The cultural capital of Russia is famous for its imperial beauty: cathedrals, museums, galleries, and palaces… If you only have 2 days to get to know the city better, we would like to draw your attention to the perfect itinerary that puts together all the visits to city’s most significant landmarks.
We will start with a panoramic sightseeing tour by car that will show you the face of Saint Petersburg: its famous palaces, riverbanks, bridges, canals, and everything that forms the inimitable silhouette of this city. This is the first step in the journey you will take to get to know all the gems of Russia’s Venice of the North. During this tour you will see: - Nevsky Prospect
- Mariinsky Theatre
- Field of Mars
- Saint Isaac’s Cathedral
- Church of the Savior on Blood (with an excursion inside the church)
- Senate and Synod building
- The Imperial Academy of Arts building, etc.
After lunch, getting to know the Winter Palace, where the famous Hermitage Museumis located. Here you can find a lot of masterpieces from all over the world, and it is fairly hard to imagine a trip to Saint Petersburg without a visit to this museum. Our guide will accompany you through the Winter Palace’s main halls, and tell you about the most significant pieces of art. The Hermitage is an enormous museum, and looking at the entire collection would take more than one week. Therefore, we will only focus on the most important masterpieces.
Day: 2The country estates and palaces of Saint Petersburg
In the morning – transfer to Tsarskoye Selo (the town of Pushkin)by car, followed by an excursion to this ensemble of parks and palaces, including a visit to the legendary Catherine Palace, where the famous Amber Room is located. The beauty of this palace attracts tourists from all over the world during the whole year.
After lunch we will head to the town Pavlovsk (5 kilometers from Pushkin), where we will visit the residence of Paul I, one of the most mysterious Russian emperors. Despite the fact that the palace of Pavlovsk is less known than Catherine Palace, it is worth visiting because of its amazing history and a cozy "English-style" landscape garden right in front of it.
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Price per person (in euro)
This price includes:
- a local private guide speaking your language (English, French, Spanish, German, Portuguese);
- entrance tickets to all indicated sights and museums (Hermitage, Church of the Savior on Blood, Catherine Palace, etc.);
- transport (car or minivan) for the panoramic sightseeing tour and a tour to Pushkin and Pavlovsk.
Saint Petersburg is often called "the cultural capital of Russia", it is a city with a distinct atmosphere where you can find a lot of interesting sights and attractions. Besides that, it is the city...
During this 4-day tour you will visit the most significant places inside and outside the city. After these 4 full days of excursions you will be able to call yourself a real expert on Russian art and...