Private Shore Day Trip: City Tour and Cruise to Peterhof Fountain Complex with Champagne and Traditional Russian lunch with Russian Classical Ballet

Private Shore Day Trip: City Tour and Cruise to Peterhof Fountain Complex with Champagne and Traditional Russian lunch with Russian Classical Ballet
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$374
Duration: 15 hours
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Not enough time and you need to hurry-up to get the best from Saint-Petersburg in several days? Take a unique chance to participate in private combined tour with very informative guide knowledgeable of Russian history. The Hermitage State Museum, speed-ship to the Peterhoff Fontaine Complex with Grand Palace and 4-course Russian Traditional Lunch with Vodka - this well-organized tour is not hard, you will have several breaks for the rest to relax and share your emotions! Skip the long lines with fast-pass to park, museums and hydrofoil to have more time to enjoy the excursions! Finish your 1 day trip with visiting Evening of Russian Classical Ballet in one of the best Ballet and Opera theatres of Saint-Petersburg! Listen to the lovely music of best Russian Composers and relax enjoying your rest in one of the most wonderful city of Russia!
Full of emotions, you will never forget this magic day in Saint-Petersburg!

8am: Meet your guide 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.

8:30am-10:30am: Get your private air-conditioned vehicle and start your excursion around St Petersburg. Admire the golden spire of the Peter-and-Paul Fortress and beautiful Dvortsovaya Square, Neva River embankments, Nevsky Prospekt, small rivers and canals, and the city's two grandest cathedrals, Isaakievsky and Kazansky. 

11am-11:30am: Stop near the Hermitage and board the Meteor hydrofoil for your journey to the Peterhof, sometimes known as the 'Russian Versailles.' Snap photos during your scenic cruise.

11:30am-1:30pm: With your private guide, take a tour of St Petersburg's most famous imperial estate and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Peterhof. Your guide has a degree in art history, and will share details and stories of this magnificent estate that are not covered in the usual visitor guidebooks.

1:30pm-2pm: Return to St Petersburg by Meteor hydrofoil, and enjoy a light buffet on board, including a glass of Champagne.

2:15pm-4:15pm: Walk from the hydrofoil to the nearby Hermitage, and enjoy fast-pass entry to this great museum for a 2-hour private excursion with an art-expert guide. During your brief tour, see the interiors of the Winter Palace, the most glorious tsarist residence in Russia, begun by Empress Elizabeth I and finished under Catherine the Great. View Renaissance masterpieces by Da Vinci and Michelangelo; wonder at works by Rubens and Goya; and admire paintings by Matisse, Picasso and more as your guide explains their meaning and history.

4:30pm-6pm: After your tour of the Hermitage, it's time to relax over a meal. Walk to a nearby restaurant and enjoy a 4-course traditional Russian lunch with a complimentary vodka shot. Sink into the comfortable seats and enjoy 1.5 hours over your meal, so you feel refreshed for the next part of your day.

6pm: Your driver will whisk you to one of Russia's Ballet and Opera theaters, for an evening performance starting at 7pm. Look forward to experiencing the Russian ballet company of the Mariinsky theatre, Mussorgsky theatre or Hermitage theatre performing a classic such as Swan Lake, Cinderella, The Nutcracker, The Sleeping Beauty or Romeo and Juliet to the music of Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky, Prokofiev or other Russian composers. Relax as you enjoy a splendid performance of the Russian Classical Ballet School and listen to the entrancing music.

At about 10:45pm, enjoy your return private transfer to your cruise ship.

Not enough time and you need to hurry-up to get the best from Saint-Petersburg in several days? Take a unique chance to participate in private combined tour with very informative guide knowledgeable of Russian history. The Hermitage State Museum, speed-ship to the Peterhoff Fontaine Complex with Grand Palace and 4-course Russian Traditional Lunch with Vodka - this well-organized tour is not hard, you will have several breaks for the rest to relax and share your emotions! Skip the long lines with fast-pass to park, museums and hydrofoil to have more time to enjoy the excursions! Finish your 1 day trip with visiting Evening of Russian Classical Ballet in one of the best Ballet and Opera theatres of Saint-Petersburg! Listen to the lovely music of best Russian Composers and relax enjoying your rest in one of the most wonderful city of Russia!
Full of emotions, you will never forget this magic day in Saint-Petersburg!