Treasures of St Petersburg - 2-Day Private Shore Excursion with Faberge Museum

Treasures of St Petersburg - 2-Day Private Shore Excursion with Faberge Museum
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$295
Duration: 2 days
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Have a great experience in St Petersburg with this private two-day shore excursion. Your professional and friendly guide will make you familiar with the most outstanding sights of the city, that attracts miilions of tourists. Prepare yourself for some active sightseeing on a comfortable car/minivan that will take you to the places that are not easy to reach on foot. Apart from a classic visit of the Hermitage Museum, you will also be taken to the General Staff Building to see the works by Van Gogh, Cézanne, Gauguin, Matisse, and others. Visit the Faberge Museum to see a unique collection of Faberge Easter Eggs and some emazing pieces of jewelry. Undoubtedly, you will visit the musts of St Peterburg's vicinity such as Peterhof and Catherine's Palace.

Meet your guide in the port terminal in the morning, take your seat in a private a/c car or minivan and take off to the city center to explore the sights of St Petersburg at an easy pace. Here is a sample itinerary of the sightseeing program:
Day 1 (8 hours):

  • Meeting in the port terminal after the passport control
  • City Tour of St Petersburg. You will see Nevsky Prospect, Kazan Cathedral, Nevsky Prospect, St Peter & Paul Fortress and other sights. 
  • Excursion to the Hermitage Museum, the Winter Palace, and the General Staff Building 
  • 3-course traditional Russian lunch
  • Tour to the Faberge Museum (with audio guide), see the fabulous collection, including the largest collection of Faberge Eggs to be found anywhere in the world. The best jewelers of the time worked 15 to 17 hours a day for a whole year to create a single egg. 
  • Guided visit of the Church on the Spilled Blood, the symbol of St Petersburg in Russian style 
  • Return back to the ship
Day 2 (8 hours): 
  • Meeting in the port terminal, transfer to the city of Peterhof 
  • Short subway (metro) tour on the way to Peterhof 
  • Guided visit to the Lower Park of Peterhof famous for its fountain, also called Russian Versailles 
  • 3-course traditional Russian lunch
  • Tour of Catherine’s Palace with the Amber Room, the 8th wonder of the world 
  • Ride back to St Petersburg 
  • Tour to St Isaac’s Cathedral, see the biggest gilded dome in the world 
  • Return to the cruise ship
Please note: the actual starting and ending time will be adjusted in accordance with cruise ship's schedule. The order of the sightseeing may change depending on days of the week, museum opening hours, and traffic. At the time of booking each cruise ship passenger is required to provide his passport data in order to obtain the tour ticket, which allows entering Russia visa-free. The tour ticket (different from the Viator voucher) will be sent via email.

Have a great experience in St Petersburg with this private two-day shore excursion. Your professional and friendly guide will make you familiar with the most outstanding sights of the city, that attracts miilions of tourists. Prepare yourself for some active sightseeing on a comfortable car/minivan that will take you to the places that are not easy to reach on foot. Apart from a classic visit of the Hermitage Museum, you will also be taken to the General Staff Building to see the works by Van Gogh, Cézanne, Gauguin, Matisse, and others. Visit the Faberge Museum to see a unique collection of Faberge Easter Eggs and some emazing pieces of jewelry. Undoubtedly, you will visit the musts of St Peterburg's vicinity such as Peterhof and Catherine's Palace.