9.00 – 10.00am – Our guide meets you by the ship.
City tour of St. Petersburg. Within the City Tour you will drive along the most popular sights of our beautiful city such as Point of the Basil Island, Palace Square with famous Winter Palace, Academy of Fine Arts. At the most beautiful places that are suitable to your route the guide will supply you with more information and will offer you to make a stop for taking photos.
10.00 -10.45am – Going to Peterghof by car (by hydrofoil – extra charge 15$ per person).
10.45am – 12.15pm – A tour of Upper Gardens and Lower Fountain Park of Peterhof. Peterhof, called the seaside paradise, the capital of fountains, an entertainment previously unknown in Russia, was opened to the public on August 15, 1723 by Peter the Great himself. This imperial residence on the shore of the Gulf of Finland became a triumphal memorial symbolizing Russia’s access to the Baltic Sea. In the park you will see Grand Fountain Cascade, Marine Canal, 4 smaller cascades, many statues and a lot of other beautiful things.
12.15 – 1.30pm – A Tour of Tsarina and Olga’s Pavilions in Peterhof.
1.30 – 2.15pm – Lunch (optional). The cost of food and drinks is not included into the tour price.
2.15 – 3.15pm – It will take you about 1 hour to get back to the city as Peterhof is about 30km from the city.
3.15 – 4.00pm – On the way back you will get acquainted with some special features that belong only to our wonderful city, such as famous St. Petersburg courtyards-wells, a famous Eliseev shop with its illumination and a variety of food it offers. Visits of the farmers’ market, one or two of our metro stations are included into this program. Also, you will drive along Nevskiy Prospekt – the main street of our city. You will see and maybe stop at such places as Arts Square, Catherine’s Garden, St. Isaac’s Square, Bronze Horseman, Naval (St. Nicolas) Cathedral.
4.00 – 5.30pm – Yusupov Palace inside tour. Yusupov Palace is a building in St. Petersburg with a 250-year architectural biography. It is a luxurious, gorgeous mansion where passed the lives of five generations of an ancient aristocratic family of Yusupov. By the Queen of England this Palace was included into the list of the best European Mansions. Within this tour you will see Grand Halls and the place where famous Rasputin was killed by Felix Yusupov (this option is possible only with a private guide).
6.00pm – You are back at your ship.
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The price per each person is calculated according to the quantity of people in the group.
Group size (number of people). Price per person.
NB Children from the age of seven as well as students get 20USD discount for the tour. Students must have an ISIC card.
The price includes:
• a professional English-speaking guide for 1 day,
• a professional driver with a comfortable air-conditioned car or mini-bus for 1 day,
• tickets to all museums and parks for all people in the party,
• photo passes for all museums,
• lunch for all people in the party,
• blanket visas for all people in the party,
• 1 bottle of water per person per day,
• all local taxes,
• all port fees,
• umbrellas if needed,
• raincoats if needed,
• radio equipment for parties from 6 people and more,
• traditional Russian snacks,
The price does not include:
• The cost of lunches or dinners in restaurants.