Essential 2-Day Tour of St Petersburg with Imperial Palaces

Essential 2-Day Tour of St Petersburg with Imperial Palaces
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$199
Duration: 2 days
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Enjoy the best that St. Petersburg has to offer in just two days with this wonderful tour that will show you the best of the city. You will be escorted by a private guide speaking a language of your choice and a professional driver on a comfortable vehicle corresponding to your group size. Get familiar with the history and culture of Russia visiting the Hermitage, the churches of the city and the summer palaces of Its vicinity. You will also enjoy a scenic boat ride on the rivers and canals of St Petersburg.

Day One (9 hours)
Meet your private guide at the hotel lobby in the morning and drive to St Peter and Paul Fortress and Cathedral. Walk on the territory of the fortress before heading inside to see the amazing interior of the church. Then, head to the Palace Embankment to visit the Hermitage Museum complex including the Winter Palace. After a break for lunch (if needed), enjoy the second part of the panoramic city tour of St Petersburg by a car/minivan before going to the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood and St Isaac’s Cathedral. At the end of the day, take a relaxing boat cruise on the Neva River and the canals of St Petersburg.

Day Two (8 hours)
You'll drive to Peterhof and take a tour of the Peterhof Park and its fountains. On your way there, take a short subway ride to see some amazing subway stations. Discover the astonishing range and diversity of fountains, from further monumental ensembles like the Chess Cascade and the Rome Fountains, to the ever-popular Joke Fountains, including one which sprays unwary passers-by who step on a particular paving stone. Next, you'll visit the Tsar’s Village (Pushkin) and explore  Catherine’s Palace including the marvelous Amber Room. Enjoy a walk in the peaceful Park of Tsarskoye Selo before returning to your hotel.

Enjoy the best that St. Petersburg has to offer in just two days with this wonderful tour that will show you the best of the city. You will be escorted by a private guide speaking a language of your choice and a professional driver on a comfortable vehicle corresponding to your group size. Get familiar with the history and culture of Russia visiting the Hermitage, the churches of the city and the summer palaces of Its vicinity. You will also enjoy a scenic boat ride on the rivers and canals of St Petersburg.