, tickets to all museums we will visit, car and guiding services.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
3000 rbls - In case you'd like to purchase some souvenirs.
A cost of lunch is not included.
You'll need a camera and comfortable shoes to be able to walk in the fortress and go up stairs to the colonnade.
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Olga was very knowlegeable and conscientious as she escorted us through many locations around the city. She was responsive and considerate, and we felt that we were with a friend in St. Petersburg. We enjoyed lunch at a local fast food place that was delicious. Olga was especially knowledgeable about the artwork in the Hermitage, which was a highlight for us. We also had an outstanding driver who very safely navigated us around the city. We highly recommend this pair - I am sorry for not knowing name of d