St Petersburg 2-Day Small Group Tour Including the Tracks of Leo Tolstoy's Fictional Character's

St Petersburg 2-Day Small Group Tour Including the Tracks of Leo Tolstoy's Fictional Character's
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$235
Duration: 17 hours
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Take the new and exclusive shore excursion of the year!
This specially designed small group shore excursion of the best palaces in the city and its suburbs includes the filming locations from the BBC's epic War and Peace. The tour was created to follow the track of Leo Tolstoy's fictional characters in St Petersburg and suburbs. Enjoy 2 days tour with a friendly guide and a highly qualified driver presenting the highlights and recognize the settings for the War and Peace story adapted by BBC and already demonstrated on TV. 

Day 1
08.00 am
Your guide will meet you at the cruise terminal
08.00-09.00am
Drive to Pushkin
09.00-10.30am
A visit to the Catherine Palace, a star of BBC's serial. Pass through its gilded suit of rooms with the famous Amber room and the wonderful ballroom, the setting for the ball scene of the film.  
10.30-11.00am
A walk around the park with beautiful pavilions.
11.00-12.00am
Drive to Peterhof
12.00-01.00pm
Your lunch time (own expense)
01.00-02.30pm
A walk around the park with the special accent on the 18th and 19th century fountains and the story about the foundation of Russian monarchy capital.
02.30-04.00pm
Drive back to the city with a small ride of St Petersburg metro to enjoy the interior of palace like stations
04.00-05.00pm
Drive back to the port

Day 2
08.00am
Your guide will meet you at the cruise terminal
08.00-9.30am
City sightseeing driving tour with photo stops and a stroll along Nevsky Prospect, St Petersburg's main avenue. A focus on the Great Gostiny Dvor, the glorious Kazan Cathedral will extend your knowledge of the War and Peace epic period.
9.30-10.30pm
Boat ride
View of the city from the water side provides an excellent chance to see the Winter Palace lining along the embankment of the Neva river and feel the harmony of the city.
12.00-12.30pm
Visit to the Church on the Spilled Blood, one of the most famous landmarks of Saint Petersburg  
12.30-01.00pm
Your lunch time (own expense)
01.00-04.00pm
A tour to the Hermitage, worldwide known art museum. The Winter Palace, the former Russian Tsar's official residence was also featured in the TV drama.
04.00-05.00
Drive back to the port

Please note: program timing and the order in which venues are visited may change due to traffic or weather conditions.

Take the new and exclusive shore excursion of the year!
This specially designed small group shore excursion of the best palaces in the city and its suburbs includes the filming locations from the BBC's epic War and Peace. The tour was created to follow the track of Leo Tolstoy's fictional characters in St Petersburg and suburbs. Enjoy 2 days tour with a friendly guide and a highly qualified driver presenting the highlights and recognize the settings for the War and Peace story adapted by BBC and already demonstrated on TV.