Private St. Petersburg Highlights and Vodka Museum (Visas Included)
Spend 8.5 hours exploring St. Petersburg's iconic landmarks and museums like the Heritage Museum, the Church on Spilled Blood, and more when you book this private guided tour. Your scenic tour includes skip-the-line tickets and admissions to historic city sights like the Museum of Vodka where you can enjoy a vodka tasting and traditional Russian snacks plus a three-course lunch at a local restaurant as you learn about its history. With the chance to enjoy a panoramic boat cruise and take in the stunning sights of St. Isaac's Square, this scenic private excursion is ideal for culture connoisseurs.
St. Petersburg boasts beautiful palaces, captivating cathedrals, and ornate museums. Enjoy them all from start to finish on this scenic full-day private guided tour. Start by meeting up with your local guide outside your port and hop on a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle to enjoy a scenic sightseeing tour of St. Petersburg. As you travel through the city, stop to take postcard-worthy photos of stunning landmarks and iconic sites, such as St. Isaac's Square, where you can catch breathtaking views of the gilded dome of Russia's largest Orthodox cathedral.
Next, follow your professional and friendly guide to explore the inspiring art collections and gala halls of the Hermitage Museum and Winter Palace. Discover masterful artwork from the likes of famous Flemish, Italian, and Spanish artists, such as Rembrandt, Leonardo da Vinci, and Velasquez. Continue your private cultural excursion with a tour of the iconic Church of Our Savior on Spilled Blood. This ornate Russian Revival-style Russian Orthodox cathedral stands on the site of the assassinated Russian Emperor Alexander II and functions as a state museum today. As an alternative to the Church on Spilled Blood, explore the 18th-century St. Peter and Paul Cathedral if you're visiting St. Petersburg the day the Church on Spilled Blood is not open.
Follow your guide next to the iconic Russian Vodka Museum as you learn about the history of this strong drink and Russian drinking traditions. Indulge in mouthwatering vodka sampling, tasty Russian snacks, and a delicious three-course lunch complete with traditional Russian cuisine at a local restaurant. Conclude your scenic tour with a relaxing boat cruise along St. Petersburg's canals and historic waterways. Take in the breathtaking views of the monuments and landmarks that dot the city along the Venice of the North's rivers before heading back to your port.
If you're looking for an immersive experience that gives you the chance to indulge in Russian culture complete with a vodka tasting, three-course lunch, scenic museum tours, and a panoramic boat cruise, then this is the tour for you.
Please Note: Vehicles available for this tour accommodate groups of up to 2, 6, 16 and 50 guests maximum. Please take this information into consideration when booking.