Private Full-DaySkip-the-line Shore Excursion in St. Petersburg

Private Full-DaySkip-the-line Shore Excursion in St. Petersburg
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$319
Duration: 12 hours
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Feel the beauty of Saint-Petersburg from water! Don't forget to take your camera to make unforgettable breathtaking pictures of Saint-Petersburg, it's canals and bridges. Go under the widest bridge in the world - the Blue Bridge! Admire golden wings of flying lions on the Bank Bridge and give a kiss to your sweet heart going under Bridge of Kisses. Admire unbelievable treasuries of the UNESCO-listed Faberge Halls in the Hermitage State Museum and finish your wonderful day by looking at the amazing ballet performance of world famous Russian Classical Ballet. This well-combined and perfectly organised tour with skip-the-line access to the top attractions lets you take the best of Saint-Petersburg in 1 Day! Don't miss this chance and Saint-Petersburg will not leave you indifferent. Fall in love with this wonderful city!

10-00 - Meet your driver at the sea-port with sign with your name. At the time specified, please pass through customs control and the immigration post, and arrive in the central hall. Our driver will be at the center of the terminal and move you to Neva pier.

11-00 - The driver will help you to board on the boat. Start your 2-hours river cruise with audio-guide. You will see the beauty of the city from water - truly unbelievable impressions! You will cross the canals, going under the famous Saint-Petersburg bridges which lattices do not repeat and have it's own exclusive design. You will see from the water the stars of the city which made Saint-Petersburg so popular among the thousands of visitors from all over the world - Admiralty, Krukov Canal, "Bronze Horseman", Saint-Isaac's Cathedral and Peter-and-Paul Fortress, Summer Garden and Winter Palace, you will go under the widest bridge in the world - the Blue Bridge (97,3 meters), give a kiss to your sweetheart going under Pozeluyev "kiss" Bridge. There are free umbrellas and free wifi on board. 

13-00 - Meet your guide with sign with your name just upon the ship arrival on the pier and start your excursion around Saint-Petersburg Hermitage State museum which is located in walking distance from the pier. During this 4-hours excursion knowledgeable art historian guide will give you brilliant facts you never know from the guide books. In about 1-1,5 hours from the excursion beginning the guide will offer you to make some coffee-break at the Hermitage cafe (own expense). Then you can continue to see other exhibits of the Hermitage. After that follow to the unique Faberge Halls of the Hermitage with your guide. Faberge Halls have been open only few months ago. You can be the one of few who already had the possibility to see himself the present of Vladimir Putin to the 250-years anniversary of the Hermitage - The egg of Rothschild - work of Faberge Factory in 1902. It does not have any analogues all over the world.

At about 17-00 the guide will leave you at the authentic Russian restaurant to devour a 3-course traditional Russian lunch and 1 shot (50 ml) of Russian Vodka. The guide will help you to have seats and check that everything is alright for you. When you've satisfied your physical hunger it's time to take care of the cultural one. Your driver will take you to the one of the best Russian ballet and opera theatres.

It is time to admire one of the classical ballet performances: Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Giselle, Romeo and Juliet or others on the outstanding ballet stages of the world famous Mariinsky, or Mikhailovsky, or Alexandrinsky or Hermitage Ballet theatre. Starting time is usually 7:30pm or 8pm and the performance lasts for about 2-2.5 hours.

After the performance is over, our driver will lead you back to your ship.

Feel the beauty of Saint-Petersburg from water! Don't forget to take your camera to make unforgettable breathtaking pictures of Saint-Petersburg, it's canals and bridges. Go under the widest bridge in the world - the Blue Bridge! Admire golden wings of flying lions on the Bank Bridge and give a kiss to your sweet heart going under Bridge of Kisses. Admire unbelievable treasuries of the UNESCO-listed Faberge Halls in the Hermitage State Museum and finish your wonderful day by looking at the amazing ballet performance of world famous Russian Classical Ballet. This well-combined and perfectly organised tour with skip-the-line access to the top attractions lets you take the best of Saint-Petersburg in 1 Day! Don't miss this chance and Saint-Petersburg will not leave you indifferent. Fall in love with this wonderful city!