2-day Private Shore Excursion of St Petersburg with Faberge Museum

2-day Private Shore Excursion of St Petersburg with Faberge Museum
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$280
Duration: 2 days
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Description

Chase the treasures of St Petersburg during this private 2-day shore excursion with a professional local guide. The gem of this excursion is a visit of the Faberge Museum with unique jewelry of the royal family on display. The biggest collection of Faberge Eggs in the world is located there, as well as other authentic pieces of jewelry art. Get familiar with the Hermitage Museum, the Spilled Blood Church and St Isaac’s Cathedral. Discover the Venice of the North on a relaxing boat cruise and discover the summer estates of the Romanov family on the second day. You will see the Lower Park of Peterhof with picturesque Grand Cascade and hundreds of fountains. Explore the grounds of Tsarskoye Selo and Catherine’s Palace with the Amber Room. Choose this private tour of St Petersburg to see the most important highlights just in two days.

Your private guide will meet for you at the port terminal just after the passport control and show you to a private a/c vehicle depending on your party size. Get your cameras ready and start exploring St Petersburg and its vicinity. 
What you will do and see:
Day 1 (9 h):

  • City tour of St Petersburg with multiple photo stops - see the University Embankment, the Spit of the Basil's Island, St Peter & Paul Fortress, the Palace Square, Nevsky Prospect, the Zinger House, Kazan cathedral and other sights. 
  • Inside visit to the Church of Our Savior on the Spilled Blood - a marvelous church in Russian Style, decorated with mosaics
  • Guided excursion to the Hermitage Museum with the Winter Palace - the biggest Russian museum posessing over 3 million objects 
  • Tour of the Faberge Museum - the biggest in the world collection of Faberge Eggs and unique jewelry works
  • Sightseeing boat tour - see the bridges, rivers and canals of St Petersburg
  • Return to the port

Day 2 (9 h):

  • Short subway (metro) tour - see the most stunning subway stations
  • Guided visit to the Lower Park of Peterhof - walk in the park and see the Grand Palace, the Grand Cascade and the joke fountains
  • Tour of Catherine’s Palace - see the luxurious interiors in baroque style and the famous Amber Room
  • Tour of St Isaac’s Cathedral - the biggest Orthodox cathedral in Russia with capacity of 14 000 people
  • Return to the cruise ship
The actual starting and ending time will be adjusted in accordance with cruise ship's schedule. The order of the sightseeing may change depending on days of the week, museum opening hours, and traffic.  Please note, at the time of booking each cruise ship passenger is required to provide his passport data in order to obtain the tour ticket, which allows entering Russia visa-free. The tour ticket (different from the Viator voucher) will be sent via email.

Chase the treasures of St Petersburg during this private 2-day shore excursion with a professional local guide. The gem of this excursion is a visit of the Faberge Museum with unique jewelry of the royal family on display. The biggest collection of Faberge Eggs in the world is located there, as well as other authentic pieces of jewelry art. Get familiar with the Hermitage Museum, the Spilled Blood Church and St Isaac’s Cathedral. Discover the Venice of the North on a relaxing boat cruise and discover the summer estates of the Romanov family on the second day. You will see the Lower Park of Peterhof with picturesque Grand Cascade and hundreds of fountains. Explore the grounds of Tsarskoye Selo and Catherine’s Palace with the Amber Room. Choose this private tour of St Petersburg to see the most important highlights just in two days.