St Petersburg 2 Day Tour to Filming Locations for the BBC's Epic War and Peace

St Petersburg 2 Day Tour to Filming Locations for the BBC's Epic War and Peace
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$228
Duration: 17 hours
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Take the exclusive shore excursion of the year!
This private specially designed tour of the best palaces in the city and its suburbs focuses on filming locations from the BBC's epic War and Peace. The tour was created to complete the seduction of Leo Tolstoy's saga adapted by BBC. Spend two days with your own private guide who is an expert of the early 19th century story and helps to recover it following in the fictional footsteps of the Bolkonskys and the Rostovs. Your own driver will take his personal care of you delivering to every place of the tour.

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. Take a chance to swirl around the parquet floor of the Great hall with 696 candle shaped lights.  
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.
02.30-03.00pm
Hydrofoil ride back to the city
03.00-04.00pm
Visit to the Church on the Spilled Blood, one of the most famous landmarks of Saint Petersburg  
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 and Russian Museum 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.
11.00-12.30pm
Visit to the Yusupov Palace, home of the wealthiest family in the imperial Russia.
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.

Take the exclusive shore excursion of the year!
This private specially designed tour of the best palaces in the city and its suburbs focuses on filming locations from the BBC's epic War and Peace. The tour was created to complete the seduction of Leo Tolstoy's saga adapted by BBC. Spend two days with your own private guide who is an expert of the early 19th century story and helps to recover it following in the fictional footsteps of the Bolkonskys and the Rostovs. Your own driver will take his personal care of you delivering to every place of the tour.