Discover Saint-Petersburg and Petergof in 1 day

Tour Number

Activity Level

553241


Categories

Youth and Family, Museums / Culture, First Time Visitor, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (basic), German (basic), Russian (fluent)

As many as possible in just 1 day with your driver-guide


We will see the most importans Places of Saint-Petersburg
Petergof (The fountains of the Lower and Upper park in high season and Palace and part of the park with fountains off in low season)
Peter and Paul fortress and the cathedral - place where the city was founded 300 year ago
St. Isaak's church with enorous and precise mosaics
Saviour on the Blood church with 7, 000 square meters of beautiful mosaics
The most beautiful underground station
Constructivism style distict
Area there people live
We will pass the palace where our president stops when he is here
We will make as many stops as it is possible for taking pictures and to feel the atmosphere of the city.

Itinerary

9. 00 Meeting and way to Petergof along soviet time district and konstructivism style area
We will have a look at one of the most beautiful underground stations
10. 15 - Petergof park with fountains - starting from the 27th of April till around the middle of October
and Palace before the 27th of April and after the middle of October.
The fountains are not on in winter time, early spring and later autumn but it is a good opportunity to go to the palace with not so many people
11. 30 To St. Petersburg
12. 30 St. Isaaks's cathedral museum
13. 00 State Hermitage museum
14. 45 Break for lunch
15. 45 Saviour on the blood church museum
16. 15 Peter and Paul fortress and cathedral
18. 00

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 9 hours

Transportation

I will be driving for you myself.
My Hyundai new solaris car, from December of 2017, a/c
It is a standart car, 4 passengers besides a driver are supposed. It might be not comfortable to sit 3 of you at the back seat.
If you think it's OK - it's OK.
In case you want me to hire a bigger car with a driver, like a minvan, please, let me know and I'll customize the tour especially for you.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation
  • Public Transportation Tickets
  • Admission Tickets

Other: Skip the line tickets to:
Petergof Park
State Hermitage museum (main complex)
Peter and Paul Cathedral
St.Isaak's cathedral
Saviour on the blood church

Russian traditional beverages
Water
You can use my umbrellas from the car
Scarves to enter the churches for ladies

Estimated Local Cash Needed

1000 rubles - For the lunch at the russian style local restaurant you will need from 20 dollars to about 35 dollars person in rubles or they also accept credit cards
We can exchange money on the way if you like or you can just use your credit cards

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Restrictions

I am not permitted to guide for groups in the Russian language in some museums - English only. (Petergof palace, Jusupov Palace). In case you need Russian, please contact me. I'll find a way how to solve the problem.

Private tour guide Svetlana

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