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St. Petersburg

3 Half-Day Tours of St Petersburg with Private Guide

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What to Expect

Day 1: The Hermitage and the General Staff Building (4 hours)

Stop At: City Break Tours St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg Russia
Meeting with a guide under Alexander's column on the Palace Square (facing the Hermitage museum).
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Emb., 30-38, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia
Excursion to the Hermitage Museum. You will wander through the spectacular state rooms of the Winter Palace, the former residence of Russian Tsars, which were intended to show the power of the Empire. In the other buildings of the museum, you will see the collections of Italian, Spanish, Flemish and French art, which are the largest expositions outside of their home countries. They are represented by such great masters as Leonardo da Vinci, Titian, Caravaggio, El Greco, Velasquez, Rubens, and Rembrandt.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: The General Staff Building, Dvortsovaya Sq., 6-10 Metro Kanal Griboyedova, Nevskiy Prospekt, Gostiny Dvor, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia
During your visit to the General Staff Building, you will see the collection of the Impressionists and Postimpressionists such as Matisse, Cezanne, Monet, Picasso and others.

Drop off at the hotel.

Duration: 2 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Peterhof Palace & Gardens (5 hours)

Stop At: Metro Station Pushkinskaya, Zagorodny ave., St. Petersburg Russia
Meeting in the hotel lobby, transfer to Peterhof + a short metro tour.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Peterhof Grand Palace, Razvodnaya St., 2, Peterhof, St. Petersburg 198516 Russia
An excursion to the Grand Palace of Peterhof. Your private guide will walk you through the historical interiors of different styles and centuries including the Oak Study of Peter the Great, the original decoration of the early 18th century.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Park And Gardens of Peterhof, Razvodnaya st., 2, Peterhof, St. Petersburg Russia
Walk in the Lower Gardens of Peterhof. You will enjoy the astonishing views of the Grand Cascade, the Marine Canal, gilded statues, endless fountains and sprays of water.

Return back to the hotel.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 3: Tsarskoye Selo & Catherine's Palace (4 hours)

Stop At: Catherine Palace and Park, Sadovaya St., 7 Tsarskoye Selo, Pushkin, St. Petersburg 196601 Russia
Meeting in the hotel lobby, transfer to the city of Pushkin.

Tour of Catherine's Palace (with skip-the-line tickets). The collection of the museum includes many unique samples of decorative and applied art furniture, porcelain, statues, paintings and other things, including personal belongings of Russian emperors and members of their families. The gem of the palace is

the Amber Room also recognized as the 8th wonder of the world. After the tour, marvel a walk in

Catherine's Park which covers 107 hectares of land and serves as a perfect place to enjoy on a fine summer day.

Return to the hotel.

Duration: 2 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District

Traveler pickup is offered
Hotel pickup and drop off is included on the days when you go to Peterhof and Pushkin. On the day when you visit the Hermitage, the meeting point is at the feet of Alexander's Column on the Palace Square facing the Winter Palace. The guide will be holding a CITY BREAK TOURS sign. All details will be confirmed by the email prior to the tour.
Departure Time
10:00 AM
3 days
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • All admission fees as per program SKIP-THE-LINE
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
  • Professional & friendly guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off on days 2 and 3 (for the suburban trips)
  • Transport by air-conditioned car/minivan on days 2 and 3 (for the suburban trips)
  • Bottled water and ponchos in case of rain
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly (for groups 6+)
  • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
  • Entry/Admission - The General Staff Building
  • Entry/Admission - Metro Station Pushkinskaya
  • Entry/Admission - Peterhof Grand Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Park And Gardens of Peterhof
  • Entry/Admission - Catherine Palace and Park
  • Lunches
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 4 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • The meeting place on the day when you visit the Hermitage Museum is under Alexander's Column on the Palace Square facing the Winter Palace. The guide will be waiting with a City Break Tours sign. On the other days, the guide will meet you in your hotel lobby.
  • Children must be accompanied by adults
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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