Discover St Petersburg in 4 Days with Private Guide

Discover St Petersburg in 4 Days with Private Guide
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$325
Duration: 4 days
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This carefully planned tour allows you to explore all the major sights of St Petersburg with proper thoroughness. You will visit the museums and churches, see the monuments inside and outside the city, visit the famous suburbs of St Petersburg, such as the Tzars' Village, Peterhof and Pavlovsk. Enjoy in-depth comentary from a professional private guide who will accompany you throughout the trip. Arrival & departure transfers are already included.

Upon arrival, your private driver will meet you in the airport/train station and bring you to the hotel. You can choose any convenient day and time for the transfer and start the tour on any day of your stay.
Here is a list of planned activities for you every day:

Day 1 (7-8 hours)
City tour with picture stops
. You will see the Nevsky Prospect, the Spit of Basil Island, the sphinxes, the Troitsky Bridge, the Summer Garden, the Palace Embankment, the Marble Palace (from outside), St Michael's Castle (from outside), the Field of Mars, the Smolny Cathedral, the monastery of Alexander Nevsky and many other sights.
Inside visits: St Peter & Paul Fortress and the Cathedral, St Isaac's Cathedral, the Church on the Spilled Blood
Sightseeing canal cruise. Experience one of the favourite activities of all times, a boat trip that will show you St Petersburg from the other side.

Day 2 (7 hours)
Excursion to the Hermitage Museum. 
Explore one of the best museums of the world and enjoy the unique artworks by the most famous European masters. You will visit the Winter Palace and other buildings of the museum complex, including the General Staff Building. The works of impressionists are exhibited there: Van Gogh, Matisse, Picasso, Cezanne and others.
Tour to the Faberge Museum. See the biggest collection of the rare Faberge Eggs, the best pieces of the jewelry art and belongings of the Russian Emperors. 

Day 3 (6-7 hours)
Tour to Tsarskoye Selo
(the Tzars' Village). Visit the oppulent Catherine's Palace, the best representative of the Russian baroque style, and see the famous Amber Room, restored after being robbed during the WWII. Enjoy a walk in the Park and see numerous pavilions, smaller palaces, statues, lanes and the Big Lake.
Tour to Pavlovsk. After a short ride from the city of Pushkin, you will visit the summer residence of the Emperor Paul I and his wife Maria. The Palace of Pavlovsk displays a broad collection of personal belongings of the emperors and serve as a great example of classical architecture.

Day 4 (5 hours)
Tour to Peterhof. On the way the summer residence of Peter the Great, you wil have a short subway excursion to see the most richly decorated stations. On the last day of the tour, you will see the world famous cascades and fountains of Peterhof operated by gravity. Visit the Grand Palace of Peterhof, representing architectural styles of different centuries.

The order of the sightseeing can be changed according to the days of the week, museum hours and traffic.

This carefully planned tour allows you to explore all the major sights of St Petersburg with proper thoroughness. You will visit the museums and churches, see the monuments inside and outside the city, visit the famous suburbs of St Petersburg, such as the Tzars' Village, Peterhof and Pavlovsk. Enjoy in-depth comentary from a professional private guide who will accompany you throughout the trip. Arrival & departure transfers are already included.