Full-day Tour of St Petersburg - City Highlights and Vodka Museum

Full-day Tour of St Petersburg - City Highlights and Vodka Museum
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$115
Duration: 8 hours
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Take this private tour to discover the most important sights of St Petersburg in a company of a professional guide and driver. You will see the main streets, squares and monuments of St Petersburg including a visit to the Hermitage Museum and the Church on the Spilled Blood. In the afternoon, visit the Museum of Russian Vodka where you will learn its history and taste several kinds of vodka with traditional snacks. After this relaxing pause, hop on board to have a sightseeing boat cruise and enjoy marvelous views of the city from the water.

Meet your private guide and driver in the morning and head to the city center to explore the sights f the city at a comfortable pace. You will drive through the hectic Nevsky prospect, see the Kazan Cathedral, the Zinger House, the Stroganov Palace and other magnificent buildings. Take a photo stop on St Isaac's square and enjoy the views of the biggest Orthodox cathedral in Russia and its gilded dome. Later, drive along the embankments of the Neva River, enjoy a fantastic panoramic view from the Spit of Basil's Island and walk on the territory of St Peter and Paul Cathedral. You will have an introductory tour of the Hermitage Museum which will make you familiar with the highlights of the museum complex - the gala halls of the Winter Palace, the collection of Italian, Spanish, Flemish art and other important exhibitions. 

Having finished with the Hermitage, visit the Church of Our Savior on Spilled Blood in decorative Russian style. Rest from the sightseeing in the Museum of Vodka, where you will be able to taste different kinds of this drink with Russian-style snacks. Local museum workers will make your stay informative and fun. You can have a traditional 3-course lunch in the restaurant of the museum (included for the option with lunch). After visiting the Museum of Vodka, you will have a panoramic boat tour on the rivers and canals of St Petersburg. You will marvel some amazing views from the board and feel the atmosphere of the Venice of the North. Return back to the cruise ship full of fantastic memories and impressions.

Please note: On Wednesday, the Church on the Spilled Blood is closed, you will visit St Peter & Paul Cathedral instead (the burial place of the Russian Tsars).

Take this private tour to discover the most important sights of St Petersburg in a company of a professional guide and driver. You will see the main streets, squares and monuments of St Petersburg including a visit to the Hermitage Museum and the Church on the Spilled Blood. In the afternoon, visit the Museum of Russian Vodka where you will learn its history and taste several kinds of vodka with traditional snacks. After this relaxing pause, hop on board to have a sightseeing boat cruise and enjoy marvelous views of the city from the water.