One-Day Essential Tour of St Petersburg with Hermitage & Canal Cruise

One-Day Essential Tour of St Petersburg with Hermitage & Canal Cruise
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours > Day Cruises > Canal Cruise
$105
Duration: 8 hours
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Choose this essential one-day tour of St Petersburg with a private guide to obtain the full understanding its history and character. You will see the main attractions of the historical city center, the main streets, squares, and embankments of the city. Explore the treasures of the Hermitage Museum during an excursion with an expert guide who will show you the most important halls and famous masterpieces. Discover the Church of our Savior on the Spilled Blood and St Isaac's Cathedral and enjoy a relaxing boat cruise on the Neva River and the canals.
If you only have a couple of days to spend in the amazing city, use this time wisely and take this private tour of St Petersburg to get the complete impression of the main highlights.

Start the day with a panoramic city tour along the streets and granite embankments of St Petersburg in a comfortable car or a minibus. You will have multiple stops to enjoy the fresh air, picture taking and wonderful views. On our way there will be the main avenue of St Petersburg – the Nevsky Prospect, as well as some nice squares, architectural ensembles, and churches. We will cross the Palace Bridge across the Neva River and see Stock Exchange Square with Rostral Columns. The first excursion of the program is a visit to St Peter and Paul Fortress – the citadel of the city build by the first Russian Emperor Peter the Great. 

Next stop on the way will be a guided tour of the Hermitage Museum and the Winter Palace which will amaze you with the gorgeous collections of European art exhibited there. The excursion will take approximately two hours and during this time you will see the most impressive halls of the Winter Palace and the most famous masterpieces by such artists as Leonardo da Vinci, Rafael, Michelangelo, Rembrandt, and others. After the Hermitage, you can have a short break for lunch to refresh your powers and continue the sightseeing. After we will have an inside visit to the Church of our Savior on Spilled Blood, which is a symbol of St Petersburg and a unique representative of Russian style and art. Our next stop will be for the excursion to St Isaac's Cathedral – the biggest cathedral of all Russia in eclectic style. Hop on board of a public boat enjoy scenic views of St Petersburg from the water.

Choose this essential one-day tour of St Petersburg with a private guide to obtain the full understanding its history and character. You will see the main attractions of the historical city center, the main streets, squares, and embankments of the city. Explore the treasures of the Hermitage Museum during an excursion with an expert guide who will show you the most important halls and famous masterpieces. Discover the Church of our Savior on the Spilled Blood and St Isaac's Cathedral and enjoy a relaxing boat cruise on the Neva River and the canals.
If you only have a couple of days to spend in the amazing city, use this time wisely and take this private tour of St Petersburg to get the complete impression of the main highlights.