1 day St-Petersburg private shore excursion with Hermitage museum and boat ride

1 day St-Petersburg private shore excursion with Hermitage museum and boat ride
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$120
Duration: 8 hours
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Take the 1 day private tour of St. Petersbutg and learn from experts as they show you the city's best attractions and famous landmarks. Learn interesting historical and cultural facts about St. Petersburg. This 1 day private guided tour of St. Petersburg is led by a  knowledgeable and experienced tour guide. Enjoy the former residence of the Russia Tzars - Winter palace and the Hermitage with its huge collection of Western European art.  Take a boat ride along rivers and canals. The boat will take you along the granite embankments of the small rivers and canals to the main waterway of Saint Petersburg - Neva river, showing you the gorgeous palaces and bridges from different perspective. Visit ornate Russian style church -  the Church on Spilled Blood. On the city tour you will see the main streets and squares, marvelous cathedrals and monuments. You will get acquainted with  the history of the foundation and development of this gorgeous city.

Your private guide and chauffeur will meet you at the ship or hotel at 9.00. This morning enjoy 2 hours city tour. You will drive in a comfortable air-conditioning vehicle around the historical part of the Imperial St. Petersburg. You will see its main streets and squares, marvelous cathedrals and monuments, beautiful bridges and palaces. You will get acquainted with  the history of the foundation and development of the city. On the tour you will have some stops for taking pictures - by the Egyptian Sphinx what according to legend guard and protect St. Petersburg, on St. Isaac's square – one of the most central squares of the city, on the Spit of Vasilievsky island - the former harbor.

At about 11.00 you will enter the Hermitage museum with your guide. You will be able to see the splendid state halls of the Winter Palace - the former Tzar's residence. You will see the luxurious halls which witnessed important historical meetings. You can see the exact room where the revolution started.

Art lovers will enjoy the unique art collection - the masterpieces by  Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Rafael, Della Robia, Fra Angelico, Botticelli, Filipino Lippi, Caravaggio, Canaletto, Tiepolo, Diego Velasquez, Goya, about 20 works by Rembrandt, Rubens - about 40 masterpieces, Anthony van Dyck, Franz Halls, Antonio Canova and some other famous artists. The tour will take you about 2,5 hours. Then you leave the Hermitage museum for the romantic boat ride along small rivers and canals of the “Northern Venice”.

When you arrive have a stop at a local cafe for a lunch. You guide will bring you to a place where the locals love to eat.

At about 04.00 pm you have a tour of the Church on Spilled Blood – a piece of authentic Russia.

At about 05.00 pm you will be back to the ship or hotel.



Take the 1 day private tour of St. Petersbutg and learn from experts as they show you the city's best attractions and famous landmarks. Learn interesting historical and cultural facts about St. Petersburg. This 1 day private guided tour of St. Petersburg is led by a  knowledgeable and experienced tour guide. Enjoy the former residence of the Russia Tzars - Winter palace and the Hermitage with its huge collection of Western European art.  Take a boat ride along rivers and canals. The boat will take you along the granite embankments of the small rivers and canals to the main waterway of Saint Petersburg - Neva river, showing you the gorgeous palaces and bridges from different perspective. Visit ornate Russian style church -  the Church on Spilled Blood. On the city tour you will see the main streets and squares, marvelous cathedrals and monuments. You will get acquainted with  the history of the foundation and development of this gorgeous city.