Private 2 Day Excursion with Evening Canal Cruise (Visas Included)
Enjoy a guided tour of the Grand Peterhof Palace and its iconic parks, wander the corridors or the Hermitage Museum to see the art masterpieces of Michelangelo and more when you book this private St. Petersburg excursion. This scenic, two-day tour includes admission tickets with visa-free arrangements, a guarantee to skip long lines, access to a headset in large crowds, and a professional private guide. Be provided with the history of Peterhof's palaces and see St. Petersburg's city highlights and ornate underground metro stations with your local, professional and friendly guide. Enjoy convenient round trip transportation, a relaxing cruise along the rivers and canals of the city, and leisure time to sample delicious Russian cuisine for lunch at local cafes or restaurants on your own (at your own expense).
Begin your scenic two-day excursion with a morning meetup outside your port with your guide and board your comfortable air-conditioned vehicle that will transport you on a scenic drive to Peterhof. Along the way you will have the chance to tour the iconic metro stations on a quick subway ride that will take you to see these ornate underground palaces. Next, stand in awe of the beauty of the Peterhof Upper and Lower Parks as you peruse its glorious grounds and admire its hidden joke fountains, statutes, pavilions, and tiny palaces before touring the Russian emperors' summer house of the Grand Palace of Peterhof. Your guide will share the history of this historic site, including how Peter the Great commissioned it to rival France's Versailles.
Next, take a leisurely stroll down Nevsky Prospekt, St. Petersburg's Main Street. See some of the city's main highlights, cafes, and boutiques before you stop to enjoy time for lunch (on your own) as you visit the famous Eliseevs Food Hall. Wrap up your amazing first day with a relaxing evening cruise to see St. Petersburg from the water. With over 70 rivers and canals, St. Petersburg is known as the North's Venice.
Continue your tour on the second day filled with art and history as you take in the masterful artwork of Michaelangelo, Rembrandt, and other greats on a two-hour tour of the Hermitage Museum. Visit the iconic Winter Palace before heading to stand in awe of the location of Alexander II's assassination site, the Church of Our Savior on Spilled Blood. Take in the beauty of this Russian symbol of art and style as you explore its corridors on a guided tour following your free time to enjoy lunching at local cafes and sinking your teeth into Russian cuisine (on your own expense and choosing). Before returning to your port, end your cultural excursion and get a chance to behold the fourth largest cathedral in the world and St. Petersburg's largest Orthodox cathedral, St. Isaac's.
From enjoying an evening canal cruise to touring the Winter Palace, this private two-day guided excursion offers much to see and do. Reserve your private tour today for the chance to experience St. Petersburg's beauty for an unforgettable time!
Please Note: Vehicles available for this tour accommodate groups of up to 2, 6, 12, or 50 guests maximum. Please take this information into consideration when booking.