The best of the State Hermitage Museum with your own private guide


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Museums / Culture


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 10



Russian (fluent), Greek (basic), English (fluent)

all the highlights and most famous exhibits in one private guided tour

Welcome to the tour around The State Hermitage museum. You will be able to see well-known paintings, sculptures, other exhibits about which you have heard and read before. You will learn about the difference between "The Hermitage" and "Winter Palace".
As well we can visit a Treasure Room - Brilliant or Golden one, and another building which accommodates French Impressionists Gallery. This service costs extra.
On Mondays the museum is closed. In order to get there without lines, be kind, and let me know beforehand, so I would get tickets in advance.
In case you want to visit one of the Treasure Rooms, let me know two months in advance.
Note, that start time is flexible, we can start any time from 10. 30 up to 16. 00.


We'll see the highlights of The State Hermirage Museum, which includes paintings, sculpture, etc. and beautiful rooms where emperors lived.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: We meet at the reception of your hotel, or we can discuss the meeting place beforehand.

End location: I can bring you back to the hotel, or can leave you outside of The Hermitage. Of course, will give you any advice regarding what to do and where to go next.

Duration: 3 hours 30 min.

You are welcome to see and stay more in the Hermitage.


Walking tour

What’s Included

Other: My tour guide services, excursion through the most important and remarkable sites of The State Hermitage Museum.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

1500 roubles - During the tour in the Hermitage you might get tired, so we can make a break in a caffe for a cup of coffe. As well there are good souvenir and art shops inside.

What’s Extra

Other: Museum entrance fee 20 euro per person, you pay upon arrival.


I am a guide and an interpreter/translator, and I am not a driver.

A Recent Review of this tour

Elena came very promptly at 10 AM to pick me up for our visit to the Hermitage.As we walked there, she pointed things out, answered questions about buildings and places and also about her own life in St. Petersburg. At the Hermitage, it was great to bypass the waiting lines and start our tour rightaway. She steered me expertly through the various buildings showing me the the most interesting features of each.Her pace was just right for me and I could not have asked for a better introduction to the City!
Vera Mehta

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