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St Petersburg Must See Must Do public shore excursion with Faberge Museum

Taking this private visa free tour, you will enjoy all top St Petersburg attractions accompanied by your personal guide. Following your pace and not standing in long lines you will make most of your two short days with our non-smoking, experienced driver and fully licensed local guide, who speaks your language fluently. On Day 1 we visit suburbs of the city: Peterhof, popular for its unique fountains, and Catherine Palace with the world-famous Amber Room. On Day 2 we do the city tour enjoying the most European Russian city which center is UNESCO listed, Faberge Museum (with Royal Easter Eggs), Savior on the Spilt Blood Church, fully covered with mosaics, and the Hermitage. You can’t leave The Venice of the North without a boat trip. It takes you along rivers and canals. For lunch we take you to local cafés where you can try borsch or famous Russian pancakes or pies. The memory about your time in St Petersburg with us will remain with you forever due to our small original gift.

per adult from

$368

AUD

Duration

2 days

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  • What's included :
    • 2x Lunch
    • all taxes, fees and handling charges
    • port pickup and drop-off
    • air-conditioned vehicle with a driver
    • local, licensed and professional guide speaking your language
    • ear phone sets to hear your guide clearly in the museums
    • admitance fees to all museums mentioned in the program
    • the cost of permits for taking video and pictures ( where it is allowed )
    • bottled water and rain ponchos
    • Entry/Admission - Park And Gardens of Peterhof
    • Entry/Admission - Catherine Palace and Park
    • Entry/Admission - Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
    • Entry/Admission - Faberge Museum
    • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Peter and Paul Fortress
    What's excluded :
    • The cost of lunches ( but the time for having lunches is included into your program)
    • Gratuities

  • Day 1: 9 am -5:30pm We spend this day outside St Petersburg enjoying Tsar summer residences having a lunch between two visits

    Stop At: Park And Gardens of Peterhof, Razvodnaya st., 2, Peterhof, St. Petersburg Russia
    Peterhof was the first of the great Imperial ensembles to be established outside St Petersburg and is our #1 “a must-see” for any first time visitor to St Petersburg. Completely dedicated to the Russian victory over Sweden in the “Northern War”, it is often called the “Russian Versailles”: it is a real “kingdom of fountains” with amazing cascades, a variety of unique and playful fountains- a real paradise in a sunny summer day !
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Catherine Palace and Park, Sadovaya St., 7 Tsarskoye Selo, Pushkin, St. Petersburg 196601 Russia
    Catherine Palace (named after Catherine I, wife of Peter the Great) with its blue and white facade (created by Italian architect Rastrelli) decorated by a profusion of atlantes, columns, and pilasters is our second "must see". When entering inside you will find a continuous succession of interconnecting rooms in sumptuous Baroque style and somewhere in the middle of that enfilade is the famous Amber Room which was called by contemporaries “the eighth wonder of the world”
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch: Enjoy Russian cuisine during your one hour lunch ; the price is included from 6+ parties
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: 9am -16:30 pm The whole day will be spent in St Petersburg historical downtown with 3 museums inside visits

    Stop At: Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Griboyedova Kanala Emb., 2B/A, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia
    This extremely beatuiful Church with so frightening name is our "must see" #3. After the death of Russian Tsar Alexander II his son decided to create a Church directly on the place where the assassination took place. It is most famous for almost 21,000 square meters of mosaics that cover the walls of the building both from the inside and from the outside. The mosaics were created in Russia, which makes them even more valuable. Be sure you have not forgotten your camera in the car !
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Faberge Museum, Fontanka River Embankment 21 Shuvalov Palace, St. Petersburg 191011 Russia
    This museum is new ST Petersburg " must see " attraction ( and #4 on our list) and is outstanding collection of Faberge Masterpieces (including 14 Easter Eggs and numerous objets de virtue and objets de fantaisie ), a collection of gift boxes (decorated with enamel portraits of almost all the Romanov family) , and unparalleled collection of Russian enamels and many more invaluable pieces of art.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Emb., 30-38, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia
    The State Hermitage Museum is one of the most important and oldest museums in the world( our "must see"# 5) It has unrivalled collections of paintings, sculptures and pieces of applied in the world - everything is situated in beautifully decorated rooms ,. With our expert guide you will see the most famouse masterpieces .
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Peter and Paul Fortress, Petropavlovskaya Fortress, 3, St. Petersburg 197022 Russia
    Learn more about prerevolutionary history of Russia visiting burial place for all the Romanovs (including famous Anastasia-alas! she was killed by bolshevicks together with her parents and siblings ) - daughter of the last Russian Tsar Nicholas I and slow your pace near the grave of St Petersburg' founder-Peter the Great
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Lunch: The cost of lunch is included in the price of the tour starting from 6+ parties
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    If you are on-land tourists let us know about it - we will pick you up at the appointed place Ports
    • St Petersburg Port Morskoy Fasad
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 5 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

12

Organised by Dancing Bear Tours

Activity ID: V-15873P6

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