9.00 – 10.15am – Our guide meets you by the ship. City tour of St. Petersburg, part 1. 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, Menshikov Palace, Academy of Fine Arts, Nevskiy Prospekt – the main street of our city. You will see such places as St. Nicolas Cathedral (Naval Cathedral), Mariinsky Theater, St. Isaac’s Square, Bronze Horseman. At the most beautiful places the guide will supply you with more information and will offer you to make a stop for taking photos.
10.15 – 11.00am – Going to Peterghof by car (by hydrofoil – extra charge 20$ per person).
11.00am – 12.30pm – A tour of the 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. This imperial residence on the shore of the Gulf of Finland became a triumphal memorial symbolizing Russia’s access to the Baltic Sea. While walking around the park you will see Grand Fountain Cascade, Marine Canal, 4 smaller cascades, many statues and a lot of other beautiful things.
12.30 – 1.30pm – Lunch (optional).
1.30 – 2.30pm – Drive to Pavlovsk.
2.30 – 4.00pm – Inside tour of Pavlovsk Palace and Park (Catherine’s Palace and Park in Pushkin by request) – Imperial summer residence that was a present from Catherine the Great to her son Paul. In 1776 he married a 17-year-old Sophie Dorothea Augusta von Wurttemberg, converted to Russian Orthodoxy with the name of Maria Foedorovna. Up to the end of Maria’s life Pavlovsk remained under her tender and loving care. This residence became the child of this clever, talented and energetic Empress. It was the greatest creation of this remarkable woman. Pavlovsk is full of charm and taste, nature and art are combined here in a graceful harmony.
4.00 – 5.00pm – Drive back to the city will take about one hour.
5.00 – 5.30pm – Inside tour of the Church on the Spilt Blood. The Church on the Spilt Blood was created in the best traditions of Russian art of the 14th to 17th centuries and stands out among all St. Petersburg churches by its distinct national appearance. It was made in 1883-1907 on the spot where on March 1st, 1881, the terrorist mortally wounded Alexander II
6.00pm – You are back at your ship.
5.45am – Our guide meets you by the ship.
5.45 – 6.20am – Going to the Railway Station by car.
6.45 – 10.40am – Going to Moscow by a high-speed Sapsan train.
11.30 – 12.15pm – Metro tour on the way to the Red Square. Explore the Moscow that is recognized as the most beautiful in the world. All stations have a unique design and some of them are recognized as creatures of architectural and artistic art so we may affirm that you will be impressed by the beauty of the underground palaces.
12.30 – 2.00pm – City orientation tour, that includes the most interesting historical sights of the city: the Red Square with St.Basil’s Cathedral (outside), Lenin’s tomb (outside), State Department Store (GUM).
2.00 – 3.00pm – Lunch (optional).
3.15 – 4.45pm – Tour to the Kremlin – the oldest part of the city. For centuries the Kremlin was a residency of grand dukes and tsars, later for Soviet Union’s rulers who lived in the palaces of the Kremlin. Even now Kremlin is an official residency of the president. That is why part of the territory is closed for tourists.
5.00 – 6.30pm – Stroll in Zaryadye park and panoramic view from a glass bridge.
6.45 – 7.15pm – Drive back to the Railway Station.
7.45 – 11.30pm – Going back to St Petersburg by a high-speed Sapsan train.
12.00am – You are back at your ship.
9.00 – 10.30am – Our guide meets you by the ship. City tour, part 2. To make your City Tour unforgettable we try to include in it some special features that belong only to our wonderful city, such as visiting famous St. Petersburg courtyards-wells; a little café, called “Pyshechnayay” with hot tea and very delicious buns called “pyshki”; visiting a famous Eliseev shop to admire its illumination and a variety of food it offers. Also visits of the farmers’ market, one or two of our metro stations are included into this program.
10.30am – 12.30pm – Inside tour of the State Hermitage Museum. The State Hermitage is the largest museum of Russia. Its collection has about three million exhibits, including works of painting, sculpture, graphic and applied art, archeological finds, coins and medals. It has been formed in the course of three centuries. The museum consists of five buildings that is why in the beginning we always give our tourists an opportunity to choose what departments they would like to see within our tour. Please remember, the collection of impressionists is exhibited in a separate building and is not included into this tour. Please let us know if you would like to see them.
12.30 – 1.30pm – Lunch (optional). The cost of food and drinks is not included.
2.00 – 3.00pm – Tour along rivers and canals of Saint-Petersburg. Boat trips on the city’s rivers and canals have lately gained a great popularity. The navigation season in St. Petersburg lasts from April to October. The covered cabins of boats allow taking trips in any weather. This is 1-hour tour by boat. It is a very nice opportunity to take excellent photos from the water.
3.15 – 4.30pm – Inside Tour of Faberge Museum with audio guides. If you would like to have a private tour for your party only, please, ask us for the price. The biggest collection of Faberge works in the world is located in Shuvalov Palace in Saint-Petersburg. The collection includes nine Imperial Easter eggs as well as other masterpieces made by Carl Faberge workshop for the members of Romanov Tsar Family and members of nobility.
5.00pm – You are back at your ship.
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 45USD discount for the tour. Students must have an ISIC card.
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