2-Day 'Profy' Tour in St Petersburg, Small Group, Max 10 People

2-Day 'Profy' Tour in St Petersburg, Small Group, Max 10 People
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$314.12
Duration: 19 hours
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Description

Invest in your mind and soul by joining our small group for the two-day ultimate exploration of all the famed sights in St. Petersburg, and even more. You will walk in the grounds of the Peter Paul Fortress (formerly a Russian citadel and a political prison), visit Rasputin’s exhibit in the Yusupovs’ Palace, take a leisurely walk in Peterhof Fountain Park visiting one of its small palaces, access the most glorious areas of Catherine Palace with its legendary Amber Room and adorable gardens, walk to the nearby Imperial Carriage Museum for a guided inspection of 23 fabulous coaches of Russia’s highest nobility, be astounded by the art treasures of the Hermitage, visit inside the Spilled Blood church and St. Isaac’s Cathedral, and take a scenic canal cruise. Each day features a delicious local lunch. Surely an unforgettable experience, these days will definitely gladden you with new acquaintances from the close circle of our guests. Our group size is limited to 10.

Day 1

8:30 - Our friendly guide will be waiting for you in the cruise port arrival hall, right after you clear Customs.

8:30-9:30 – Introductory city drive tour with a subway ride and a visit to the Peter Paul Fortress, the burial place of the Russian tsars from Peter the Great to Nicholas II.

9:30-10:30 - A picturesque drive to the Catherine Palace.

10:30-12:00 – A tour of the Catherine Palace, the opulent summer residence of the imperial family until the time of the last tsar, and access to many of its most glorious areas, including the legendary Amber Room.  Walk to the nearby Imperial Carriage Museum for a guided inspection of 23 fabulous coaches.

12:00-13:00 – Take a break for our delicious Russian lunch (included).

13:00-14:00 – Transfer to Peterhof, take a sweet nap on the way to another spectacular site.

14:00-15:30 - Our guide will escort you through the gorgeous Peterhof Gardens with numerous fountains. You will also visit one of the small palaces in the park.
15:30-16:30 – Take a hydrofoil ride back to the city.
17:00 – Return to the ship to rest and freshen up before the evening’s entertainment.

Day 2

8:30 – Meet at the ship.
9:00-10:00 - Indulge your senses with the splendid beauty and architecture of St. Petersburg during the delightful cruise along the city's canals and the Neva River.

10:10-12:30 – Take a tour of The Hermitage, Russia’s largest art museum. Our guide will escort you to the museum’s highlights and offer insight on its seemingly limitless treasures. We have arranged a special early entry for you.

12:30-13:30 – Feast on traditional Russian pies at the Stolle restaurant (included).

13:30-14:30 – Visit the Yusupovs’ Palace with a Rasputin exhibit.

15:00-15:30 – Take a look inside the marvelous Old Russian-style church of Saviour on Spilled Blood.

16:00-16:30 – Step back in time by visiting the impressive St. Isaac’s Cathedral, which survived WWII and the Siege of Leningrad.

17:00 – Back onboard the ship.

The sequence and timing of the sights visited may vary based on days of the week, tourist congestion in the city, and capacity allowances mandated by the museums.

Invest in your mind and soul by joining our small group for the two-day ultimate exploration of all the famed sights in St. Petersburg, and even more. You will walk in the grounds of the Peter Paul Fortress (formerly a Russian citadel and a political prison), visit Rasputin’s exhibit in the Yusupovs’ Palace, take a leisurely walk in Peterhof Fountain Park visiting one of its small palaces, access the most glorious areas of Catherine Palace with its legendary Amber Room and adorable gardens, walk to the nearby Imperial Carriage Museum for a guided inspection of 23 fabulous coaches of Russia’s highest nobility, be astounded by the art treasures of the Hermitage, visit inside the Spilled Blood church and St. Isaac’s Cathedral, and take a scenic canal cruise. Each day features a delicious local lunch. Surely an unforgettable experience, these days will definitely gladden you with new acquaintances from the close circle of our guests. Our group size is limited to 10.